I have a gas hob which was supplied with an elbopw connector like
The threaded part on the right of that picture is 1/2"BSP but the end
is flat and is meant to seal against a rubber washer.
The question is what type of connector is meant to screw onto that
1/2"BSP? It needs to connect to 15mm copper pipe.
I think it would have to be something like a tap connector (but that
won't work). It's clearly not meant to be a compression fitting with
On Feb 16, 4:35 pm, clangers firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
When I was still working my CORGI inspector favoured a tap connector
with the projection cut off flush and filed smooth to form a flat face
and a CAF or equivalent flat washer used as a joint gasket. He
explained that the flat face on the end of the supplied elbow and the
flat face formed by the trimming operation basically made a pair of
flanges held together by one nut rather than four or more bolts. The
two faces compress the gasket to form a gas tight seal.
Beats me why a manufacturer doesn't churn them out with every hob
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