Across Hex Corner Dimension for Fluid Fittings and Nuts
|Publication Date:||1 May 2003|
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) defines the minimum across hexagon corner dimensions for fluid tube fittings and nuts. The ARP covers commonly specified inch and millimeter hexagon sizes.
The purpose of this ARP is to define the minimum allowance diameter of corners for hexagons that are machined from round stock or for hexagon corners that are turned to facilitate manufacturing, installation, or other purpose. Rounded hex corners in accordance with this ARP shall not be used in conjunction with safety wire holes per AS 1043.