Application Note Explores Sensitization In Corrosion-Resistant Alloys

To mitigate the risk of corrosion, tubes are often made out of corrosion-resistant alloys, including Inconel alloys and stainless steels. At elevated temperatures, however, sensitization can still occur—opening up your alloy to attack. Let’s explore what sensitization is, as well as some of the ways you can prevent it. How Sensitization Occurs At elevated temperatures, [...]

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Application Note Explores the Chemistry of Stainless-Steel Tubing

The applications of seamless stainless-steel tubing can include anything from medical equipment to offshore drilling rigs. Selecting the right alloy is one of the ways you can meet your application’s specific requirements and also ensure success on the job. Depending on the alloying elements, you can enhance the properties of your tube—from improving its ductility, [...]

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The Advantages of Seamless Coil Tubing

If you specify tubing for fluid delivery systems, you should go seamless. In a new video, we explore the quality and performance advantages of seamless stainless steel and nickel alloy coil tubing over welded tubing. The reason why: seamless tubing doesn’t suffer from the welding defects that can cause leaks, holes or failure points. Watch [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Advantages of Seamless Coil Tubing

ECM: A Cut Above The Rest

The geometry of the tube end can make or break your tube’s performance in sensitive industries like chromatography, semiconductor manufacturing and aerospace. The tube end determines how the tube interacts with a variety of complex assemblies, which means there can be little room for error in how they’re cut. Traditional saw-cut methods are too abrasive [...]

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The Benefits Of Seamless Nickel And Stainless Steel Alloy Coil Tubing

Choosing the right tubing for your fluid delivery system can be a daunting task because you have a lot of options to choose from, including seamless and welded straight lengths, welded and drawn coils—and more. But one kind of tubing beats the rest for its reliability, cost savings, installation efficiency and exceptional performance in demanding [...]

By | July 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Benefits Of Seamless Nickel And Stainless Steel Alloy Coil Tubing

Video: Ultra-small Diameter Tubing

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What You Need To Know About The Latest Pressure Equipment Directive

Whether you’re a manufacturer, importer or distributor of pressure equipment, it’s crucial to stay on top of the latest in international industry standards—especially if you’re looking to expand your customer base overseas. Less than a year ago, for example, the European Union (EU) replaced its Pressure Equipment Directive (PED), which outlines the standards for the [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What You Need To Know About The Latest Pressure Equipment Directive

Achieving A Clean Inner Diameter In USD Tubing

Impurities in Ultra-Small Diameter (USD) tubing, such as oil, grease, and other foreign material left over from the manufacturing process, can result in cross-contamination and inaccurate sample readings in chromatography applications. To prevent this, conventional tubing requires additional cleaning prior to installation. But for many end users, figuring out a way to effectively clean stainless-steel [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Achieving A Clean Inner Diameter In USD Tubing

USD Tubing: Choosing The Right Stainless-Steel Alloy

When it comes to manufacturing Ultra-Small Diameter (USD) tubing, the type of stainless-steel alloy you choose makes a difference. The most common alloys are the 300 series, which contain chromium, nickel, molybdenum and titanium. They can withstand high pressures and temperatures, are ideal for seamless coil-tubing applications and are available in a variety of corrosion-resistant [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on USD Tubing: Choosing The Right Stainless-Steel Alloy

New White Paper Explores Manufacturing Challenges And Solutions In USD Tubing

Ultra-Small Diameter (USD) capillary tubing plays a critical role in improving the performance of liquid chromatography and related microfluidics instrumentation. Industry leaders in these fields require faster, more efficient equipment that can provide high-precision results. Thanks to USD tubing, this competitive edge is now attainable. USD tubing used in these applications must have a clean [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on New White Paper Explores Manufacturing Challenges And Solutions In USD Tubing