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Why should tape not be used to cover flanges?
Why should tape not be used to cover flanges?

Published on: Sep 22, 2022

Masking tape absorbs water. Once masking tape becomes saturated, the flange will begin to rust.

E1 | ASK P3 ANYTHING
E1 | ASK P3 ANYTHING

Published on: Sep 07, 2022

Today we are introducing a new series called "Ask-P3-Anything" were we answer all the most common questions that we receive from our…

Proper Valve Handle Lineup for Hydrotesting
Proper Valve Handle Lineup for Hydrotesting

Published on: Aug 02, 2022

When leaving valves inline for hydro testing, you need to make sure the valve is fully open or closed. Here are tips to help you determine…

P3 Preservation Guide
P3 Preservation Guide

Published on: Jul 15, 2022

Preservation is a crucial step in each phase of oil & gas. We can help you identify the tools you need to successful preserve your…

Face Turning Comparator | WHY IS IT USEFUL?
Face Turning Comparator | WHY IS IT USEFUL?

Published on: Jul 12, 2022

This tool is a surface roughness comparator, that is used to check the surface of the gramophone on flanges and nozzles after they…

What are the Top 10 Causes of Flange Damage?
What are the Top 10 Causes of Flange Damage?

Published on: Jun 29, 2022

Find out WHY your flanges are getting damage! Contact us for flange protection options!

Three Most Common Types of Flange Faces | FLAT, RAISED, RTJ
Three Most Common Types of Flange Faces | FLAT, RAISED, RTJ

Published on: May 31, 2022

We offer flange protection for ALL THREE! Contact us for samples!

NORM | Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material
NORM | Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material

Published on: May 24, 2022

  What is NORM?  Alright so what is NORM? NORM stands for Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials. It accumulates inside of pumps,…

flangeDOT During Painting | Self-adhesive Flange Protector
flangeDOT During Painting | Self-adhesive Flange Protector

Published on: May 17, 2022

Find out why our flangeDOTS are such a simple & effective way to protect your flanges during the paint process!

flangeDOT Sandblasting | Self-adhesive Flange Protector
flangeDOT Sandblasting | Self-adhesive Flange Protector

Published on: May 10, 2022

Watch our new video to see how our flangeDOTS hold up during blasting!

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