Outdoor DIY Projects- Black Galvanized Pipe

DIY (Do it yourself) projects have become very popular. Handy homeowners looking to save money have turned to DIY. In that regard, various recycled materials can be used (depending on the project). One of those materials is Black galvanized. this type of pipe is commonly used for many around-the-house projects, and not just for plumbing. In […]

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Types of Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is an Iron alloy made up of various elements. The types of stainless steel can be Silicon, Carbon, Chromium, and Manganese are all components that make up stainless steel tubing. In addition, when it comes to various applications such as automotive, residential, industrial, etc., stainless steel is a go-to choice for many custom […]

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How to Spot a Leaky Pipe

If you have noticed a loss of water pressure in the shower or while doing dishes lately, the culprit may very well be a leaky pipe. This can be maddening, and sometimes, getting to the bottom of the problem if you can’t physically access your pipes can be even worse! That’s why we’re here to […]

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Merchant Coupling vs Regular Coupling

A coupling is a short length of pipe that connects two steel or copper pipes to form a straight and continuous run. Couplings usually contain a socket at one end, although some have a socket at both ends, which allows the pieces of piping systems to be joined. Stainless steel pipes need to be welded […]

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Types of Tube Flares

What is Flaring? Flaring is a type of forming operation that focuses on strengthening the metal or polymer by plastic deformation. The strength comes from dislocation movements and generation within the material’s crystal structure. Then tube’s tapered end and formed into a specific configuration of a tight seal.  Tube flares are an important operation to […]

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