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Sizes and dimensions of pipes and tubes, and their fittings - inside and outside diameter, weight and more

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Cast Iron Flanges - Stud Reference Chart

The number, diameter and length of studs for cast iron flanges class 125 and 250

ABS Drainage Pipes - Properties

Nominal pipe size, outside diameter, thickness and weight

ANSI B 1.20.1 - NPS - American National Standard Straight Pipe Threads

NPS pressure tight straight pipe threads with lubricant or sealer

ANSI B 1.20.1 - NPT - American National Standard Taper Pipe Threads

NPT and NPTF pipe threads - dimensions according ANSI/ASME B1.20.1/3

ASTM B 280 Copper Tube for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - ACR

Standard specification for seamless copper tube for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Field Service

Bolt Stretching and Tensile Stress

Tensile stress and Hooke's Law

BS 21 - Pressure Tight Pipe Thread Joints

BSPT - British Standard Pipe Taper threads & BSP or BSPF - British Standard Pipe Parallel (Straight) threads

BWG - Birmingham Wire Gauge

The wall thickness of pipes - Gauge and decimal parts of an inch

Calculating Pipe Weight

A weight calculating formula for steel pipes

Carbon and Stainless Steel Welding Neck Flange Bores

Flange bores of welding neck flanges according ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings

Carbon, Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipes - ASME/ANSI B36.10/19

Pipe sizes, inside and outside diameters, wall thickness, schedules, moment of inertia, transverse area, weight of pipe filled with water - U.S. Customary Units

Carbon, Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipes - ASME/ANSI B36.10/19 - Metric Units

Pipe sizes, inside and outside diameters, wall thickness, schedules, weight and weight of pipe filled with water - Metric Units

Circles within a Rectangle

The maximum number of circles possible within a rectangle - ex. numbers of pipes or wires in a conduit

Cleanouts in Draining Systems

Cleanouts provides access to the sewer for rodding

Commercial Pipe Properties

Properties of commercial pipes - metric data

Content of Horizontal - or Sloped - Cylindrical Tank and Pipe

Volume of partly filled horizontal or sloped cylindrical tanks and pipes - an online calculator

Copper Tube Support

Maximum space between supports for copper tubing

Copper Tubes - ASTM B88

Water and Gas Copper Tubes according ASTM B 88 - imperial units

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Copper Tubes - ASTM B88M

Water and Gas Copper Tubes according ASTM B 88M - metric units

Copper Tubes for Drain, Waste and Vent - DWV

Dimensions of copper tubes ASTM 306 DWV - Drain Waste and Vent

Copper Tubes to BS (British Standard) 2871 - Dimensions and Working Pressures

Metric Sizes of copper tubes to BS (British Standard) 2871:1972

Copper Tubes Type K - Dimensions and Physical Characteristics

Physical characteristics of copper tubes

CPVC Pipes - Support Spacing

Maximum distance between CPVC pipes supports

Difference between Pipes and Tubes

Pipes and tubes are not exactly the same

Dimensions Butt-Welding Fittings

Butt-Welding Fittings - B16.9 - dimensions

Drain Pipes and Vent Stack

Drain pipes and vent stack sizing

Epoxy Pipes - Support Spacing

Support spacing for reinforced Epoxy fiberglass pipes

Equation of Continuity

The Equation of Continuity is a statement of mass conservation

Fiberglass Pipes and Temperature Limits

Temperature ranges for fiberglass Epoxy, Furan, Phenolic, Polyester and Vinyl Ester pipes

Flanges - API vs. ASME/ANSI

API and ASME/ANSI flanges - comparing dimensions and pressure ratings

Flanges and Bolt Dimensions ASME/ANSI B16.5 - Class 150 to 2500

Diameters and bolt circles for standard ASME B16.5 flanges - 1/4 to 24 inches - Class 150 to 2500

Forged Steel Flanges - Stud Charts

Number of studs, diameter and length for ANSI forged steel flanges ranging class 150 to 1500

Gaskets - Temperature Ratings

Temperature ratings for gaskets materials

Hangers - Support Spacing and Rod Size for Horizontal Pipes

Recommended maximum support span between hangers - and rod sizes for straight horizontal pipes

Hot Bending Copper and Copper Alloy Pipes

Bending copper pipe and tube temperatures

Hot Bending Nickel and Nickel Alloy Pipes

Temperature ranges for bending nickel and nickel alloy pipes and tubes

Identification Tests for Stainless Steels

Magnetic, spark, hardness and acid identification tests of austenitic, martensitic and ferritic stainless steels

