Galvanized Black Pipe 1-1/2"x1/4" Bushing. Galvanized Black Pipe, due to its black oxide scale surface finish, is ideal for the use with natural and propane gas lines applications. For example it will be used to run a line from the meter to inside the house, and inside the house to the appliances. This form of pipe is what's typically used for those applications. Also This Pipe is generally used in commercial grade fire sprinkler systems (Water Application). This versatile pipe is heat resistance, and water damage resistant. Like the pipe, the high quality fittings are designed to connect, adapt, and function in the same applications as the pipe. The Galvanized Black Pipe 1-1/2"x1/4" Bushing features a set of male threads (1-1/2") and a set of female threads (1/4") that function as a fitting reducer. The male threads enter the fitting and the female threads allow you to insert a smaller sized street fitting or pipe.