TOPIC: Durability

How are Roll Grooved Pipes and Cut Grooved Pipes Different?

While coupling technology has evolved beyond the original Victaulic mechanical joint, the basics behind grooved pipe have stood the test of time.

Value of Victaulic Valves in the Infrastructure Markets

Victaulic offers a comprehensive range of AWWA plug, check, gate, and butterfly valves that add benefits to infrastructure mechanical pipe systems.

Ductile Iron Couplings for Stainless Steel Pipes

Learn how dissimilar metal corrosion occurs and why choosing a grooved pipe joining solution is ideal for joining stainless steel piping systems.

Reason Two Not to Use Flanged Pipe Joints: Maintenance Downtime

Read our two-part blog series as we explore the reasons you should avoid using flanged pipe joints on your next commercial construction project.

Reason One Not to Use Flanged Pipe Joints: Tight Construction Schedule

Read our two-part blog series as we explore the reasons you should avoid using flanged pipe joints on your next commercial construction project.

HDPE Couplings Rescue a Landfill’s Failed Fusion Welds

Gas is extracted with vertical wells & vacuum system then transported to gas-to-energy plant via HDPE pipe before being converted into power.

The 3 Top Data Center Construction Trends

Looking at 2019 Construction Trends in Data Centers, we highlight the top 3: Prefabrication, Building Information Modelling (BIM)-enabled technolog...

Your Questions, Answered: Can I use Victaulic in my buried pipe design?

How couplings reduce risk and ensure confidence in buried pipe design: reduced labor needed to handle and install Victaulic couplings, visual inspe...

How to Increase Corrosion Resistance by Switching the Pipe Joining Method

A common practice is to increase the schedule of the pipe in a fire protection system to increase corrosion resistance utilizing traditional pipe j...

Victaulic Grooved Ends on BERMAD Control Valves – The Only Solution

Victaulic is partnering with one of the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced control valve solutions for commercial, civil, and industrial app...

How can Victaulic Products Help HDPE Pipe Beat the Heat?

In 2017 when the Glencore Oaky Creek coal mine was set to install an 8km, large-diameter HDPE raw water pipeline Glencore chose a new pipe joining ...

Irons In the Fire: Fire Endurance Testing for Pipe Fittings

Mechanical pipe couplings tend to outperform other pipe joining methods in fire endurance testing for pipe fittings because they have a unique adva...

Piping Partnership Helps Seattle Contractor Finish Tunnel Project in Ten Weeks

Partnering with Milwaukee & Victaulic, Shinn Mechanical installed, tested & completed a two-mile drain piping system in Seattle SR 99 tunnel in ten...

The Application of PED with Regard to Pipe Couplings and Pipe Fittings

To answer this and several other commonly asked PED questions from our European customers, we sat down with our in-house expert, Len Swantek, Direc...

Pipelines: A Lasting Legacy

Pipeline installations have been at the heart of Victaulic solutions since 1919. Learn about Victaulic innovations such as Victaulic’s System Solut...

Victaulic’s New CPVC Pipe Joining Method Offers Reliable, Robust Solution That Eliminates Solvent Cement

A Plumbing Engineer article, Victaulic expert Justin Brandt, Ph. D., explains the reasons behind growing acceptance of CPVC use on potable water sy...

Victaulic in the Vineyard: Mechanically Joining HDPE Saves Time, Money

Victaulic system solution for joining HDPE (high-density polyethylene) - key in the early completion of buried heating & cooling water piping

Smart Solutions for a Joint Effort

Infographic listing a few pipe joining solutions that facilitate efficiency and have helped the power generation industry progress.

Batten Down the Hatches – It’s National Maritime Day

Today marks the 85th anniversary of National Maritime Day; A day that recognizes the momentousness of U.S. maritime history.  We've proudly support...

Finally, A Grooved Mechanical Pipe Joint for Steam

Victaulic invented the first grooved mechanical pipe joint for steam. We sat down with one of Victaulic's VPs for product development to find out w...

Aligning Objectives via Joint Effort

Providing a product or service for a heavily regulated industry, such as power, requires extensive testing & development to meet codes & regulation...

Can You Dig It?

At Victaulic, we like to use Safe Digging Month as an opportunity to reinforce safe excavation practices. This year during safe digging month we ar...

Celebrate World Plumbing Day with Quality Victaulic Products

As a key player in “quality plumbing systems”, Victaulic celebrates World Plumbing Day by sharing a video. Victaulic NSF certified joining & flow p...

The First In-Line Maintenance Knife Gate Valve for HDPE Takes the Cake

Chemours, who owns an environmentally-friendly mining facility, used Victaulic’s Series 906 Knife Gate Valve for HDPE to reduce downtime & maintena...

TIME, COST, QUALITY: You No Longer Have to Pick Two

Victaulic’s HPDE Pipe Joining System for buried fire mains offer an efficient and fast way to join HDPE pipe.

CSE Product of the Year 2017 – Silver Winner

Consulting-Specifying Engineer - CSE 2017 Product of the Year winners have been announced! The VicFlex™ Dry Sprinkler Style VS1 has been awarded si...

How many barbeque grills fit in your data center?

Details and additional information from Victaulic on what constitutes piping solutions for high density data center cooling.

Extreme Exposure: Victaulic Couplings Pass the Test

Capable of withstanding direct fire exposure to temperatures equivalent to that of molten lava - Victaulic couplings have been under extreme testin...

87 Years Young. Withstanding the True Test of Time During the Depression

Victaulic's grooved coupling durability has been demonstrated by the 87 year lifespan of the Armco Steel Corporation B-73 locomotive. Read more here.

How to design piping systems to be mission critical-ready

Three (3) pillars that engineers can use to ensure a data center piping system design is mission critical ready from Victaulic.