Compression Fittings

This type of Brass fitting in plumbing are designed to connect together copper pipe work using a heat-free mechanical joint. Fully recyclable and WRAS approved, they are are popular with installers due to the durability and flexibility they offer.

The reliability of a compression seal depends critically on the geometry of the ferrule as well as the mating angle of the fitting body. Both parts must have a tapered shape that permits the ferrule to compress appropriately as the nut is tightened while keeping the tubing in axial alignment.

These kinds of fittings are made up of several components including a compression nut and olive. When tightening the nut onto the pipe the olive compresses against the pipe and the nut to create a watertight seal. These fittings are ideal for use in domestic, commercial and industrial settings and can specifically be used on hot & cold water services, heating installations, fuel services and low pressure gas pipework in domestic premises.

Here at PlumbHQ we stock a wide variety of different fittings types and sizes, we stock our fittings in a number of different finishes, our chrome plated brass fittings are perfect for that aesthetic finish. All of our fittings are WRAS and Kitemark approved, as well as being of a high quality and at the best prices.

We use a wide range of different courier services to ensure that we provide all our customers with the fastest delivery, making sure that all your products also reach you in perfect condition. Our aim is to provide the best possible service to all. In the case that you are not satisfied with your purchases, we also offer a simple 30 day returns returns policy. If you have any questions or queries please feel free to contact our customer service team, where we can answer all your questions.

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