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Customer Service: From Competitive Steel Pipe Pricing To Reliable Carbon Pipe Distributors

November 29, 2012 in Blog, News & Articles by

St. Louis Pipe and Supply has built a reputation for supplying customers around the world with the finest piping, structural and OCTG materials. Not only do our products meet or exceed ASTM, ASME, ANSI and/or API standards, but we ensure their quality is unmatched. This dedication to our craft and to providing customers with only the best has led to 25 years of success, and, with a little luck, we plan on doing the same for the next 25 years.

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Domestic Pipe Suppliers, OCTG Distributors and More

November 15, 2012 in Blog, News & Articles by

St. Louis Pipe & SupplySome of our recent blog posts dealt with nitty gritty specifics: defining a coupling, delving into the world of nickel-alloys and hashing out other tiny details.

Today, we’ll take a deep breath and answer a more basic question: what can St. Louis Pipe & Supply do for you? We offer many products and services, and here’s a brief explanation of a few of them.

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The Origin of What Flows Through OCTG Tubular Products

October 04, 2012 in News & Articles, OCTG by

OCTG Tubular GoodsFor today’s post, let’s take a step back from octg tubular products and octg pipe pricing  and ponder what actually flows through those pipes.

Everyone knows that oil comes out of the ground, that it’s the world’s fuel of choice and that it’s so valuable that it can cause conflict. But what exactly is it and where does it come from?

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From Ancient Egypt to Modern Suppliers: A Pipe History Lesson

September 05, 2012 in Blog, News & Articles, Pipe by

Pipes have been used for thousands of years to transport fluids. But the first galvanized steel pipe supplier appeared only 135 years ago to help supply water to the citizens of San Francisco. What did people ever do without steel pipe?

Over the course of history, many civilizations developed a method of piping to transport water for drinking and irrigation. Bored stone, wood, clay and lead were popular materials for building the first piping systems.

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Steel: Reducing, Reusing & Recycling

July 25, 2012 in Industry Trends, Manufacturing, News & Articles by

I-beam SteelSteelmakers are continuing to adopt good practices to protect the earth. Fortunately, being energy efficient is not only environmentally responsible, but it is cost efficient too. Not to mention all the pressure that various environmental agencies are putting on manufacturers. Green practices allow steel products to be cheaper, so international pipe sales can increase and more people can afford to buy I-beam steel, for example.

By reducing, reusing and recycling, steel companies are saving energy, reducing CO2 emissions and conserving resources.

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Top 5 Online Piping Information Resources

July 11, 2012 in Blog, News & Articles, Pipe by

Domestic pipe suppliers as well as industry professionals who use their online resources wisely have the potential to be more informed on industry standards and advancements, more efficient with their engineering, and better connected with competitors and clients. Take a look at these five resources and add them to your bookmarks, if you already haven’t.

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St. Louis Pipe Supply attends Tube Show Dusseldorf

April 04, 2012 in Industry Trends, News & Articles by

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Galvanized Steel Pipe: Your Best Defense Against Rust

January 25, 2012 in Blog, News & Articles, Pipe by

Galvanized Steel Pipe SuppliersCorroding pipes, pipe fitters and valves can create extra, unnecessary costs for new supplies and reconstruction. Instead of having to replace pipes and fittings often, try to increase the longevity of your products by using galvanized steel pipe in your next project.

Galvanizing pipe supplies can be done by a process called hot-dipping. This is a process where pipe made of steel, aluminum or iron is layered with a hot coat of zinc for extra protection from rust and corrosion. Before contacting galvanized pipe suppliers and beginning your project right away, read over a few of these brief facts to provide yourself with the knowledge about pricing and specific benefits of galvanized steel pipe.

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Chrome Pipe Suppliers for Unbeatable Design and Functionality

January 18, 2012 in Blog, News & Articles, Pipe by

Chrome Pipe SuppliersWhen developing your next industrial pipe project, it’s important to think about not only the type of metal you’re choosing to use, but any elements or material that can combined with type of metal to deliver a specific result.

Chrome is an element often times looked over when it comes to pipe projects. However, commonly used in the automobile industry, it’s aesthetic characteristics make it a very popular design element. For many residential pipe projects, the aesthetic of the material may be something you want to take into considerations, but even better, it has important qualities that can save you time, money and resources. Lets take a deeper look into what you should consider before contacting chrome pipe distributors for your next residential or commercial project.

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Powerful Characteristics of Carbon Steel Pipe Fittings & Valves

January 11, 2012 in Blog, News & Articles, Pipes Valves and Fittings, Valves and Fittings by

Carbon Steel Pipe Fittings and ValvesWhen deciding which type of material to use for an industrial project, it’s important to first consider the magnitude and scale of the task, what type of liquid or gas the pipes will be carrying and the longevity of structure. Once that has been established, you can then answer questions to what type of metal to use for the piping.

For example, due to its strength and versatility, steel is one of the most popular materials used for pipe and pipe fittings. Even better, different material, like carbon or chrome, can be added to steel to obtain a specific desired effect. Here are a few reasons why it may be beneficial to invest in carbon steel pipe fittings and valves for your next commercial project.

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