forged steel fittings

Here’s Why Pipelines Are Important

Most people only hear of pipelines and forged steel fittings on the news. They might not realize how important they are in the world of energy and engineering. Pipes, fittings, and related materials transport water, gas, oil, and other materials throughout the nation. But, why are they so vital? Below are some of the many […]

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How Pipelines Affect the U.S. Economy

Pipelines are responsible for significant economic output in the United States economy. The volume at which pipelines produce would surprise most. To put it into perspective, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, it would take about 750 tanker trucks per day, loading up and moving out about once every two minutes, 24 hours a […]

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How Do Distributors Fit Into Piping?

Flanges are vital to the success of the piping industry. They are designed to strengthen and evenly distribute the weight of a load. They bind and support piping systems so that they are modifiable and easy to manage. According to WBOC, more than 100 major projects requiring flanges, piping, and various pipe fittings are planned […]

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3 Different Types of Olets

If you’re in the market for forged parts, you may have come across the term “olets.” Curious about what they are and how they can be used? Olets are a type of forged fitting that is used to connect pipes or other types of tubing to a pipe or other types of fitting. According to […]

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5 Different Types of Pipeline Fittings

Fittings play an essential role in the oil and gas pipeline industry. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, more than 2.6 million miles of pipelines are responsible for transporting trillions of cubic feet and hundreds of billions of ton/miles of liquid petroleum annually. If you’re looking for the right carbon steel pipe fitting, here […]

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Signs Your Industrial Piping May Need Repair

Industrial piping is a complex and delicate system, especially when it’s not made for water. Oil and gas pipelines are more prone to issues, due to the materials contained within them. The United States has suffered 3,200-plus serious gas pipeline leaks since 1987, according to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. With this in […]

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5 Reasons to Work in the Pipeline Industry

If you’re interested in a career in the pipeline industry, you’re not alone. Check out these five great benefits of pursuing a career in the pipeline industry. 1. Good Pay Just because you don’t choose your career solely based on pay doesn’t mean it’s not important. You want a career that pays a comfortable living […]

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The Science of a Piping System

Piping systems are more complex than you might think, especially if they carry certain liquids. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, about 64% of pipeline incidents are a result of hazardous liquid pipelines. This fact emphasizes the importance of a well-functioning piping system. Let’s break down the science of piping systems and how they’re […]

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What Are The Benefits of a Piping System?

A good piping system is essential for the efficient and safe transportation of oil and gas. The benefits of such a system are numerous and can greatly improve the overall operation of an oil and gas facility. Here are a few of the many reasons why a strong piping system is so important. Efficiency One […]

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Here’s How Your Household Piping System Works

When it comes to household piping systems, understanding their function is key to keeping your home and family safe. Every home’s system is slightly different, but they all share some common components. Here’s a look at the basics of how your home plumbing works. 1. Pipeline Pressure Reduction According to the Interstate Natural Gas Association […]

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