Steel tees – pipe fittings, the purpose of which – to provide a three-way connection of steel pipelines. According to the method of manufacture and design tees are divided into seamless, stamped (forged), welded and stamped. There are equal-pass and transitional tees. The most common are seamless steel tees GOST 17376-01.
Connection of tees to a pipe is carried out by means of welding. Tees are used in various industries. Most often it is the chemical, metallurgical, food and oil and gas industries. Tees are also used in municipal water, gas and heat supply.