# What size is number 8 hose?

What size is number 8 hose?

What thread size is an 8? AN sizes range from -2 (dash two) to -32 in irregular steps, with each step equating to the OD (outside diameter) of the tubing in 1⁄16-inch increments. Therefore, a -8 AN size would be equal to 1⁄2-inch OD tube.

How do you read a hose size? In the vast majority of common hydraulic hoses, the I.D. measurement is divided into 1/16” increments known as the “dash size.” For example, a hose measuring 3/4” ID will be shown as a “-12” coming from the numerator of the fraction of 3/4″=12/16”. A 1” ID would be 16/16 or a -16, and so on.

What size garden hose is best? ⅝ inch is the most common and a good diameter for adequate water flow and pressure. Garden hoses also come in ½ and ¾-inch diameters. The larger the diameter, the more water the hose can hold. ½ and ¾-inch diameter hoses are best for light tasks such as watering hanging baskets and small gardens.

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## What size is number 8 hose? – Related Questions

### What does an fitting stand for?

Historical Context of the AN Fitting

AN stands for Air Force – Navy Aeronautical Design Standards (also known as “Army Navy”) that are used in U.S. Military aviation applications. These fittings are made to meet strict performance standards related to the aeronautical industry.

### Are hoses measured by ID or OD?

Simply put, a dash size refers to an I.D. of a hydraulic hose or fitting in 1/16″ increments. For example, -6 hose would indicate a hose with I.D. of 6/16″ – or 3/8″. Hoses are measured by inside diameter, unlike tubes which are measured by outside diameter.

### What is standard garden hose size?

Hose Diameter

Because standard household piping is typically ½ inch in diameter, most homeowners only need a standard garden hose size of ½ inch in diameter. A 5/8 inch diameter garden hose size may also work for you, but you’ll likely be adding unnecessary weight with this size hose.

### What is the standard garden hose fitting size?

The most common size garden fittings come with is 5/8” and 11.5NH( 5/8” being the diameter while 11.5NH is the thread pitch). Hoses for commercial purposes like the watering of public parks regularly come with bigger hose size of 3/4″ and 11.5NH.

### What are standard pipe sizes?

The most common standard diameters are as follow: 0.5 inch (15 mm), 0.75 inch (20 mm), 1 inch (25 mm), 1.5 inch (40 mm), 2 inch (50 mm), 3 inch (80 mm), 4 inch (100 mm), 6 inch (150 mm), 8 inch (200 mm), 10 inch (250 mm), 12 inch (300 mm), 14 inch (350 mm), 16 inch (400 mm), 18 inch (450 mm), 20 inch (500 mm), 22 inch

### How do you measure pipe diameter with a tape measure?

To find it, measure around the circumference of the pipe with flexible measuring tape. Divide the circumference by pi, or about 3.14159. For example, if the circumference is 12.57 inches (319 mm), you would divide by pi, and get an outside diameter of about 4 inches (100 mm).

### Is there a 5’8 pipe thread?

5/8″ – 14 HSS American National Standard Taper Pipe right hand thread tap. 5/8″ is nominal pipe size – the actual thread dimension is greater than 5/8″. The angle between the sides of the thread is 60 deg.

### Is line pipe thread the same as NPT?

“Line Pipe Threads” are taper threads similar to NPT threads and are used extensively in the flow line pipes.