What is a 45 Degree Elbow
45 Degree Elbow
45 Degree Elbow is also known as “45 bends or 45 ells”. The 45° pipe elbow is used to connect tubes at a 45° pipe angle. As the name suggests, this is a pipe fitting device which is bent in such a way to produce 45° change in the direction of flow of the fluid/gas in the pipe.
Like a 90° elbow, the 45 Degree Elbow also attaches readily to pipes of various materials like plastic, copper, cast iron, steel, lead, rubber etc. They are typically made as LR (Long Radius) elbows. These types of elbows are available in various sizes (in mm or inches). They are available with different male to female BSP thread connections. Providing a wide choice of colors, these 45 Degree Elbows can be manufactured to meet different specifications, in terms of size and diameter.
Materials used are as follows:
- Cast iron
- Stainless steel
- Galvanized steel
- Aluminum etc.
Dimension and Size:
45° Elbows are available in various sizes. The basic way to consider the size and dimension is to get the measurements of A and B as shown in the figure.
Applications of 45° elbows:
45° elbows are used in a wide variety of applications like:
- Water supply facilities
- Food industrial pipelines
- Chemical industrial pipelines
- Electronic industrial pipelines
- Air conditioning facility pipelines
- Agriculture and garden production transportation
- Pipeline network for solar energy facility