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Old 04-25-2013, 12:51 AM   #1
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Default O-ring size for 1/4" NPT nipple?

Can't seem to figure it out googling. Anyone got the dash number?

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Old 04-25-2013, 02:31 AM   #2
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NPT fittings do not typically utilize o-rings. Thread sealing tape or pipe dope is used for sealing the tapered pipe threads.

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Old 04-25-2013, 02:32 AM   #3
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NPT fittings do not typically utilize o-rings. Thread sealing tape or pipe dope is used for sealing the tapered pipe threads.
Seams right. I'd call brewers hardware.
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NPT fittings do not typically utilize o-rings. Thread sealing tape or pipe dope is used for sealing the tapered pipe threads.
I understand, but they are often used in brewing in bulkhead applications with a locknut and o-ring. 1/2" is common, but looking for 1/4".
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:47 AM   #5
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http://www.bargainfittings.com/index...product_id=225
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:06 AM   #6
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I tried googling "nipple" for you and I'm not gonna post the results. Wtf Internet.

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Old 04-25-2013, 04:49 PM   #7
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Looks like that equates to a -014 o-ring
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:39 PM   #8
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Thanks! Don't know why I couldn't turn that up.
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