Irritec Perma-Loc Tubing x Female Hose Thread Swivel (FHTS) Adapter
The Perma-Loc hose thread swivel adapter is used to connect polyethylene tubing of various sizes to a standard 3/4" male garden hose thread connection such as an outdoor spigot or garden hose. The female hose thread connection swivels for ease of installation.Garden Hose Threads (GHT, FHT, MHT) are unique in that they make the water-tight seal with a flexible washer between the two connection pieces. Thread seal tape is not recommended since it can inhibit the full threading together of the pieces, thus not allowing a tight leak-proof seal. GHT are not compatible with NPT or IPT/IPS fittings commonly found in iron pipe or PVC water systems.
About Drip Depot Perma-Loc Drip Irrigation Fittings:
Perma-Loc fittings and adapters are heavy duty reusable connectors for all your connection needs. They are very easy to use and require no special tools. Perma-Loc fittings are available for both Tubing and Tape. The Tubing connectors can be used on blank tubing as well as drip line.
- To Use: Simply push tubing or tape over barbed end, then hand-tighten locking nut over tubing or tape for a permanent secure fit.
- To Remove: Just loosen locking nut, pull tube off and re-use as needed.
Perma-Loc fittings look similar to traditional flange and locking nut plumbing connections; however, in most cases, they work differently. Unlike a typical locking nut which comes off the fitting and slides over the tubing, a Perma-Loc locking nut is usually not removed from the fitting. The exception to this rule might be some of the larger 3/4" and above tubing fittings. Select a video from above to see how the Perma-Loc drip irrigation tubing and tape fittings work.
|Perma-Loc Size||Acceptable Inside Tubing Diameter||Acceptable Wall Thickness|
|3/8"||.510" to .580"||.035" to .055"|
|1/2"||.590" to .630"||.025" to .050"|
|3/4"||.790" to .845"||.045" to .065"|
|1"||1.025" to 1.085"||.045" to .070"|