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National Pipe Tapered Fuel (NPTF)

2020-12-14

The male and female threads connect and a seal is formed when the two are mated together (i.e. threads deformation). This is known as a dry seal thread. If additional sealing is required, teflon and pipe dope can be applied. The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) does not recommend the connection for hydraulic applications, however it is commonly found in fluid piping systems.