Standard inserts for flexible hoses
British Standard Pipe Parallel (BSPP)
Popular couplings British Standard Pipe (BSP) threads, also known as Whitworth threads.
The BSPP (parallel) male will mate with a BSPP (parallel) female or a female port. The BSPP male has straight threads and a 30° seat. The BSPP female has straight threads and a 30° seat.
The female swivel BSPP has a tapered nose which seals on the cone seat of the male.
The BSPP (parallel) connector is similar to, but not interchangeable with, the NPSM connector. The thread pitch is different in most sizes, and the thread angle is 55° instead of the 60° angle found on NPSM threads.
British Standard Pipe Tapered (BSPT)
The BSPT (tapered) male will mate with a BSPT (tapered) female, or a BSPP (parallel) female.
The BSPT male has tapered threads. When mating with either the BSPT (tapered) female or the BSPP (parallel) female port, the seal is made on the threads accomplished by thread distortion. A thread sealant is recommended.
The BSPT connector is similar to, but not interchangeable with, the NPT connector. The thread pitch is different in most cases, and the thread angle is 55° instead of the 60° angle found on NPT threads.
National Pipe Tapered (NPT)
This is a dryseal thread, the National pipe tapered thread. This is used for both male and female ends. This connection is still widely used in fluid power systems, even through itiIs not recommended by the National Fluid Power Association (N.F.P.A.) for use in hydraulic applications.
The NPT male will mate with the NPT, NPSF or NPSM female.
The NPT male has tapered threads and a 30° inverted seat. The NPT female has tapered threads and no seat. The seal takes piace by deformation of the threads. The NPSM female has straight threads and a 30° inverted seat. The seal takes piace on the 30° seat.
The NPT connector is similar to, but not interchangeable with, the BSPT connector. The thread pitch is different in most sizes. Also, the thread angle is 60° instead of the 55° angle found on BSPT threads.
National Pipe Straight Mechanical (NPSM)
The NPSM female has straight threads and a 30° inverted seat.
This is used on the female swivel nut of iron pipe swivel adapters.
The leak-resistant joint is not made by the sealing fit of threads, but by a tapered seat in the coupling end. This connection is sometimes used in fluid power systems.
DIN 2353 / 3865 24°
The DIN 24° cone male will mate with any of the three females listed: Female 24° cone with O-Ring, Female metric tube, Female Universal or 60° cone.
The male has a 24° seat, straight metric threads, and a recessed counterbore with matches the tube O.D. used with it.
The mating female may be a 24° cone with O-ring (DKO type), a metric tube fitting or a universal 24° or 60° cone.
There is a light and heavy series DIN coupling. Proper identification is made by measu ring both the thread size and the tube O.D. (the heavy series has a smaller tube O.D. than the light, but has a thicker wall section).
DIN 3863 60°
The DIN 60° cone male will mate with the female universal 24° or 60° cone only.
The male has a 60° seat and straight metric threads. The female has a 24° and 60° universal seat and straight metric threads. The seal takes piace by contact between the cone of the male and the nose of the flareless swivel.
The threads hold the connection mechanically.
A metric standpipe is comprised of three components attached to a male f tting. The components are: a Standpipe, Bite Sleeve and Metric Nut. The nut is placed over the Standpipe, followed by the Bite Sleeve. For DIN light assemblies, a DIN light metric nut is used. For DIN heavy assemblies, a DIN heavy metric nut is used. The Bite Sleeve and Standpipe are selected on the basis of tube O.D.
SAE J514 370 (JIC)
The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) specifies a 37° angle flare or seat be used with high pressure hydraulic tubing. These are commonly called JIC couplings. The JIC 37° flare male will mate with a JIC female only. The JIC male has straight threads and a 37° flare seat. The JIC female has straight threads and a 37° flare seat. The seal is made on the 37° flare seat by establishing a line contact between the male flare and the female cone seat. The threads hold the connection mechanically.
SAE J1453 O-Ring Face Seal (ORFS)
A seal is made when the O-Ring in the male contacts the flat face on the female. Couplings are intended for hydraulic systems where elastomeric seals are acceptable to overcome leakage and leak resistance is crucial. This connection offers the very best leakage control available today.
The male connector has a straight thread and a machined flat face.
The female has a straight thread and a machined flat face. The seal takes place by compressing the O-Ring
onto the flat face of the female, similar to the split fiange type fitting. The threads hoid the connection mechanically.
JIS 30° Parallel threads - JIS B 0202
Japanese equipment uses JIS (Japanese Industrial Standard) couplings witha 30° seat and British Stadnard Pipe Parallel threads.
These Japanese 30° flare male coupling will mate with a Japanese 30° flare female only.
The male and female have straight threads and a 30° seat. The seal Is made on the 30° seat. The threads on the Japanese 30° flare connector conform to JIS B 0202, the same as the BSPP threads.
Both the British and Japanese connectors have a 30° seat, but they are not interchangeable, because the British seat is inverted.
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