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Re: 16mmx1.5 Oil Pressure Tee Wanted
Posted to Tool & Equipment Forum on 1/5/2021

It cracked because the threads are tapered and a harder fitting was overtightened. A little Teflon tape would easily prevent this.

Most items tapped for 1/8 NPT are tapered. It is actually difficult to find a 1/8 NPT or any size pipe tap that is not tapered.... Login to read more.