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Have a Question Related to Valves or Hydrants? Ask an Expert.

Feb 2 , 2018
Fire Protection, Water and Wastewater

This article also appeared in Water Online.

Did you know AMERICAN Flow Control’s industry experts are ready and waiting to field your technical questions? For example, what are the advantages of using AMERICAN’s Series 2500 with ALPHA restrained joint ends versus a valve with mechanical joint ends? Why do so many utilities prefer gate valves over butterfly valves? For owners, engineers and contractors, these and even more complex valve- and hydrant-related questions come up every day, but now answers can be found with a single email to an AMERICAN Flow Control expert.

Simply email your question to The question will be reviewed and answered by one of AMERICAN Flow Control’s technical experts.

“Providing top-notch customer service has always been one of AMERICAN’s greatest assets,” said Marketing and Technical Manager Derek Scott. “But we also want everyone to know we are here to provide top-notch technical support. From helping the client develop specifications, to pointing out project design options, to helping find the right product for the job, AMERICAN Flow Control has technical experts who can help.”

AMERICAN Flow Control is a division of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company. Founded in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1905, AMERICAN manufactures ductile iron pipe, spiral-welded steel pipe, fire hydrants and valves for the waterworks industry and electric-resistance steel pipe for the oil and natural gas industries. AMERICAN’s diversified product line also includes static castings and high-performance fire pumps.

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