An entire structure should not be constructed from Type BC53-8 or any other swivel fitting, as these types would not provide sufficient stability or rigidity in the structure due to the free rotation of the fitting.
|Model||Measurements (in.)||Weight (lbs.)|
|Model||Measurements (mm)||Weight (kgs)|
References A, B, C refer to the Outer Diameter of the pipe that fits inside the fitting.
Pipe Size Chart
The chart below will help you understand how to match the size of fittings and pipe.
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|Dimensional Weight (kgs)||1.1400|
|Actual Weight (kgs)||1.14|
|Material||Ductile Iron to BS EN 1563|
|Loads||A Kee Klamp component (size 5 to 9) can support an axial load of 2000 lbs. per set screw with the set screw tightened to a torque of 29 lbs/ft. (rating includes a safety factor of 2:1)|
|Set Screw||Case hardened steel, Kee Koat corrosion resistant coating|
|Standards||ASTM A47-77-32510, BS EN ISO 1461|