USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 2/TASK 2
1 Take measurement of installation such as center to center
of pipe, requiring two fittings ((c) above).
2 Measure size of fitting or fittings as shown in figure 123
on the previous page.
3 Subtract total size of the two fittings from measurement
obtained in 1 above.
4 Multiply approximate thread length ((d) above) by 2 and add
the result to the length obtained in 3 above. This will give the length of
(2) Cutting Pipe.
mark the spot where the cut is to be made with a scriber or crayon.
(b) Lock the pipe securely in a pipe vise (figure 124).