When it comes to plumbing, every single component is important despite its cost. But, to your surprise, one of the cheapest of all plumbing fitting is the endfeed that are used with copper pipes. This endfeed can only be used on copper pipes as it is not recommended to be used on plastic pipes.
Making use of endfeed fittings is more difficult than solder ring fittings. Even, this needs some practice before you can proceed with joining pipes using endfeed fittings. Most of the plumbing professionals use a large amount of endfeed fittings due to its low price. Let’s see different varieties of endfeed fittings,
Endfeed stopend: This is used to blank off a copper pipe. This fitting is normally available in 8mm, 10mm, 15mm, 22mm, and 28mm.
Endfeed straight connector: This component is used to join two pieces of pipes that are with the same diameters. This fitting is available in 8mm, 10mm, 15mm, 22mm, and 28mm.
Endfeed straight imperial to metric connector: This connector is useful if the plumbing work is with the imperial sizes. Here, you have to connect modern fittings and pipework to the system.
Endfeed elbow: It is used when you need a 90° bend in the pipework. Here, it is possible to bend the copper pipe. This fitting is available in 8mm, 10mm, 15mm, 22mm, and 28mm.
Endfeed obtuse bend: It is something that is not used as common as an elbow but occasionally you might need to use one. This fitting is available in 15mm, 22mm, and 28mm.
Endfeed tap connector: They are used to connect the water supply up to taps, even are available in bent versions. These connectors are mainly used with a fibre washer at the nut end to seal. This fitting is available in 15mm x ½ inch, 15mm x ¾ inch, and 22mm x ¾ inch.
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