Stainless steel fittings for mechanical piping systems
Victaulic's stainless steel Advanced Groove Systems (AGS) fittings deliver fast, reliable piping system installation and facilitate proper coupling positioning for increase coupling-to-pipe engagement.
Victaulic's stainless steel Advanced Groove Systems (AGS) fittings complete large-diameter grooved mechanical piping systems in stainless steel. The fittings offer assembly speed and performance. AGS stainless steel fittings are available in 90- and 45-deg elbows, tees, reducers, adapters and caps. The AGS groove facilitates proper coupling positioning and provides increased coupling-to-pipe engagement. AGS handles higher end loads and a higher pressure rating-up to 350 psi (2,410 kPa)-with a three-to-one safety factor. AGS stainless steel fittings are available in 14- to 24-in. (350 to 600 mm) sizes and are fabricated from Type 304/316 stainless steel.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey