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What is Domestic Material?
Everyone, it seems, is talking about buying domestic. It’s a common request from our customers. But what does it really mean? Working with partners who
Bolt & Stud Thread Engagement:
An Important Detail
Most of us don’t stop to think very long about the threads on bolts and studs. But like all the component parts in your piping
Obtaining reliable flow control in industrial applications is challenging. One solution to consider is the gate valve. Gate valves control flow with a wedge or
Ball Valve Classifications
ball valve classifications The popular quarter-turn ball valve deserves a deep dive. It has a variety of features that can expand its serviceability into many
304 vs. 316: Which is Best?
Both 304 and 316 Stainless Steel are comparable in characteristics, appearance, and basic chemical makeup. The addition of Molybdenum in 316 significantly increases its corrosion
8 Dangers of Deferred Maintenance
Choosing the right facilities and equipment maintenance plan is difficult, but vital. How can you balance the upfront and overall costs while taking care of
Why are Spiral Wound Gaskets So Popular?
The spiral wound gasket’s popularity is due to several factors:
– It is ideal in high temperature, high-pressure, and
304 Stainless Steel in the Process Piping Industry
304 Stainless Steel is the most versatile and commonly used stainless steel currently available for applications having corrosion resistance, high-temperature, and/or high-pressure requirements. The 304
Mill Test Reports: What Are They & How Do I Use Them?
What is a Mill Test Report? Mill Test Reports (or MTR’s) are often referred to by a host of different names including Certified Material Test
The Truth Behind True Schedules
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,
A Story About Pipe: Schedule 80 & Extra Heavy
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
How to Read the Standard of New England Pipe Chart
Standard of New England’s Pipe Chart describes the physical dimensions and weight of standardized pipe. Pipe is manufactured according to these standardized physical characteristics. When looking at
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