Tube Fittings and Connection Methods

Tube Fittings and Connection Methods

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 This lesson describes various methods to properly cut and join tubing segments.

• Compare the use of a tube cutter and a hacksaw to cut tubing

• Identify methods to remove burrs from tubing cuts

• Describe different types of tube fittings and their construction materials

• Explain how to perform each of the following activities:

– Flare tubing

– Use compression fittings

– Solder tube and fitting joints

– Bead a tube