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Is there a difference between the two

Is there a difference between the two

Is there a difference between the two

I'm reviewing a fabrication drawing and it is calling for 2"-3000# couplings and 4" API couplings. I was wondering why the 4" is not called out as a 3000# designation? Is there a difference between the two and if so what?

RE: Is there a difference between the two

I'm pretty sure 3000 psi fittings only go to 2", though bonney forge seem to imply they can go to 4", it's not commonly used AFAIK


I've no real idea what an "API coupling" is. This is rather vague (at least to me).

API what?
Pressure rating?

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RE: Is there a difference between the two

Check the API-5L standard for the 4" coupling detail which may fit the service condition you have.
The different pressure rating for 2" and 4" fitting may come from the different standards, such as ANSI vs API.

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