Dixon® GM8 Boss™ Ground Joint Spud, 3/4 in, MNPT, Steel

UPC #089109704217
Manufacturer #GM8
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Dixon® GM8 Boss™ Ground Joint Spud, 3/4 in, MNPT, Steel
  • The spud part of the coupling serves as one half of the boss ground joint connection and is usually fixed to the equipment
  • The stem part that is clamped to the hose is the other half
  • The two halves are connected or disconnected by rotating the wing nut on the spud, when connected they achieve both a mechanical and a pressure seal
  • Positive metal-to-polymer seal
  • Boss couplings supply a convenient threaded fitting to connect two lengths of hose, or a single length to a male or female threaded outlet
  • Easy to seal
  • Boss couplings are all-purpose hose couplings, universally recommended for steam hose connections, they are also widely used for air, water, fluid petroleum, chemicals and liquid petroleum gas up to 1 in ID
  • Boss couplings can be applied to many types of rubber, synthetic, plastic, metallic or semi-metallic hose
  • Worn-out hose couplings can be dangerous
  • They should be checked regularly and replace when necessary
  • Each coupling user should review applications and add safety devices where indicated
  • Note: pressurized steam is an extremely dangerous commodity
  • Only hose, fittings, clamps and accessory items that have been approved for steam service should ever be used! never use an unapproved item for steam service
  • Always follow the manufacturer's product recommendations for pressurized steam handling
  • Warning: this product contains a chemical known to the state of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm
  • Do not use in connection with drinking water
  • Wash hands after handling
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm —
More Information
Manufacturer Part Number GM8
Manufacturer Dixon Valve & Coupling
Brand Name DIXON®
UPC 089109704217
Width (in) 3.562
Height (in) 4.937
Standard Package Quantity 25/BX
Series Boss™
Temperature Rating 450°F
End Style MNPT
Fitting/Connector Type Spud
Finish Plated
Material Steel
Nominal Size 3/4 in
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