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Can Weld Fittings Be Used for High-Pressure Applications?

When you’re dealing with high-pressure applications, you need to be able to count on the weld fittings you’ve chosen. Leaks in high-pressure systems can be not only inconvenient but dangerous as well. The force of the steam or gas that’s coming out of a high-pressure pipe can damage structures and injure people. Pipelines that are […]

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What Factors Should I Consider When Selecting Pipe Fittings?

You may need pipe fittings for a commercial or industrial application. With so many options available, how do you choose the right ones? Here we’ll explore the key factors to consider when selecting pipe fittings. Understanding these will help you pick the best fittings for your specific needs. Material One of the most important considerations […]

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The Importance of Properly-Sized Fittings for Piping Systems

When it comes to piping systems, having the right fittings is crucial. But what exactly does it mean to have properly-sized fittings? Let’s break it down. Choosing the Right Size Fittings You want fittings that match the size of the pipes you’re connecting. If they’re too small, they restrict the flow rate. Too large, and […]

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4 Weld Fittings That Ensure Leak-Free Connections in Gas Lines

When taking on a gas line installation or modification project, selecting the proper weld fittings is an extremely important decision. Using fittings specifically designed for gas service is critical for safety and durability. There are a few key types of weld fittings, such as screwed fittings, to consider for your gas line application. 1. Elbow […]

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How to Choose the Right Weld Fittings for Your Project

When undertaking a welding project, it’s important to make sure that your weld fittings are correct. If not, it can lead to a dangerous situation. For example, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, there have been nearly 300 explosions along the miles of pipeline that span America. How many of them were due to […]

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How to Troubleshoot Common Issues With Steel Fittings

The best way to troubleshoot problems with steel fittings is to avoid them by working with trusted fitting distributors. The right fitting distributors will offer high-quality fittings that are designed to avoid some of the most common problems. Here is what you should do if you run into issues. 1. Thread Issues Threads on a […]

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What are the Advantages of a Long Weld Neck Nozzle

A quality piping system needs quality parts. According to WBOC TV, there are over 100 major projects along the Gulf Coast that will require flanges, piping, and various pipe fittings in the next five years. When it comes to choosing a nozzle for your piping system, you may come across the term long weld neck […]

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How to Find the Highest Quality Flange and Fitting Distributor

Fitting distributors play a critical role in keeping various industries active and operational. According to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, over 3,200 serious gas pipeline leaks have occurred in the U.S. since 1987. Addressing pipeline leaks and other issues related to piping networks is only possible with the help of fitting suppliers. Working […]

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Branch Connection Fittings and Their Uses

Pipelines play a critical role in U.S. industry. According to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, the nation’s more than 2.6 million miles of pipelines safely deliver trillions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of billions of tons of liquid petroleum products each year. Piping networks can become remarkably complex, but that […]

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How a Piping System Deteriorates Over Time

Proper maintenance can help to ensure your piping system doesn’t fail prematurely. Every piping system will deteriorate over time, but with the right steps, you can ensure the longest possible lifespan. According to the EPA, pipelines have caused almost 300 explosions in the United States because of failure, so it’s important to stay on top […]

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