WHAT IS A BUTTWELD PIPE FITTINGS
A buttweld pipe fittings is designed to be welded on site at its end(s) to connect pipe(s) together and allow change in direction or pipe diameter, or branching or ending.
This fitting then becomes part of a system for transporting fluids (oil, gas, steam, chemicals, ?) in a safe and efficient manner, over short or long distances.
Buttweld Pipe Fittings are most commonly available in carbon steel, stainless steel, nickel alloy, aluminum and high yield material. High yield butt weld carbon steel pipe fittings are available in A234-WPB, A234-WPC, A420-WPL6, Y-52, Y-60, Y-65, Y-70. All WPL6 pipe fittings are annealed and are NACE MR0157 and NACE MR0103 compatible.