These all-brass-finish steam and water vents undergo a special induction soldering process that eliminates the need for a painted finish, according to the company. The soldering process reduces emissions during manufacturing, which complies with ISO 14001 certification; the manufacturer says that it became the first company to achieve ISO 14001 certification in Illinois.

Hoffman Specialty, a unit of ITT Industries, 3500 N. Spaulding Ave., Chicago, IL 60618; 773-267-1600; 773-267-0991 (fax); (website).

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Publication date: 06/18/2001