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What type of fitting is a garden hose?
Last Updated: 13th March, 2020
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Accordingly, what is a garden hose fitting?
Garden hoses connect using a male/female thread connection. The standard was defined by NFPA 1963, "Standard for Fire Hose Connections", then later by ANSI-ASME B1. 20.7, which is 1 1⁄16 inches (27 mm) diameter straight (non-tapered) thread with a pitch of 11.5 threads per inch (TPI).
Similarly, what size is a standard water hose fitting? Hose sizes range from 3/8 inch to 3/4 inch in diameter. The larger the size the more water volume delivered through the hose per minute. In the United States the most common size hose sold in home improvement stores for residential use is 5/8 inch; larger sizes are used in commercial applications.
Likewise, what kind of threads are on a garden hose?
There are specific standard threads used for garden hoses that you need to pay proper attention. The standard is popularly known as GHT (Garden Hose Thread) also known as NHR( National Hose). The standard 3/4-11.5NHR and 3/4-11.5NH are used for thin-walled and full-form threads respectively.
Is garden hose thread the same as NPT?
Handy adapters that allow you to attach a hose or outlet with female garden hose threads to a pipe with NPT threads. Threads are garden hose thread (GHT), which is 3/4" diameter strait (non-tapered) thread with a pitch of 11.5 threads per inch (TPI) on one end and tapered NPT (National Pipe Thread) on the other.