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Forged Fittings ASME B16.11

Pipe fittings: buttweld ASME B16.9, forged fittings ASME B16.11 (socket weld and threaded), reinforced branch fittings MSS-SP 43 for pipe branch

Socket Weld and Threaded Fittings (ASME B16.11)

How to define forged fittings? The term “forged fittings” refers to two families of pipe fittings (socket weld and threaded) used for small bore pipes and piping systems (generally below 4 inches in diameter for Class 3000, and below 2 inches for fittings in class 6000 and 9000). These fittings are manufactured by forging and… read more »

Fillet Weld for Socket Fittings

A fillet weld is defined, by the American Welding Society (AWS), as “A weld of approximately triangular cross section joining two surfaces approximately at right angles to each other in a lap joint, T-joint, or corner joint.” This type of welding technique is used to connect socket weld fittings or slip on flanges to pipes…. read more »

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