Pipe And Valve

  • Inspection Perfection: Tips When Inspecting Pipe Markers

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    When you have extensive piping infrastructure in your facility, it’s critical that you mark this properly with appropriate pipe markers.However, it can be just as important to keep those pipeline markers properly maintained, inspecting them regularly for signs of deterioration. This is especially important when preparing for safety inspections as degraded or improperly applied pipe markers are considered a violation of safety regulations. But what should Read More

  • Size Matters: Introducing the Smallest Pipe Marker Ever

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    If labeling very small pipes pester you, then your worrying days are over! Identifying and marking small pipes is now easy, thanks to Seton's newest Setmark® pipe marker size! This latest and smallest pipe marker size (8XSM) can conveniently fit pipes with an outer diameter of 3/8” to 1/2” (with a 5/16" letter height). What’s more, this little marker comes with big Read More

  • Three Essential Tools for Optimizing Your Pipe Marker Purchases

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    When your facility houses a large amount of pipes, identifying and organizing all of them can be a challenge. In fields such as oil or chemical handling, manufacturing, and even facility management and construction, pipes carrying all types of substances will multiply rapidly. Having inadequately labeled pipes can lead to accidents and injuries, and you can prevent this by getting educated about pipe markers! Luckily, we have Read More

  • Xtreme-Code™ Pipe Markers: Holding Up While Temperatures Drop

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    Temperatures are dropping all over the country, and regions unused to cold weather suddenly have to deal with below-freezing conditions that ice up roads and pipes. In situations like this, you must gauge if your pipe markers can hold up in the cold. After all, frozen or unreadable pipe markers can make recovery after the cold spells more challenging. To this end, and to save efforts Read More

  • Pipe Marking 101: Your Guide to Getting the Right Pipe Markers

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    ANSI compliant pipe markers Pipe markers and labels are important to facility safety. By using the right kind of markers, you can easily identify pipe contents and the related hazards that may come with them. However, with many options available in the market today, choosing the right pipe marker can get a bit confusing. There are several factors you need to consider when Read More

  • Fasten’er up or it’s going to be a bumpy ride

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    Facilities typically have lots of pipes and valves that need to be labeled and organized. But after you get all the tags and the labels you need, then what? How do you attach them? There is a dozen different ways to attach tags and labels to pipes, valves, cabinets, machinery and any other place you can think of. Always remember that anything worth doing should be done right the Read More

  • How to Choose a Pipe Marker

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    It's important to pick the right pipe marker to suit your facility. Choosing the right pipe marker is a crucial step towards having an efficient and safe facility, as well as achieving proper certification for new construction. All visible pipes must be properly identified- contents, direction of flow, ownership, additional information if there are special hazards involved, etc. But where do you start? How will Read More

  • Duct Tape Day - How Did You Celebrate?

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    Vermilion, Ohio celebrated Duct Tape with their annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival.  The Duct Tape Festival, in its 7th year, ran June 18-20th, to celebrate the many uses of Duck brand duct tape and Avon’s claim to be the “Duct Tape Capital” of the world, the town that is home to Duct brand tape.  This past Saturday’s parade featured floats, vehicles, marchers and pets all decorated or Read More

  • Pipe Marking Part 5: Making Sure You Have Enough

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    Over the past month or so we have talked about being ASME/ANSI compliant as far as pipe markers go. We've gone into detail about the compliance requirements of the ANSI A13.1-2007 pipe marking standard and the specifics regarding it. We dived deeper into the pipe marking standard and have talked about the Read More

  • Asbestos: It's No Laughing Matter

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    In March of this year, The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed $136,000 in fines against a Massachusetts construction contractor for 19 alleged violations of workplace health and safety standards regarding asbestos-containing materials at a local hospital. To read more about the asbestos related fines and penalties, see the full article here. One of the most stringent regulations Read More

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