Inches - Fractional to Decimal Equivalents

Decimal equivalents of eights, sixteenths, thirty-seconds and sixty-fourths of an inch

ISO 7 - Pipe Threads where Pressure-tight Joints are made on the Threads

Pressure-tight joints made on the pipe threads

Main Vents in Draining Systems

Vents in draining systems protects traps against pressure differences that could cause them to siphon or blow out

NPS - 'Nominal Pipe Size' and DN - 'Diametre Nominal'

The size of pipes, fittings, flanges and valves are often given in inches as NPS - Nominal Pipe Size, or in metric units as DN - 'Diametre Nominal'

NPT Threads - Taps and Drill Sizes

NPT - Briggs Standard Pipe threads - Taps and Drill Sizes

PE Pipes - Dimensions

Polyethylene pipe dimensions according European Standards

PE Pipes - Pressure Grades

Polyethylene - PE - pipes and pressure classes

PE Pipes and Weights

Weight of polyethylene pipes - metric units

PE Water Supply Pipes - Properties

Nominal pipe size, outside diameter, wall thickness, weight and working pressure

Pipe Equations

Calculate cross-sectional areas, weight of empty pipes, weight of pipes filled with water, inside and outside surface areas

Pipe Flanges and Gasket Dimensions

Gasket dimensions according ASME B16.5 Pipe Flanges and Flange Fittings

Pipe Formulas

Pipe and Tube Equations - moment of inertia, section modulus, traverse metal area, external pipe surface and traverse internal area - imperial units

Pipe Lengths

Pipe is supplied and refered to as single random, double random or cut lengths

Pipes - Nominal Wall Thickness

Nominal wall thickness of seamless and welded carbon and alloy steel pipes

Pipes - Water Content - Weight and Volume

Estimate water content in pipes - weight and volume

Polypropylene PP - Chemical Resistance

Chemical resistance of PolyPropylene - PP - to acids, bases, organic substances and solvents

PP Pipes - Support Spacing

Maximum distance between PolyPropylene pipes supports

Pressfit Pipes - Supports

Maximum distance between pressfit pipe supports

Pressfit Piping - Dimensions

Dimension of pressfit pipes

PVC Pipes and Support Spacing

Distance between support for PVC pipes

PVC Sewer & Drain Pipes

PVC sewer & drain pipes dimensions - ASTM D2729

PVDF Pipes - Support Spacing

Maximum distance between PVDF pipes supports

Schedule - Terminology

Introduction to pipes and the schedule terminology

Schedule and Pipe Thickness

Introduction to the Schedule, standard wall - STD, extra strong wall - XS - and double extra strong wall - XXS terminology

Smaller Circles within a Larger Circle

Estimate the number of small circles that fits into an outer larger circle - ex. how many pipes or wires fits in a larger pipe or conduit

Stainless Steel Pipes - Dimensions and Weights ANSI/ASME 36.19

Dimensions, wall thickness and weights of stainless steel pipes according to ASME B36.19 - Stainless Steel Pipe

Stainless Steel Weld Fittings - ANSI/ASME B36.19

Dimensions of stainless steel weld fittings according ANSI/ASME B36.19

Standards Applied for Piping Threads

Applied threaded standards used for piping connections

Steel Pipe Supports

Recommended distance between steel pipe supports

Steel Pipes - Bundling Schedules

Bundling schedules for standard weight and extra strong steel pipes

Steel Pipes - Reference Chart

ANSI pipe schedules in inches - outside dimension and wall thickness

Steel Pipes and Weight

Weight of steel pipes and tubing

Steel Tubes BS 1387 (EN 10255)

Dimensions and weights of steel tubes according BSi - BS 1387:1985 (EN 10255) Specification for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubulars and for plain end steel tubes suitable for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads

Support Spacing ABS, PE, PVC, Fiberglass and Steel Pipes

Maximum distance between supports for ABS, PE, PVC, Fiberglass and Steel Pipes

Threaded Rods - Loads in Imperial Units

Weight rating of threaded hanger rods

Threaded Rods - Proof Loads in Metric Units

Proof load capacities of metric threaded steel rods

Threads commonly used in Piping

Piping thread standards

Welded Steel Pipes - Weights

Nominal weights of welded steel pipes - ranging 26 - 60 inches

Withworth Threads - Taps and Drill Sizes

Taps and drill sizes used for Whitworth - ISO 7 and ISO 228 threads


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