Frequently performed hydraulic services for apartments are repairing a leaky faucet or washing machines, which ceased to spin the laundry.Similar repairs are done at home. But in such buildings often you have to also carry out work related to repair leaks resulting in the installation of plumbing. This is because the state of the responsibility of owners of housing blocks and homes can have installations mounted a dozen years earlier. Similar situation may occur also in the case of hospitals.
An elbow is a pipe fitting installed between two lengths of pipe or tubing to allow a change of direction, usually a 90° or 45° angle, though 22.5° elbows are also made.The ends may be machined for butt welding, threaded (usually female), or socketed, etc.
When the two ends differ in size, the fitting is called a reducing elbow or reducer elbow. Elbows are categorized based on various design features as below: Long Radius (LR) Elbows ? radius is 1.5 times the pipe diameter Short Radius (SR) Elbows ? radius is 1.0 times the pipe diameter 90 Degree Elbow ? where change in direction required is 90° 60 Degree Elbow ? where change in direction required is 60° 45 Degree Elbow ? where change in direction required is 45° A 90 degree elbow is also called a "90 bend" or "90 ell".It is a fitting which is bent in such a way to produce 90 degree change in the direction of flow in the pipe.
It is used to change the direction in piping and is also sometimes called a "quarter bend".A 90 degree elbow attaches readily to plastic, copper, cast iron, steel and lead.
It is available in many materials like silicone, rubber compounds, galvanized steel, etc.The main application of an elbow (90 degree) is to connect hoses to valves, water pressure pumps, and deck drains.