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What Is Stainless Steel Elbow?

What is stainless steel elbow?

Stainless steel elbow is installed between two pipes or tubings to allow a change of direction. 90° elbow or 45° elbow are normal angels, but there are other angel like 22.5°.

Material is the most different between stainless steel elbow and carbon steel elbow. In accordance with the standard, elbow standard divide into AS(Australia Standard), DIN(German Standard), JIS(Japan Standard), ASTM, etc.

Butt welding, threaded and socketed are usual ends machined for, corresponding to the different needs of the environment.

Stainless steel elbows are categorized by design. Long-radius elbow’s radius is 1.5 times the pipe diameter, the short one is the same radius with pipe’s. The others, such as 90-degree, 60-degree, 45-degree elbows’s radius equals pipe diameter too.

90 degree elbows are also called 90-bend or quarter bend.