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.
Article Title:
Compression fittings and Insert fittings
Article Summary:
The difference between compression fittings and insert fittings
Article Date:
4/25/2006
Article ID:
704
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