This EliteFlo nipple is a schedule 40 steel pipe fitting with a black finish and male National Pipe Taper (NPT) threads on both ends for joining two pipes or extending pipe length. It has NPT threads for creating a tighter seal than straight threads. This fitting is made of steel and has a black finish to provide greater rust resistance than iron and can be used for oil and gas applications.
This schedule 40 nipple meets specifications ASTM A53 and ASME B 1.20.1 for quality assurance. Pipe fittings are components used for connecting, terminating, controlling flow, and changing the direction of piping in many different industries.
When purchasing pipe fittings, consider the application, as this will affect material type, shape, size and required durability. Fittings are available threaded or unthreaded, in many shapes, styles, sizes, and schedules (pipe wall thickness). This black pipe fitting should not be used with drinking water. Listing Agency Standards: Threads compliant with ASME B1.20.97, Conforms to ASTM A53 / ASTM A733 (material, dimensions, weight).
In addition to all the plumbing uses, these nipples are also great for diy projects to build industrial furniture, industrial shelves, industrial tables. You can use these for table legs. Use for industrial retro wall mount iron pipe shelfs. Gives the rustic look for indoor or outdoor applications. Use in the kitchen, living room, den, bedroom or storage area.
Black malleable steel pipe fitting
For use with residential gas, air and lp supply
Male National Pipe Taper (NPT) threads on both ends for connecting female threaded pipes and fittings – Schedule 40
Nipple for joining two pipes or extending pipe length