90 Degree Elbows
90 degree elbows, also called “90 bends
or 90 ells”, are manufactured as SR (Short
Radius) elbows and LR (Long Radius) elbows.
SR (Short Radius) elbows have a Center-to-Face
dimension of 1.0 X diameter and are typically
used in tight areas where clearances are an
issue. LR (Long Radius) elbows have a Center-to-Face
dimension of 1.5 X diameter and are the more
common type and used when space is available
and flow is more critical.
45 Degree Elbows
45 degree elbows, also called “45 bends
or 45 ells” are typically made as LR (Long
Other Elbow Angles
Numerous elbow-to-elbow combinations are possible.
(the end of one elbow welded to another) 180
Bends are easily fabricated this way.