3/8" Heavy Black Barrel Nipple

  • 3/8" Heavy Black Barrel Nipple

3/8" Heavy Black Barrel Nipple

3/8" (10mm) 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: 38mm

Wall Thickness: 2.9mm

The Robust Connector for Industrial Pipelines

The 3/8" Heavy Black Barrel Nipple is crucial for building robust connections in industrial piping systems.

Key Features:

• Heavy-Duty Construction: 

Manufactured from high-grade black mild steel, this nipple boasts exceptional strength and durability, making it suitable for withstanding the rigors of industrial environments. The black finish provides a classic look and enhances corrosion resistance.

• Male BSPT Threads for Secure Connections: 

Featuring male British Standard Pipe Taper (BSPT) threads on both ends, the nipple ensures a tight and leak-proof connection with compatible female BSPT threaded pipes, valves, and other fittings.

• Seamless Integration: 

Standardized dimensions and threads allow for effortless integration into existing piping systems, simplifying installation and maintenance processes.

• Applications: 

The 3/8" size caters to a wide range of applications, including:

• Pressure Gauges & Instrumentation: 

Connecting pressure gauges, sensors, and other instrumentation to pressurized systems.

• Pneumatic and Hydraulic Lines: 

Creating secure connections in compressed air and hydraulic fluid lines with moderate flow rates.

• Pilot Lines & Control Systems: 

Facilitating connections in pilot lines and control systems for various industrial equipment.

• Grease Lines:

Providing leak-proof connections in lubrication systems.

• Fluid Transfer Lines:

Transferring fluids like water, air, oil, and coolants in low to medium-pressure systems.

Benefits of Utilizing 3/8" Heavy Black Barrel Nipples:

• Reliability: 

The robust construction and positive thread connection ensure long-lasting performance and dependable operation.

• Flexibility: 

The 3/8" size caters to a broad spectrum of applications, offering a single solution for diverse needs with increased flow capacity compared to smaller nipples.

• Leak-Free Connections: 

The male BSPT threads with a tapered design create a tight seal, minimizing the risk of leaks and upholding system integrity.

• Simplified Installation: 

Standardized dimensions and threads enable quick and straightforward installation, reducing project downtime.

• Cost-Effective Solution: 

This nipple offers an affordable way to connect components within your industrial piping systems.


• Material: Black Mild Steel

• Size: 3/8" Nominal Bore (NB)

• Thread Type: Male BSPT (British Standard Pipe Taper)

Additional Considerations:

• When selecting a 3/8" Heavy Black Barrel Nipple, ensure compatibility with the existing pipe threads and pressure requirements of your system.

• Consider using thread sealant for enhanced leak prevention, especially in critical applications.

• Always adhere to recommended tightening torques for the specific nipple size and material to ensure proper connection integrity.