We offer a complete range of pipe fittings for use in the plumbing and heating industry, this includes copper solder ring and copper end feed fittings as well as a full range of brass compression fittings to BS EN 1254-2. Whilst these products aren't terribly complicated we've still written a selection of blogs offering useful real-world advice on each of these different types of plumbing fittings, the unique features, advantages and disadvantages of each. You can choose from our range of blogs on copper plumbing and heating fittings below.
Independent industrial plumbing and heating suppliers are few and far between these days, although there are many more domestic plumbing and heating suppliers available on most high streets. Here at ValvesTubesFittings, we are an online industrial plumbing and heating supplier with a trade counter facility.
If you are based in and around the Greater Manchester area this means you can order online and pick up the material on the same day; subject to stock and availability. Of cours..
When I joined this business 28 years ago we stocked Yorkshire brand solder ring and end feed fittings in copper. For many years we sold these mainly over our trade counter for those business collecting our more recognisable stock of malleable iron pipe fittings and at the time steel tube to BS 1387:1985.
Our goals some years later changed and we discarded our stock of solder and end feed fittings. We made the decision to concentrate on our traditional threaded and welded fare in s..
Compression fittings for metal pipe coupling appear to have been first patented in 1943, with the application being made 22nd July 1940 by Irving Cowle. We know nothing of the man who improved on the idea a compression coupling apart from the fact he was from The United States and had produced a fitting that did not leak. The description of the Patent suggests very strongly that this was an early version of its modern counterpart.
Compression fittings for copper pipe are sealed on..