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TOPIC: Durability

Flanged Pipe Joints vs. Grooved Pipe Joints to avoid downtime

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.

Flanged Pipe Joints vs. Grooved Pipe Joints for a Tight Construction Schedule

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.

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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.

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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...

Montreal, Canada repairs a 20-inch buried HDPE piping system that carries wastewater to the municipal sewage system with Victaulic couplings 2017

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...

Fire protection system installer working with a Victaulic roll grooving pipe tool

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 hydraulic control valve (WB-12672-RevA)

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...

Victaulic HDPE Mechanical Pipe Joining System Solution mechanical joints designed & tested to withstand pipe movement caused by temperature fluctuations

How can Victaulic Products Help HDPE Pipe Beat the Heat?

Previously failed joints at Glencore’s Oaky Creek Mine caused shut-downs, delays and headaches for the site. That is why in 2017 when the coal mine...

fire endurance testing for pipe fittings

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...

Construction Workers - Shinn Tunnel

Piping Partnership Helps Seattle Contractor Finish Tunnel Project in Ten Weeks

By partnering with Milwaukee and Victaulic, Shinn Mechanical successfully installed, tested and completed a two-mile drain piping system in Seattle...

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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...

Victaulic pipeline installations & innovations since 1912

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...

The potable water industry has seen a recent upswing in the use of CPVC pipe

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

In an article published in Plumbing Engineer, Victaulic expert Justin Brandt, Ph. D., explains the reasons behind the growing acceptance of CPVC fo...

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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

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Smart Solutions for a Joint Effort

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

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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...

Grooved Mechanical Pipe Joint For Steam

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...

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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...

Workers working on a pipeline in Black Mountain - Victaulic

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...

Plumbing Pipes & Victaulic Fittings

Celebrate World Plumbing Day with Quality Victaulic Products

As a key player in “quality plumbing systems”, Victaulic is celebrating World Plumbing Day by sharing a brief video. Engineering Fellow Dave Hudson...

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

Read about how Chemours, who owns an environmentally-friendly mining facility, used Victaulic’s Series 906 Knife Gate Valve for HDPE to reduce faci...

Man's hand drawing a yellow triangle with a word in white writing on each side - "Time, Cost, Quality"

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.

Victaulic Model VS1 Flex Sprinkler Pendent Rendering

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...

Disaster in data center room server and storage on fire burning

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.

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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...

Armco Steel Corporation Butler Works B-73 Yard Locomotive

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.

Data Center

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.

Victaulic RG5200i Intelligent Roll Grooving Tool

Victaulic Unveils Industry’s First Intelligent Roll Grooving Tool

Victaulic announces the launch of the first intelligent roll grooving tool, the RG5200i. Offering even more accuracy, reliability, traceability & s...

Depiction of Victaulic couplings mitigating pipe vibration

Vibration Attenuation Characteristics of Victaulic Couplings

Blog post spotlighting an article in the March-April 2016 issue of Southeast Asia Building Magazine written by Victaulic Senior Engineer Dave Hudso...

The SS John W. Brown- demonstrates the reliability of Victaulic grooved couplings

Attention Shipbuilders: Victaulic Grooved Couplings Hold Their Grip, Emerge Undamaged from Military-Grade Shock Load Test

Victaulic blog post highlighting white paper about mechanical pipe couplings withstanding Naval combat high impact shock loads by Len Swantek's, Di...