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AMERICAN Ductile Iron Plant Tour 2021

AMERICAN’s ductile iron pipe in diameters from 4 to 64 inches is proudly made at our company’s headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama. Since 1905, we’ve been making products essential to our nation’s water infrastructure and in turn, our nation’s public health and safety.

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AMERICAN Flow Control’s SEMPER™ RPM With “Lift and Shift” Capability Helps Lowcountry Regional Water Resolve System Pressure Issues

By using the AFC SEMPER RPM, the Lowcountry Regional Water System has been able to resolve low pressure complaints for an industrial user, monitor system-wide pressure and discover water hammer issues – all in about six months. “I can only imagine what we’ll find when we move the units around more and expand its usage,” said Engineer Kari Foy.

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AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe Weathers Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Almost 30 Years After Installation in Alaska

The year was 1989. The place was Anchorage, Alaska. The project was the installation of a gravity sewer line beneath Campbell Lake while it was drained for dam repairs. While this type of project and installation is unique in itself, the pipeline’s performance during a magnitude 7.1 earthquake more than 30 years after it was installed is equally remarkable.

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