What is pipe beveling?

Pipe beveling is an angle forming between the edge of the end of a pipe fitting, flange or line pipe. When the pipe end is formed with a certain degree of an angle, it is called a bevel end or beveled end. Pipe beveling is an essential step in the welding preparation process of pipe joining.

Common types of beveled ends
Beveling ends can be made into various angles, achieving the better welding seam. Common beveled ends for butt joints are I—Type butt joint, single—V beveled end, double—V beveled end and single U—beveled end.

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