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Which Pipe Flanges Are Commonly Used in the Oil and Gas Industry?

Along the Gulf Coast, there are over 100 major projects that will require flanges, piping, and various pipe fittings in the next five years. Understanding the types of joints, pipes, and flanges used in the oil and gas industry will prove critical in maintaining the proper level of safety on these projects, as well as […]

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blind pipe flanges

What You Need to Know About Blind Pipe Flanges

What are blind pipe flanges? Despite the fact that these pipe flanges are incredibly important for a wide variety of piping systems, many remain unaware of exactly how they work and what makes them unique. With that in mind, we’re exploring below a quick guide to blind pipe flanges — what they are, how they […]

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long weld neck flanges

What You Need to Know About Long Weld Neck Flanges

It’s incredibly important that you not only understand exactly what you’re buying when ordering long weld neck flanges, but that you’re sure about the buyer you’ve chosen. An important aspect to consider, of course, is forged parts versus parts that have been crafted using other methods. Forged parts should generally be selected for parts made […]

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elbolets

How to Choose a Pipe Fittings Supplier

The fact is that there is a huge need for suppliers of elbolets, pipe fittings, pipe flanges, and much more. That need will only increase over time as well. The Gulf Coast is lined with over 100 major projects, all requiring these types of fittings and piping, all scheduled to take place over the next […]

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piping systems

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Flanges for Your Industrial Piping Systems

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration under the US Department of Transportation estimates that there are approximately 160,521 miles of liquid petroleum pipeline and over 1,585,672 miles of natural gas pipeline across the nation. In 2019, the gas integrated transportation network delivered over 28.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas to consumers. Flanges play […]

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carbon steel pipe fittings

A Brief History of Steel Piping Systems

In this day and age, we rely on piping systems for a variety of matters, with some being perhaps more crucial than others. Without piping systems, as well as the pipe fittings that sustain them, we would not have fuel. The United States relies on them to transport both natural gas and liquid petroleum. Therefore, […]

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5 Ways to Prevent and Treat Pipe Corrosion

Pipeline corrosion is something that we are going to have to reckon with as a nation sooner or later. Not only is it jeopardizing the transportation of valuable fuel sources like natural gas and petroleum, it’s also costing a lot of money. In fact, pipeline corrosion on its own costs the American economy over $9 […]

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flanges

4 Things To Know Before Buying Flanges

Flanges are integral to the oil and gas industry, but they’re still a bit of a mystery to the average consumer. The piping systems that we rely upon today cannot function properly without flanges, yet they often are poorly maintained or bought in the wrong form. The more that is known about flanges, the less […]

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long weld necks

What Is a Long Weld Neck Flange?

Did you know that the U.S. has more than 1,382,569 miles of pipeline stretching across America? That means hundreds of billions of tons of liquid petroleum products and trillions of tons of cubic feet of natural gas are crisscrossing the nation in pipes that have to be connected. For the majority of connections, the long […]

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sockolets

High Quality Sockolets On Demand

Sockolets (*) are a type of self-reinforced branch connection that are typically used in small-sized pipe branch connections. Sockolets are similar to weldolets. Like every other part of your piping systems, it is vital to have high-quality sockolets. They are available in a range of dimensions and class 3000 to class 6000 pressure and temperature […]

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