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22nd September 2020   |   News, Products, Stainless Steel

Preventing corrosion is something that engineers around the world spend many hours dedicated to. According to NACE International today, every year, about US$2.5 trillion is lost to corrosion globally – that’s more than 3 percent of the global GDP. While it does obviously have significant financial implications, concerns over metal corrosion also ... Read More

10th September 2020   |   General, Products

There are many different types of pipelines in operation as transportation systems around the world. They can differ in diameter, length and in the material they are made from. Some are used to move goods and materials like sewage and water, but the vast majority are used for energy purposes. ... Read More

12th August 2020   |   News, Products

It is safe to say that pipe connections are an essential part of pipelines all around the world. They ensure that whatever substance is travelling through the pipe has a continuous smooth flow.  Pipe connections have many uses; Among other things they help pipelines to be many miles long, help ... Read More

29th October 2019   |   Materials, Products

Non-destructive testing (NDT) encompasses an extensive range of tests that are used to determine the integrity and properties of a specific material, product or system without damaging the test subject.  These techniques are widely believed to be essential for quality regulation. They ensure that important structures like pipelines, mining plants ... Read More

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

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

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