Stainless Bulkhead - 1/2 in. FPT x 1/2 in. MPT

Stainless Bulkhead - 1/2 in. FPT x 1/2 in. MPT

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This stainless steel bulkhead is 1/2" FPT x 1/2" MPT with a flat, thick rubber washer that makes is very easy to install on most kettles. We use this bulkhead on our weldless spigot.

Item # H726
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Weight 0.50LBS
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Kenneth G on May 4, 2019
Want to convert my cube cooler
John M on Feb 12, 2019
Kenneth G on May 4, 2019
Modifying cooler mash tun.
Christopher M on Mar 6, 2019
Want to convert my cube cooler
John M on Feb 12, 2019
To add a whirlpool arm
Shannon W on Feb 5, 2019
Going on a new keggle I am converting to a mash tun
Chris R on Dec 20, 2018
I have two and want more...
Chuck S on Oct 8, 2018
These are my favorite bulkheads and the only ones I'll use. Sturdy and seals well. I put gaskets on both sides and I've never had a leak.
Douglas Nelson on Sep 19, 2018
Updating equipment
Valued C on Aug 27, 2018
I need it
Michael C on Aug 21, 2018
bulkhead for mash tun fittings
Jeff R on Feb 24, 2018
Good Product
John P R on Feb 5, 2018
Easy to add to your pot .
Kevin McMullin on Feb 3, 2018
Needed to build a cold tank.
Modifying cooler mash tun.
Christopher M on Mar 6, 2019
To add a whirlpool arm
Shannon W on Feb 5, 2019
My bulkhead leaks if i put the gasket on the inside, no matter how soft or tight I crank it down. If I put it on the outside it doesn't leak at all, but since it's for a brew kettle, I'm wondering if it will melt from the heat of my propane burner. Any insight?
Jared Wyatt on Feb 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jared, as you've discovered, those gaskets do need to be on the outside. They have a fairly high melting point, around 600F I think and I've never had one melt or break down on me. That said, if you're using a high pressure burner on a small pot, the flames can lick up over the bottom of the pot if you crank it up too high. I tend to keep those types of burners turned down a bit to avoid damaging the gaskets. It is still high enough for a strong boil on a full pot. Low pressure burners shouldn't have that problem.
how long is the shank? I'm wondering if i can use this in an igloo cooler
Carl Rustic on Jan 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The shank is 1-7/8" long. This is the same bulkhead we use on our Rubbermaid cooler mash tuns and hot liquor tanks.

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These bulkheads are great for adding features to your system.
June 29, 2019
2 months ago
Exactly What I Needed
Great quality and a perfect fit for my whirlpool jet. Brew-on!
Whirlpool valve.
Whirlpool jet.
October 1, 2018
11 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Nice mod!
October 11, 2018
Zach R Staff
Solid bulkhead to replace flimsy ones
I used this bulkhead after numerous attempts at making my own with 3/4” fittings. The goal was to reuse 3/4 SS Brewtech that I replaced with butterfly valves on my Chronicals. These very nice valves are now on both my 20 gallon kettles with unrestricted flow. The bulkhead is a real 3/4 NPT with a wide flange, a nice thick flat silicon gasket, a wide washer and a nut. It firmly secures the valve to the kettle, on the other side of the flange is a male MPT 1/2 tread where most users would typically Teflon and connect the ball valve.
Solid and reliable, I forgot where I bought it from years ago and was thrilled to buy it again for my second kettle. Totally worth the money.
September 6, 2018
12 months ago
Great Sturdy Bulkhead
This is way stronger than any previous 3 piece bulkhead by competition. No leaks. It is not a standard 13/16 - 7/8 hole You need a 1 inch hole. Also works exceptionally well on Rubbermaid Tuns.
March 21, 2018
1 year ago
works as advertised
Great product to add a weldless fitting, just be sure to save time and frustration and buy a greenlee 730BB-1 one inch knockout punch.
October 30, 2017