Find pipe thread data on the data tables and explanations available on the website of the Plumbing Supply Group, LLC. The company provides data on male and female pipe threads and a glossary of commonly used pipe thread acronyms.
The Engineering ToolBox and Maryland Metrics are two organizations that have charts showing pipe thread sizes on their websites. Common American national standard pipe taper threads are the NPT and NPTF, says The Engineering ToolBox.
An American National standard taper pipe thread chart includes the nominal pipe size, outside diameter, threads per inch and the pitch of the thread. The chart on the Machining Products website also includes measures of the length and diameter for hand tight engagement,...
The water flow though a pipe is measured by using a mechanical flow meter. These work through positive displacement, where the volume of water flowing though in a given amount of time is measured. Domestic areas typically use a piston/rotary positive displacement meters...
National Pipe Thread Taper tap drill sizes range from 0.242 inches to 3.243 inches, but pipe thread tap drill sizes vary widely depending on the type of thread to be cut. Some common pipe thread tap drill sizes are 0.438, 0.562, and 1.156, 1.50 and 2.22 inches.
Gauge, when applied to sheet metal, is used to determine the thickness of a single piece of sheet metal, with lower numerical values indicative of increasing levels of thickness. There are a number of standard gauge measurements in use, each with slightly different stan...
The National Pipe Straight Mechanical thread chart provides the thread allowance, major diameter and pitch diameter of the external thread, as well as the minor diameter and pitch diameter of the internal thread for each of the nominal pipe size. It also lists the threa...