(48-68) 3/8" Flare x 1/2" MIP Brass Half Union Zoom

(48-68) 3/8" Flare x 1/2" MIP Brass Half Union

SKU:F40-070

Brand: Jones Stephens

Jones Stephens
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Specs

Size: 3/8" x 1/2"
Material: Brass
Connection Type: Flared
Threaded
Thread Type: Male
Application: Plumbing

Description for Jones Stephens F40-070

Flare x MIP Half Union

(48-68) 3/8" Flare x 1/2" MIP Brass Half Union

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Jones Stephens(48-108) 5/8" Flare x 1/2" MIP Brass Half Union
 
3.8

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4.0

Works Great

By Chris

from Wilmington,NC

Verified Buyer

Comments about (48-108) 5/8" Flare x 1/2" MIP Brass Half Union:

Threads properly and seals well on the flare. The square sides for the wrench are a bit thinner than a previous brand we used so you may need to use a narrow jaw adjustable wrench or open end to get a good grip. The sides hold up fairly well to the wrench without rounding.

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5.0

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By Chris

from Wilmington,NC

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Comments about (48-108) 5/8" Flare x 1/2" MIP Brass Half Union:

Great product at a great price. The square edges hold up well to a wrench, very little rounding off.

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1.0

Not installer friendly

By Plumber1976

from New Paltz, NY

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Comments about (48-88) 1/2" Flare x 1/2" MIP Brass Half Union:

The hex on the fitting is so narrow that when the flare nut goes on, it is very difficult to get a wrench on it to tighten the assembly. Very poor design in an effort to save a little brass. As a Pro, I spend a lot of money with SupplyHouse, and normally the fitting selection is of good quality items, but I will not be buying these again unless they change their supplier.

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5.0

Hard To Find Fitting That Can Be Useful

By Tyrone Shulace

from western North Carolina

Verified Buyer

Comments about (48-128) 3/4" Flare x 1/2" MIP Brass Half Union:

I installed an outside propane tankless water heater that required a 3/4" supply line, but the regulator on my propane tank only had a 1/2" threaded outlet. The warranty on the heater did not allow ANY 1/2" supply line to be used. This uncommon fitting solved the problem without having to install a different regulator.

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  • (48-1212) 3/4" Flare x 3/4" MIP Brass Half Union

    Q:

    Hello, I need a flare-to-MIP (or flare-to-FIP) adapter that allows 3/4" flow on both ends, as this will be in a supply line for a gas water heater that requires about 200,000 btu flow. The item in the accompanying photo doesn't fit the bill, but it appears to be a generic flare/MIP union pic, so I hope that the item has the same size opening on both ends. Thank you.
    Asked on 6/12/2012 by Eric from Indianapolis, IN

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Hey Eric,
      I'll be happy to try to help you, but I need a little more info first.
      The fitting in the pic is indeed a flare x mip half union, but you say
      it doesn't fit the bill. If you could tell me what it is you're trying
      to join to what, it would help. For example, are you trying to join the
      end of an iron pipe to soft copper tubing (using a flare x fip)? Or
      putting a coupling on the end of an iron pipe and joining soft copper
      tubing to that (using a flare x mip)? Or something else, etc.?
      As long as the pipe is properly sized, a 3/4" flare x 3/4" mip or fip
      will work just fine in a 3/4" line with no meaningful restriction to the
      gas flow.

      Answered on 6/13/2012 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I'm a fellow shopper. A few months ago I experienced the same issues, as the
      accompanying photo a part, may not look like the part in the description. If
      you choose a 3/4" flare x MIP, the choose a 3/4" FIP union....or maybe it's
      called 3/4" x 3/4" pipe coupling. Iron or brass will work. What's
      interesting is that a gas valve should provide the coupling necessary to
      make the connection, unless you've relocated the pipe. In relocation, the
      valve should be removed and relocated behind the new placement of the
      appliance. Hope that information helps.
      Connected by DROID on Verizon Wireless

      Answered on 6/13/2012 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Yes. This is flare x male ips. If it is called full 3/4", then it is not reducing at all. This is qdequate for your particular situation.
      Adam J. Perry

      Answered on 6/14/2012 by Anonymous
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