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Stainless Pipes, Fittings and Flanges: 5 Key Benefits

September 10, 2014 in Pipes Valves and Fittings by

Stainless stell flangesFrom tubing, to cutlery, to appliances, stainless steel is used in many different applications.

This is for good reason, because it has many advantageous properties.

Here are a handful of those properties that make it an excellent choice for pipes, fittings and flanges.

Resistance To Corrosion

The most well-known advantage of stainless pipes and fittings (and of stainless steel in general) is their ability to hold up against corrosion.

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Industrial Pipe Fittings Standards

July 09, 2014 in Blog, Valves and Fittings by

Industrial pipe fittingsWhen you buy something, you want to be confident that it will perform as you expect.

That’s why standardization systems are so important. They let us know that what we’re getting is what we think we’re getting, and that it won’t let us down.

This is especially crucial when the consequences of a product failing are dire–like in an engineering project.

The piping industry relies on standards. To give you a brief idea of how it works, let’s look at how standards apply to industrial pipe fittings.

What Standards Tell Us

Pipe fitting standards give us information about how fittings were designed, how they were constructed, and how they can be expected to perform. Some of the characteristics that pipe fitting standards cover include:

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Our Inventory: Beyond Industrial Pipe Supply

December 04, 2013 in Pipes Valves and Fittings by

Pipe Valves and FittingsGiven the name St. Louis Pipe & Supply, it’s obvious that we sell industrial pipes.

But did you know that our inventory includes much more than just pipes? Read on to discover our full range of services, from industrial pipe supply to you beyond.

Pipe

Okay, we’ll tackle the obvious one first, our pipes. We offer a range of industrial pipe sizes and a number of different options for customizing your pipes, like threading and coating. Here are a few of our different pipe offerings:

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Our Ongoing Nigerian Project

January 10, 2013 in Blog, Jobs/Projects, Pipes Valves and Fittings by

We have been supplying valves and fittings for an ongoing project in Nigeria for three years..here are pictures of some of the latest materials arriving in our warehouse.

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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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A Guide to Finding the Right Valve and Fittings Supply

December 07, 2011 in Blog, News & Articles, Pipes Valves and Fittings, Valves and Fittings by

When searching for an industrial valve and fitting supplier, you need to keep in mind the type of project needs that will need to be met. You’ll need to know the specific type of metal used in the making of the valves as well as size and shape. Once you’ve made those vital decisions, you can then compare price and decide on an international or domestic supplier.

Carbon, Chrome & Cast Iron: What’s the Difference?

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Industrial Pipe Fittings and Industrial Pipes

November 16, 2011 in Blog, News & Articles, Valves and Fittings by

Industrial pipes are used for many purposes. From electric power and chemical to shipbuilding, they can help support and transfer various gas and liquids through commercial application. With most supplies in the industrial pipe industry, it’s important to find strong, durable and anti-corrosive materials. Here are a few types and descriptions of industrial pipes and industrial pipe fittings:

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