Dixon B2CM series 90-degree elbow sanitary fitting is made of stainless steel 304 and has a clamp connection and a polished weld connection. This elbow fitting, also called an "ell," connects tubes at a 90-degree angle to change the direction of flow between pipes or tubes. It clamps to a tube on one end, providing a non-permanent seal with take-down access, and welds to a tube on the other for a leak resistant seal. It is made of stainless steel 304 for resistance to corrosion and high temperatures and has a maximum operating pressure rating of 250 pounds per square inch (psi) at 70 degrees F ambient temperature. This 90-degree elbow sanitary fitting meets 3-A Sanitary Standards Number 63-03 for sanitary fittings (authorization number 621) and is suitable for use in food, beverage, and dairy applications.
Pipe and tube fittings are components used for connecting, terminating, controlling flow, and changing the direction of piping in many different industries. Sanitary fittings are used in the food, beverage, biotech, pharmaceutical, and other sanitary process industries to transport fluids through pipe lines and are available in a range of materials, finishes and shapes. When purchasing fittings, consider the application, as this will affect material type, shape, size, and required durability. Fittings are available threaded or unthreaded, in many shapes, styles, sizes, and schedules (pipe wall thickness).
Dixon Valve & Coupling Company manufactures pipe and hose fittings and accessories. The company, founded in 1916, is headquartered in Chestertown, MD.