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CONTACTUS
1.Introduction
UNSDieNuts
2.Symbols
info@avontapdie.co.uk
Dies 3.ReferenceStandards
4.Threaddesignations 01454324546
DieNuts 5.Terminology 01454324547
TappingDrills 6.BSENISO0228ThreadSizes
7.BSEN102261
TapWrenches 8.BS21:1985Notes SECUREPAYMENTS
DieStocks
Introduction
CuttingFluid
Whencouplingpipesandattachingpipestocomponentsscrewedfittingsareoftenusedasopposedto
ZeusBooks compressioncouplings,solderedorweldedconnections.HistoricallyintheUK,andthroughout
europe,BritishStandardPipeThreads(BSP)havebeenused.Thesethreadsarestillwidelyusedbut PCIDSScompliantwebsite.
RoundSplitDieBoxedSets
thethreadsaregenerallynolongeridentifiedasBSPthreads..
HexDieNutBoxedSets
BS21hasbeenusedintheUKforBSPthreadsforpressuretightjointsandBS2779hasbeenusedfor
BSPthreadswhicharenotusedforpressuretightjoints.BS21hasnowbeengenerallyreplacedby
BSEN102261,andBS2779hasbeentotallyreplacedbyBSENISO02281
BRANDS
BS21isstill(2007)relevantfortaperext./taperint.threadswhichareusedforpressuretightjoints
(untilBS102262isissued)andforlongscrewthreads.Longscrewthreadsareparallelthreadsused
PleaseSelect aslongscrewconnectorsasspecifiedinBS1387.Usingthesecomponentspressuretightjointsare
mademyusingsoftannulussealsbetweenabacknutandaconnectorface.

ABOUTUS Symbols
D MajordiameterofInternal T1 Toleranceongaugelengthofexternalthread
AboutUs Thread
PrivacyPolicy D1 Minordiameterofinternal T2 Tolerancepos'nofgaugelengthofint'lthread
Thread=D1,280654P
Terms&Conditions
D2 Pitchdiameterofinternal A tighterclasstoleranceofextthread(BSEN10228).
Returnspolicy Thread=D0,640327P

WebsiteTerms
H Heightoffundamental B widerclasstoleranceofextthread(BSEN10228)
triangleofthreadform
Shippinginfo h heightofthreadprofilewith d MajordiameterofExternalThread
roundedcrestsandroots.
Testimonials
P Pitch d1 MinordiameterofExternalThread=D1,280654P
News&Promotions
r radiusofcrest(androots) d2 PitchdiameterofExternalThread=D0,640327P
PublicSector
R Designationofataper La AccommodationLength
ContactUs externalthread
Rp Designationofaparallel Le Usefulthreadlengthexternalthreads
SiteMap internalthread

TD1 Toleranceofminor Li Usefulthreadlengthinternalthreads


diameterofinternalthread
TECHNICALINFO TD2 Toleranceofpitchdiameter Td Toleranceofmajordiameterofexternalthread
ofinternalthread
Threadforms Td2 Toleranceofpitchdiameterofexternalthread
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Feedspeeds Referencestandards
Tappingdrillsizes BS21:1985 Specificationforpipethreadsfortubesandfittingswherepressure
tightjointsaremadeonthethreads(metricdimensions)..Part
Superseded.Thisstandardisapplicableonlyforlongscrewthreads
andTaperint/Taperextthreadcombinations.
BSEN102261:2004 Pipethreadswherepressuretightjointsaremadeonthethreads.
Taperexternalthreadsandparallelinternalthreads.Dimensions,
tolerancesanddesignation..PartSupersedesBS21
BS2779:1986 Specificationforpipethreadsfortubesandfittingswherepressure
tightjointsarenotmadeonthethreads(metric
dimensions)..SupersededWithdrawn
BSENISO2281:2003 Pipethreadswherepressuretightjointsarenotmadeonthethreads.
Dimensions,tolerancesanddesignation..SupersedesBS2779

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BSENISO2282:2003 Pipethreadswherepressuretightjointsarenotmadeonthethreads.
Verificationbymeansoflimitgauges/
Note:EquivalentinternationalStandards...
ISO71:1994 Pipethreadswherepressuretightjointsaremadeonthethreads
Part1:Dimensions,tolerancesanddesignation
ISO72:2000 Pipethreadswherepressuretightjointsaremadeonthethreads
Part2:Verificationbymeansoflimitgauges..Asyetthereisno
English/Europeanequivalentofthisstandard(BSEN102262isin
preparation).IntheUKthecurrentequivalentstandardisBS21
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Threaddesignations
Therearemanyothertypesoftapavailable,suchasinterruptedthread,series,tandemetc,butthese
arenormallyforspecialapplications.Wewouldadviseyouonenquiryshouldyourequireanything
otherthanthestandardformslistedhere.
BSENISO02281 Whendesignatingthreadstothisstandardthreeblocksarerequire:
Block1(PipeThread):
Block2(Internationalstandardref=ISO228:
Block3G(size)forinternalthread:orG(size)Aforexternalthreadto
classA:orG(size)BforexternalthreadclassB
IfthethreadrequiredisalefthandthreadthenLHshouldbe
appended
Exampleinternalthreaddesignation...PipeThreadISO228G3/4
ExampleExternalthreaddesignation...PipeThreadISO228G3/4A

