Forged brass fittings produced using UNS C37700 forging brass bar are the best, safest choice for Natural gas and LP-gas installations where temperature changes and permeation of gases through a porous fitting body could lead to injury of people or property. Continue reading
The CAN/CSAB149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code Section 6.2.5 states that, “Flared nuts shall be forged.”
But with so many imitations out there, how do you know if you are buying genuine forged flare nuts?
Unfortunately, the North American market has been flooded with sub-standard imitations of forged brass flare nuts.
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Out-of-adjustment brakes and brake system violations combine to represent half of all out-of-service violations issued for commercial vehicles on the road. Brake systems that are improperly installed or poorly maintained can reduce the braking capacity and stopping distance of trucks or buses, a serious safety risk.
Drivers can inspect their brake systems every day. Even if you can’t go under the vehicle, you can listen for air leaks, check low air signals and look for component damage. If you can go under your vehicle, you can measure pushrod stroke the same way a CVSA-certified inspector does, and compare the results to the pushrod stroke limits set by regulation.
See regulation stroke limits here: http://www.cvsa.org/programs/op_airbrake_brake_systems.php#limit_1
All over North America 12ft, 15ft and 20ft SAE J1402 rubber air brake assemblies are quickly becoming as common a sight as red and blue SAE J844D nylon coiled air brake assemblies between the Truck and the Trailer. Whether rubber assemblies will one day replace Continue reading