Wedge Wire Screens, Stainless Tubing, Pipe Fittings, Perforated Metals
240 W. Britain Ave.
Benton Harbor, MI  49022
PH: 269-925-7552
FAX: 888-977-5910
Wedge Wire Screens, Stainless Tubing, Pipe Fittings and Perforated Metals
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Weld Fittings, Belled End and Long Tangent Fittings

Our world leading manufacturer specializes in belled end and long tangent pipe fittings in elbows, tees, reducers and couplings in various alloys such as stainless steel, carbon steel, copper-nickel, nickel, aluminum and titanium. Available in 300 series stainless and Alloy 20, C-276, C-2000, 904L, AL6XN and 254SMO.

Bestweld fittings Provide:

  • Easier welding
    – Fillet welds as opposed to butt welds can be done in most cases (4x faster)
    – Lower welding skill required
    – Lower labor costs – Increase in productivity
    – less prep time
    – reduced inspection time
  • Reliable finished welds
    – eliminates problems with misalignment and wall thickness mismatch inherent in Buttweld joints
  • High Alloy products for stringent requirements

Bestweld Belled-end Pipe Fittings:

  • Background
    – Belled-end pipe fittings have tangent ends that are belled to form a socket
    – Standardized design MSS SP-119 – belled-end replaces forged socket weld, cast socket weld and butt welding fittings
  • Benefits
    – Filet weeld as opposed to butt weld
    – Faster/Easier – Accommodates most welder skill levels
    – More robust weld
    – Can be easily inspected

Belled End Fittings Cost of Ownership Savings:

  • 75-80% Joint Preparation Savings – no pipe end or fitting end machining
  • 20-30% Fitter Labor Rate Savings – lower joint preparation skills required
  • 100% Material Savings – no backing rings
  • 10-20% Welder Labor Time Savings – reduced welding time
  • Dont forget the QUALITY and RELIABILITY of the weld

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