Category : Product Descriptions

What is DIN 32676?

  • John Zabkowicz
  • June 28, 2017
To answer this question let’s take a step back and talk about what DIN is. DIN is the German Institute for Standardization. It is an organization that sets standards for quality, safety, and technology through a wide range of industries. For organization and clarity, DIN has created multiple sections in order to categorize related products…
Heat lot number in the above image is highlighted in red. A heat lot number is used as a way to identify certain components of a manufactured item related to heat treatment received.  The heat lot number can be used to trace an item back to a specific furnace, year and finally melt number. Specific…

What Are I-Line Fittings?

  • John Zabkowicz
  • December 21, 2016
I-Line fittings are used in line processing equipment to join separate runs of tubing.   You’ll typically find this type of equipment in the food, beverage, dairy and pharmaceutical industries.  In order to make a leak-resistant connection, I-line fittings require interlocking male and female ferrules, gaskets and clamps. The metal-to-metal design reduces the chances of…

304 vs 316 Stainless Steel

  • John Zabkowicz
  • November 28, 2016
Watch this video explaining the difference between 304 vs 316 Stainless Steel or read the article below.  What’s the difference between 304 and 316 stainless steel alloy? It’s a common question but one that should not be taken lightly. Stainless steel products contain a mixture of elements including: Chromium Nickel Carbon Manganese The most common alloy…
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