Gas Fittings

Gas Fitting For Your Residential Or Commercial Property

Natural gas is one of the least expensive and efficient ways to fuel a heater, barbeque or cooktop. The gas fitting system uses a network of tubing and piping that can be looked past and at mess can hide potential danger. It is important to use a licensed gas fitter such as On The Job Plumbing, to conduct a thorough inspection of your gas fittings to check the pipelines, appliances and outlets are all working safely and efficiently.





Gas Fitting Systems

Gas fittings are specifically designed for use with gases. Fittings have a reverse thread; meaning, LPG fittings have a reverse thread; meaning: the threads are cut in the opposite direction from all other fittings so that gas lines cannot be connected to airlines, water lines, or vent lines. A gas fitting carries gas from the main connection to the fixtures of an individual installation.

The piping inside the house is called the gas supply line. Branch lines run from the gas supply line to individual appliances such as a heater or gas cooktop. The branch line terminates at the appliance.

Gas Fittings By A Professional Installer

You may have natural gas or you may have installed a gas bottle which will be replaced or refilled. However, with advantages come safety issues and responsibilities for the homeowner. It is important that your gas is fitted and maintained by a professional plumbing company. Problems can occur if
guidelines do not adhere to such as;

  • Leaks
  • Inappropriate materials
  • Inadequate support
  • Rusting
  • Missing shut-off valve
  • Improper connections

Types of Gas Fittings

Most gas fittings are made from either copper or brass. The most common gas piping is copper,
Duopex, Gaspex.

A fitting or adapter is used in pipe systems to connect straight sections of pipe to different sizes. These fittings are used in plumbing to manipulate the passage of the gas in domes c or commercial environments, within a system of pipes or tubes.

There are many different kinds of fittings, made from a variety of materials: some of the most common types are elbows, tees, couplings, unions, compression fittings, caps, plugs and valves.

On The Job Plumbing Can Help!

A gas valve is an important fitting. It is found on any appliance which uses gas. These valves are vital for the opera on and safety of any gas appliance. The shutoff valve controls the amount of gas flow without any gas leak.

Flexible connectors are allowed to connect some appliances to the gas piping. There has to be a shut-off valve at the connection on to the fixed piping. This valve has to be in the same room as the gas appliance.

Fittings mean money, time, materials and tools to install, and are an important part of piping and plumbing systems. It is vital to have any appliance, fitting or piping installed by a reputable plumbing company. Any gas incorrectly installed can develop a leak and if there is a source of ignition nearby
there can be an explosion.

Contact On The Job Plumbing For Your Gas Fittings

On The Job Plumbing have been installing, replacing and repairing gas fitting, piping and appliances for many years. The professional team are qualified in assisting with any gas questions you may have. They are here to help and guide you to make your decision simpler and to guarantee your home and family are safe and protected.

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