Ag Mechanics Tool ID

PEX Pipe:Cross-linked polyethylene, commonly abbreviated PEX, XPE or XLPE, is a form of polyethylene plastic. It is used predominantly in buildings (homes),radiant heating and cooling systems, and domestic water piping.
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PEX Crimp Tool:This tool us used to crimp the metal rings that hold PEX pipe to the barbed fitting.
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PEX Crimp Ring Remover:Tool is used to remove crimp rings from a fitting.
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PEX Barb x C:Fitting to adapt PEX to copper pipe. Fitting is soldered onto the copper pipe then PEX tubing is attached.
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PEX Barb x MPT:Fitting to adapt PEX tubing to a threaded (female) fitting.
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PEX Coupling:Fitting to connect PEX Pipe.
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PEX Barb x FPT Drop Ear Elbow:The Drop Ear Elbow is mounted on a wall and used to adapt PEX Tubing to a threaded fitting, usually a steel pipe.
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PEX Elbow:Elbow fitting. PEX tubing is flexible, but cannot make sharp bends. Elbows are used for this purpose.
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PEX Stub Out:Stub outs are commonly used in homes for fixture installation such as faucets. The fitting adapts PEX tubing to copper pipe. Typically a compression fitting valve is attached to the stub out.
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PEX Tee:Tee fitting for PEX tubing
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PEX Crimp Ring:A metal ring that slides over PEX Tubing. It is crimped over the barb fitting to insure the PEX tubing cannot slide off. Note: There are a number of similar systems for attaching PEX to barbs such as "Cinch Rings".
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ABS Pipe:Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) pipe used for sewer applications. Pipe is black plastic. ABS fittings are glued like other plastic pipe systems. Male and female ends are designated as "spigot" and "hub" respectively. Elbows are not designated by degrees, but rather by the part of the circle (ex. 1/4 bend = 90 degrees). Pipe commonly is found in sizes from 1 1/4" to 6" and 20 foot lengths.
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Wye Hub:Used for attaching a line at a 45 degree angle to a straight line.
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P Trap Hub With Union:Liquid is held in the base of the P Trap to prevent the passage of air or gasses.
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Male Adaptor-Hub X Male Pipe:Used to connect ABS pipe to female pipe threads.
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Long Sweep 1/4 Bend Hub:Used to connect ABS pipe at a 90 degree angle and allows for easy clean out when using a drain auger or plumbers snake to clean out lines.
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Female Adaptor-Hub X Female :Used to connect ABS pipe to threaded pipe.
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Double Wye Hub:Used for connecting two lines at a 45 degree angle to a straight ABS pipe.
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Adaptor-Spigot X Female Pipe:Used to connect female ABS pipe fitting to male pipe thread. Often used for cleanouts.
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CxC Street Ell:A street elbow for use the copper fittings. Often used with a C x C Ell to make a odd angle.
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Copper Tubing:Flexible tubing used for water applications. Sizes commonly 1/4"-2" O.D. Connections are soldered, flared, or compression type.
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Copper Pipe:Rigid pipe used for water supply plumbing. Sizes commonly 1/2" - 2". Connections are soldered. Copper pipe is available in three basic types: Type M is thin-walled, Type L is medium-walled and Type K is thick-walled.
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CxT Adaptor or Male Adapter:Used to connect copper pipe to threaded pipe.
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C Cap:Used to stop the flow of liquid or gas in a copper pipe.
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CxC Coupling:Used to connect two copper pipes together.
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CxC Elbow:Comes in 45 and 90 degree angles.
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CxC Reducing Coupling:Used to connect copper pipes of different diameters.
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CxC Union:Used to connect two copper pipes together when neither can be moved.
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CxCxC Tee:Used to connect three pieces of copper pipe together.
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CxCxT Tee:Used to connect two copper pipes to a threaded pipe.
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CxT Female Adapter:Used to adapt to female threads
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Pipe Joint Compound:Used to seal threaded fittings. May be formulated for use with plastic pipe or steel pipe only.
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Plumbers Tape:A galvanized flexible steel tape with holes for screws or nails used to secure plumbing. It is cut to length on the job, wrapped around the pipe and secured with a nail or screw.
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Drain Auger:By rotating the auger while feeding it into the line the auger bit tip cuts away the obstruction in the line.
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PVC Primer:User to clean and soften PVC pipe before applying cement. Generally recommended for pipe 1" and larger.
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PVC Glue:When gluing, apply glue to both the fitting and the pipe, slide the two pieces together and rotate 1/4 turn for good adhesion. Glue is classified by set time and thickness. Small pipe can use light quick setting glue. Larger pipe should use slow setting heavy glue. Some glue is designed to be used on wet pipe.
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S Cap:Used to stop the flow on PVC pipe.
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SxS Coupling:Used to connect two pieces of pipe together in a straight line.
