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Compression fittings and Insert fittings
A compression fitting attaches one or more components of a plumbing system using nuts which screw onto a threaded body. Compression fittings allow components to be assembled by screwing the pieces together without special tools.
An insert fitting is a fitting that is inserted into pipe or tubing in order to connect two or more pieces together. After the fitting is inserted into the pipe or tubing, a crimp ring is placed over the pipe/tubing and fitting in order to create a seal.
Title: Compression fittings and Insert fittings
Description: The difference between compression fittings and insert fittings
Last Edited: 5/4/2012
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