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 »

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 »

Plant Shutdown Management: Tips for Planned and Unplanned Facility Outages

Plant Shutdown Management: Tips for Planned and Unplanned Facility Outages

Plant shutdowns can happen for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they’re planned, sometimes they’re not. Sometimes they’re strategic, sometimes they are unexpected hurdles that your facility has to overcome. Sometimes they are major, and other times they are an inconvenience that’s handled with relative ease. Despite all this, one thing is certain. Plant shutdowns will … Read more »