a connection in which a ball, hollow or solid, is held in a cuplike shell that allows movement in any direction in the joint other than along the axis of the pipes that are joined. Advertisements
1. the term used to describe the phenomena of the motions of fluids or the forces which produce or affect such motions. 2. a branch of kinetics that deals with liquids; opposite of hydrostatic.
a tee with one male thread on one end of the run and a female thread on the other end of the run and on the branch.
to shape a malleable material, hot or cold, by forcing it to flow out of a specially designed opening, and taking the shape of the die. As in tubing or molding.
for test purposes, water at a temperature of forty to seventy degrees Fahrenheit (40 °F to 70 °F) [four to twenty-one degrees Celsius (4 °C to 21 °C).
a fitting to join pipes in which no gasketing material is used; metal to metal contact.
a body of water kept in reserve at a height like a bank, dam, or wall. 2. the difference in elevation between two points in a body of fluid. 3. the resulting pressure of the fluid at the lower point expressible at this height; broadly: pressure of fluid. 4. a ship’s toilet. slang (Navy) for […]