Branch Connection fittings (also known as Olets) are fittings which provide an outlet from a larger pipe to a smaller one (or one of the same size). The main pipe onto which the branch connection is welded is usually called the Run or Header size. The pipe to which the branch connection provides a channel is usually called the Branch or Outlet size. Branch connections are in all sizes, types, bores, and classes, in a wide range of stainless steel, chrome-moly, and other alloys.
Material : Stainless Steel : SS304 , SS316
Alloy Steel : Monel , Inconel , Incoloy , Hastelloy , Duplex Steel , Super Duplex Steel , 254 SMO
Sockolet utilizes the basic Weldolet however the branch affixes by way of a socket inside the olet. The bore matches the outlet bore, and the existence of a counter bore roughly the size of the OD of the outlet provides a socket where the pipe can sit, facilitating installation and welding. The Sockolet is considered a socket fitting, and manufactured in 3000#, 6000# and 9000# classes.