1/2 mip vs 1/2 npt

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  1. zxed

    zxed New Member

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    need a plug for a thermostatic valves bottom outlet

    Don't see 1/2 npt, stupid question... Is 1/2 mip the same thing?
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    plug

    Of course. 1/2" national pipe thread is 1/2" ips, as is 1/2" mip.
     
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  4. kingsotall

    kingsotall Plunger/TurdPuncher

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  5. msgale

    msgale Member

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    NPT= national pipe thread
    MIP= male iron pipe
    FIP=female iron pipe.

    all use the same threads, at lest here in t he USA
     

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