TOPIC: Innovation

Since 1919 piping system innovation has been Victaulic’s driving force. Innovation not just in the sense of new effective, reliable mechanical pipe joining products but innovation in services, software, safety and education. We are always looking to improve customer satisfaction, exceed expectations and lead the industry with products and services that provide solutions. View More

Solutions that resolve obstacles faced by engineers, project managers, contractors and site owners during the pre-construction, construction and post-construction repair and maintenance phases of any project.

The following selection of blog posts includes several articles highlighting our innovative products and how they resolved issues encountered during the design and construction process. Learn how, when faced with seemingly insurmountable roadblocks, engineers and contractors turned to Victaulic products and engineering services to get their construction projects back on track. This collection of posts also includes articles on awards and acknowledgments for Victaulic’s forward thinking and industry-leading products, including our software services, and other interesting ways our passionate approach to piping system innovation has impacted the industry.

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Roll Grooved Pipe vs Cut Grooved Pipe

How are Roll Grooved Pipes and Cut Grooved Pipes Different?

While coupling technology has evolved beyond the original Victaulic mechanical joint, the basics behind grooved pipe have stood the test of time.

Benefits of Vic Flex flex drops

Benefits of Using Flex Drops: Combating Ceiling Settlement

Misaligned suspended ceilings often lead to delayed or restricted sprinkler response. A benefit of flex drops is accounting for ceiling settlement.

Construction engineers supervising progress of construction project

Benefits of Using Flex Drops: Simplified Materials Management

Materials management has been a pain point for pipe fitters in the past. Flex drops simplify the otherwise lengthy process so fitters can work faster.

Hyatt Seattle equipped with Victaulic VicFlex flex drop

Benefits of Using Flex Drops: Fixed Versus Variable Costs

Unknown obstacles on site have long prevented accurate cost estimations for fire protection systems. Get it right the first time with flex drops.

Megaphone shouting "Trends"

2020 U.S. Fire Sprinkler Industry Predictions

Fire Protection Contractor published the 2020 U.S. Fire Sprinkler Industry Predictions, and our industry experts voiced comparable theories.

Victaulic W257 Dynamic Movement Joint Wins Pipeline Industry Guild “Utility Pipeline Technology Award”

Victaulic W257 Wins the Pipeline Industries Guild “Utility Pipeline Technology Award”

Victaulic was honored by the Pipeline Industry Guild for their innovation in the pipeline industry with the W257 Dynamic Movement Joint.

Black & Veatch Visits Victaulic

Victaulic Hosts Major EPC Company, Black & Veatch for a Hands On Experience in Kansas City

Victaulic showcases their capabilities in product innovation, fabrication, coordination, and estimating during a hands on experience with Black & V...

Rusty Stainless steel texture

Ductile Iron Couplings for Stainless Steel Pipes

Learn how dissimilar metal corrosion occurs and why choosing a grooved pipe joining solution is ideal for joining stainless steel piping systems.