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Machine Drawing by N. D. Junnarkar

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Chapter 10

Pipe Joints

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This chapter contains information on pipe joints

After reading the chapter you will be able to

  • classify types of joints
  • draw symbols for piping joints
  • identify commonly used pipe fittings
10.1 GENERAL DISCUSSION

Hollow cylinders used to carry water, oil, steam, gas, and so on from one location to another are called pipes. The size of a pipe is stated by its nominal bore. The thickness of the pipe is not considered in it. For example, 50 NB pipe means the diameter of its bore is 50 mm.

In an industry, pipes are the main source of supply of fluid from one place to another. Pipes carry fluids such as water, solvents, ...

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