When you're in the field, you run across some different connections. But two of the most commonly used for smaller lines include compression fittings and flared fittings. But which type of outlet will work best for your specific situation and what's the difference between them? Here's a quick look to help get you started.
Sure, Red Hed has plenty of products that are specifically designed for the water utility industry and made of exceptional materials and construction. But that's not the only reason why we're so popular with waterworks departments. Here's a quick look at why Red Hed provides your utility or company with the very best options.
When you're in the water utility industry, you can see all manner of fittings to adapt older pipe to newer systems. Threaded, compression and flared fittings are all common connections to run across. But how do you connect pipes to these fittings to get a proper fit that will stand up well to pressure and time? Here's a quick look at the most common fitting types and how to ensure you get a proper seal.
When winter is here and the ground is frozen hard, the performance of your tap machine may be the last thing on your mind - until it stops working. Unfortunately, when these expensive machines break down, it can be hard to find the money in the budget for a replacement. When it's got your task list at a dead stop, did you know that you can repair a Reed tap machine or service a Muller tap machine? At Red Hed Manufacturing, we want to provide you with additional options that save your utility money and allow you to continue using equipment that can be difficult to repair otherwise, starting with your tap machine.
With 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 this metal in plumbing allows you to provide safe, durable components to your plumbing system. If you're wondering how well brass will work in your system, here are five awesome benefits to take into consideration when planning your next project or expansion.