Items Tagged with 'piping'


July 25, 2014: RectorSeal Pipe Thread Sealant Handles Multiple HVAC and Plumbing Applications

Unrestricted for Use with Threaded Metal, Polyethylene, Fiberglass Reinforced, PVC, CPVC, and ABS Pipe
July 25, 2014

RectorSeal® Corp. has introduced RectorSeal Blue+™, a non-setting, multi-purpose, lead-free, blue-colored pipe thread sealant approved for use in multiple plumbing and HVACR residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

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Anvil International: Mechanical Pipe Coupling

December 17, 2012
SlideLOK features a patent-pending coupling and pressure-responsive gasket with four separate sealing contacts that engage the groove 360 degrees around the pipe.

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Explaining Grooved Mechanical Piping

March 19, 2012
Grooved mechanical piping has been changing the way contractors do business for more than 85 years, but this method of pipe joining is still unknown or misunderstood in some areas of the commercial building industry.

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John Guest® USA: PEX, CPVC, Copper Piping Test Caps

January 30, 2012
For securing PEX, CPVC, or copper piping in domestic hot- and cold-water systems and in hydronic heating applications when a job is in process or interrupted, the Speedfit test caps provide a leak-proof seal in conjunction with the company’s push-fit fittings.

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Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012: Xylem’s Bell & Gossett System Syzer Released As Mobile App

January 25, 2012
At an AHR Expo press conference, Xylem Inc. announced that its Bell & Gossett ESP System Syzer is now available for mobile handheld devices. The ESP-System Syzer is calculates flow rates and pressure drops in piping systems.

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The Advantages of Polypropylene Piping for HVAC Applications

January 23, 2012
While it’s often viewed as “new” and lumped in with other plastics, polypropylene pipe has in fact been used around the world for nearly 40 years and is highly engineered — offering HVAC application benefits that many other plastics can’t. It also offers several advantages over metal HVAC pipe systems.

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Victaulic: Grooved Mechanical Piping System

January 16, 2012
The Advanced Groove System (AGS), a strong, large-diameter grooved mechanical piping system, is available in sizes up to 60 inches in diameter. It has a two-piece housing and a wedge-shaped groove that delivers pressure ratings up to 350 psi/2,400 kPa.

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Sumner Manufacturing Co. Inc.: Pipe Clamp

January 9, 2012
A steel frame clamp, the Hold-E pipe clamp, can secure pipe ¾ to 6 inches in diameter to standard vee head pipe stands. It is a clamp designed specifically for holding pipe during flange fit-up, short pipe lengths, or when fabricating pipe with branches.

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Aquatherm: Polypropylene-random HVAC Piping

December 31, 2011
Now available in diameters up to 24 inches, Aquatherm Climatherm is designed for chilled water, condensing water, and radiant heating applications.

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Aspen Canada: H Frame Set

December 31, 2011
The H Frame Set is designed for supporting small and large pipework systems, ductwork runs, and cable trays. Three sizes of H Frame Set are available complete with anti vibration mats.

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2014 ACI Home Performance Conference

The 2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show was held in Detroit.


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Doug Dougherty, president and CEO of the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) joins the program to discuss the latest happenings with GEO, including the drive to get included in state and federal definitions of renewable energy, plus the future of geothermal.  Posted on July 25.

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