AutomationDirect’s line of NITRA pneumatics products now includes a wide selection of stainless steel fittings designed to stand up to harsh chemicals and washdown situations. Available in NPT inch and BSPT (metric) sizes, the push-to-connect male fittings are made with 316 stainless steel bodies and 303 stainless steel gripping collets with internal Viton o-ring. These rugged fittings are made of 316 stainless steel and can withstand pressures up to 290 PSI and temperatures up to 390° F. NITRA stainless steel fittings can be used with polyurethane, nylon and PTFE tubing among others. The bodies of elbow and tee fittings with threaded connections can be rotated after installation to allow for variations in piping direction. Available fittings include: straight unions, straight reducers, male straight and bulkhead fittings starting at $9.50; union elbows and male elbows start at $18; union tees, male branch tees, and male run tees start at $24.