What is a Lateral tee?
Lateral tees are pipe fittings with two outlets, one at 90 ° to the connection to the main line that has tiny holes. Lateral tees can either be extruded or fabricated and are used to connect two pieces of pipe or fittings. Lateral tees are used in pipelines that are pigged.
What is the difference between a wye and a lateral?
A straight run with a branch to one side is a LATERAL. A fitting with a trunk coming up that splits to a 45º branch left and right is called a TRUE WYE, because it resembles a “capital letter Y” . and ABS