This Merit Brass 2012-850 seamless nipple is an 8-1/2″ long schedule 40 red brass pipe fitting with 3/4″ male NPT threads. The nipple fitting is a short length of pipe with threaded ends for connecting two threaded pipes. It has male National Pipe Taper (NPT) threads for connecting to female threaded pipes, creating a tighter seal than straight threads. This fitting is constituted of red brass for high strength, better corrosion resistance than stainless steel, and greater ease in machining than yellow brass. This seamless nipple fitting is suitable for handling pressures as much as 400 degrees F.
Pipe fittings are components used for connecting, terminating, controlling go with the flow, and changing the direction of piping in various industries. When purchasing pipe fittings, believe the appliance, as this will likely impact material type, shape, size and required durability. Fittings are to be had threaded or unthreaded, in many shapes, styles, sizes, and schedules (pipe wall thickness).
Merit Brass manufactures pipe nipples and distributes pipe, valves, and fittings. The corporate, founded in 1937 and headquartered in Cleveland, OH, meets International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 9001.
Nipple for connecting two threaded pipes
Male NPT threads for connecting to female threaded pipes
Red brass for high strength, ease of machining, and better corrosion resistance than stainless steel
Handles temperatures as much as 400 degrees F