In a workshop/laboratory or other safe working environment, given a hand die, proper tools, lighting, ventilation, and steel round stock or pipe of no less than 3/8 inch diameter.

Performance requirement

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Plan to make an external thread on 1/2” pipe

Use tools to Fabricate an external thread on the 1/2” pipe with the axis of the pipe and thread co-linear


  • tape measure
  • pipe cutter
  • pipe reamer
  • cutting oil
  • 1/2” hand pipe die


Assessed in ST‑0999E Sea Term I (Engineering Portion).


  1. Table A-III/1 OICEW-C1.6
  2. NVIC Task

Project diagram:

See the Assessment Guidelines for additional specifications of behavior and standards.