Advantages Of Stainless Steel elbow fitting

Stainless steel pipe fittings, especially tee, elbow and the reducer is more and more common in pipeline engineering use because of their good shaping, corrosion resistance, high temperature and high-pressure resistance, welding, and other characteristics. Compared with the carbon steel pipe fittings, stainless steel pipe fittings has been often used in drinking water transportation, petrochemical and other pipelines with high requirements for the environment. To make things easy for those who don’t know much about them, this article is meant to enlighten you about this product line and its various features. What’s more, we would also discuss the benefits that you can expect from using them. By the time you’ve finished reading through this article, you would definitely have a good idea about what these products are and how you can get your hands on them.

304 stainless steel elbow specifications

DN NPS Series A Series B 45°Elbow 90°Elbow 180°Elbow
DN NPS Series A Series B L.R L.R S.R L.R S.R L.R S.R
15 1/2 21.3 18 16 38 76 48
20 3/4 26.9 25 19 38 76 51
25 1 33.7 32 22 38 25 76 51 56 41
32 1.1/4 42.4 38 25 48 32 95 64 70 52
40 1.1/2 48.3 45 29 57 38 114 76 83 62
50 2 60.3 57 35 76 51 152 102 106 81
65 2.1/2 76.1(73) 76 44 95 64 190 127 132 100
80 3 88.9 89 51 114 76 229 152 159 121
90 3.1/2 101.6 57 133 89 267 178 184 140

These commonly used grades in the pipe connection are 304, 316, and 316l stainless steel elbow. They are often widely used in the manufacturing and automotive, pharmaceutical and food industries. In fact, it’s not uncommon to find these products being used in food processing plants. The reason behind their wide usage is quite straightforward – they provide effective support to the working parts of the machinery, without hampering the other quality of work. As mentioned above, they use a specially designed welding process called bending heat cure to ensure that the elbow joint is supported by high-strength stainless steel pipe fittings. This in turn ensures that the pipe fittings can be replaced whenever needed.

Another major advantage of using stainless steel fitting is its corrosion resistance;. Since stainless steel is alloy steel with the Cr and Mo added, it has the potential to become an integral part of many industrial processes, where conductivity is crucial. This means that an electrical fault can affect the functioning of a facility, and it may not just be a matter of switching off the supply. For instance, when a power failure occurs in a chemical manufacturing plant, emergency personnel have to access the area on their own, which could prove very difficult for them to do if the power distribution points are not properly located.


WLD steel is a 304 stainless steel 90-degree elbow supplier and manufacturer. To begin with, they are manufactured to ensure top-quality performance. This means that they are fitted with stainless steel pipe fittings of the right diameter and length for the job, irrespective of the pipe size or shape. For instance, there may be a need to fit pipes of different widths, varying from two-inch increments to four-inch increments. A well-designed product will be able to accommodate these demands without any hassle.