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Table J. Solder requirements for solder joint pressure fittings - length in inches

Nominal
or
standard
size
inches
O.D.
of
tube,
inches
Cup
depth of
fitting,
inches
Joint clearance, inches
0.001
0.002
0.003
0.004
0.005²
1/4
.375
.310
.030
.060
.089
.119
.149
3/8
.500
.380
.049
.097
.146
.195
.243
1/2
.625
.500
.080
.160
.240
.320
.400
5/8
.750
.620
.119
.238
.357
.476
.595
3/4
.875
.750
.168
.336
.504
.672
.840
1
1.125
.910
.262
.524
.786
1.048
1.311
1 1/4
1.375
.970
.341
.683
1.024
1.366
1.707
1 1/2
1.625
1.090
.454
.907
1.361
1.814
2.268
2
2.125
1.340
.729
1.458
2.187
2.916
3.654
2 1/2
2.625
1.470
.988
1.976
2.964
3.952
4.940
3
3.125
1.660
1.328
2.656
3.985
5.313
6.641
3 1/2
3.625
1.910
1.773
3.456
5.318
7.091
8.864
4
4.125
2.160
2.281
4.563
6.844
9.125
11.41
5
5.125
2.660
3.49
6.981
10.47
13.96
17.45
6
6.125
3.090
4.846
9.692
14.54
19.38
24.23
8
8.125
3.970
8.259
16.52
24.78
33.04
41.29
10
10.125
4.000
10.370
20.74
31.11
41.48
51.85
12
12.125
4.500
13.970
27.940
41.910
55.88
69.85

¹ see Table A using 1/8 inch diameter (No. 9) wire solder (1 inch = .01227 cubic inches)

² Average actual consumption - actual consumption depends on workmanship. (Applies to
all data in column)

NOTE: Flux requirements are usually 2 oz. per lb. of solder.

 



 

Table J, Part 2. Solder requirements for solder joint pressure fittings -
length in inches¹



Nominal
or
standard
size
inches
O.D.
of
tube,
inches
Cup
depth of
fitting,
inches
Joint clearance, inches
Wt. in lbs.
at .010
clearance
per 100
joints²
0.006
0.007
0.008
0.009
0.010²
1/4
.375
.310
.179
.208
.238
.268
.298
.097
3/8
.500
.380
.292
.341
.389
.438
.486
.159
1/2
.625
.500
.480
.560
.640
.720
.800
.261
5/8
.750
.620
.714
.833
.952
1.072
1.191
.389
3/4
.875
.750
1.008
1.176
1.344
1.512
1.680
.548
1
1.125
.910
1.573
1.835
2.097
2.359
2.621
.856
1 1/4
1.375
.970
2.049
2.390
2.732
3.073
3.415
1.115
1 1/2
1.625
1.090
2.721
3.175
3.628
4.082
4.535
1.480
2
2.125
1.340
4.374
5.103
5.833
6.562
7.291
2.380
2 1/2
2.625
1.470
5.928
6.916
7.904
8.892
9.880
3.225
3
3.125
1.660
7.969
9.297
10.63
11.95
13.28
4.335
3 1/2
3.625
1.910
10.64
12.41
14.18
15.96
17.73
5.786
4
4.125
2.160
13.69
15.97
18.250
20.53
22.81
7.446
5
5.125
2.660
20.94
24.43
27.92
31.41
34.91
11.392
6
6.125
3.090
29.08
33.92
38.77
43.61
48.46
15.815
8
8.125
3.970
49.55
57.81
66.07
74.330
82.59
26.955
10
10.125
4.000
62.22
72.59
82.96
93.33
103.7
33.845
12
12.125
4.500
83.82
97.79
111.8
125.7
139.7
45.596

¹ see Table A using 1/8 inch diameter (No. 9) wire solder (1 inch = .01227 cubic inches)

² For estimating purposes - includes an allowance of 100 percent to cover wastage and loss. (Applies
to all data in column)

NOTE: Flux requirements are usually 2 oz. per lb. of solder.

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