What are BSP sizes?

What are BSP sizes?

What are BSP thread sizes?

BSP Size Also Known As Actual Diameter (Imperial)
1/4″ 1/2 inch
3/8″ 6/10 inch
1/2″ 15 BSP 3/4 inch
5/8″ 18 BSP

Is BSP the same as metric?

Although BSP is a foreign thread, it isn’t actually metric. This is why it comes in Imperial sizes: 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, etc. BSP parallel (BSPP) threads commonly seal via a 30° chamfer on the male thread to a 30° cone seat inside the female thread (swivel only).

Is a BSP thread tapered?

– BSPT – Female thread is parallel and the male thread is tapered (also know as R/Rp) (the female thread can also be tapered it is then Rc, these are fairly rare to find).

Is BSP same as G thread?

BSPP = British Standard Pipe Parallel, cylindrical pipe thread with 55°apex angle. British parallel threads are often referred to as “G” threads, the two types of thread are the same parallel straight, the threads are measured in threads per inch. Therefore, BSPP is the same as G.

What thread is on a 22mm compression fitting?

The threads on compression fittings are usually 1/2″ BSP and 3/4″ BSP (for the 15mm and 22mm fittings).

What sizes do BSP connectors come in?

Typical sizes and uses are : 1/4 Inch BSP – Compressed air connectors. 3/8 Inch BSP – Central heating oil line connectors, some European toilet cistern fill valves (not common in UK). 1/2 Inch BSP – Bathroom basin taps and kitchen sink taps, radiator connections, shower hoses, old outside tap outlets, toilet cistern fill / float valves.

What does BSP mean in plumbing fittings?

British Standard Pipe Thread (BSPT) The threaded part (s) of plumbing fittings are made to a British Standard Pipe Thread size (BSP). BSP sizes don’t match up with what you measure on the scale of a ruler, which can obviously cause some confusion. For example a 1/2″ BSP thread (see above) actually measures more like 3/4″ with a ruler.

What is a BSP thread size?

What are BSP thread sizes? British Standard Pipe (BSP) thread is a standard thread type used extensively across the globe for plumbing connections (but not in North America). The standard defines the number of threads per inch (pitch) as well as the angle that each thread is engineered to.

What is the standard size of a BSP ball valve?

Dimensions are in accordance with the American standard ASME spec B16.3 1 – Piece Ball Valve, Reducing Bore, 1000 WOG and 3 – Piece Ball Valve, Full Bore, 1000 WOG, BSP threaded are also stocked in grade 316 stainless to compliment our BSP 150LB fittings. These are stocked from 1” – 3”.