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From the PREFACE: This handbook is, to a large extent, the working notebook of the author. It is based on material collected and used by him over a period of thirty-five years of practical experience as a pipefitter. The notes explain and illustrate the basic problems of pipebending and the fabrication of welded fittings together with the principles applied in solving those problems in the shortest and best way. The handbook provides immediate answers, without the need for lengthy calculations, to all kinds of problems found in power and industrial pipebending and the fabrication of welded fittings. It contains sections on soldering and brazing, types K, L and M copper tube, DWV copper drainage tube, plastic pipe, screwed offset connections, rolling offsets, dimensions of Schedule 40, 80 and 120 steel and wrought iron pipe and other. Thus steamfitters, pipe welders, plumbers, hydraulic fitters, layout men and apprentices will find acceptable solutions to pipe bending and fabrication problems on jobs where quick answers are needed the most. Compact and pocket-sized, this handy reference contains thousands of facts and figures relevant to pipefitters, steamfitters-anyone concerned with layout and installation of pipe. Features Provides answers to all sorts of problems indigenous to power and industrial pipebending, and the fabrication of welding fittings in both shop and field. Logically categorizes all material according to job description, supporting each working table with a clear example of how to use it. Includes a special reference section that gives instant data on the 24 most useful on-the-job subjects, such as spark tests for metals, sheet metal weights, valve types, weights and measures, and many more. Discusses all types of bends; elbows, tees, and crosses; plastic pipe; soldering and brazing; travel and run; fitting dimensions; threading pipe; relative physical properties; and more.
Publication Date: 1967
Book Size: 4.75 x 7
Cover: Hard Bound
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Table of Contents:
Part 1 - POWER AND INDUSTRIAL PIPE BENDING
Setback and Length of Bends
Double Offset and Crossover Bends
Bending Pipe around a Circle
Minimum Bending Radius
Part 2 - PIPE FABRICATIONS
Templates for Mitering
Torch Cut Welding Elbows
Elbows, Tees and Crosses
22 l/2° Eccentric Reducer
Valves with Butt Welding Ends
Pipe Hanger U-Bolts
Spacing of Hangers
Part 3 - SOLDERING AND BRAZING; PLASTIC PIPE Soldering and Brazing
Solder Joint Fittings
Dimensions and Pressure Limits
Support Spacing for PVC Pipe
Characteristics of Pipe Plastics
Relative Physical Properties
Part 4 - OFFSET CONNECTIONS; SCREWED AND FLANGED FITTINGS
Common Offset Connections
Travel and Run
Two-Pipe Turn, Equal Spread
Screwed Pipe Coils
Clearance for Turning
Overflow Funnel Template
Flange Fitting Dimensions
Valve Laying Lengths
Flanges and Gaskets
Part 5 - REFERENCE DATA
Spark Tests for Metals
Sheet Metal Weights
Weight and Melting Points of Metals
Temperature of Saturated Steam
Water in Pipes
Copper Tube Dimensions
Dimensions of Steel and Wrought Iron Pipe
Identification of Piping Systems
Angles on the Steel Square
Angles on the Six-Foot Rule
Right Angle Formulas
Solving Trigonometry Problems
Circumferences and Areas of Circles
Weights and Measures
Reciprocals of Number
Decimal Equivalents of Fractions
Areas and Volumes
Squares and Square Roots
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