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JohnT

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Folks,

I have several variable capacity stainless steel tanks. One of the things I always wanted is to add some sort of couple to the ball valve spigot that allows connection to a hose.

Has anyone ever done this? If so, any recommendations on what hardware to get?
 

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I haven't ever had one of those ball valve connectors since my tanks come with the TC connectors but there are all sorts of connections available. GW Kent offers a lot of options and I am sure others do also. If you wanted to go from the ball valve to a TC (tri-clover) connection here is an example of one they have. http://www.gwkent.com/male-adaptor.html
 

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The problem I have is that the thread on my 500 liter tanks does not look to be the same.
 

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All of my fittings are TC except for the stainless vat which has non-sanitary standard pipe threads. Is the tank from Italy or Germany? Italy has their own type of sanitary fittings similar to TC. There are also a couple of different types of threaded connections, and thread standards, depending on the country of origin. Maybe a picture of where you would like to connect would help.
 
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