Forged Fittings

By rk In On September 11, 2023

Manufacturing Standards:
ASME B16.11

90 Degree Elbow, 45 Degree Elbow, Equal & Reducing Tee, Full & Reducing Coupling, Bushes, Plugs, Caps, Crosses, Unions, Cross Tee, Equal Tee, Reducing Tee, Full Coupling, Half Coupling, Boss End Caps, Couplets Head Plugs (Square, Hex, Round), Bush (Square, Hex, Round)

Pressure Rating:
3000LBS / 6000LBS / 9000LBS

1/8″ to 4″

Face Types:
NPT / Socket Weld / BSPT

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Stainless Steel:

  • ASTM A182 Grade : F 304
  • 304L
  • 304H
  • 309S
  • 309H
  • 310S
  • 310H
  • 316
  • 316TI
  • 316H
  • 316L
  • 316LN
  • 317
  • 317L
  • 321
  • 321H
  • 347
  • 347H
  • 904L
  • F 44
  • F 45
  • F51
  • F 53
  • F 55
  • F 60
  • F 61
Carbon Steel:

  • A 105
  • LF2
  • LF3
  • LF6
  • F42
  • F46
  • F48
  • F50
  • F52
  • F56
  • F60
  • F65
  • F70
  • ST37.2
  • C22.8
  • S235JRG2
  • P250GH
Alloy Steel:

  • ASTM A182 F1
  • ASTM A182 F5
  • ASTM A182 F9
  • ASTM A182 F11
  • ASTM A182 F22
  • ASTM A182 F91
  • AISI 4140
  • AISI 4130
Nickle Alloy:

  • ASTM / ASME SB 564 / 160 / 472 ASTM SB564
  • SB160
  • SB472
  • SB162 Nickel 200 (UNS No. N02200)
  • Nickel 201 (UNS No. N02201)
  • Monel 400 (UNS No. N04400)
  • Monel 500 (UNS No. N05500)
  • Inconel 800 (UNS No. N08800)
  • Inconel 825 (UNS No. N08825)
  • Inconel 600 (UNS No. N06600)
  • Inconel 625 (UNS No. N06625)
  • Inconel 601 (UNS No. N06601)
  • Hastelloy C 276 (UNS No. N10276)
  • Alloy 20 (UNS No. N08020).


Cross Forging

45 Deg Elbow

90 Deg Elbow

Reducing Tee

What is Forged Fittings?

Forged fittings are integral components used to connect pipes, and provide structural stability to seamless pipes and tubes. It also facilitates directional changes in plumbing systems.

These fittings are typically crafted from materials such as iron, carbon-coated steel, nickel, and more, with the composition varying from one manufacturer to another. Some of the forged fittings for pipes are made up of forging steel.

The Importance of Forged Fittings in Various Industries

Various industries rely on forged fittings to ensure safe and efficient operation. Here are some Importance of Forged Fittings.

1. Structural Integrity
The forging process aligns the grain structure of the metal ensuring the fittings can withstand high-pressure environments, making them indispensable in critical applications.

2. In Leak Prevention
Forged fittings provide a reliable solution for the leak challenges in the industries. Their robust construction and precise threading or welding ensure a tight and secure seal, reducing the risk of leaks that can be costly and hazardous.

3. Resistance to Corrosion
Forged fittings can offer excellent corrosion resistance. Resistance ensures the longevity of the product even in harsh or corrosive environments, reducing maintenance and replacement costs.

In an era where the efficient use of water resources is paramount, the choice of plumbing components plays a crucial role. Forged fittings have gained prominence as key components in the plumbing industry, and India’s forged fittings manufacturers, exporters, and suppliers have made their mark on the global stage.

Forged Fittings are an important part of pipes

Forged fittings offer a multitude of advantages that make them indispensable in plumbing applications.

Support for Heavy Pipes
It is common to use large and heavy pipes in industrial settings and even in households. By providing crucial support to these pipes, forged fittings prevent leaks caused by the enormous pressure and volume that these pipes are subjected to.

Domestic Utility
Forged fittings are equally valuable for domestic purposes. Modern homes rely on sturdy and durable forged steel fittings to ensure a reliable water supply. These fittings enable the intricate network of pipes to navigate bends and turn effortlessly, ensuring a consistent water supply throughout the household.

Different Types of Grades for Forged Fittings

According to the recent market requirements and trends, the manufacturers, suppliers and traders use different metals. As a result, manufacturers in India, including Shree Metal Industries, have adopted diverse materials for forging fittings. Here are some of the different metals commonly used:

1. Stainless Steel
Stainless steel forged fittings are valued for their resistance to corrosion. This makes them ideal for applications in harsh environments. Their heat and chemical resistance ensures longevity and reliability. The aesthetic appeal of stainless steel makes it ideal for industries requiring aesthetic appeal.

2. Carbon Steel
Carbon steel forged fittings are versatile and widely used across various industries. A105 carbon steel forged fittings are particularly popular, offering excellent strength and durability. They provide reliable performance under diverse conditions and are suitable for high-pressure applications.

3. Nickel Alloy
Nickel alloy forged fittings are highly ductile and corrosion-resistant. Fittings like these are preferred in applications requiring superior performance in extreme conditions. They are often the material of choice for critical components in the aerospace, chemical, and petrochemical industries.

4. Other Materials
Forged fittings can also be crafted from a variety of other materials, including forged brass fittings. Each material is selected based on specific application requirements, such as conductivity, chemical resistance, or compatibility with particular fluids. It is advisable to opt for pipe fittings from trusted sources like Shree Metal Industries.