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1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for brass and copper pipe nipples in standard pipe sizes from 1/8 to 8 in., inclusive, in standard lengths, and chromium-plated pipe nipples in standard pipe sizes from 1/8 to 2 in., inclusive, in standard lengths.
1.1.1 Chromium-plated pipe nipples ordered under this specification are intended for interior use in decorative applications.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B42 Specification for Seamless Copper Pipe, Standard Sizes
B43 Specification for Seamless Red Brass Pipe, Standard Sizes
B456 Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Copper Plus Nickel Plus Chromium and Nickel Plus Chromium
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
ANSI/ASME StandardB1.20.1 Pipe Threads, General Purpose (Inch) Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
Military StandardMIL-STD-105 Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://dodssp.daps.dla.mil.
ICS Number Code 23.040.60 (Flanges, couplings and joints)
UNSPSC Code 40173300(Pipe nipples)