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christopherjudd
07/13/2017, 09:03 AM
I pulled the trigger on the 4.0 qp and I'm wondering what is the right fitting for the output so I can hard plumb this? I tried a 1 in and the thread pitch is different

Randy_BRS
07/13/2017, 03:31 PM
I pulled the trigger on the 4.0 qp and I'm wondering what is the right fitting for the output so I can hard plumb this? I tried a 1 in and the thread pitch is different


Hey there!

The threads on these pumps is BSPP which is why the NPT you are trying to use won't thread properly. For a proper fit you would have to get a BSPP female thread fitting, then adapt it from metric to standard and start your plumbing.

Otherwise, you could use the included barbed fitting, add a short length of silicone tubing, then get a barbed fitting for the other end that will convert directly to standard NPT plumbing. This is the same approach we took on the BRS160 with the Vectra M1 that uses BSP connections.

Here's a couple barbed fitting options that would allow you to connect the other end of the silicone to a male/female thread or slip fitting! :)



http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/schedule-80-straight-barb-x-male-thread-1-4b880d619bbbcbbea22b13bfa30a1ace.html

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/gray-male-pipe-adapter-spigot-x-barb.html

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/schedule-80-straight-barb-x-female-thread-1-3a97a9a154f2f62638393446815456fd.html

-Randy

christopherjudd
07/13/2017, 07:42 PM
Hey there!

The threads on these pumps is BSPP which is why the NPT you are trying to use won't thread properly. For a proper fit you would have to get a BSPP female thread fitting, then adapt it from metric to standard and start your plumbing.

Otherwise, you could use the included barbed fitting, add a short length of silicone tubing, then get a barbed fitting for the other end that will convert directly to standard NPT plumbing. This is the same approach we took on the BRS160 with the Vectra M1 that uses BSP connections.

Here's a couple barbed fitting options that would allow you to connect the other end of the silicone to a male/female thread or slip fitting! :)



http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/schedule-80-straight-barb-x-male-thread-1-4b880d619bbbcbbea22b13bfa30a1ace.html

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/gray-male-pipe-adapter-spigot-x-barb.html

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/schedule-80-straight-barb-x-female-thread-1-3a97a9a154f2f62638393446815456fd.html

-Randy

since bspp fittings are so hard to find, i was able to find a solution!

yet)http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g320/christopherjudd/IMG_05221.jpg (http://s59.photobucket.com/user/christopherjudd/media/IMG_05221.jpg.html)

found them at home depot at the conduit section. its made of pvc plastic! cost me 59 cents i believe. hopefully this helps you guys out in case another customer asks about it.

(i did not screw it all the way in but it scews in smoothly)

Randy_BRS
07/14/2017, 08:09 AM
since bspp fittings are so hard to find, i was able to find a solution! found them at home depot at the conduit section. its made of pvc plastic! cost me 59 cents i believe. hopefully this helps you guys out in case another customer asks about it. (i did not screw it all the way in but it scews in smoothly)



That's great! Thanks so much for sharing with everyone!
:)

-Randy