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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

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

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

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

28th May 2019   |   General, Houston, People, Products

Trump’s Tariffs were imposed during 2018 in a frenzy of activity by President Donald Trump as part of his economic policy. They have been an interesting factor to contend with by our office here in Houston and one that has led to us becoming more efficient at sourcing our high-quality ... Read More

6th March 2019   |   Products

A product that Special Piping Materials sells a lot of is the humble pipe flange. Whether it’s a Weld Neck Flange, a Blind Flange, a Slip-On Flange, a Lap Joint Flange or even a Semi-Finished Flange – you name it, we can source and supply it. What is a pipe ... Read More

25th January 2018   |   Products, Stainless Steel, Steel Bar

We are often asked how hot and cold rolled steel differs and the short answer is in the processing. They are effectively two different types of metal with fundamental variations in the way they are manufactured as follows: Hot Rolled Steel In this process, the steel is rolled at a ... Read More

17th December 2017   |   Materials, Products, Stainless Steel

With so many different products like seamless pipes, welded pipes and flanges it might be overwhelming trying to pick which Stainless steel pipe to use for your business applications, or even what they can be used for in the first place. There are many different properties of each pipe that ... Read More

England

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Scotland

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USA

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Brazil

Special Piping Materials Do Brasil Ltda. Warehouse Stock & Office Estrada do Mato Alto, 912 Campo Grande – RJ – CEP 23036-150

Singapore

Special Piping Materials (Singapore) Pvt Ltd 43, Kian Teck Drive, Singapore-628856

Dubai

Special Piping Materials Fze P.O.Box: 120667, Sharjah Airport Free Zone, Sharjah – UAE

Oman

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Australia

Special Piping Materials Australia Pty Ltd 11 Purser Loop Bassendean Western Australia 6054