Industrial news

Understanding Different Types and Applications for Pipe Fittings

Here is a great read for explanations on definitions, applications and various industrial uses for pipe fittings. Reference: Thomas Net fittings are components used to join pipe sections together with other fluid control products like valves and pumps to create pipelines. The common connotation for the term fittings is associated with the ones used for metal and plastic pipes which carry fluids. There are also other f (...) Read More

Repairing Garden Hose Fittings & Washers after Winter Ice

Repairing Winter Damage to Hoses with Sturdy Garden Hose Fittings"Industrial Parts & Fittings"  References this article by: Industry News and finds it a worthy read to our customers. There seems to be no end to this frigid weather. According to a report from CBS New York, the state recently had to endure another round of snow brought about by a winter storm:“A winter storm warning went into effect at midnight Tuesday night, and will continue until 6 p.m. Wednesday for virtually the en (...) Read More

Benefits of Using Brass Fittings on your Industrial, Residential and Commercial Projects!

Industrial Parts & Fittings has included this referenced article for your review, read and consideration: Reference: today's many options available in the market, many people wonder if brass fittings for plumbing or waterworks systems are worth the additional cost. This zinc copper alloy has been used for centuries and is very common in plumbing fittings and fixtures from homes to large industrial complexes. The effectiveness of thi (...) Read More

Brass Fittings Preferred by Truck Manufacturers, and here is why?

Like many industrial markets, the heavy truck market utilizes brass fittings for a variety of applications. With composite fittings gaining traction in the arena, why do many truck OEMs continue to use brass fittings?  Why is brass the ideal material for the transportation market?Like many industrial markets, the heavy truck and transportation markets utilize brass fittings for a variety of applications. Brass fittings have the strength, corrosion resistance and machinability in a vari (...) Read More

DOT Air Brake fittings & More - Automotive Brass Fittings Endorsing Multiple Pipes

These days brass pipe fittings are in great demand. They are commercially sectored and the industries from the premium automotive brass fittings require manufacturers. They are used for the joining or also in connecting of the multiple pipes and also installing at the suitable shapes and sizes.In many cases, the good quality brass is actually used in the crafting of the fittings and hence, the product thus becomes expensive and that requires time and tools to install them.How Can You Connect Th (...) Read More

Brass Composition Analysis for Brass Fittings

BRASS COMPOSITION Products provided by Fluid System Connectors Division are manufactured from several brass alloys. These alloys comply with the requirements of ASTM as applicable for each specified alloy. SAE/UNS alloy Lead Copper Zinc Iron Other CA345/C34500 1.5 – 2.5% 62.0 – 65.0% remainder .15% max .4% max CA360/C36000 2.5 – 3.0 % 60.0 – 63.0% remainder .35% max .5% max CA377/C37700 1.5 – 2.5% 58.0 – 61.0% remainder .30% max ------------ C27450 0.25% max 60.0 – 65.0% remainder .35% max .5% m (...) Read More

Brass Rods for Use in Lightening Rod Applications

Industrial Parts & Fittings finds this a worthy read, even though this article doesn't focus on brass fittings it is still relative to the brass manufacturing market. Reference:‘Nostalgic Comfort’ Restores Demand for Brass Rods for Use in Lighting ApplicationApart from industrial applications, manufacturers are now tapping opportunities in contemporary interior designing. The concept of ‘nostalgic comfort’ is gaining promine (...) Read More

brass pipe fittings industry overview

Pipe "Brass Fitting" Industry Reference: to the large-scale construction and development activity in the recent past, the pipes and pipe fittings industry is a rapidly growing industry. Pipes are essential for connectivity, be it for water supply inlets to provide for clean and waste water distribution systems, agricultural watering system, liquid discharge installations, water sprinkling and dropping systems, sanitation and sewe (...) Read More

Brass Elbow International Industry Trends

Reference: the recent downturn in the contraction market, the trade in brass pipe fittings remains robust. Pipes are the building blocks of a building and pipe fittings are what joins them together. Without the pipe fittings we will not be able to do much with pipes, since fittings connect the pipes to the overall structure.But pipe fittings like elbow pipe fittings are not limited to building con (...) Read More

Around the World - Industrial Financial Review for Pipe Valve and Brass Fitting Manufacturers

Reference: in this industry manufacture metal industrial and fluid power valves, hose fittings, and pipe fittings. Major companies include units of integrated process control companies such as Curtiss-Wright, Emerson, Flowserve, and Parker Hannifin (all based in the US), as well as valve manufacturers such as Crane, Mueller Water Products, and Watts Water (all based in the US), and IMI (UK), (...) Read More

US Industry Growth - Pipe & Tube Manufacturing "Brass Fittings"

