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27th September 2019   |   Alloys, Materials, Products

6% Moly is just one of the very specialist materials that we stock. As one of the world’s leading stockholders and suppliers of high-performing pipes, fittings and flanges, Special Piping Materials (SPM) is an expert in knowing the advantages and applications of different materials grades. 6% Moly is no exception ... Read More

19th September 2019   |   Duplex & Super Duplex, General, Materials, Stainless Steel

The Global Desalination Industry is currently experiencing an enormous boom. All over the world it is experiencing incredible growth and it is becoming increasingly relied upon to supply fresh drinkable water. Because of this demand, according to Adroit Market Research, the Desalination Industry was valued at USD $15.43 billion in ... Read More

12th September 2019   |   ISO, Materials, Products

Quality Assurance is at the heart of everything we do here at Special Piping Materials. Quality of our products, quality of our service and quality in our people. It will come as no surprise to our clients that we take our quality assurance processes very seriously indeed. According to the ... Read More

29th August 2019   |   People

The time has come for our next company update, and this time we have an interview with James Deeney for you, the General Manager of the Special Piping Materials division in Houston, Texas.   British-born James moved to Texas in 2013 and has never looked back. He is currently taking ... Read More

21st August 2019   |   Products

Pipe fittings come in many forms with the most common being threaded fittings, socket weld fittings and buttweld fittings. This blog will explore the advantages of all three types, but especially the advantages of buttweld fittings and their applications. Pipe fittings are essential parts of pipelines as they allow for ... Read More

15th August 2019   |   Duplex & Super Duplex, News, Stainless Steel

The Middle East and North African (MENA) region is one of the most interesting oil and gas sectors in the world. Here we get you up to speed on the MENA oil and gas sector, including an update from Special Piping Materials Dubai, recent positive news stories from the region ... Read More

6th August 2019   |   People, Products, Singapore

How does Special Piping Materials go about selling specialist pipe in Asia? Over the past 30 years we have built a global network of offices all over the world. Each of these offices have become experts in their respective regions. The Singapore division is no different and since it was ... Read More

23rd July 2019   |   General, Materials, Products

The answer to the question ‘what is Nickel Alloy and Inconel’ has an interesting answer. This blog explores both materials and their applications.     Let’s start with Nickel Nickel is an extremely adaptable element and has a great range of helpful properties such as heat and corrosion resistance, electrical ... Read More

11th July 2019   |   Brazil, General, Materials, Products, Uncategorized

Exploring what is an FPSO and what companies are leading the way in the market Let’s start with the basics – what is an FPSO? A Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) installation is a floating vessel. It is generally found as part of a converted oil tanker hull. FPSOs ... Read More

26th June 2019   |   General, UK

The North Sea has always been a cornerstone of the oil & gas industry and is an area of huge importance. Recently, there have been questions over its future so here we look at its history and review some of the upcoming projects.  What is the “North Sea”? Within the ... Read More

19th June 2019   |   Brazil, General, People

In the next instalment of our 'Day in the Life' interviews, we speak to Leandro Santos, a member of the team in our Brazilian Office. Find out how he helps source our clients’ products in specialised materials like Super Duplex and Duplex and how he keeps on top of his ... Read More

12th June 2019   |   General, Products

When you are first looking to source a stainless steel pipe, whether it’s for a desalination plant, an oil rig or even a nuclear power station, one of the first questions you need to ask yourself is ‘do I need a seamless, welded or forged pipe’? The three types all ... Read More

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