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Swagelok Scotland, Teesside & Ireland

Your Authorised Swagelok Sales and Service Centre

Thread Identification Essentials Course

Course Aims

To provide delegates with the knowledge and understanding of how to correctly identify common thread forms and SBT system components. An awareness of pressure capabilities of the connections and of pressure injection injuries. A thread identification tool kit is available to purchase if required.

Target Audience

Technicians, maintenance and engineering personnel who require knowledge and understanding of how to identify common thread forms, SBT connections and configurations.

Course Content

  • Thread identification - practical and theoretical activities
  • Tapered threads: NPT, BSPT (ISO7/1)
  • Straight (parallel) threads: BSPP (ISO228/1), SAE/MS, JIC (AN), Metric, etc.
  • Tapered thread sealant application
  • Straight thread seal mechanisms
  • Common SBT system connections and configurations
  • Pressure ratings awareness
  • Pressure injection injuries awareness

Course Delivery



Swagelok Certificate of Completion, plus wallet card - valid for 3 years.

Course Length

0.5 day

  • 40% Practical
  • 60% Theoretical

Times of Training

08.45 - 12.00 and 12.45 - 16.00

Course Synopsis

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Onsite and offshore courses are available. For further details, please contact our Training Division at or call +44 (0)1224 759900.