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What thickness need to be mentioned in reports for branch connection with sockolet

What thickness need to be mentioned in reports for branch connection with sockolet

What thickness need to be mentioned in reports for branch connection with sockolet

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1.Please kindly advise what is the difference between boss and Sockolet ?
2.When I have a Run Pipe 18 " - 12.7mm Thick and Branch opening with 18x1.5" CL.3000 sockolet. Now please advise me what thickness need to be mentioned in the Report either pipe wall thickness of Sockolet wall thickness?
3. Where can I find the thickness of sockolet mss-sp-97 is not providing the clear dimensions for thickness ?

RE: What thickness need to be mentioned in reports for branch connection with sockolet

A boss is standard socket weld fitting with details from B16.11

Olets are vendor design.

RE: What thickness need to be mentioned in reports for branch connection with sockolet

A boss is usually thought of as a straight circular protusion, which can have a parallel hole or is sometimes a solid block. A "sockolet" is simply another form of what is officially called an "integrally reinforced welded fitting". This add extra wall thickness in a shaped manner to compensate for the loss of the wall thickness of the branch connection.

The vendor has certified it and hence you don't need to do any calculations to B 31.3 or 31.4 etc to show that your connection doesn't need extra re-inforcement.

A boss is sometimes used to connect a pipe or support without drilling a hole in the main pipe

MSS Sp 97 give a max thickness which then tapers down. Basically thickness is whatever your vendor says is suitable.

Ask the vendor, but when even bonney forge who invented these things don't give min dimensions then you might not find it listed....

https://bonneyforge.com/specs/branch/sockolet.cfm

Pipe wall thickness look at the line list.

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