Viega Wins Plastic Pipe Institute's 2013 Project of the Year Award for Sun Valley Ski Resort Project
Tubes and Tubing

Viega Wins Plastic Pipe Institute's 2013 Project of the Year Award for Sun Valley Ski Resort Project

Approximately 30 miles of ViegaPEX barrier tubing installed in renovation of snow melting system. WICHITA, Kan. — Viega was awarded Plastic Pipe Institute's (PPI) 2013 Project of the Year" award in the building and construction division for its Sun Valley Ski Resort snow melting system project. Each year, PPI, a manufacturing-based trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe...

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PP-R Piping System offers PP-R to copper sweated connections.
Pipe and Piping

PP-R Piping System offers PP-R to copper sweated connections.

Used in PHVAC applications, polypropylene-random (PP-R) piping systems featureÂ- straight, threadless transition from PP-R pipe to copper sweated connections. This facilitates fitting out installations entirely in PP-R. While PP-R portion of stub-out is mold-injected PP-R and connected via heat fusion, copper portion is connected using copper solder joints or compression fittings....

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Piping Systems feature PEX compression adapter.
Adapter Fittings

Piping Systems feature PEX compression adapter.

Used in variety of PHVAC applications, Polypropylene-Random Piping Systems feature PEX compression adapter made of PP-R and lead-free brass. Adapter allows installers to transition between Aquatherm and PEX in potable water and radiant systems. Manufactured to ASTM F1960 standard and available in Â-½, ¾, and 1 in. diameters, adapter has male-end design that enables installers to fuse...

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Pipe and Piping

Springfield Plastics, Inc. Receives Certification

Only Company in U.S. to Use 100% Virgin Resin Auburn, Illinois – Springfield Plastics, Inc. (SPI) is the only U.S. company to receive certification for use of 100% Virgin Resin in Drainage Pipe.Â-  Steve Baker, President of the company stated, We feel it is very important for our customers to know that we want to make this commitment to them year after year. That's why we have continued to...

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Pipe Handling System aids horizontal/directional drilling.
Pipe and Piping

Pipe Handling System aids horizontal/directional drilling.

Utilizing wireless remote controller operation and vacuum-lifting technology, HDD Pipe Handling SystemÂ- tilts and places drill stem at angles from 0° and 30° without using ropes or slings. Weight lets one worker lift drill stem and transfer pipe into drilling rig, while 360° hydraulic rotator gives operators complete control over drill stem and allows for...

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Thermoplastic Piping Stops Corrosive Leaks for Paper Production Plant
Pipe and Piping

Thermoplastic Piping Stops Corrosive Leaks for Paper Production Plant

Paper manufacturers rely on piping systems for the safe conveyance of Sodium Hypochlorite (NaOCI), commonly known as bleach, to whiten raw paper.Â-  One such manufacturer was experiencing leaks from corroded welds in their stainless steel Sch 40 316L piping system. In order to provide a safer work environment and protect sensitive equipment, management sought a better solution for handling...

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Victrex Receives As9100 Certification for Its High Performance, Lightweight Aerospace Tubing Solutions
Tubes and Tubing

Victrex Receives As9100 Certification for Its High Performance, Lightweight Aerospace Tubing Solutions

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PAÂ-  USA – Victrex has successfully obtained the rigorous AS9100C/ISO9001:2008 aerospace certification for its VICTREX Pipes™ production lines. This certification gives the aerospace industry the confidence to specify the robust, lightweight tubing made from VICTREX® PEEK polymer. Today, more than 15,000 aircraft rely on the high performance thermoplastic in...

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Pipe and Piping

Tanks Direct was Contacted to Install a Complete Turn-Key Emergency Generator Fuel Distribution System

Rockville, MD – Tanks Direct was contacted to install a complete turn-key emergency generator fuel distribution system. This project features one (1) 3,000 gallon Xerxes fiberglass underground storage tank, four (4) Aylan duplex fuel pumpsets, a Pnuemercator Tank Monitoring & Leak Detection System, and Steel Welded Piping installed through sixteen (16) levels of building. The fuel system...

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Electrical Boxes

HAM-LET to Showcase a Line of Advanced Instrumentation for the Maritime and Offshore Industry at Shanghai's MARINTEC CHINA 2013

SHANGHAI –Â- HAM-LET, an innovative world-leading manufacturer of instrumentation valves and compression fittings, is to exhibit at the All China Maritime Conference and Convention - Marintec China - in Shanghai from 3-6 December. HAM-LET will exhibit a range of products including Let-Lok® precision high pressure pipe and tube fittings, ball, needle and metering valves - including...

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Air / Gas Compressors

Atlas Copco Helps Saint-Gobain Achieve Safe, Efficient Production

Wilrijk, Belgium – Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials (Mudanjiang) Co., Ltd., China, primarily manufactures green silicon carbide. In 2009 Atlas Copco supplied the company with a modular AIRnet® piping system, which allows simple reconfiguration of the factory whenever required. Installed at the same time were ZT Series oil-free screw compressors enabling the company to meet the ISO 8573-1 0"...

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