Flare fittings are often used in high pressure plumbing applications, where sealing and reliability are critical. So it’s probably no surprise that flare fittings are common in vehicle brake and fuel systems.
Yet any fitting obviously needs to be installed correctly to offer a proper seal, and that’s especially true for flare fittings, where burrs, deformed flare edges, and overtightening can easily introduce leaks.
It’s less than two minutes long and a must-watch for anyone installing flare fittings. Check it out below.