1 1/2" Heavy Black Barrel Nipple

  • 1 1/2" Heavy Black Barrel Nipple

1 1/2" Heavy Black Barrel Nipple

1 1/2" (40mm) NB barrel nipple in black mild steel

Conforms to the BS EN 10241 standard, previously BS 1387 & BS 1740

Tubular pipe fitting manufactured from heavy steel tube to BS EN 10255

Male BSPT taper threaded ends to ISO 7-1

Minimum length: 70mm

Wall Thickness: 4.1mm


The 1 ½" heavy-wall black steel nipple offers a powerful solution for connecting pipes in industrial and plumbing applications that require exceptional durability. Let's explore its key features and how it can benefit your project.

Unshakeable Performance: Built to Withstand Tough Conditions

• Material: 

Crafted from high-strength malleable iron, this nipple provides unmatched resilience for demanding projects. It surpasses standard steel nipples in its ability to handle high pressure and impact, making it the ideal choice for heavy-duty tasks.

• Wall Thickness: 

The "heavy-wall" designation signifies a significantly thicker pipe wall than standard nipples. This translates to superior strength and the ability to withstand higher internal pressure and mechanical stress.

Secure Connections: Leak-Proof Confidence

• Thread Type: 

Typically features Male (M) BSPT (British Standard Pipe Thread) on both ends. These tapered threads ensure a tight, leak-proof seal when connected to compatible female threaded pipes, valves, and other fittings. Verify thread compatibility with your specific components before purchase.

Classic Design, Enhanced Protection

• Finish: 

The black steel finish offers a timeless aesthetic that complements industrial environments. It also provides a layer of corrosion resistance. For environments with extreme moisture or harsh chemicals, consider galvanized nipples for superior protection.

Applications: Where the 1 ½" Heavy-Wall Nipple Thrives

• Industrial Applications: 

It is a top choice for high-pressure air, gas, water, and oil lines in industrial settings due to its robust build and ability to handle demanding pressure requirements.

• Commercial Plumbing: 

It can be suitable for specific applications in commercial plumbing systems, such as low-pressure water lines, irrigation systems, and compressed air lines. Consult a professional for suitability for your specific system.

Key Considerations for Informed Purchase

• Pressure Rating: 

While "heavy-wall" indicates increased strength, it's essential to consult the manufacturer's specifications for the specific pressure rating of the nipple. This ensures it meets the pressure requirements of your project.

• Temperature Rating: 

Verify the temperature rating to ensure the nipple fits the intended application's temperature range.

• Length: 

1 ½" heavy-wall black steel nipples come in various lengths. Choose the size that perfectly aligns with your project needs.

• Thread Sealant: 

Apply an appropriate thread sealant during installation to create a secure, leak-proof connection.