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Raxton Exd/Exe Unions


Raxton Unions
are designed to provide a running joint whilst eliminating exposed threads and are particularly suitable for use where a coupler would be impractical.

Unions are available in a variety of thread forms and can be supplied with male to female or female to female thread entries. The female connection thread of the Union shall step not more than one size up from the male connection thread, or equal to one size up in the case of a thread gender change. Eg M20(M) to M25(F) or M20(M) to 3/4 NPT(F).

EExd unions type FB malefemaleRaxton Unions are marked with the appropriate approval number and size.

Images shown: Type FB male-female (top) and Type FL female-female.


Quality
SIRA (0518) 02 ATEX M207
Bureau Veritas BS EN ISO 9001:2008

EExd unions type FL femalefemaleThread specification
Isometric (ISO) to BS3643:1981 and ISO 965 Pts 1 & 3
Imperial (ET) to BS31:1940 (1979)
National Pipe Thread (NPT) to ANSI/ASME:1983
British Standard Pipe (BSP) to BS21:1985
Pg to DIN 40430:1971

Materials
Brass: BS2874: 1985 CZ121
Mild Steel: BS970 PT3 230M07
EExd unionsStainless Steel: BS970 PT3 316 S11
Aluminium Bronze: BS1400 1985 AB2 or BS2874:1986 CA104

Approvals
Sira 10ATEX1225X
IECEx SIR 12.0014X
GOST TС С-GB.ГБ06.В00105
INMETRO NCC 12.0764X

Plating
Raxton Unions are available in a variety of finishes including Nickel, Electro Zinc, Zinc Passivated, Chromatised, Electroless Nickel and Anodised.

Thread identification
A Selection Table is available as a PDF document (40KB) and identifies the standard thread variations produced and is designed to assist the user in the selection process. Click here to download.

Part numbering system
The Raxton part numbering system document is available as a 39KB PDF document.
Click here to download.

Temperature
The item is classified as a component and is therefore not given a temperature rating.