What is a hex nipple?
The hex nipple typically has male threading on both ends of a hexagonal bolt shape in the center. This allows for easy torquing, tightening, or Hex nippleloosening using a wrench. Hex nipples come in handy during applications that require you to connect two brass or steel pipes, both with female ends. Common applications involve automotive, plumbing, or industrial.
Specification of hex nipple
|shape||equal and reducing hes nipple|
|standard||ASME B16.11, BS3799|
|Carbon Steel||ASTM A105 / A105N|
|Low Temp Carbon Steel||ASTM A350 LF2 / LF3|
|Pipeline Steel||ASTM A694 F42 / 46 / 56 / 60 / 65|
|Alloy Steel||ASTM A182 F11 / 12 / 5 / 9 / 91 / 92 / 22|
|Stainless Steel||ASTM A182 F304/304L/304H, 316/316L, 310S, 317, 347, 904L, 321|
Advantages of hex niple
It has the advantages of compact structure, small size, lightweight, high-pressure resistance, and interchangeability. This kind of pipe nipple is light and handy, clean, and widely used in aerospace, metallurgy, mining, forging, coal, petroleum, ships, machine tools, chemical equipment, and various agricultural machinery hydraulic, pneumatic transmission, and lubrication fluid transmission pipelines system, completely realize the safe, efficient and fast conversion without leakage. It is especially suitable for the urgent need to frequently disassemble and assemble the pipeline.