The “Pipe Union” fitting
is a device or ‘Connector’ designed in such a way to attach or detach two pipes without causing any damage to the pipes. The pipes with small diameter, which are to be assembled & disassembled with perfect sealing and leak-proof are made with the help of pipe union. In other words two pipes can be joined easily without welding. The three parts of the Union are; Male end, Female end & Nut. The materials used in manufacturing Union fittings are Stainless steel, Aluminium, Nickel, Copper, Brass, Alloy, Plastic etc.
The Common types of the Pipe Unions are
Ground Joint Union.
Flange Union. The Union Pipe Advantages are
It is Easy to join & disjoint two pipes.
It can Can connect two pipes of different sizes together.
It can be easily installed with hand tools
It provides leak-proof joints with anti-corrosion feature.The Applications
In the Household plumbing.
At the construction Industry.
In the Chemical industries for conveying harmful gases in pipes where perfect sealing requires.
It is Used in the large Water Filtration Plants.