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ABS Type Approval - What does that mean?

Posted by John Comi on Jun 29, 2016 1:10:55 PM

SSP is excited to announce that we have renewed the type approval of our Instrumentation Tube Fittings (Duolok, Unilok, and Griplok) with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

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Topics: Tube Fittings, Valves, ABS, Approvals

Interchanging and Intermixing Tube Fittings, Part 2

Posted by David Brown on Jul 31, 2014 7:30:00 AM

Intermixing Tube Fittings

In a previous blog, I wrote about interchanging tube fittings.  In this blog, I will discuss a more controversial topic - intermixing tube fitting components. Intermixing stainless steel tube fittings means using the components (body, ferrules or nuts) from one manufacturer with the components from another manufacturing.

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Topics: Tubing, Tube Fittings

Interchanging and Intermixing Tube Fittings

Posted by John Comi on Jul 28, 2014 7:30:00 AM

Intermixing Tube Fittings

This is the first of a two articles focused on interchanging tube fittings and intermixing tube fitting components.  Part one deals with interchanging tube fittings. Part two will take up the issues in intermixing tube fitting components.

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Topics: Tubing, Tube Fittings

How Tube Fittings Affect Energy Consumption

Posted by John Comi on Jul 24, 2014 7:30:00 AM

Energy consumption is an increasingly important issue to both domestic and foreign companies. In addition to the direct energy costs, environmental regulations and the associated taxes and penalties are becoming significant issues for companies and governments seeking to have companies reduce their carbon footprints.

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Topics: Tubing, Tube Fittings

How Tube Fittings Save Installation and Maintenance Costs, Part 2

Posted by John Comi on Jul 21, 2014 7:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Tubing, Tube Fittings, weld fittings,

How Tube Fittings Save Installation and Maintenance Costs Part 1

Posted by John Comi on Jul 17, 2014 7:30:00 AM

Recently, I have been involved in discussions about substituting tubing and tube fittings in systems that are usually built using welded pipe and pipe fittings.  This is not a new topic, but as system designers and equipment manufacturers continue to look for ways to save money, tube fittings provide a proven method for reducing installed cost while maintaining reliability.

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Topics: Tubing, Tube Fittings