What Are Tube Fittings?
Tube fittings are thin-walled fittings that connect instruments to a tube or two tubes together. In simple words, tube fittings help in joining two tubes together and connecting tube ends to the equipment such as pressure instruments. They are generally used in small-diameter applications. There are various kinds of tube fittings to be used for different purposes. They need to be reliable, offering sealing in systems in varied conditions such as temperature variations, high pressure, and vibration. McNeil Instruments is one of the largest and most trusted manufacturers of tube fittings in India.
Advantages of Tube Fittings
- Easy to use
Tube fittings are easy to use as they need no flaring or threading. They can be installed using standard tools and wrenches.
- Vibration resistance
Tube fittings provide resistance against bending, vibrations, and deflection, and hence can be used in machinery where the process involves high vibration. McNeil Instruments manufactures highly reliable tube fittings that are designed to provide greater grip and contact support, enabling uninterrupted flow within the system.
- Leak resistance
Tube fittings are designed to provide leak-free connections as they give a mechanical metal-to-metal seal. McNeil Instruments tube fittings are leak proof with a lifelong warranty and thus are most trusted in all kinds of industrial applications.
Disadvantages of Tube Fittings
- Not suitable for large diameter connections
Though Tube fittings are known to be very efficient for connecting tubes and instruments, they can be used with small-diameter connections and may not be the right option for larger ones.
- Large-size tube fittings require special tools
When tube fittings are to be used for large-sized tubes, special tools are required to bend and tighten the tube fittings.
Getting the Right Tube Fittings
Tube fittings are a very crucial part of most process systems. Therefore, choosing the right ones is important to ensure smooth and leak-free flow through tubes. McNeil Instruments has a wide range of tube fittings to cater to all your tubing and connection requirements. Search for your tube fittings here with India’s most reliable manufacturer, supplier, and exporter of tube fittings.