Learn about the latest PVF industry news, as well as current events that affect market patterns and supply and demand. From regulatory changes to technological advances and product development, count on our blog to highlight the most important industry updates and deliver value realized.

Common PVF Industry Pipe Installation Mistakes to Avoid

The pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) industry moves at a fast pace. But fast-moving projects can throw a wrench into PVF installation when the project team becomes focused on deadline completion versus pipe material and layout. While every team wants to do a good job, pressure can overshadow some key considerations. Here are some common […]

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Benefits of Working with a Full-Service PVF Distributor

There are many benefits to working with a full-service pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) distributor that serves general contractors with their business needs and preparing custom orders. Besides offering an array of products, PVF distributors provide services that benefit the completion of a project quickly and efficiently. Certified Delivery Services Custom delivery options to meet […]

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Top 3 Rules for Designing a Piping System

Piping systems are critically important to buildings, industrial applications and infrastructure, and it’s easy to forget they exist once they’re installed. But there are a few things to keep in mind when designing a system that will ensure its longevity and success of a piping system, as long as it’s continually and appropriately maintained. Choose […]

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The Importance of Pipeline Maintenance

While pipe is designed to withstand corrosion, extreme weather and other forms of wear and tear, it’s not meant to be installed and forgotten. Believe it or not, no pipe is perfect – and all pipe experiences some form of degradation in its lifetime. To that end, regular pipeline maintenance is a vitally important aspect […]

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Safety Spotlight: Overexertion

June is National Safety Month, and while staying safe on the job is a year-round priority for All-Tex Pipe & Supply, it’s a good opportunity to highlight some important safety practices for the workplace. Overexertion, especially in the brutal Texas summer heat, is a leading cause of injuries in the United States. According to the […]

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How Pipe Can Reduce Energy Consumption

The concept of saving energy is a growing global trend, with the advent of hybrid and electric vehicles, solar and wind power research and ways of modifying home appliances and systems to both reduce energy costs and put less strain on the planet’s natural resources. But did you know that pipe can also play a […]

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Why PVF is Considered Essential

The coronavirus pandemic has brought up many questions over which businesses are considered essential and should remain operating, and that questions extends to all industries. The pipe, valve and fitting industry has not experienced a slowdown because the manufacture and installation of the materials the industry produces must continue. Here’s a look at why the […]

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A Brief History of Pipe

Pipe and the materials transported through it keep our society moving, day in and day out – but taking a look at the history of pipe gives insight into how the technology has evolved over millennia to become what we’re most familiar with today. From ancient methods of water transportation to modern materials and mechanics, […]

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What is Carbon Steel Pipe?

It may be standard in the industry with a wide array of applications, but what exactly is carbon steel pipe? As specialists in pipe, valves and fittings, All-Tex is committed to educating customers on the types of pipe that will fit their needs. Here, we give a breakdown of the facts and benefits of carbon […]

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Corrosion of Pipe: Causes, Effects and Steps You Can Take

Metal pipe is the industry standard when it comes to pipe that is strong and can withstand high heat and pressure – but unfortunately, corrosion of pipe is something that metal materials can’t avoid. Stainless steel, carbon steel and other alloys that transport fluids in industrial applications are susceptible to corrosion, which in turn weakens […]

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