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mechanical connectors [2]click to hear

Pipes joined using nuts and threaded metal parts; a gasket is inserted to tighten them, thus preventing leakage.
mechanical connectors [2] compression fitting gasket connector nut pipe A pipe B

compression fitting click to hear

Threaded part into which two tubes can be inserted; they are made watertight by a gasket tightened with a nut.

gasket click to hear

Washer made of metal or rubber compressed against the pipe to prevent leakage in the fitting.

connector click to hear

Threaded part joining two pipes.

nut click to hear

Metal part that screws onto the fitting so that the gasket can be tightened on the tube.

pipe A click to hear

pipe B click to hear