What is ASME Code and Why Does it Matter? Insight on ASME Industrial Heaters

What is ASME Code and Why Does it Matter? Insight on ASME Industrial Heaters

When it comes to shopping for an industrial heating system, there are many factors to consider. From deciding between a hot oil heating system or a steam boiler system, to understanding film temperature and bulk temperature, and contemplating the benefits of serpentine coil heaters over helical coil heaters, there is a lot to think about. … Read more »

ANSI vs. ASME: What’s the Difference?

ANSI vs. ASME: What’s the Difference?

ANSI and ASME are both important organizations within the industrial heating industry. They each play integral roles in developing the codes and standards that govern the industry. As a result, many people don’t understand the differences between the two, or realize that these organizations are actually two distinct non-profits that work separately to have an … Read more »

AISC Membership: What It Means & Why It Matters

AISC Membership: What It Means & Why It Matters

When searching for an industrial heating equipment provider, there are dozens of codes, standards, certifications, accreditations, and memberships you’ll likely come across. With so many out there, it can sometimes be challenging to know which are truly symbols of trust and reliability.  Here, we’re taking a closer look at our affiliation with the AISC to … Read more »

What is ASTM Code and Why Does It Matter?

What is ASTM Code and Why Does It Matter?

Shopping your options for industrial heating equipment? No matter what industry you’re in, there are many codes and standards to carefully consider as you’re deciding which type of heating system will work best for your facility.  Here, we will provide a general overview of ASTM code so you can understand what it is, its importance … Read more »

API Specifications: What They Are and Why They Are Important

API Specifications: What They Are and Why They Are Important

At American Heating Company, we like to showcase the fact we design and manufacture API style industrial heating equipment built to meet rigorous standards. But what exactly does that mean, and why is it so important? Here, we’ll delve into some of the details about API specifications, including what they are and why the highest … Read more »

What is ANSI Code and Why Does It Matter? 

What is ANSI Code and Why Does It Matter? 

When you’re in the market for industrial heating equipment, there are numerous codes and standards you’ll need to be concerned with. You’ll want to be sure you purchase equipment that meets the requirements of your industry, and satisfies safety and environmental standards as well. Here, we’ll provide an overview of ANSI code so you have … Read more »

ASME Code vs. ASTM Code: What’s The Difference?

ASME Code vs. ASTM Code: What’s The Difference?

There are many codes and standards relevant to industrial heating equipment, including ANSI, ASME, API, and ASTM just to name a few. As a result, when shopping their options, many of our customers and clients need to do a bit of research to fully understand what each code or standard indicates about the equipment, and … Read more »

What’s the Difference Between ASME Code and API Code?

What’s the Difference Between ASME Code and API Code?

When shopping their options for industrial heating equipment, plant and facility managers often wonder about which codes and standards they truly need to adhere to in order to get the best equipment. With so many requirements, codes, and regulating agencies out there, it can be hard to know what’s really important when it comes to … Read more »