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Types Of Tube Fittings

When it comes to Flow systems, Tube fittings play a crucial role in connecting and controlling the flow of fluids. These fittings ensure the integrity and efficiency of the system. All different industrial applications will require different types of fittings to meet the specific requirements of the application. 

In this blog post, we will explore the different types of fittings, their uses, benefits, and design. We will also take a closer look at how the different types of fittings we provide could be the solution to your application’s needs.

What are the different types of tube fittings?

High Purity Fittings

High purity fittings are crucial in industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, food processing, and semiconductor manufacturing, where contamination-free systems are paramount. These fittings are made from high-quality materials such as stainless steel or specialty alloys and undergo stringent manufacturing processes to ensure superior cleanliness and performance. With their smooth, polished surfaces and precision-engineered design, high purity fittings minimise the risk of particle entrapment and bacterial growth, promoting efficient fluid flow and maintaining the integrity of sensitive processes.

We have a range of high purity fittings from industry leading manufacturers such as Valex weld fittings, Parker Butt weld fittings, Parker Ultra-seal fittings, and more.

Sanitary Fittings

Sanitary fittings play a critical role in maintaining cleanliness, preventing contamination, and ensuring the integrity of sanitary systems. Our sanitary fittings are made from high-quality materials such as stainless steel and are designed to meet stringent industry standards for cleanliness and hygiene. These fittings feature smooth surfaces, crevice-free designs, and easy-to-clean connections, minimising the risk of bacterial growth and facilitating effective cleaning and sterilisation processes.

Push-in Pneumatic Fittings

These fittings are specifically engineered for quick and easy installation without the need for tools or specialised knowledge. With push-in pneumatic fittings, you can simply push the tubing into the fitting, and it securely locks in place, ensuring a reliable and leak-free connection. These fittings are suitable for various pneumatic applications, including automation systems, industrial machinery, and compressed air systems. With their compact and space-saving design, push-in pneumatic fittings offer flexibility in system design and easy maintenance.

Find The Tube  Fitting You Need With Fluid Controls

At Fluid Controls we are a leading provider of fluid control solutions, offering a wide range of Tube  fittings to meet diverse industry needs. Our extensive product line includes fittings made from various materials such as stainless steel, brass, and plastic. With our expertise and commitment to quality, we ensure reliable and efficient connections for your piping systems.


Tube fittings are essential components in flow control systems, enabling secure connections and efficient flow control. Understanding the different types of tube fittings available allows you to choose the appropriate fittings for your specific needs. From threaded fittings to push-to-connect fittings, each type offers distinct benefits and applications.

Contact Us

For more information about any of our different types of tube fittings, or to discuss your application requirements in more detail, contact us on +44 (0)118 970 2060 or email Sales@FluidControls.co.uk.

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