This Dixon 13H series bevel seat hex union nut sanitary fitting is made of stainless steel 304 and connect to threaded tubing. This hexagon shaped union nut threads onto tubing for connecting and disconnecting pipes or tubes more easily than with couplings. This fitting is made of stainless steel 304 for resistance to corrosion and high temperatures and has a maximum operating pressure rating of 400 pounds per square inch (psi). On hose assemblies, the pressure rating is the lower of either the rating of the coupling or the hose at 70 degrees F ambient temperature. This bevel seat hex union nut 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.
- Bevel seat hex union-nut for connecting and disconnecting pipes or tubes more easily than with couplings
- Connects to a threaded tube
- Stainless steel 304 for resistance to corrosion and high temperatures
- Maximum operating pressure rating of 400 psi