What is a branch outlet?
The Outlet or Branch size refers to the length of pipe branching off of the run. Sometimes the run sizes are given as a possible. range or consolidation. This means the outlet can be. used on several different pipe sizes.
What is a weldolet used for?
Weldolets are used to provide an outlet area from a larger to a smaller pipe connection point. The weldolet is welded to the larger pipe (the run) and connected to the smaller pipe (the branch).
What is threaded flange?
The threaded flange design (also called a ‘screwed flange’) uses a screw thread to connect the flange to a pipe. A male thread is cut onto a pipe end whilst a female thread is cut into the bore of the flange; the male threaded pipe is then screwed into the female threaded flange.
What is the difference between branch and outlet?
An “outlet” (at least in AE) is a store that sells retail goods, especially if the goods are discounted in price for some reason. A bank would have “branches”. KFC might have a “branch”, or a “franchise”, or “restaurant”.
What is the difference between a weldolet and an Sockolet?
Sockolet. A sockolet has the same basic design as a “weldolet” or “threadolet” where the major difference is that a sockolet has a socket for welding while the weldolet has got a buttweld connection. This makes a 90° branch and comes in full size or reducing for a straight piece of pipe.
Why are stores called outlets?
The word outlet often refers to a factory outlet or an outlet store. In these stores, the manufacturers can directly sell their products to the public, without involving any middlemen. The prices at an outlet store are typically lower than that of a general store.
Is outlet quality difference?
You might assume that you are buying the same name-brand products without the big price tag, but this usually is not true. That’s right: modern-day outlet stores primarily sell different, lower-quality products than the regular retail stores, made specifically for the outlet to be sold at lower prices.