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What You Should Know About Natural Gas Delivery

Natural gas is a very effective fuel for home use. It allows you to heat your water, cook your food, and warm your living space. Data shows that natural gas distribution lines are responsible for about 79 percent of all injuries caused by natural gas. Natural gas must be delivered from the utility company to […]

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Top 5 Pipeline Safety Tips

If you’re responsible for a company’s pipeline safety, you know how important it is to ensure the security of your infrastructure. According to studies, hazardous liquid pipelines are primarily responsible for 64% of incidents. Here are five tips to help you keep your pipelines safe. 1. Inspect Equipment Regularly Routine inspections are critical to maintaining […]

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5 Causes of Pipeline Explosion

Pipeline explosions can cause extensive damage to property and even loss of life. According to statistics, a pipeline burns or erupts in the United States every four days. Below are five of the most common causes of pipeline explosions. 1. Corrosion One of the most common causes of pipeline explosions is corrosion. Corrosion can occur […]

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What to Consider When Choosing a Pipe Flange

When it comes to making a purchase, it always pays off to do your due diligence beforehand. A wise consumer does their research, comparing various options available in the market, and their specific needs. After they’ve gathered this information, they use it as a guide for their next buy. In this way, they find the […]

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Raised Vs. Flat Faced Flanges and Their Uses

As you might have guessed, one of the significant differences between a raised face flange and a flat face flange is its shape. A raised face flange has a raised area that surrounds the pipe bore, whereas the flat faced one does not. Continue reading to find out some more details about the differences between […]

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Weld Neck Flanges Explained

Steel flanges are a commonly used tool when it comes to piping of any sort. There is a range of different styles and types of flanges. Taking the time to learn about specific types might assist you in finding the flange that is going to work for you and for the job you have in […]

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3 Uses of Steel Pipe Flanges

There is a huge range of uses and types of steel flanges. If you are trying to learn more about steel flanges, or just want to know what some of the common uses are, you have come to the right place. Here are three uses of steel pipe flanges. Weld Neck Flanges A weld neck […]

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Recent Pipeline Projects in the United States

The piping industry is playing a significant role globally. The U.S. has over 1,382,569 million miles of pipeline delivering trillions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of billions of tons of liquid petroleum products yearly. The type of flange needed in liquid and gas flow is determined by what it will be attached […]

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A Brief History of Pipelines

Most people do not consider what it takes to put together a piping system that delivers gas and other fuels to millions of people across the United States. It is a tough job to design a piping system that can stand the test of time and provide highly functional service. Have you ever wondered how […]

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What Factors Contribute to Gas Prices?

Gas prices are on the rise again. Gas prices fluctuate so much that it can be hard to keep up with the latest prices. Everything from the piping systems that carry the gas to the number of trucks available can affect the current gas prices. What else affects gas prices? Supply and Demand Gas prices […]

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