This shank is made of 304 grade Stainless Steel for the best purity which makes it great for wine, cider or beer. The elbow is soldered into shank to prevent internal leaks that are common in the older elbow, flare nut, and gland elbow shanks. This shank comes complete with the components to attach the shank to the tower. This shank assembly is for 2.5" diameter beer towers.
Barbed elbow will fit 1/4" I.D. vinyl tubing.