Aeroquip Offers Bulletin On International Fluid Connector Identification

Selecting and installing the right hose or tube assembly requires accurate measurement and identification of ports, threads and connectors, which come in a wide variety of sizes and types.

"How to Identify Fluid Connectors," Aeroquip Bulletin 5963, describes the tools and simple methods used to easily identify end connectors around the world. American, German and French metric, British and Japanese connectors are also included in the convenient pocket size 36-page bulletin.

The bulletin shows how to measure threads and sealing surface angles and to match these measurements with dash and/or thread size charts.

Specifically, some of the connectors included are: American—NPTF, NPSM, ORS® O-Ring Face Seal, SAE 37°; German—DIN 7631/7647 Series, DIN 3852, Form B Series; French—Millemetrique and GAZ Series; British—British Standard Pipe; and Japanese—JIS Tapered PT, JIS Parallel (Metric), and JIS Split Flange.

For further information and a free copy of the bulletin, Circle 81 on Reader Service Card

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 112,  Nov 1985

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