Return bend


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a pipe fitting for connecting the contiguous ends of two nearly parallel pipes lying alongside or one above another.

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The tubes are normally installed on the longest side (200 ft [61 m] for NHL size rinks) with a return bend installed at the end (two-pass configuration).
The four-foot modular coils on most models require 50- to 60-percent less refrigerant than full-length coils, plus lack return bend solder joints.
Tenders are invited for Notice Inviting Tender For Supply Of Pipes And Return Bend
Tenders are invited for Supply of 180 degree return bends.
In 2011, HC Coils decided to produce return bends and header legs in Gosport from various sizes of copper tube in order to save the cost of buying them in from Italy.
The rack's integrated strength features include single-rib columns, return bends on fame members, and one-piece tube seamed step beams with an interchangeable configuration that can interface with most teardrop style pallet racks.
The rack's integrated strength features include single-rib columns, return bends on frame members, and one-piece tube seamed step beams with an interchangeable configuration that can interface with most teardrop style pallet racks.
Return Bends and Y Bends--return bends are made in close, medium and open patterns.
Praxair's ultrasonic InSpec[SM] system, developed in 1998 to navigate small diameter return bends in refinery furnace tubes, was put to use in underground pipelines, at client request, in 2001.
The broken lines are the return bends on the far side of the heat exchanger.