High-Quality Threaded Reducing Socket for Versatile Plumbing Solutions

Upgrade your plumbing system with this top-grade BSP standard threaded reducing socket, expertly designed for connecting pipes with different sizes. Made from durable materials, this versatile female fitting securely reduces from one size to another, ensuring a leak-free and reliable connection for your plumbing applications.

Features and Benefits

  • Standard BSP threading: Adheres to the British Standard Pipe (BSP) threading system for compatibility with a wide range of pipes and fittings.
  • Durable construction: Crafted from top-quality materials to withstand daily wear and tear while maintaining optimal performance.
  • Reduce pipe sizes effortlessly: Connects two pipes with different diameters, allowing smooth and seamless transitions in your plumbing system.
  • Leak-proof design: Engineered to tightly seal joints, preventing any leaks or water damage in your plumbing applications.
  • Easy installation: Quick and straightforward to install, reducing downtime and helping you save on labour costs.

How to Use

  1. Identify the correct size of the threaded reducing socket based on the pipe sizes you need to connect.
  2. Ensure that the pipes are clean and free from any debris or particles that could hinder the connection.
  3. Wrap the male threads of the pipes with a sufficient layer of Teflon tape or apply pipe joint compound for a secure and leak-free seal.
  4. Attach the threaded reducing socket onto the larger pipe by carefully aligning and screwing it in a clockwise direction until secure. Do not overtighten.
  5. Connect the smaller pipe to the other side of the threaded reducing socket, tightening it securely as described in the previous step.
  6. Inspect the connections for any signs of leakage or improper installation before resuming the flow of water or appropriate liquid through the pipes.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

This threaded reducing socket is ideal for homeowners, plumbers, contractors, and DIY enthusiasts who require a versatile and reliable solution for connecting pipes with different sizes in various plumbing applications, such as irrigation systems, water filters, or gardening setups.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Always choose the correct size of the threaded reducing socket based on the pipes you intend to connect.
  • Turn off the water supply or any fluid flow before attempting installation or making adjustments to the plumbing system.
  • Wear appropriate protective gear, such as gloves and eye protection, when working with plumbing tools and components.


What is the purpose of a Threaded Reducing Socket?

The Threaded Reducing Socket is a female fitting designed to connect two male fittings of different sizes in a secure and leak-proof manner. It allows users to easily adapt their piping system to accommodate varying dimensions.

Is this Threaded Reducing Socket compatible with all types of pipes?

This socket is designed based on the BSP (British Standard Pipe) thread standards and should work efficiently with any pipes and fittings that use the BSP system. However, compatibility with pipes using alternative threading standards cannot be guaranteed.

Can I use this socket for both indoor and outdoor applications?

Yes, the Threaded Reducing Socket is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, as it is made of durable material that can withstand various weather and environmental conditions.

What material is the Threaded Reducing Socket made of?

The Threaded Reducing Socket is typically constructed from high-quality plastic or metal materials such as PVC or brass, ensuring durability and longevity of the product.

Will the Threaded Reducing Socket handle high pressure in the piping system?

Yes, the Threaded Reducing Socket is designed to accommodate high pressure within the piping system. However, it is always recommended that you verify the maximum allowable pressure rating for the specific socket you are using.

Can I use this socket with hot water systems?

Generally, the Threaded Reducing Socket can be used with hot water systems. However, checking the manufacturer's guidelines for temperature limitations is important as certain materials may have specific temperature tolerance levels.

How do I properly install a Threaded Reducing Socket?

To install the socket correctly, ensure that you clean the threads of both male fittings, use a suitable thread sealant or tape for a secure connection, and tighten the fittings according to the recommended torque settings without overtightening.

Can the Threaded Reducing Socket be removed and reused?

Yes, the Threaded Reducing Socket can be removed and reused, as long as it is in good condition and the threads are not damaged during disassembly. Always inspect the socket before reusing it to ensure a leak-free connection.

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