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Dixon Underwriters and Factory Mutual Playpipes

Underwriters and Factory Mutual Play Pipes with or without Tips by Dixon Powhatan. A component often required in hydrant houses by Insurance Underwriters..

Features Include:

  • These PlayPipes are usually IN STOCK! - Limited Quantities
  • Swivel handle, red marlin trim
  • Maximum operating pressure: 100 PSI (water only) at 70F (21C)
  • U/L listed and Factory Mutual approved
  • ULT male thread specification: 2-3/16" ODM x 12 TPI
  • Comes standard with 1-1/8" orifice tip
  • Part # UPP250F is the Powhatan Part # 03-102-50000
  • Ship. wt. 10 lbs.
  • Alternate Part # for UPP250F: 288
  • Approx. Ship Box Dimensions for Qty of 4: 32" x 11" x 18" with a weight of 33 lbs

Brass Part # Size Female Male OAL
UPP250F 2-1/2" NST (NH) ULT 30"
UPP250S 2-1/2" NPSH ULT 30"
UPP250F-SPEC Playpipe Only

Common Thread Abbreviations:

  • NH or NST = NH (National Hose) or NST (National Standard Thread), often referred to as "fire hose thread". By far the most common thread in use today by fire departments.
  • NPT = National Pipe Tapered is common in plumbing and some industrial uses.
  • NPSH = IPT = National Pipe Straight Hose or Iron Pipe Thread has the same TPI as NPT but the thread does not taper.
Orders shipping to California, Louisiana, Mississipi, Florida, or Maryland will require tax exempt certificate.


Playpipe 30" with NO Tip

Part #:UPP250F-SPEC
Dixon Playpipe, 2-1/2" x 30" long WITHOUT tip, NST.
Price: $220.00

Playpipe 30" with Tip

Part #:UPP250F
Dixon Playpipe, 2-1/2" x 30" long with 1-1/8" tip, NST.
Price: $285.00