Made with utmost precision, these elbows are offered in different pressure ratings and wall thickness. Available in 45 deg, 90 deg and 180 deg bends, the elbows are used in low and middle pressure fluid pipelines, boilers and fertilizer pipelines for a change in the flow direction.
If you are always confused about elbow descriptions, like what is butt weld elbow? what is SW elbow? What does LR, SR means? Then you need to read below and we will explain specifications and applications for each type elbow, you will find out what exactly is your need before your purchase.
In simple terms, steel pipe elbow is a type of pipe fitting connected between two pipes. The main purpose is to change the course of direction. As we know, steel elbow can be classified into different degrees, normally is 45 degree steel pipe elbow, 90 degree steel pipe elbow and 180 degree steel pipe elbow. Other degree like 60° or 120° also used in pipeline systems in case special requirements.
90 degree steel pipe elbow is to change fluid direction by 90 degree, also called the vertical elbow, it is the most used type in all the pipeline systems, since it is easy to compatible with the steel construction and structural.