Pipe Threading and Cutting What You Should Know

Pipe Threading

One of the many services offered by Detroit Nipple Works is pipe threading and cutting. When it comes to threading there are many aspects you should know about the process and what constitutes a good thread. The purpose of threading pipe is to provide a good seal for pipes that will be transporting things such as […]

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History of Pipe Threading and Standards

The history of pipe and pipe threading dates back to development in 1820 by Robert Briggs at Pascal Iron Works of the Morris Tasker Co. Located in Philadelphia PA, Robert created his first gage in 1834 to examine internal pipe threads. By 1862, he established a mating threaded ring gage for external pipe threads. It was […]

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Tubing Used For Motorcycle Frames

DOM (drawn over mandrel) tubing is a popular choice when creating custom bike frames. For applications that need strong tubing because of stress on it, many motorcycle frames are made by custom motorcycle and chopper builders using this type.  Due to stress from G forces or motion of objects, weaker tubing would break but DOM […]

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