Equal tees are typically manufactured to meet industry standards such as ASTM A234 or ASME B16.9. These standards outline the material composition, dimensions, and pressure ratings for the tee. The specification for an equal tee will depend on the specific application and requirements of the piping system.
The dimensions of an equal tee will vary depending on the pipe size and pressure rating. Typically, the length of the run (the straight portion of the tee) is the same as the diameter of the pipe, while the outlets are typically half the diameter of the run.
Tees are typically classified based on their pressure rating and material composition. Some common classes of tee include standard weight, extra strong, and double extra strong.
There are two main types of tees used in piping: equal tees and reducing tees. Equal tees have three outlets of the same size, while reducing tees have one outlet of a different size than the other two.
An equal tee has three identical-sized outlets, while a reducing tee has one outlet that is smaller than the other two. Equal tees are typically used in systems where fluid flow needs to be equally distributed among three branches, whereas reducing tees are used to join pipes with different diameters or where the fluid flow needs to be diverted to