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.

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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Understanding Industrial Flanges

Ever wished you could get a breakdown of what exactly flanges are? Luckily, you’ve come to the right place. Flanges are the small-but-mighty components of the industrial PVF industry – without them, our jobs would be a whole lot harder. Able to be dismantled quickly and conveniently, flange joints are the must-have tool of the […]

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Why You Should Use Copper Pipe for Your Next Plumbing Job

Older structures typically use water pipes made from iron, steel or lead. While the dangers of lead pipe for drinking water especially are a no-brainer, you may be wondering what the buzz about modern-day copper pipe is about. For commercial work, copper pipe should be considered in place of iron and steel. The benefits of […]

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The Differences Between Industrial Plastic Pipe and Stainless Steel Pipe

When starting a job, it’s important to consider the type of piping that will fit the scope and cost of the project best. For most projects, especially those involving piping that will be transporting liquid, the choices will come down to stainless steel pipe or industrial plastic pipe. In each case, there’s some basic information […]

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