Difference between Sockolet and Threadolet (Olet Fittings) by Sandco

Olet fittings (mostly called Branch Connection Fittings or Outlet Fittings) can’t abstain from being fittings which give an outlet from a more noteworthy greater pipe to a smaller one (or one of a practically identical size). The key pipe onto which the branch connection is welded is all things considered called the Run or Header measure estimate. The pipe to which the branch association or connection gives a pipe is conventionally called the Branch or Outlet estimate. Branch connections are in all sizes, sorts, bores, and classes, in a wide grouping of stainless steel, chrome-molly, and unmistakable amalgams composites mixes.

There are 11 types of Olet Fittings including sockolet, threadolet, weldolet, brazolet, nipolet, coupolet, elbolet, flexolet, insert weldolet, nipolet, latrolet and sweepolets. The mostly used olet fittings are socket weld outlet fitting i.e. sockolet and threaded outlet fitting i.e. threadolet

Below are the difference between sockolet and threadolet

A Threadolet is an indistinguishable essential plan from a “weldolet.” However the principle contrast is the fitting has a female threaded connection with mate to the branch association. This makes a 90° branch and comes in full size or lessening for a straight bit of pipe.

Regularly, it is in the size scope of 1/2" to 2" and is welded over an opening either bored or consumed in the pipe.

Threadolets are like different olets; the main contrast is that this olet is furnished with female threaded association. No welding is required in this association. These are typically created in 3000 and 6000 weight class.

Threadolets we offer

Reducing Threadolets

Flat Threadolets

Size to size Threadolets

ANSI class 3000 Threadolets

ANSI class 6000 Threadolets



ANSI B16.5 Threadolets

Forged Threadolets

Stainless Steel Threadolets

Sockolets are essentially like weldolets and threadolets, aside from the way that in Sockolets there is a unique socket accommodated for welding. This gives it a perfect 90 degree turn. This likewise makes it able for utilizing as a part of applications that request high pressure weights.

Sockolets uses the essential Weldolet however the branch joins by way of a socket inside the olet. The bore coordinates the outlet bore, and the presence of a counter bore generally the span of the OD of the outlet gives a socket where the pipe can sit, encouraging installation and welding. The Sockolet is viewed as a socket fitting, and fabricated or produced in 3000#, 6000# and 9000# classes.

Sockolets we offer

Reducing Sockolets

Flat Sockolets

ANSI Class 3000 Sockolets

ANSI Class 6000 Sockolets

High Pressure Sockolets

SS Sockolets



Sandco Metal Industries is the largest manufacturer of Olet fittings or branch outlet fittings. They are available as per customer preferences. We supply distinctive types of socket weld fittings, for example, nipples, flanges, reducers, valves, and other forged fittings. We stock all these pipe fittings in different measurements produced using stainless steel, carbon steel, and compound steel. For different materials or particular sizes, you can basically call us on (+91) 96196 57934.