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SxS Elbow:Comes in 45 and 90 degree angles.
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SxS Reducer Bushing:Used to connect PVC pipes of different diameters.
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PVC Pipe:For domestic purposes, sizes range from 1/2 to 2 inch and it comes in 20 foot lengths.
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SxT Elbow:Used to connect PVC pipe to threaded pipe at a 45 or 90 degree angle.
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SxS Street Ell:Used to connect two pieces of PVC pipe at an angle.
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SxT Reducer Bushing:Used to connect PVC pipe to a smaller diameter threaded pipe.
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SxT Street Ell.:Used to connect PVC pipe to threaded pipe at an angle.
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Threaded Cap:Used to stop the flow on threaded pipe.
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SxSxS Tee:Used to connect three pieces of PVC pipe together.
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Male Adaptor:The PVC slip end is female and the threaded end is male thread.
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Female Adaptor:Used to connect PVC pipe to threaded pipe, has female ends.
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Compression Coupling:Can be used on steel or PVC pipe. Usually used for repair or temporary connections.
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SxSxT Tee:Used to connect a straight length of PVC pipe to a threaded pipe at an intersection.
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Close Nipple:A nipple that is as short as possible (threads touch).
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Floor Flange:It is a steel flange with female threads in the center and holes drilled on the edge of the flange for bolts or screws.
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Galvanized Pipe:Steel pipe with a galvanized coating to prevent corrosion. It Should Not Be Used In Hydraulic Systems.
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Tee:Used to connect lateral branches of a pipe.
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Coupling:It is used to connect two pieces of pipe in a straight line.
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Black Pipe:Pipe lines may be constructed with threaded fittings or may be welded.
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Cap:Used to screw over the threaded end of a pipe to stop the opening.
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Hose Clamp:It consists of a circular steel collar with a tightening screw to secure the hose in place.
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Cross:It is shaped like a cross and is threaded inside at the four ends.
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Nipple:Short pieces of threaded pipe, nipples are classified as close, short and medium, or are measured in inches of length.
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45 Degree Elbow:A elbow that changes direction by 45 degrees. Both ends are female threads.
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Street Ell:An elbow with male thread on one end and female threads on the other. Available in 90 and 45 degree angles.
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Pipe Clamp - Repair Clamp:For 1/2 to 2 inch pipe. Clamps over a hole and seals with a rubber gasket.
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Bell Reducer:Similar to a coupling, but changes pipe sizes.
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Bushing:One end is hex shaped to receive a wrench.
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Pipe Plug:The end is square to accommodate a wrench.
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Union:A three piece fitting. The center piece is hex shaped to accommodate a wrench and tighten the two outer pieces. Used to join two pipes so they can be easily disconnected or join threaded pipe in the middle of a piping run.
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90 Degree Elbow:A elbow that changes direction by 90 degrees. Both ends are female threads.
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Teflon Tape:Used for sealing threads on metal and PVC pipe and on valves.
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Pipe Vise:Used for holding pipe while cutting and threading.
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Pipe Wrench:Adjustable and is used to turn pipe or conduit or round stock. Sizes 6” – 18” in length are common, but can be much larger.
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Propane Torch:A propane/air torch that develops temperatures suitable for soldering.
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Solder:It is available in I or 5 pound spools. Lead free solder is used for plumbing of domestic copper pipe.
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Tubing Cutter:Used to cut copper and aluminum tubing.
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Wire Brush:Used to clean metal parts to be soldered or welded and for cleaning pipe threads.
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PVC Pipe Cutter:This cutter makes smooth clean cuts.
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Pipe Die Stock:Operates as a ratchet in both directions. Hold the pipe die.
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Pipe Tap:Used to cut internal threads in pipe fittings.
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Flaring Tool:Used to make flared ends for soft tempered tubing.
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Pipe or Burring Reamer:This type of reamer is made with bit brace shank, round shank, or “T” handle.
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Acid Brush:Used for applying pipe joint compound on threaded pipe and tinner’s fluid (acid) or flux on copper pipe for soldering. The handle is tubular sheet metal 3/8 inch in diameter and 6 inches long.
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Pipe Cutter:Too much pressure on the handle may cause the cutting wheel to break.
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Pipe Die:Pipe dies should not be used for bolt threading as they are tapered.
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Gate Valve:The flow is stopped when the wedge or gate is lowered into the seat.
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Globe Valve:The flow is stopped when the handle is screwed in, forcing the disk over the vent.
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Cock Valve: Used to stop the flow of liquid or gas through a pipe. Also called a Stop Cock
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Check Valve:Once liquid has passed through the valve it cannot flow back.
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Ball Valve:By rotating the ball with the handle the valve closes or opens.
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Hose Bib:It has standard pipe threads on one end and hose coupling threads on the other.
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