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A Glossary of Pipe Support Manufacturing Terms

Many terms in the pipe support industry tend to get used interchangeably, so we're here to set the record straight!

Quick Guide: Crafting a Winning RFQ Process

If you’re losing bids, it can be both frustrating and costly. Every lost bid is time and energy thrown out the window. But don’t give up hope just yet. There are ways to quickly increase your win rate.

Using Liners to Extend the Life of Pipe Restraints

When it comes to pipe restraints, the role of liners is often underestimated. These features can dramatically extend the life of not only your pipe restraints but also your entire piping system. 

4 Questions to Ask Your Pipe Support Manufacturer

Manufacturing can seem like a massive, automated industry. After all, it contributed more than $2 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2021. However, when you’re making a deal with a manufacturer, you’ll want the experience to be personal.

We understand...

APP: Women in Manufacturing

APP Manufacturing is a certified women-owned business—something that may come as a bit of a surprise in an industry where women have long been underrepresented.

5 Ways to Isolate Dissimilar Metals

In the piping industry, the mere mention of dissimilar metals is terrifying. Dissimilar metal corrosion can destroy pipes, weaken pipe supports, and cause piping to collapse. Worse yet, once corrosion starts, it can spread throughout your entire...

Carbon Steel vs. Stainless Steel: What’s the Big Deal?

Many of us seldom consider all the differences in steel products. The two most common types are carbon and stainless steel, and they have several unique characteristics.

How to Use Pipe Anchors and Guides

Want to add more support to your piping system? Anchors and guides could be the workhorses you’re looking for. These pipe supports are built to solidify pipes, control movement, and lengthen the lifespan of your piping system.

A Quick Guide to Stanchion Pipe Supports

When a pipe system fails, the consequences can be dire. A single pipe failure can stop production, endanger workers, damage your broader system, and drive up costs. Pipe stanchions are designed to prevent those costly failures. They can solidify...

Leveraging Pipe Stanchions in Your Pipe System

Your piping system is carrying heavy loads, under tremendous pressure, and constantly being pulled in multiple directions at once. If you want to stabilize your pipe system, anchor horizontal piping, and fortify your pipes, there are heavy-duty pipe...