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Pipes and Valves: Pipes and Pipe Fittings

Description

This course is designed to familiarize participants with common types of pipes, pipe joints, and pipe fittings, and to provide general guidelines for working with pipes. After completing this course, participants should be able to identify common materials used to make pipes, and explain how pipes are identified and sized. They should also be able to identify common types of pipe joints and pipe fittings, and describe procedures for calculating pipe lengths, cutting pipe, and threading pipe.

Learning Objectives

• Identify some common materials used to make pipe and describe characteristics of those materials
• Describe how pipes are usually sized and explain how they are marked for identification
• Describe some common signs of wear and damage to look for during a pipe inspection
• State some basic guidelines for handling and storing pipes
• Identify some common types of pipe joints and describe their characteristics
• Identify some common types of pipe fittings and describe their functions
• Describe some basic methods for calculating the length of pipe needed between fittings
• Identify some common tools used to cut pipe and explain how they operate
• Explain how to use a pipe die to cut threads in a pipe

This course is designed to familiarize participants with common types of pipes, pipe joints, and pipe fittings, and to provide general guidelines for working with pipes. After completing this course, participants should be able to identify common materials used to make pipes, and explain how pipes are identified and sized. They should also be able to identify common types of pipe joints and pipe fittings, and describe procedures for calculating pipe lengths, cutting pipe, and threading pipe.