definition of plumbing
        terms
       Saydee Bennett
plumbing



The system of pipes, tanks, fittings, and other
apparatus required for the water supply,
heating, and sanitatio...
pipe



A tube of metal, plastic, or other material used
to convey water, gas, oil, or other fluid
substance.
fitting




A small part on or attached to a piece of
furniture or equipment.
tubing



A length or lengths of metal, plastic, glass, ect.,
in tubular form.
bench yoke vice




A holding device attached to a work bench;
has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
Chain vice



A clamping device.
chain wrench


a pipe wrench used for turning large pipes; an
adjustable chain circles the pipe with its ends
connected to...
tubing cutter


Hand tool for cutting pipe or tubing; one end
of the tool, which partially encircles the pipe,
carries one...
ratchet die stock




Ratchet pipe thread cutting tool
flaring tool


Tool used to create a cone-shaped enlargement
at the end of a piece of tubing to accept a flare
fitting.
flaring block



A block that holds things when your flaring
them.
pipe stand



standpipe tank or pipe for holding water in an
elevated position to create pressure in a water
supply system.
inside diameter (id)


Gears have a wide range of unique
terminology known as gear nomenclature.
Many of the terms defined ...
outside diameter (od)


Gears have a wide range of unique
terminology known as gear nomenclature.
Many of the terms defined...
black pipe



Steel pipe in which the Outer Diameter has
been Lacquered (as opposed to bare or
galvanized pipe).
galvanized pipe


A pipe is round tubular section or hollow
cylinder used mainly to convey media. It can
also be used for ...
standard pipe



Used for low pressure conveyance of air,
steam, gas, water, oil or other fluids and for
mechanical applica...
extra heavy pipe



a thick metal pipe
double extra heavy
        pipe


????????????? I cant find it...
compression fitting



Compression fittings are used in plumbing and
electrical conduit systems to join two tubes or
thin-wa...
polyethylene (pe)



a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in
packaging and insulation
polyvinyl choride (pvc)



 A type of white plastic pipe sometimes used
 for water supply lines
acrylonitrite-
butadiene-styrene (abs)



any of a class of composite plastics used to
make car bodies and cases for compu...
bushings


A bushing is a type of bearing. It is a
cylindrical lining designed to reduce friction
and wear inside a hole, ...
reducers



pipefitting that joins two pipes of different
diameter
elbow(ell)


Fittings are used in pipe and plumbing
systems to connect straight pipe or tubing
sections, to adapt to diffe...
tee



A plumbing fitting in the shape of the letter
"T," used to connect three sections of pipe.
y



I cant find it..
coupling



 a connection (like a clamp or vise) between
two things so they move together
union



I cant find it.....
pipe dope



Pipe dope is slang for anaerobic chemical
sealant that is used to make a pipe thread joint
leak proof and pre...
teflon tape


Thread seal tape -- commonly known as
"Teflon tape", "PTFE tape", "tape dope", or
"plumber's tape" -- is a pol...
faucet



a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid
from a reservoir
valve



control consisting of a mechanical device for
controlling the flow of a fluid
o-ring

An O-ring, also known as a packing, or a toric
joint, is a mechanical gasket in the shape of a
torus; it is a loop...
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    1. 1. definition of plumbing terms Saydee Bennett
    2. 2. plumbing The system of pipes, tanks, fittings, and other apparatus required for the water supply, heating, and sanitation in a building.
    3. 3. pipe A tube of metal, plastic, or other material used to convey water, gas, oil, or other fluid substance.
    4. 4. fitting A small part on or attached to a piece of furniture or equipment.
    5. 5. tubing A length or lengths of metal, plastic, glass, ect., in tubular form.
    6. 6. bench yoke vice A holding device attached to a work bench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
    7. 7. Chain vice A clamping device.
    8. 8. chain wrench a pipe wrench used for turning large pipes; an adjustable chain circles the pipe with its ends connected to the head whose teeth engage the pipe
    9. 9. tubing cutter Hand tool for cutting pipe or tubing; one end of the tool, which partially encircles the pipe, carries one or more sharp wheels; the cutting edge of the wheels is forced against the pipe by a screw on the other end of the tool; cutting is effected by rotating the tool around the pipe.
    10. 10. ratchet die stock Ratchet pipe thread cutting tool
    11. 11. flaring tool Tool used to create a cone-shaped enlargement at the end of a piece of tubing to accept a flare fitting.
    12. 12. flaring block A block that holds things when your flaring them.
    13. 13. pipe stand standpipe tank or pipe for holding water in an elevated position to create pressure in a water supply system.
    14. 14. inside diameter (id) Gears have a wide range of unique terminology known as gear nomenclature. Many of the terms defined cite the same reference work.
    15. 15. outside diameter (od) Gears have a wide range of unique terminology known as gear nomenclature. Many of the terms defined cite the same reference work
    16. 16. black pipe Steel pipe in which the Outer Diameter has been Lacquered (as opposed to bare or galvanized pipe).
    17. 17. galvanized pipe A pipe is round tubular section or hollow cylinder used mainly to convey media. It can also be used for structural applications.Iron pipe with a zinc coating. Formerly used for water lines.
    18. 18. standard pipe Used for low pressure conveyance of air, steam, gas, water, oil or other fluids and for mechanical applications
    19. 19. extra heavy pipe a thick metal pipe
    20. 20. double extra heavy pipe ????????????? I cant find it...
    21. 21. compression fitting Compression fittings are used in plumbing and electrical conduit systems to join two tubes or thin-walled pipes together. ...
    22. 22. polyethylene (pe) a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
    23. 23. polyvinyl choride (pvc) A type of white plastic pipe sometimes used for water supply lines
    24. 24. acrylonitrite- butadiene-styrene (abs) any of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances
    25. 25. bushings A bushing is a type of bearing. It is a cylindrical lining designed to reduce friction and wear inside a hole, or constrict and restrain motion of ...
    26. 26. reducers pipefitting that joins two pipes of different diameter
    27. 27. elbow(ell) Fittings are used in pipe and plumbing systems to connect straight pipe or tubing sections, to adapt to different sizes or shapes, and to regulate ...
    28. 28. tee A plumbing fitting in the shape of the letter "T," used to connect three sections of pipe.
    29. 29. y I cant find it..
    30. 30. coupling a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
    31. 31. union I cant find it.....
    32. 32. pipe dope Pipe dope is slang for anaerobic chemical sealant that is used to make a pipe thread joint leak proof and pressure tight
    33. 33. teflon tape Thread seal tape -- commonly known as "Teflon tape", "PTFE tape", "tape dope", or "plumber's tape" -- is a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) film cut
    34. 34. faucet a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    35. 35. valve control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
    36. 36. o-ring An O-ring, also known as a packing, or a toric joint, is a mechanical gasket in the shape of a torus; it is a loop of elastomer with a disc- shaped .a gasket consisting of a flat ring of rubber or plastic; used to seal a joint against high pressure

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