This Dixon B2KMP series 45-degree elbow sanitary fitting is made of stainless steel 304 and clamps onto tubing at both ends. This elbow fitting connects tubes at a 45-degree angle to change the direction of flow between pipes or tubes, providing a non-permanent seal with take-down access. The fitting, made of stainless steel 304 for resistance to corrosion and high temperatures, has a maximum operating pressure rating of 250 pounds per square inch (psi) at 70 degrees F ambient temperature. It meets 3-A Sanitary Standards Number 63-03 for sanitary fittings (authorization number 621). This 45-degree elbow sanitary fitting 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.