620 SERIES COMPRESSION ELBOW: DD-L620
The 620 series compression elbow from Irrigation Direct is a replacement for the RainDrip elbow and is used with drip irrigation to make a 90 degree turn in half inch solid tubing. Using an elbow will prevent the hose from kinking in tight turns.
When installing, be sure to match up the drip tubing you are using to the correct compression fitting. 620 Raindrip tubing uses the 620 Raindrip fittings.
Look for the green compression rings at either end of the elbow. The green ring indicates 620 Raindrip size
Installing a compression elbow is quick and easy.
To begin, simply cut your drip tubing with a pair of clippers or scissors. Make a straight cut across the pipe to ensure a tight fit. Insert your drip tubing into one end of the compression elbow and press inward, rocking the pipe and fitting back and forth. Use your thumb as a guide or score a mark on the tubing with your fingernail
When installing in cold weather, it helps to dip the tubing in warm water for a few minutes to soften the ends.
Compression fittings come in several sizes and all are color coded for easy identification. Other common sizes are 700 and 710.
Black rings indicate 700 drip tubing
Blue rings indicate 710 drip tubing
The L620 elbow is just one in a full line of half inch compression fittings available for Raindrip size tubing from Irrigation Direct.