Important Points to consider while purchasing Ferrule Fittings

Single Ferrule Tube Fittings or Double Ferrule Tube Fittings are available in several makes and standards
around the globe. These fittings are used for extremely critical applications. These come in various pressure
ranges, moc, sizes and grades. 

The base of the use of the fitting is to hold the Tube in such an extremely firm manner to cause zero friction
zero leakage. The buyer ‘must’ consider these points prior to buying the products. 

  • The eligibility of the Single Ferrule Tube Fittings or Double Ferrule Tube Fittings should be considered while assembling it with a thin wall tube or thick wall tube. This shall ensure that the pipe is not affected.
  •  The most critical criteria of buying single compression fittings / double compression fittings is corrosion. Buyer must check and ensure that the fittings are free from any kind of rust or contamination. The single compression fittings / double compression fittings that are not rust free may weaken the entire structure. 
  • The single ferrule fittings / double ferrule fittings must be free of contamination. For highly critical services like Oxygen Service, it is very important to install contamination free and rust free fittings. 
  • For longer life and lesser maintenance of these products it is very important to choose the right Grade. 
  • The fittings should take less time and labor to install. Moreover the biting of the ferrule should be easy and hassle free. 
  • Ferrule is the heart of the fittings. Basically there are 3 part of the fittings, namely The Body, The Nut and The Ferrule(s). Out of these the ferrule is most important part which is the major reason of keeping the tube intact with the fitting. Thus causing no leakage. 
  • The ferrule should be heat treated as per requirements. 

Single Ferrule Fittings and Double Ferrule Fittings are available in markets. However, it is extremely important to identify the quality of fittings, the dimensions and minimum required length of threads, the quality of ferrule especially. It is essential to buy it from a genuine manufacturer which will help the buyer to retain the strength of the entire structure. 

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