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compression fitting
also called Compression fittings and has one more synonym

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  1. are used in plumbing and electrical conduit systems to join two tubes or thin-walled pipes together

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  2. used in plumbing

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  3. In instances where two pipes made of dissimilar materials are to be joined (most commonly PVC and copper), the fittings will also be made of one or more compatible materials appropriate for the connection

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  4. for attaching tubing (piping) commonly have ferrules in them

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  5. are also used extensively for hot and cold water faucets and toilet stop valves

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