Brass Nipples Pipe Nipples
In plumbing and piping, a nipple is a fitting, consisting of a short piece of pipe, usually provided with a male pipe thread at each end, for connecting two other fittings. The length of the nipple is usually specified by the overall length with threads. It may have a hexagonal section in the center for wrench to grasp (sometimes referred to as a “hex nipple”), or it may simply be made from a short piece of pipe (sometimes referred to as a “barrel nipple” or “pipe nipple”). A “close nipple” has no unthreaded area; when screwed tightly between two female fitting
Red Brass Copper Gunmetal Pipe Nipples Brass Barrel Nipples :
• Alloy 230 otherwise know as alloy UNS No. C23000 is generally known as Red Brass. The pipe standard applicable is ASTM B 43 – Seamless.
• Pipe and therefore nipples are available in virtually ANY length, but most pipe is stocked in 12 ft lengths.
• Sizes / Diameters : Diameters from 1/8” thru 6” in Regular (Schedule 40) and 1/8” thru 4” in Extra Strong (Schedule 80).
• Brass nipples are available with NPT NPTF BSP BSPT NPS NPSM threads. in 1/8″ 1/4″ 3/8″ 1/2″ 3/4″ and 1″ thread sizes.