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Safe Pressures for Brass BSPP Elbows from China

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Safe Pressures for Brass BSPP Elbows from China

Unread postAuthor: Binary Blue » Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:58 pm

I'm planning on using these brass BSPP elbows from China. They're the same as the ones being sold here:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-2-BSPP-Connec ... 4abcf3ff69

What pressure would they be safe to use at?

I don't plan on going any higher than 450 PSI.

Will these be suitable?

Also, will I need to use Teflon tape?

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Unread postAuthor: Labtecpower » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:39 am

I wouldn't take that setup above 300 psi personally :roll:

And yes, you will have to use thread sealant when assembling your gun.
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Unread postAuthor: Kilash » Mon May 13, 2013 6:45 pm

Dude, its says on the valve 8 kg per sq.cm max, which works out to 113 psi. 450 psi is a no no!


Unless that's the trigger pressure?
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Unread postAuthor: sagthegreat » Mon May 13, 2013 7:04 pm

Most valves can be taken to way higher pressures as they r made of steel as seen by some builds on the site, however I am worried bout those brass fittings, they look cheap and chinese made:P
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Mon May 13, 2013 11:35 pm

Labtecpower wrote:I wouldn't take that setup above 300 psi personally :roll:


I would, happily.
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