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Pipe Types

Forged vs. Seamless Pipes

This article explains the key differences between forged and seamless pipes in terms of manufacturing process, sizes denominations, dimensional range, applications

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steel corrosion

What is Steel Corrosion?

Corrosion is one of the main threats for steel. In this article we explain why it happens, the types, and the preventive measures.

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Buttweld fittings ASME B16.9
Buttweld Fittings ASME B16.9

ASME Buttweld Fittings Explained

Buttweld fittings are used to change the pathway of a pipeline (elbows), reduce/increase its bore size (reducers), branch (tees, cross) or blind it (butt weld cap). BW fittings are used for pipes above 2 inches in diameter, whereas socket weld and threaded fittings are used for smaller size pipes.

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nondestructive testing
Miscellaneous Technical

Non-Destructive Testing Types (LP/MP/UT/RX)

Non-destructive test (abbreviated, NDT) used to evaluate the physical and mechanical properties of a welded connection without damaging the equipment. The most common non-destructive tests

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buttweld fittings dimensions asme b16.9
Buttweld Fittings ASME B16.9

Buttweld Fittings Sizes ASME B16.9

The ASME/ANSI B16.9 specification covers the dimensions and the tolerances of carbon and alloy butt weld fittings. The MSS-SP 43 specification integrates ASME B16.9 to

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