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Product Information

Dimensions of fittings are given in both imperial measure and nominal metric equivalent. The table below lists the nominal conversions.

Conversion Table

Imperial Nominal Metric Actual Metric
1/8" 3mm 3.18mm
1/4" 6mm 6.35mm
5/16" 8mm 7.94mm
3/8" 10mm 9.53mm
1/2" 15mm 12.70mm
5/8" 18mm 15.88mm
3/4" 20mm 19.04mm
1" 25mm 25.40mm
1 1/4" 32mm 31.75mm
1 1/2" 40mm 38.10mm
2" 50mm 50.80mm
2 1/2" 65mm 63.50mm
3" 80mm 76.26mm
4" 100mm 101.07mm
5" 125mm 127.01mm
6" 150mm 152.05mm


Abbreviations
ABV Description ABV Description
AGA Australian Gas Association LPG Liquified Petroleum Gas
AS Australian Standards NB Nominal Bore
BAR Barometric Pressure NG Natural Gas
BSP British Standard Pipe NP Nickel Plated
BSPP British Standard Pipe Parallel Thread OD Outside Diameter
BSPT British Standard Pipe Taper Thread PGH PVC Gas Hose
CP Chrome Plated POL Preset - O - Lite
CPT Copper Pigtail PSI Pounds per Square Inch
DR Dezincified Resistance Brass PVC Poly Vinyl Carbonate
EPDM Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer QAS Quality Assurance Standards
FMB Free Machining Brass R/Cone Rubber Cone
FPT Flexible Pigtail SAE Society of Automotive Engineers
GF Gas Flex SS Stainless Steel
Hex Hex Nut SSR Stainless Steel Regulator
HT Hand Tightened ST Spanner Tightened
ID Inside Diameter TG Town Gas
KPa Kilapascal WF Water Flex
LOA Length On Application WP Working Pressure


Extras

- Clear plastic coating available (prices on application)
- Insulation (prices on application)
- Colour disks (prices on application
- Special labels for special applications


Pressure and temperature rating

Gas

        MAXIMUM BEND RADIUS
IDmm Max Pressure Temperature Range AGA Class R A D (OD) B Z a=90 Z a=180
KPA PSI
8 7
2600
2600
1
371
371
-20C to 125C
-20C to 65C
-20C to 125C
B
C
D
25 25 13 20 140 190
10 7
2600
2600
1
371
371
-20C to 125C
-20C to 65C
-20C to 125C
B
C
D
30 30 15 21.5 165 220
12 7
2600
1
371
-20C to 125C
-20C to 65C
B 35 35 17 28 195 265
15 7
2600
1
371
-20C to 125C
-20C to 65C
B
C
42 42 21 35 235 315
20 7 1 -20C to 125C B 55 55 27.5 35 290 396
26 7 1 -20C to 125C B 65 65 32.5 45 347 475


Water

        MAXIMUM BEND RADIUS
IDmm Max: Pressure Temperature Range R A D (OD) B Z a=90 Z a=180
KPA PSI
8 3450 500 5C to 95C 25 25 13 20 140 190
10 3000 437 5C to 95C 30 30 15 21.5 165 220
12 2585 375 5C to 95C 35 35 17 28 195 265
15 2415 350 5C to 95C 42 42 21 35 235 315
20 2070 300 5C to 95C 55 5 27.5 35 290 396
26 1725 250 5C to 95C 65 65 32.5 45 347 475
32 1380 200 5C to 95C 100 100 40 49 485 675
40 945 137 5C to 95C 135 135 50 55 620 870
50 862 125 5C to 95C 210 210 70 60 925 1310


Approved torque requirements to make a seal

  1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 10mm 1/2" 3/4" 1" 1 1/4" 1 1/2" 2"
Cone 10Nm   20Nm   30Nm 35Nm 45Nm      
Flat Seal     15Nm   22Nm 30Nm 30Nm 35Nm 50Nm 85Nm
Rubber Cone         8Nm          
Hex Rubber Cone         10Nm          
Hex Rubber Cone Elbow         10Nm          
Female Cone Elbow 10Nm                  
BSPT Male 12Nm   20Nm 20Nm 20Nm 25Nm 30Nm 35Nm 50Nm 70Nm
NPT Male 12Nm                  
NPT Female 10Nm                  
Parallel Long Male     15Nm   22Nm          
SAE Male Flare 10Nm 20Nm 20Nm              
SAE Female Flare     20Nm   25Nm          
BSP Female Flare     20Nm   30Nm          
Female Union         25Nm 35Nm 45Nm      
Male Union         25Nm 35Nm 45Nm      
Female Flat Elbow   Plastic Nuts   5 Nm        
Female Flat Elbow   Nickel Nuts   22Nm 30Nm      
BSPT Male Flare 12Nm                  
POL Fittings 0.880" left hand thread 20Nm            


Pressure Conversions

Metric to P.S.I

P.S.I to Metric

Bar KPa P.S.I   P.S.I KPa Bar
1 100 14.5   10 68.9 0.7
2 200 29.0   20 137.9 1.4
3 300 43.5   30 206.8 2.1
4 400 58.0   40 275.8 2.8
5 500 72.5   50 244.7 3.4
6 600 87.0   60 413.7 4.1
7 700 101.5   70 482.6 4.8
8 800 116.0   80 551.6 5.5
9 900 130.5   90 620.5 6.2
10 1000 145.0   100 689 6.9
20 2000 290.1   200 1379 13.8
30 3000 435.1   300 2068 20.7
40 4000 580.2   400 2758 27.6
50 5000 725.2   500 3447 34.5
60 6000 870.2   600 4137 41.4
70 7000 1015.3   700 4826 48.3
80 8000 1160.3   800 5516 55.2
90 9000 1305.3   900 6205 62.1
100 10,000 1450.0   1000 6895 68.9
200 20,000 2901.0   2000 13,790 137.9
300 30,000 4351.0   3000 20,684 206.8
400 40,000 5802.0   4000 27,579 275.8
500 50,000 7525.0   5000 34,474 344.7
600 60,000 8702.0   6000 41,369 413.7
700 70,000 10,153.0   7000 48,263 482.6
800 80,000 11,603.0   8000 55,158 551.6
900 90,000 13,053.0   9000 62,053 620.5
1000 100,000 14,504.0   10,000 68,948 689
2000 200,000 29,008.0   20,000 137,895 1379
3000 300,000 43,511.0   30,000 206,843 2068
        40,000 275,970 2758