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What is the use of pipe cap?

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I believe that when many people hear the word “pipe cap” for the first time will be tiny one leng. What is the pipe cap? What did it look like? What is the use? But for the mechanical workers this pipe cap is more common than the. In fact, the pipe cap is also called plug, head, pipe cap, bulkhead, the name of good let people understand. The pipe fittings are welded on the pipe end or are arranged on the outer thread of the pipe end to cover the pipe. Used to close the pipeline, the same role with the pipe blocking the same.
Blind in the form of a close, but the blind is blocked can be removed, and the welded pipe cap is not removable. The pipe cap includes the design of convex pipe cap, cone shell, reducer, flat cover and tight mouth.
The convex pipe cap includes a hemispherical, oval disc pipe cap, pipe cap and spherical pipe cap. From the stress angle convex pipe cap from the hemispherical pipe cap is not good, but from look on the manufacturing difficulty, has good manufacturing. And pipe cap from the use of classified material generally can be divided into several common copper pipe cap, iron pipe, stainless steel pipe cap, plastic pipe cap, pipe cap!
The pipe cap on the market are very much, because the industry is also very much, at present in many petrochemical, nuclear power, machinery, medical equipment, chemical fertilizer, shipbuilding, waterproofing treatment, pipe, water heating, solar water heaters and other industry need use to pipe cap!
pipe cap according to the classification of the pressure for about seventeen, and American Standard pipe pressure rating is the same, sch5s, sch10s, sch10, sch20, sch30, sch40s, STD, sch40, sch60, sch80s, XS; sch80, SCH100, sch120, sch140, sch160, XXS. The most commonly used is two kinds of STD and XS. pipe cap in the construction industry not very common, necessary pipe cap just in the end of the pipe for closed pipeline, and the blind plate uses basically the same is blind plate installed can be disassembled, but pipe cap can not disassembled, pipe cap is welded on the top of the pipe, and the blind plate in the form of very close to.
Above is the pipe cap of general use, actually a little attention point can see pipe cap can be divided into many types, so can not be generalized and pipe cap with the head on the literal meaning almost, in fact distinguish is not small: head for devices to a container under the (vertical) equipment part or left and right ends (horizontal) pipe cap are generally outside diameter, pipe caps can be screwed directly in the pipe, does not need other pipe fittings. So use pipe cap introduced today is here.

Source: Zhejiang Yaang Pipe Industry Co., Limited (

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