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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. 

Pipe Supports: International vs. U.S. Production for International Companies

If you’re an international company looking for pipe supports, you may face a tough decision. Do you seek U.S. or international production? What about your supplier or distributor?

The choice may be more important than you realize.

Welding Dissimilar Metals: Dos and Don'ts

Chances are, you’ve heard the horror stories about welding dissimilar metals. Taking the right precautions during these dangerous welds can mean the difference between improving your process piping system and causing long-term headaches.

What Is Coefficient of Friction?

Friction can wreck a piping system if it is unchecked. Reducing a pipe’s coefficient of friction is an important way to preserve metal. 

How to Increase Energy Efficiency in Your Pipe System

There’s an invisible yet costly force running through your pipe system: energy. Every ounce of energy that slips through the nooks and crannies of your system is money wasted.  

What Is Scope Creep and How Can You Avoid It?

It’s hard enough protecting pipes when projects go smoothly. But project scope creep can completely sabotage a job.

Unfortunately, most people don’t notice scope creep until a project bloats, deadlines are pushed, and budgets are blown.


What is MSS SP-58? And Why Does It Matter?

MSS SP-58 garners little news coverage. It is not discussed at cocktail parties. In most circles, it is not discussed at all. But if you work with pipe systems, MSS SP-58 standards are likely on your mind. 

In the piping industry, it is important...

How to Galvanize Metal to Protect Pipes

Your pipes are in an ongoing fight against corrosion. And once corrosion starts, it can spread quickly and weaken your whole piping system.

What Is a Pipe Anchor?

Need to control movement in your piping system? A pipe anchor could be exactly what you’re looking for. 

4 Cases in Which You Should Use Bolt Clamps in Your Piping System

With so many pipe supports out there, the value of bolt clamps can get lost in the shuffle. But if you want to add support to your pipes, improve pipe performance, and fight off corrosion, these simple clamps may be just what you need.