12 Inch Mechanical Joint x Flange Adapter, Ductile Iron Construction. This particular fitting is an Adapter Fitting for Ductile Iron Pipe applications that features a Mechanical Joint x Flange connection design. An adapter is an important fitting as it is used in order to connect two sections of iron pipes or fittings together. The adapter has 12 inch connections on either side. It features a “mechanical joint” style connection which have machine drilled holes for proper installation on one side and a “flange connection on the other which also has drilled holes. Hence the adapter allows you to go from a Mechanical Joint connection to a Flange connection. The mechanical joint utilizes a nut and bolt system, and depending on the size of the pipe, there will be more bolts required for a secure connection. Ductile Iron Pipe systems are most commonly used in the transportation of potable water.
|Product:||Couplings and Adapters|
|Fitting Type:||Hub x Hub|
|Connection Type:||Mechanical Joint (MJ)|
|Shipping Dimensions||6.0" x 12.0" x 12.0"|