Hose Connectors

What are Hose Connectors?
Hose connectors are used to connect a hose, normally to a tap connector. Hose connectors are also used to connect or join 2 pieces of hose together providing extra length or to divide a pipe in two opposite directions. Hose connectors are a quick and easy solution to connect a hose to various inlets, taps, spigots, nozzles and other hoses. Hose connectors can also be called fittings, couplings and adapters. The gender of a hose connector is important and are labelled as a male or female hose connector.

What are Hose Connectors made from?
Hose connectors are made from a wide range of materials and there is a connector and material to suit every requirement. Hose connectors are normally made from steel, brass, stainless steel, aluminium and plastic material.

How to choose the correct Hose Connector?
Hose connectors are supplied in standard sizes. Your choice of the correct size is based on the internal diameter of the hose you attach the connector to. You must also consider why you wish to use a connector.
• Do you want to connect a hosepipe to a tap water flow, airflow or other fluid?
• What pressure the hose connector has to operate with safely?
• You can choose a connector which stops the flow of water when a pipe is removed.
• A double ended connector for joining two hoses together.
• Repair connector for connecting two lengths of hose.

Hose Connector Standards and definitions.

NPT – National Pipe Thread connection.
NPT male hose connectors have a taper thread that fits into a female NPT hose connector. The male stretches the female ensuring a firm seal. An NPT male connector fits a BSPT (British Standard Pipe Thread) but does not seal.

BSPT – British Standard Pipe Thread.
A BSPT Hose Connector is similar to an NPT Hose connecter with differences. BSPT connectors have a connection angle of 55° instead of the NPT at 60°. A BSPT connector fits an NPT but does not seal.

BSPP – British Standard Parallel Pipe.
This is a parallel thread fitting that requires the use of a seal ring to complete a tight seal. The seal ring is placed between the shoulder of the male hose connector and the face of the female hose connector. The 2 connectors squeeze together on the hose forming a tight seal.

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Description Price Coupling Type Connector Gender Hose Inner Diameter Hose Outer Diameter Threaded Connection Body Material Maximum Working Pressure Thread Gender Thread Size Thread Standard Priced to Clear
RS Stock No. 146-3045
BrandRS PRO
£8.65
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Straight Male - 5/16in 1/2 in BSP Male Brass - Male 1/2in BSP -
RS Stock No. 146-3154
BrandRS PRO
£1.725
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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Straight Male - 5/16in 1/2 in BSP Male Brass - Male 1/2in BSP -
RS Stock No. 506-7272
BrandRS PRO
£2.795
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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- - 5/16in - 1/2 in G Male Brass - Male 1/2in G -
RS Stock No. 362-6970
BrandRS PRO
£2.49
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- - - - 3/8 in BSP Female Brass - Female 3/8in BSP -
RS Stock No. 362-6942
BrandRS PRO
£2.49
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- - 3/8in - 3/8 in BSP Female Brass - Female 3/8in BSP -
RS Stock No. 176-2021
BrandRS PRO
£1.486
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Straight Male 10mm - 1/4 in BSPT Male Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar Male 6.35mm BSPT -
RS Stock No. 176-1013
BrandRS PRO
£1.507
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Straight - - - - Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar - 6.35 mm, 12.7 mm BSPT -
RS Stock No. 176-2022
BrandRS PRO
£1.909
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Straight Male 10mm - 3/8 in BSPT Male Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar Male 9.525mm BSPT -
RS Stock No. 176-1014
BrandRS PRO
£1.453
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Straight - - - - Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar - 9.525 mm, 12.7 mm BSPT -
RS Stock No. 176-2023
BrandRS PRO
£2.266
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Straight Male 12mm - 3/8 in BSPT Male Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar Male 9.525mm BSPT -
RS Stock No. 176-1016
BrandRS PRO
£2.776
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Straight - - - - Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar - 9.525 mm, 19.05 mm BSPT -
RS Stock No. 146-3064
BrandRS PRO
£38.40
1 Box of 5
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Straight Male 3/4in - 3/4 in BSP Male Brass 25 bar Male 3/4in BSP -
RS Stock No. 176-0987
BrandRS PRO
£1.074
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Straight Male - - 3/8 in BSPP Male Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar Male 9.525mm BSPP -
RS Stock No. 176-0979
BrandRS PRO
£0.846
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Straight Male - - 1/4 in BSPT Male Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar Male 6.35mm BSPT -
RS Stock No. 146-3049
BrandRS PRO
£34.00
1 Box of 10
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Straight Male 0.98in - - Brass - - - - -
RS Stock No. 146-3028
BrandRS PRO
£32.05
1 Box of 10
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Straight Male 1/2in - 3/4 in BSP Male Brass - Male 3/4in BSP -
RS Stock No. 176-2041
BrandRS PRO
£1.193
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Straight Male 10mm - 3/8 in BSPP Male Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar Male 9.525mm BSPP -
RS Stock No. 146-3053
BrandRS PRO
£33.69
1 Box of 5
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Straight Male 1in - 1 in BSP Male Brass - Male 1in BSP -
RS Stock No. 176-2204
BrandRS PRO
£13.10
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Straight Male 10mm - 1/4 in Male Stainless Steel 14 MPa, 140 bar Male 6.35mm - -
RS Stock No. 176-1017
BrandRS PRO
£2.31
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Straight - - - - Brass 5 MPa, 50 bar - 12.7 mm, 19.05 mm BSPT -
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