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piping


How to Clean Natural Gas Piping with Gas Blows
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Prior to placing newly installed natural gas piping and valves in service, systems must be properly cleaned to remove potentially damaging foreign material that is inherently left behind during construction.…


Implementing an ASME Covered Piping Systems Program

Power plant piping with a nominal pipe size of four inches or larger that carries steam or water operating at greater than 750F or 1,025 psi is considered a “covered…


Equipment Showcase: Valves, Piping, and Fittings

Proper valves, pipes, and fittings are important for successful operation of power generation facilities. This equipment includes products with versatile designs to establish effective joining and sealing methods, and better…


3-D Laser Scanning of Nuclear Plant Piping Systems Reduces Radiation Exposure

It’s no secret that high-radiation areas are scattered throughout nuclear power plant facilities. The challenge is getting work done in those areas while keeping exposure to workers as low as…


Grooved Mechanical Piping Offers a Versatile Pipe-Joining Alternative

Two of the most important elements in any construction or upgrade project are safety and speed of completion. While one way to increase safety is to eliminate hot work whenever…