Q:

What is a pipe spool?

A:

Quick Answer

Pipe spools are sections of pipe that have been put together with fittings off-site to meet the needs of a construction project, according to the International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction. Pipe spools increase the speed of construction.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

Prefabricated pipe spools allow pipe assembly in the early stages of a construction project. Also, pipes are easier to connect inside a climate-controlled facility than at the construction site, and pipe assemblies can be moved around and manipulated while they are being welded together off-site. If they are assembled at the work site, manipulation is usually impossible, and welders need to move into awkward positions to complete their work.

Learn more about Plumbing

Related Questions

Explore