This Dixon Boss GF Series ground joint complete seal hose fitting is made of plated iron and connects a high-pressure air and steam hose to a male NPT threaded connection. It has a barbed end to create a tight seal on a hose when used with a hose clamp or crimp sleeve or ferrule (not included) and a female National Pipe Taper (NPT) threads on the other to connect to male NPT threaded connections. This fitting is made of plated iron for strength, malleability, ductility, and resistance to corrosion, and it has a polymer seat for chemical resistance. This Boss ground joint complete seal hose fitting is recommended for steam service up to 450 degrees F.
Hose fittings connect, control, change the direction of, and terminate the flow in piping and hose systems. They are made of brass, stainless steel, galvanized steel, and other materials that resist corrosion, pressure, and wear. Hose fittings have various types of connections, including threaded, barbed, push-to-connect, dry disconnect, and others including those based on internationally-accepted specifications. Hose fittings are used in systems such as air compressors, automatic manufacturing operations, aircraft controls, and tire installation in industries including agriculture, mining, road construction, firefighting, and aviation.
Dixon Valve & Coupling Company manufactures pipe and hose fittings and accessories. The company, founded in 1916, is headquartered in Chestertown, MD.