Arrival of Parts
I have had to order all these parts from the UK. I couldn't get them from my local suppliers as they are all “special” things. The pipe for example is all Schd 80 (thicker wall) instead of the Schd 40 that I could get here. So I’ve been held up a while waiting for these to arrive.
The website it for my own reference as well, so I am writing all these parts down now as it really did take some time to get this right and track down the correct parts and a supplier.
From left to right:
1: 1/2” SS pipe. This was a mistake. I ordered pipe instead of tube. This should have been 1/2” outside diameter SS tube for the high pressure air fittings but I didn't notice the “NB” (nominal bore) on the order. So I cant even send it back as its my own fault. Never mind, the SS tube is the one thing I can actually get here and this pipe I’m sure will come in handy for something else.
(21/10/08) Just replaced that with Swagelok tube. 1/2” OD x 0.049 wall 316L SS Tube:
Part number: T8-S-049-6ME
2: The large pipe: 11/2"NB XXS API/A106 HFS Pipe. This is for the battery pod vents. Plans say XXH which means “double extra hard”.
3: 2” threaded XXS pipe nipple. This will weld into the hull for the 2” cabin flood valve.
4: 11/2" 3000LB BSP APISC Cap. Pipe caps to fit to the battery pod vents (#2)
5: 1" Sch80 Stainless Welded Pipe 316L. For the VBT flood tube.
6: 1/2" Sch80 Stainless Welded Pipe 316L. For VBT high pressure air throughull although I might not do it that way.
7: 2" WORCESTER 466TSE Ball Valve. Cabin flood valve (Very expensive).
8: 1" WORCESTER 466TSE Ball Valve. VBT flood valve.
9: 1/2" WORCESTER 466TSE Ball Valve. VBT high pressure air.
10: The Lance SS ball valves I bought some time ago. 3/4” # 22-061. For the MBT vents.
11: 1/2" S/S Screwed Nipple. Sched 80. Various through hull pipes.
12: Swagelok fittings. # SS-810-7-8RG. VBT high pressure connections. I will use this system for some of the other HP connections as well probably.
13: Through hulls I made earlier.
14: Oval handles for the 3/4” Lance valves. Not sure which I’ll use.
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