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Swagelok Ireland

Your Authorised Swagelok Sales and Service Centre

Thread Identification Essentials Course

Course Aims
To provide delegates with the tools and understanding of how to correctly identify common thread forms and small bore tubing (SBT) system components, an awareness of pressure capabilities of the connections and of pressure injection injuries.

Target Audience
Technicians, maintenance and engineering personnel who require knowledge and understanding of how to identify common thread forms, SBT connections and configurations.

Course Content

  • Thread identification - practical and theoretical activities
  • Tapered threads: NPT, BSPT (ISO7/1)
  • Straight (parallel) threads: BSPP (ISO228/1), SAE/MS, JIC (AN), Metric, etc.
  • Tapered thread sealant application
  • Straight thread seal mechanisms
  • Common SBT system connections and configurations
  • Pressure ratings awareness
  • Pressure injection injuries awareness

Course Delivery
Classroom - each delegate will be given their own Swagelok Thread Identification kit to take away with them.

Swagelok Certificate of Completion, plus wallet card - valid for 3 years.

Course Length
0.5 day

40% Practical
60% Theoretical

Times of Training
08.45 - 12.00 and 12.45 - 16.00

Course Synopsis
To download a copy of the course synopsis, click here.

Onsite and offshore courses are available.  For further details, please contact our Training Division at or call +44 (0)1224 759900