Metal Pipe & Tube Manufacturing in the US industry trends (2015-2020)poll Average industry growth 2015–2020: 1.6%Over the five years to 2020, the Metal Pipe and Tube industry has exhibited strong growth bookended by severe declines. The industry grew substantially in 2017 and 2018 as industrial activity rebounded from prior lows. In particular, the prospects of the oil and gas industry cluster have a significant effect on this industry given their essential role in the oil and gas suppl (...) Read More

Global Brass Fittings and Brass Manufacturing Market Report/Review

Global Brass Hydraulic Fitting Market 2020 Industry Size and Share Evolution to 2026 by Growth Insight, Key Development, Trends and Forecast by Market Reports WorldBrass Hydraulic Fitting Market report offers the past, present and future industry trends and the forecast information related to the expected Brass Hydraulic Fitting sales revenue, shares, growth, demand, and supply...Wednesday, March 25th 2020, 2:01 AM EDT Reference: (...) Read More

Fifth Wheel Gooseneck Hitches

Today towing and hauling have become more complex and challenging than ever before. A gooseneck trailer to 5th wheel hitch offers the flexibility and ruggedness needed to achieve even the most difficult towing or hauling project. In short, when you have the right type of equipment for the job at hand you are far more likely to get that job done right. Best of all, today’s modern hitching systems are stronger, tougher and more long-lasting because they are built with the best materials (...) Read More

Design and Function of Hose Barbs - General Info: Not Just Brass Fittings!

BARB CONNECTORS IN DEPTH – DESIGN AND FUNCTIONReference: plastic hose barb stylesBarb connectors have become one of the most common miniature flow control components because of performance and valueAn introduction to barb connectorsBarbed fittings, frequently called hose barb or hose barbed connectors, are one of the most common flow control components because of their convenience, reliabili (...) Read More

Review: What is a Hose Barb Fittings - Then see our Brass Hose Barb Fittings

What is a Hose Barb Fitting and How Does It Work?Reference: barb fittings are designed for use with soft tubing and high pressure. These fittings are applied for many different applications, from beverage filters to aquarium pumps. In this video, John Woodard, our Master Water Specialist, answers the most common questions about hose barbs.What is a hose barb fitting?A hose barb fitting is a un (...) Read More


Metal Seated Ball ValvesDefinitely a worthy read recommended by the folks at Industrial Parts & Fittings: Reference: to excel in the most demanding industrial settings where valve deficiencies can endanger safety, plant efficiency and reduce profitability, metal seated ball valves stand out. These long-lasting valves are perfect for the oil and gas industries, refining and power generation.Metal Seated Valves vs. Soft Seated ValvesDeciding on th (...) Read More

Selecting the Correct Material for Your Miniature Ball Valves

MINIATURE BALL VALVES: PLASTIC, BRASS OR STAINLESS STEEL?SOME GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING THE RIGHT MATERIAL FOR YOUR APPLICATIONThis is a Recommended Read by the folks at Industrial Parts & Fittings!Reference: is the first in a new series of ISM blog posts about miniature valves and ball valves in particular.Why use a ball valve?Ball valves are durable, reliable and securely shut off (...) Read More

Why Brass Ball Valves Compared to other Industrial Ball Balve Material.

Recommended Read below by the folks at Industrial Parts & Fittings:Brass Ball Valves are some of the most common types that you will utilize in Plumbing, Water Well and HVAC. They are fairly easy to work with and install, and suit many applications where corrosion resistance is not a big issue. In this blog, we are going to go over a few reason why Brass Ball Valves are so popular, where they are best used, and the difference between Brass and Bronze.Why are Brass Ball Valves so Popular?1. E (...) Read More

The Rich History of Brass

HISTORY OF THE BRASS We thought you may wanna learn more, so us folks at Industrial Parts & Fittings are recommending this read:Reference:,corrosion%20and%20to%20the%20wear.The brass is an alloy of copper and zinc.Occasionally are added small quantities of other elements (To, Sn, Pb ó Seize) to promote someone of the characteristics of the alloy.The first metals that the man used were the c (...) Read More

Another Historical Review of Brass

BrassalloyWRITTEN BYThe Editors of Encyclopaedia BritannicaEncyclopaedia Britannica's editors oversee subject areas in which they have extensive knowledge, whether from years of experience gained by working on that content or via study for an advanced degree....See Article HistoryBrass, alloy of copper and zinc, of historical and enduring importance because of its hardness and workability. The earliest brass, called calamine brass, dates to Neolithic times; it was p (...) Read More

Designing a Piping System "Top 3 Rules"

3 RULES FOR DESIGNING A PIPING SYSTEMPiping systems are critically important to buildings, industrial applications and infrastructure, and it’s easy to forget they exist once they’re installed. But there are a few things to keep in mind when designing a system that will ensure its longevity and success of a piping system, as long as it’s continually and appropriately maintained.Choose the Right PipeEach type of pipe has its own advantages and disadvantages, and it’s important to know which type (...) Read More