End caps – pipe parts that are installed on the end holes of the steel pipe. Regarding the method of connection and design, the end caps are divided into elliptical, spherical, flat, welded, interflange and flange. The most common are steel elliptical end caps GOST 17376-01.
The connection of elliptical end caps to the pipeline is using the welding method. Steel end caps for pipes are used for municipal water, gas and heat supply. End caps are widely used in the metallurgical, chemical, oil and gas, and food industries.