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Engineers Week, September 18, 2013, Cat with Anya and Olga

Four Ways to Inspire Wonder for Engineers Week

As February 17-23 celebrates National Engineers Week. Victaulic is proud to bring our expertise to future STEM professionals and inspire wonder in ...

2019 The Increase in Cold Storage

Have you ever wondered where your temperature-controlled medicine is stored? Or where your groceries were stored before you purchased them online? ...

Man (from neck to thighs) wearing suit with white cogs & wheels super imposed over him; that image is super imposed over a construciton project

Preconstruction Software Integration: The fuel powering construction productivity

As we enter into 2019 the focus is on the integration of preconstruction software, and how this powerful data is driving construction productivity....

Fire protection system installer working with a Victaulic roll grooving pipe tool

How to Increase Corrosion Resistance by Switching the Pipe Joining Method

A common practice is to increase the schedule of the pipe in a fire protection system to increase corrosion resistance utilizing traditional pipe j...

Season's Greetings from Victaulic - 100 Years of Innovation

100 Days until Victaulic’s Centennial Innoversary

For the past 100 years, Victaulic has been committed to customer collaboration and continuous improvement. Creating innovative solutions for the co...

Safety Goggles; The Opportunity of Better: A Project spotlight; Autodesk University 2018

The Opportunity of Better: A Contractor’s Approach

The theme of Autodesk University 2018 was The Opportunity of Better. Take a look at how one contractor put this concept into practice on the talles...

UA Canada, the UA Local 46 in Toronto

UA Local 46 and Victaulic: Building Skills for Canada’s Future

Students in elementary through post-secondary schools are looking to explore and develop skills for careers in construction trades in Canada. Two n...

Victaulic grooved ends on BERMAD hydraulic control valve (WB-12672-RevA)

Victaulic Grooved Ends on BERMAD Control Valves – The Only Solution

Victaulic is partnering with one of the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced control valve solutions for commercial, civil, and industrial app...

Victaulic at International Security Fair Expo in Seguridad Colombia

Victaulic in Colombia for International Security Fair

Victaulic experts were on hand at the International Security Fair to review upcoming code changes and introduce new fire protection innovations. Vi...

United Way Day of Caring 2018

Thankful for the Opportunity to Give Back

Victaulic is highlighting three ways it’s thankful for the opportunity to give back – serving the local community, innovating safer products and wo...

Construction Site

Factors affecting job site productivity

Product selection can be one of the many factors affecting job site productivity, saving days or weeks on your next project. Take a look at the pro...

Victaulic feature image- Human head with many gears, technology concept

You Have Questions and We Have The Answers

For today’s post, our engineers are answering 10 of your most commonly asked Victaulic questions.

Featured image for Victaulic blog post that explains the difference between rigid and flexible pipe couplings

How are Rigid and Flexible Pipe Couplings Different?

Did you know the first grooved mechanical pipe coupling ever invented was a flexible pipe coupling? But what are flexible pipe couplings, and how a...

Victaulic Software - Autodesk University 2017

Make Room in Your Autodesk University Schedule for These Top 5 Things to Do at AU 2018

With Autodesk University 2018 around the corner here is a list of our top 5 things to add to your Autodesk University schedule.

Washington State University

What’s Trending in 2018 for Campus Fire Safety Regulations?

A Victaulic product manager spoke about the top five traits characterizing campus fire safety regulations. Universities expect beautiful buildings ...

Celebrating the PA Dream Team During Manufacturing Month

October is Manufacturing Month, which gives employers and educational organizations the chance to encourage young people to join the booming manufa...

Victaulic Refuse-to-Fuse™ mechanical joints designed & tested to withstand pipe movement caused by temperature fluctuations

How can Victaulic Products Help HDPE Pipe Beat the Heat?

Previously failed joints at Glencore’s Oaky Creek Mine caused shut-downs, delays and headaches for the site. That is why in 2017 when the coal mine...

WWII Plane

Petroleum Pipe Fittings Allow Painless Pass-Off

This article highlights the collaboration of our military forces to distribute fuel from offshore to onshore locations. Pipe couplings have been us...

Victaulic Women in Engineering 2018

Recognizing Women in STEM at Victaulic

"Engineering a Change” in manufacturing, six women in STEM careers at Victaulic were featured on the cover of Plant Engineering Magazine. Check out...

Computer, tablet & smart phone - displaying the Victaulic web-based, mobile-friendly product guide

Guiding your Product Selection

It can be challenging to sort through Victaulic’s vast product offering, but the web-based, and mobile-friendly Victaulic Product Guide is here to ...

Victaulic V9 Fire Protection Sprinkler

How have consumer buying habits led to the latest storage industry innovation?

With a boom in the storage industry, Victaulic saw the need to introduce a storage industry innovation for fire protection. We caught up with Victa...

Best Revit MEP Plugin Tools - Victaulic

Route with Innovation: The Best Revit MEP Plugin Tools

When deciding which MEP add-ins to purchase for Autodesk Revit®, look for the best Revit MEP plugin features on the market. Here are 4 must-have ME...

2018 CSE Three Time Winner

Three-Time Winner – CSE 2018 Product of the Year

The readers voted and the results are in. Find out which three Victaulic products took home the Gold, Silver and Bronze in the CSE 2018 Awards.

fire endurance testing for pipe fittings

Irons In the Fire: Fire Endurance Testing for Pipe Fittings

Mechanical pipe couplings tend to outperform other pipe joining methods in fire endurance testing for pipe fittings because they have a unique adva...

Construction Safety Goes Tech - Victaulic

Construction Safety Goes Tech

Cutting –edge construction safety technology may include wearables and drones, but a quick reference video could be the difference between a zero a...

Construction Workers - Shinn Tunnel

Piping Partnership Helps Seattle Contractor Finish Tunnel Project in Ten Weeks

By partnering with Milwaukee and Victaulic, Shinn Mechanical successfully installed, tested and completed a two-mile drain piping system in Seattle...

Victaulic- Let's Build Construction Camp for Girls

4 Ways to Inspire STEM Careers

If your company wants to attract the best and brightest talent, start early! At Victaulic, we're inspiring the next generation of Lehigh Valley STE...

Picture representing how noise and vibration control for HVAC systems is achieved with grooved pipe joining technology

Can pipe couplings provide noise and vibration control for HVAC systems?

Yes. Noise and vibration control for HVAC systems is achieved with grooved pipe joining technology. Allow us to explain.

Victaulic Pipe BIM Example

Be the Scanner: Top 4 3D Scanning Tips

With advancements in 3D scanning it’s easy to assume that the scanner is guaranteed to give you accurate models, but the scan itself is never perfe...

Compliance Rules Law Regulation Policy Business Technology concept.

The Application of PED with Regard to Pipe Couplings and Pipe Fittings

To answer this and several other commonly asked PED questions from our European customers, we sat down with our in-house expert, Len Swantek, Direc...