A Half thread pipe coupling (pipe socket) means a steel coupling which only has one thread end , another end of the coupling should be butt welding end .The thread end could be NPT or BSP standard thread. The butt welding end could be a plain end or a bevel end . it could be the connection between a pipe of male thread end and a pipe of no thread end.
When installing this coupling in site, the ends should be in correct direction.
Standard: ASME B16.11 ,Class3000/Class600, BS EN10241
Material: Available in a complete range of Carbon Steels, Stainless Steels, Alloy Steels and Non-ferrous metals certified to ASTM, ASME, and Military standards.
Sizes: 1/8”- 12” in Class 3000 and 1/8”- 8”in Class 6000
Also available in 1/8 – 8” in 150 # and 1/8”- 4” in Class 9000 and in special lengths
Threads: American National Standard Taper Pipe Threads
NPT (ANSI/ASME B1.20.1-1983)
Also available in other thread forms: NPTF, NPSC, BSPT, BSPP and in any combination.
Left hand threads available upon request.
Pipe coupling (Pipe socket) is a kind of pipe fitting to joint two pipes or fittings, and the body is like a short pipe with a socket on one end or both ends.