BSEN102261 Whendesignatingthreadstothisstandardthreeblocksarerequire:
Block1(PipeThread):
Block2(Internationalstandardref=EN10226:
Block3R(size)Forexternaltaperthread:orRp(size)Forinternal
parallelthread
Exampleexternaltaperthreaddesignation...PipeThreadEN10226
R3/4
Exampleparallelinternalthreaddesignation...PipeThreadEN10226
Rp3/4

BS21:1985 TaperexternalthreadsshallbedesignationwithRfollowedbythe
size.
TaperinternalthreadsshallbedesignationwithRcfollowedbythe
size.
LongscrewthreadsshallbedesignationwithRLfollowedbythesize.
Exampleexternaltaperthreaddesignation...PipeThreadR3/4
ExampleInternaltaperthreaddesignation...Rc3/4
Examplelongscrewthreaddesignation...RL3/4

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Terminology
Mostlyapplicabletotaperthreadassemblies:
GaugeDiameter MajordiameterofThread(IntandExt)atgaugelplane.

MajorCone Imaginaryconeontaperthreadwhichtouchesthecrestofallexternal
threadsortherootsofallinternalthreads.

Gaugeplane Planeontaperthreads,whichisperpendiculartothethreadaxis,at
whichthemajorconehasgaugediameter.
Gaugelength Onexternalthreadsthedistancefromthegaugeplanetothesmall
endofthethread.
Completethread Thethreadwhichisfullformedatbothcrestandroot.
Washoutthread Threadwhichisnotfullformedattheroot.
Usefulthread Allthreadexcludingwashoutthread.
AssemblyLength(Fitting Usefulthreadbeyondthegaugeplaneonanexternalthreadrequired
Allowance) toprovideanassemblywithaninternalthreadattheupperlimitof
tolerance.Itincludesthewrenchingallowance.
WrenchingLength(Wrenching Usefulthreadlengthprovidedtoaccommodatetherelativemovement
Allowance) whenwrenchingfromthehandtightpositiontothefullytightened
position.
Accomodationlength Distancefromthefaceoftheinternalthreadtothefirstobstruction
whichtheexternallythreadedcomponentwillencounteron
tightening.

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BSENISO0228ThreadSizes
Thisstandard"Pipethreadswherepressuretightjointsare*not*madeonthethreads."arewhitworth
formthreadsforparallelfasteningthreadsthataregenerallyusedforfasteningspurposesinthe
mechanicalassemblyoffittingsincludingvalves,accessoriesetc.Pressuretightjointsarenotmadeon
thethreadsbutmaybemadebyusingthethreadstocompresstogethersurfacesontoseals.The
crestsofthebasicwebformmaybetruncated,withinthelimitsinthelasttwocolumnsofthetable
below,exceptwhentheyarelikelytobeusedinconjunctionwithanexternaltaperthreadconformingto
BSEN10226.WhenthethreadformsarenottruncatedtheyareidenticaltothethreadsinBSENISO
0228:
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BSEN102261

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Pipethreadswherepressuretightjointsaremadeonthethreads.Taperexternalthreadsandparallel
internalthreads.
ThesethreadsareofWhitworthformandareusedwhenpressuretightjointsaremadeonthescrew
threads.ThejointsincludetapermalethreadswithparallelfemalethreadsarefoundinBSEN10226
1.ThejointsmadeupoftapermaleintaperfemalethreadsarefoundinBSEN102262.Thesethreads
areusedforpipingjointsincludingpiping,valvesandfittings.
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BS21:1985Notes
Specificationforpipethreadsfortubesandfittingswherepressuretightjointsaremadeonthethreads
(metricdimensions).
Thisstandardiscurrentlyonlyrelevanttopressuretightjointbetweentaperinternalandtaperexternal
threadsandlongscrewthreads.
Theparallelexternalthreadsonalongscrewthreadshallbeformedsuchthatconnectorsandbacknuts
withthreadsformedinaccordancewiththetablesaboveshallrunonthelongscrewthreadswithnot
perceptibleshake...Thesizesforlongscrewthreadsareprovidedinthetableaboveforunderthe
headingBS10228.
ThesizesfortaperthreadsareprovidedinthetableunderheadingBS10226:Thebasicsizesoftaper
externalthreadsareinaccordancewiththedimensionsforBS10226asshownabove.Thebasic
dimensionsoftaperexternalthreadsarealsoinaccordancewiththeabovestandardtherelevant
toleranceareprovidedinthecolumnheaded"GaugeLengthToleranceIntThreadT2/2"

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