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J.B. Smith Mfg. Swage Nipples, concentric and eccentric, are available in (T) current API threads, (B) beveled, (P) plain end (Square cut/socket weld), (G) ES groove or Victaulic (Std. Grv.) groove connections, or in any combination of such end finishes.  Examples are as follows:

BBE = bevel both ends    TBE = thread both ends
PBE = plain both ends     GBE = grooved both ends
TXG = thread by groove   TXB = thread by bevel
PXG = plain by groove     BXT = bevel by thread

2 x 1 XH TXG = 2" end is threaded, 1" end is Grv
3 x 2 XXH TXG (Std Grv) = 3" threaded, 2" Std Grv
2 x 1 XH Ecc TBE = eccentric & threaded both ends

  1. Victaulic Grooves (Gruvlock) are distinguished by having Std. Grv. in the product description on all documentation.
  2. Unless otherwise specified concentric Swage Nipples will be supplied.
  3. Swage Nipples can be supplied with different schedule wall thickness at each end.
  4. Manufactured from A106 Grade B seamless pipe or cold drawn bar which is heat treated in accordance with ASTM A234-04 WPB.

  5. Choice of raw material dependent upon size and reduction.

  6. For a chart of Wall Thickness for LP Products:  LP Wall Thickness

  7. For a Picture & more info:  Line Pipe Swages

Size & Length

Pipe NPS API or O.D. inches

reduced to NPS

length inches
1/4 .540 1/8 2 1/4
3/8 .675 1/8 & 1/4 2 1/2
1/2 .840 1/8 - 3/8 2 3/4
3/4 1.050 1/8 - 1/2 3
1 1.315 1/8 - 3/4 3 1/2
1 1/4 1.660 1/4 - 1 4
1 1/2 1.900 1/4 - 1 1/4 4 1/2
2 2 3/8 1/4 - 1 1/2 6 1/2
2 1/2 2 7/8 1/2 - 2 7
3 3 1/2 1/2  - 2 1/2 8
3 1/2 4 1/2 - 3 8
4 4 1/2 1/2 - 3 1/2 9
5 5 9/16 1 - 4 11
6 6 5/8 1 - 5 12
8 8 5/8 2 - 6 13

 

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