The Truth Behind True Schedules

18" True 40 x 10" True 80 Tees Fittings

true schedules When talking about steel pipe and pipe fittings it is often assumed that Schedule 40 and standard weight are the same thing; likewise, that schedule 80 and extra heavy are the same thing.  These assumptions, however, are incorrect and can lead to the wrong material being installed at the jobsite. Take a look […]

A Story About Pipe: Schedule 80 & Extra Heavy

Industry Knowledge

industry knowledge Mechanical Contractor, “Awesome Construction Company,” put out a bid for 1,000 feet of steel pipe.  The low-bidder, “ZZZ Supply,” was awarded the order (names have been changed, but the incident is real).   The pipe was purchased, delivered on time, and the job was completed on budget.  Sounds like another great success story!  Unfortunately, […]