From the industry’s most common brass fittings like compression, flare, pipe and hose barb to customer specialty engineered products, BrassCraft has just the right fitting for you.
BrassCraft fittings are shaped from a single piece of brass rod by 22 different machining operations. The result is a one-piece, solid brass part without seams or brazed joints. More specific to the function of the products available, here are some of the basic fitting styles and their uses:
- COMPRESSION - used wherever an easy and economical method of connecting tubing is required. Most commonly used with instrumentation, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and are designed for use with aluminum, copper and plastic tubing. Compression fittings are not however recommended for steel tubing. Compression fittings also have a fair resistance to vibration, and operating temperatures as well as tube types are important factors in product selection.
- FLARE - extensively used for fuel, oil, air liquid petroleum (LP) and natural gas lines connections. Can be used with copper, brass, aluminum and welded steel tubing that can be flared. Flare fittings have good resistance to vibration as well.
- PIPE - can be used for a variety f applications including water, grease, fuels, LP and natural gas, refrigeration, instrumentation and hydraulic systems. Can be connected to brass, copper and iron pipe in low and medium pressure pipe line connections. Pipe fittings have a fair resistance to vibration and pipe movement depending on installation conditions.
- HOSE BARB - used to connect flexible tubing with internal pressures up to 150 psi maximum. Transition fittings for pipe applications are manufactured with Dryseal pipe threads. Hose clamp required for proper installation.
BrassCraft also carries an assortment of garden hose fittingS, drain and shut-off cocks as well as needle and humidifier valves. So when you need fittings for any project, small or large, specify the brand that professionals worldwide have trusted for over 65 years - BrassCraft.