Archives for April 2012

Alloying Elements

If you work within the pipeline industry, you no doubt come across a variety of Alloy Steels.  In my own experience, I have always been interested in what gives a specific Alloy Steel its properties.  … [Read more...]

Strainer Application Review: Why does my pipeline need a strainer?

As we talk about strainers, this might be a good time to review the general purpose of a strainer. A strainer is used to “strain” or “filter” contaminates in a piping system that could flow down the … [Read more...]

Gauge Taps: A great option for strainers today!

Gauge taps on strainers have started to become a standard offering with some “pipeline strainer” manufacturers. Strainers, with some end use customers, have been seen as optional in many applications. … [Read more...]