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Thread: 1/2 mip vs 1/2 npt

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    DIY Member zxed's Avatar
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    Default 1/2 mip vs 1/2 npt

    need a plug for a thermostatic valves bottom outlet

    Don't see 1/2 npt, stupid question... Is 1/2 mip the same thing?

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    Of course. 1/2" national pipe thread is 1/2" ips, as is 1/2" mip.

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    Sweat in a copper stub with a cap.
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    NPT= national pipe thread
    MIP= male iron pipe
    FIP=female iron pipe.

    all use the same threads, at lest here in t he USA

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