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The HotPurge® for your heat-treated pipes

The HotPurge® for your heat-treated pipes

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT®) has designed and developed the HotPurge® Pipe Purging Systems, made for heat-treated chrome, and high-strength stainless steel pipe joints, in environments where the...
15 November 2018
Discussing non-destructive testing applications: Part 2

Discussing non-destructive testing applications: Part 2

In the second part of his article, ‘Critical non-destructive testing applications: Part two of two’, Michael Rakos, district manager at Magnetic Analysis Corporation, discusses the various specific testing...
14 November 2018
Stainless steels in the dairy and food industries

Stainless steels in the dairy and food industries

In their article, ‘Stainless steel for the dairy and food industry: A review’, Dewangan, Patel, and Bhadania from the Anand Agricultural University, talk about how the limitations of stainless steel employed...
13 November 2018
The junction box for the most hazardous locations

The junction box for the most hazardous locations

Texas-based company, Larson Electronics, has announced the release of a stainless-steel junction box designed for use in hazardous locations. The unit measures 12” by 12” by 6”, and is IP66, Class I, Division...
13 November 2018
Nippon Steel and Nisshin Steel share exchange confirmed

Nippon Steel and Nisshin Steel share exchange confirmed

On May 16, 2018, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), and Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd., conducted a share exchange, which will become effective on January 1, 2019.The share exchange involves...
12 November 2018
Vortec’s calculator gets an update

Vortec’s calculator gets an update

Vortec’s updated, online heat load calculator allows users to determine cooling requirements for their specific enclosure. Users of the online Heat Load Calculator can now input enclosure dimensions, compressed...
12 November 2018
Customers ask for passivation, Alpha Metal answers

Customers ask for passivation, Alpha Metal answers

Alpha Metal Finishing now provides chemical passivation of customers’ parts in conformance with ASTM A967 and ASTM 380, after recently installing a stainless steel passivation line. “We are very excited...
09 November 2018
Huntingdon provides purge plugs

Huntingdon provides purge plugs

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT®) has designed and developed white Nylon Weld Purge Plugs™, providing a barrier for weld purging at a low cost.Made from engineering quality nylon up to 6” (152 mm) diameter,...
09 November 2018
Chevron announces new North American E&P president

Chevron announces new North American E&P president

After 38 years of service, Jeff Shellebarger, president of Chevron North America Exploration & Production, is retiring, and will be succeeded by Steven W. Green on March 1, 2019, the current president...
08 November 2018
Machined parts stand the tests of harsh environments

Machined parts stand the tests of harsh environments

Stafford Manufacturing Corp.’s new 316 Stainless Steel Shaft Collars and Couplings have been designed for use in wastewater treatment facilities and similar harsh environments.Stafford 316 SS Shaft Collars...
08 November 2018
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