Connecting pipes and tubes

By far the simplest way of connecting pipes or tubing end to end is to use an off-the-shelf threaded coupling, or a plumbing union. Both of these consist of two separate pieces that can be soldered onto the ends of the pipes to be joined, and then they can be tightened together or taken apart easily with a simple wrench. Connectors have been made with almost every conceivable situation in mind, and you can save yourself a lot of work by looking to see if an off-the-shelf item will do what you want. You can also combine off-the-shelf items in clever ways to do many unusual things.

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