Whenever you are creating or repairing a system, you must be diligent about choosing the correct components in order to keep things running smoothly. Improper selection of your hoses, tubing, fittings and assemblies can ultimately cause failures, injuries, property damage and monetary loss. A good way to avoid this is to understand your hose assembly and follow your installation guidelines that are provided by your manufacturers.
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As the world progressively becomes more environmentally aware, the maritime industry is beginning to shift their focus on ways to regulate harmful emissions that are released into the air or sea. A major concern has been the levels of sulfur in marine fuels or emissions from the ships’ engines. According to the Lloyd’s List Scrubbers Survey, in less than a year the permitted levels of sulfur in marine fuels will fall in emission control areas to 0.1% when the latest emissions regulation begins on January 1st, 2015.
Viega press fittings are an innovative product that offers a reliable connection without the use of heat or welding during installation. These products can be used for multiple systems including sprinkler systems, ballast systems, fuel oil lines, compressed air systems and more. Due to their use of flameless technology, they can also be safely used with flammable fluids, fire suppression, industrial environments prone to explosion and other critical marine systems. Press fittings eliminate the need for sweating, welding, grooving and threading while creating a secure connection in less than seven seconds. Impressively, this product exceeds codes and standards, is backed …