RS PRO Stainless Steel Hexagon Plug 3/8in R(T) Male 0.77in

  • RS Stock No. 499-3401
  • Manufacturer RS PRO
Technical data sheets
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Status: Not Applicable
COO (Country of Origin): CN
Product Details


The RS Pro hexagon plug is made from 316 stainless steel, providing increased durability and chemical resistance over brass fittings. The connections are male BSPT (tapered).

Features and Benefits

316 Stainless Steel 150 lb fitting
With BSPT tapered screw end
Hexagon plug is made from S/40 pipe

What are pipe fittings?

A common occurrence in the plumbing industry, threaded pipe fittings are gateway connections for increasing and securing the length of pipe work. Every home and building around the world is almost certain to have operational threaded fittings for running water, central heating, sewage and other pipeline systems. Although these stainless steel fittings are a hexagon plug. Other types such as straight and angled fittings are also widely used.

Who uses these pipe fittings?

Stainless steel fittings are used primarily by plumbers, but are often used by various other professions and areas. Due to the ability for fittings and sockets to extend areas for pipe networks. Usually they would be hidden behind walls for design purposes, rather than having exposed stainless steel. As an example, some different areas you would find these fittings are:

• All throughout the home (bathroom, kitchen etc)
• Any building with running water, heating or gas
• Sewage and underground networks
• Ships and boats
• Car engines

Benefits of Stainless Steel

When choosing pipe fittings, material is always a big part of the choice. Stainless steel offers excellent protection against corrosion and rust, something which could prove hugely troublesome within water and gas pipes. Brass and copper pipes wouldn't have the same resistance to these kinds of issues. Outlining the reasons why stainless steel is the preferred plumbers choice for threaded fittings.

Attribute Value
Connection 1 3/8 in R Male
Length 0.77in
Fitting Type Plug
Shape Hexagon
Thread Size 1 3/8in
Connection Gender 1 Male
Thread Standard 1 R (taper)
29 : Next working day (AU stock)
1153 : 5 working days (Global stock)
Price (ex. GST) Each
$ 3.34
(exc. GST)
$ 3.67
(inc. GST)
Per unit
1 - 5
6 - 24
25 - 49
50 +
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