NPT, national pipe threads, and FPT, female pipe threads, are terms used regarding U.S. pipe standards for tapered threads. NPT are common threads used for general purposes, while FPT are a type of NPT. NPTs and FPTs are used to join pipes and fittings for all types of general purposes.What does FNPT connection mean?
FPT (FIPT) – aka Female (Iron) Pipe Thread. This is a type of threading that is found on the inside lip of a fitting, allowing connection to a MPT or male pipe threaded end. FPT/FIPT threading is commonly used for PVC and CPVC piping systems.What is FNPT PVC?
PVC Information. FPT (or FNPT) is where the threads are on the inside of a fitting. This allows a MPT, or Male Pipe Thread part to screw into the female piece. All of our FPT parts are in NPT, National Pipe Thread, which is the type of threading used in the USA.What is mnpt and FNPT?
As everyone has indicated FNPT is Female National Pipe thread Tapered, and conversely MNPT is Male National Pipe thread Tapered. I run across this all the time in the oil fields.