Your guide to building a properly equipped piping system.

No matter what sort of industry we are working in, piping is an integral part of our setup. For everything to work the way that we want it to, without any unexpected and unwanted hitches or problems, it is essential that we have a well managed and well planned piping system in place that can handle all of our needs. Piping systems aren’t just for liquid transportation, but can also be used to transport gases. In addition to this, most piping systems need to be durable enough to use in both extremely high and extremely low temperatures. This last bit is extremely important, and we need to focus our attention on it when building our piping system. Heat is an essential part of any piping mechanism, as the liquids or gases that will be flowing through the pipes will be at various temperatures, most of them in the extremes. The levels of heat can be high enough that they cause our piping joints to expand when it is hot, and to contract in colder temperatures. If we aren’t equipped to handle these very fluctuating temperatures, we can soon have disaster on our hands.  

Drawbacks of getting cheaper products 

With the risks of not having a properly installed piping system being that our entire plant could shut down for an indefinite period of time, we need to make sure that not only is the job done with great precision, but only the most high quality products are used. While many may choose not to invest in products that are a bit on the pricier end, at the end of the day using cheap products may end up costing us much more than we initially bargained for. The pressure that the piping system has is immense, and therefore cheaper parts are much more likely to need replacing very soon – that is if they even make it past the initial period. In addition to this, there is a very high chance of the cheap products causing some form of malfunction or the other, which can lead to us having to spend thousands of dollars on repairs. With a good quality product we can be sure that we are getting our money’s worth and don’t have to worry about any accidents. 

Expansion bellows to handle temperature changes 

With temperature controls being so integral to any manufacturing joint, expansion bellows are a much needed addition. Without expansion bellows, we can easily be subjected to a large number of leaks which will not only boost inefficiency and lower productivity, but may also lead to accidents which can be extremely costly. There are several functions that the expansion joint serves, some of which are that it helps control thermal expansion of our pipes. By doing this, they increase the overall lifespan of our piping joints by keeping them from expanding and contracting repeatedly. Another factor that allows the expansion bellow to increase lifespan of your piping is that it reduces the overall stress placed on the pipes, by allowing greater movement and by also absorbing vibrations. There are several types of expansion joints which we can use according to our needs. 

Swing check valves to regulate flow 

Swing check valves based in Australia are equally important in any piping system as they help regulate the flow of the gases or liquids. These valves can require a bit of maintenance as the discs that keep blocking the flow need to be cleaned from time to time. There are different sorts of swing check valves that are used for high water pressure or low water pressure, and therefore it is important that we install the right sort of valve based on our needs.  

When running any sort of manufacturing plant it is essential that we invest only in the best products for our piping system. At Dewater Products you can find the best range of products for your piping systems, which are designed to help minimize any accidents or leakages, in order to maximize efficiency and productivity. These expansion bellows and swing check valves are very competitively priced and are extremely durable and long lasting.