Piping http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Proposed ASTM Plastic Pipe Standard aims to support new polymer and lead-free brass fittings http://contractormag.com/codes/proposed-astm-plastic-pipe-standard-aims-support-new-polymer-and-lead-free-brass-fittings <div class="node-body article-body">Proposed standardWK58343, Specification for Cold-Expansion Fittings with PEX CompressionSleeves for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing, is currently being developed by ASTM International’s committee on plastic piping systems.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/proposed-astm-plastic-pipe-standard-aims-support-new-polymer-and-lead-free-brass-fittings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/proposed-astm-plastic-pipe-standard-aims-support-new-polymer-and-lead-free-brass-fittings#comments Codes Piping Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:49:00 +0000 435271 at http://contractormag.com Aquatherm North America unveils new HQ http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/aquatherm-north-america-unveils-new-hq <div class="node-body article-body">During the open house, the company’s Design and Fabrication Services Team also performed multiple demonstrations showcasing large-diameter fusion, custom spool and manifold design and creation, and the new Hot Tap Tool, which was designed in partnership with McElroy. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/aquatherm-north-america-unveils-new-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/aquatherm-north-america-unveils-new-hq#comments Pipefitting Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:43:00 +0000 435011 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: J.C. Whitlam, Modine, General Pipe Cleaners, Saniflo, Reed and Webstone http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jc-whitlam-modine-general-pipe-cleaners-saniflo-reed-and-webs <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a PVC cement, a water-to-air geothermal heat pump, a 3/4 HP sectional drain cleaning machine, a drain pump, a deburring tool and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jc-whitlam-modine-general-pipe-cleaners-saniflo-reed-and-webs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jc-whitlam-modine-general-pipe-cleaners-saniflo-reed-and-webs#comments Geothermal Media Galleries Piping Plumbing Tools Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0000 434951 at http://contractormag.com Working at Ward Mfg.: A family affair http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/working-ward-mfg-family-affair <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Ward Mfg. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Amy O&rsquo;Conners is a customer service representative at Ward Mfg.&rsquo;s corporate headquarters in Blossburg, Pa. She is a second-generation employee; her father, Gerald O&rsquo;Conners, retired from Ward&rsquo;s Plant 1 in 2015 as a supervisor on the molding line in the production unit after 46 years of service. His son worked at Ward for a time, and other O&rsquo;Conners&rsquo; relatives can be found working at the plumbing pipe and fittings manufacturer.</p></div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/working-ward-mfg-family-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/working-ward-mfg-family-affair#comments Commercial Plumbing Pipefitting Residential Plumbing Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:43:00 +0000 434941 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: McElroy, Marketair, Utility, BrassCraft, Wetstyle and Intellihot http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-mcelroy-marketair-utility-brasscraft-wetstyle-and-intellihot <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a universal clamping system for polypropylene pipe, an adjustable piping support system, a freestanding bathtub, a liquid trap primer, a 1/4-turn ball stop and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-mcelroy-marketair-utility-brasscraft-wetstyle-and-intellihot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-mcelroy-marketair-utility-brasscraft-wetstyle-and-intellihot#comments Bath/Kitchen Media Galleries Hydronics Piping Plumbing Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:47:00 +0000 434821 at http://contractormag.com Quality Products Made by Superior, Long-time Workers http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/quality-products-made-superior-long-time-workers <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Ward Manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For 93 years, Ward Mfg. has provided quality jobs to American workers. Back in 1924, Joseph Ward founded the company in Blossburg, Pa., manufacturing a small line of cast-iron steam and drainage fittings, as well as plugs and bushings. The fledgling company&rsquo;s reputation as a quality manufacturer began to grow and soon began adding capabilities to make Class 150 malleable iron fittings (1928) and malleable iron pipe unions (1938).</p></div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/quality-products-made-superior-long-time-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/quality-products-made-superior-long-time-workers#comments Commercial Plumbing Pipefitting Residential Plumbing Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:21:00 +0000 434601 at http://contractormag.com F.E. Moran Fire Protection, Northern Illinois announces new President and Vice President http://contractormag.com/fire-sprinklers/fe-moran-fire-protection-northern-illinois-announces-new-president-and-vice-presiden <div class="node-body article-body">F.E. Moran Fire Protection has announced that Ken Klimasz will be taking on the role of the President of F.E. Moran Fire Protection, Northern Illinois (FPN).</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/fire-sprinklers/fe-moran-fire-protection-northern-illinois-announces-new-president-and-vice-presiden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/fire-sprinklers/fe-moran-fire-protection-northern-illinois-announces-new-president-and-vice-presiden#comments Fire Sprinklers Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:15:00 +0000 434571 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Hilti, Quantech, Matco-Norca, Milwaukee Tool, Malco and Lochinvar http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-hilti-quantech-matco-norca-milwaukee-tool-malco-and-lochinvar <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a new 22 V. battery for use with cordless tools, a water-cooled scroll chiller, a line of cold expansion PEX fittings, a locking bit holder, a reversible magnetic hex chuck driver and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-hilti-quantech-matco-norca-milwaukee-tool-malco-and-lochinvar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-hilti-quantech-matco-norca-milwaukee-tool-malco-and-lochinvar#comments Media Galleries PVF Hydronics Tools Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:20:00 +0000 434521 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Rinnai, Laars, Modine, WaterFurnace, Taco and Uponor http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-rinnai-laars-modine-waterfurnace-taco-and-uponor <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's gallery includes a wi-fi control module for demand recirculation, an electric water heater, a geothermal heat pump, a compact geothermal appliance, an automatic water heater shut-off and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-rinnai-laars-modine-waterfurnace-taco-and-uponor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-rinnai-laars-modine-waterfurnace-taco-and-uponor#comments Geothermal Media Galleries PVF Smartphones Hydronics Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:16:00 +0000 434271 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: California Faucets, Milwaukee Tool, Armstrong, Bosch Tools, BrassCraft and Grohe http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-california-faucets-milwaukee-tool-armstrong-bosch-tools-brass <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a widespread faucet, a copper tubing cutter, a sensorless pump, a powerful work light, a line of push connect fittings and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-california-faucets-milwaukee-tool-armstrong-bosch-tools-brass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-california-faucets-milwaukee-tool-armstrong-bosch-tools-brass#comments Faucets Media Galleries Hydronics Piping Tools Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:01:00 +0000 434001 at http://contractormag.com