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Offline bry1975

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Pneumatic fittings anyone else get confused
« on: January 25, 2011, 06:10:57 AM »
So is it me or are pneumatic fitting measurements confusing :bugeye: as in difficult to know the right fitting size?

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Re: Pneumatic fittings anyone else get confused
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2011, 07:34:26 AM »
no... it must be you  :lol:
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Re: Pneumatic fittings anyone else get confused
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2011, 10:12:10 AM »
 :(

Can see meself dragging into the local Fenner outlet and ask them to give me the reducer I need.  :lol:

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Re: Pneumatic fittings anyone else get confused
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2011, 11:31:24 AM »
try being here then, you buy some 15x21 metric fittings, unbox them and 9/10ths of the time cast into the side is 1/2", same for 3/4 etc.
Only you cant get 10 or 15mm pipe, only 12,14 and 16. So the 1/2" fittings mate to flanges which fit onto either 14 or 16 mm pipe...
The joys of metric :D

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Re: Pneumatic fittings anyone else get confused
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2011, 12:06:45 PM »
All sorted thanks :lol:

Aye the joys of Metric wasn't it the French that brought about metric standards?  :D