The main difference between a British Standard Pipe Taper and a National Pipe Taper threads is that the NPT thread have a 60-degree included angle compared to the 55-degree included angle on the BSPT thread. NPT threads also have flattened peaks and valleys called a Sellers form, while the BSPT have rounded peaks and valleys called the Whitworth form.Know More
The NPT seal is the most widely used seal in the United States and Canada for pressure calibration. The tapered male NPT thread wedges into the female NPT adapter in such a way that as the seal is tightened, the force generated between the fittings can handle pressure.
The BSPT on the other hand is the most commonly used thread in other countries. A thread sealant will be required in order to seal a BSPT connection together properly.Learn more about Plumbing
To install a shower head, remove the old one, wrap Teflon tape around the threads of the shower stem, attach a diverter to the stem, and screw the shower head onto one end of the diverter. Wrap the diverter's other end with Teflon tape, and secure the hose attachment.Full Answer >
PU and PVC are both different kinds of imitation leather, but they differ in the materials that they are made of and the way that they are made. Polyvinyl chloride, or PVC leather, is made by chemically altering vinyl. Polyurethane, or PU leather, is made from leather leftovers and polyurethane.Full Answer >
Drop-in tubs fit inside a frame and can fit anywhere in a bathroom, while recessed tubs, sometimes called skirted tubs, are set in an alcove and surrounded by walls on each end. A recessed tub project is usually less complicated.Full Answer >
Showering with hard water requires more soap and leaves a residue of minerals on the skin, while soft water requires less soap to lather and leaves skin smoother and cleaner. Soft water can leave the skin harder to dry off, but soap is harder to rinse off in hard water.Full Answer >