THE GOLDEN RULE AT WORK SINCE 1905.
 

For more than a century, AMERICAN has been committed to doing things the right way – exceeding customer expectations, caring for our employees and building strong communities. Taking pride in our work means taking the time to do it right. And that commitment to excellence is reflected in each of the products we proudly produce.

 

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AMERICAN VIDEOS

Ductile Vs. Gray Iron

Ductile Vs. Gray Iron

The selection of materials for engineered products is a key decision. It impacts the manufacturer, installation, reliability and long-term costs of water works systems. Two materials with a long history of service in the water works industry are ductile and gray iron. AMERICAN answers your questions about each in this video.

Introduction To Toruseal Flange Gaskets

Introduction To Toruseal Flange Gaskets

For improved joint performance, AMERICAN Toruseal flange gaskets are vastly superior to conventional full-face or ring gaskets.

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AMERICAN PRODUCTS

5 1/4" Waterous Pacer Hydrant

5 1/4" Waterous Pacer Hydrant

The American Waterous Pacer’s sleek and stylish design blends perfectly with today’s modern architecture.

5 1/4" American-Darling B-84-B-5 Hydrant

5 1/4" American-Darling B-84-B-5 Hydrant

The American-Darling B-84-B-5 hydrant incorporates more than 100 years of experience in design, manufacture and field experience.

16"-48" Series 2500 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve With Flex-Ring Ends

16"-48" Series 2500 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve With Flex-Ring Ends

AMERICAN’s 16"-48" Series 2500 ductile iron resilient wedge gate valves are suitable for use in potable water, sewage and fire protection systems.

14"-66" Resilient Wedge Gate Valves With Flanged Ends

14"-66" Resilient Wedge Gate Valves With Flanged Ends

AMERICAN’s 14"-66" Series 2500 ductile iron resilient wedge gate valves are suitable for use in potable water, sewage and fire protection systems.

14" - 66" Series 2500 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve

14" - 66" Series 2500 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve

AMERICAN’s 14"-66" Series 2500 ductile iron resilient wedge gate valves are suitable for use in potable water, sewage and fire protection systems.

AMERICAN Flex-Lok® Joint Pipe 4"-12"

AMERICAN Flex-Lok® Joint Pipe 4"-12"

AMERICAN has combined the Flex-Lok boltless ball joint and the Flex-Ring boltless restrained joint to now provide up to 25 degrees of deflection in sizes 4-inch through 12-inch.

AMERICAN - The  SMaRT Choice

AMERICAN - The SMaRT Choice

Ductile iron pipe is now recognized as a SMaRT choice for infrastructure development. SMaRT Certified products are rated on product sustainability by the Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability.

Protecto 401 Ceramic Epoxy Lining

Protecto 401 Ceramic Epoxy Lining

Protecto 401–lined ductile iron pipe and fittings provide the maximum protection and the strength necessary to do the job in tough sewer pipe applications.

The Captivater - Locking Nozzle Cap

The Captivater - Locking Nozzle Cap

The Captivater helps prevent unauthorized hydrant use, reduces water theft, reduces hydrant vandalism, and lowers operation costs. Its universal design fits EVERY hydrant from EVERY manufacturer, regardless of year or model.

Trench Adapter

Trench Adapter

AMERICAN’s trench adapter is a fully adjustable valve box and extension stem system that is available in trench depths ranging from 3 feet to 20 feet. Both the valve box and the extension stem adjust to grade in a matter of seconds, completely eliminating the need to cut extension stems in the field.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company

1501 31st Avenue North

Birmingham, AL 35207

UNITED STATES

AMERICAN EXECUTIVE INTERVIEWS

  • Corrosion Prevention, Energy Savings With Iron Pipe

    In this Water Online Radio interview, Maury Gaston of American Ductile Iron Pipe and American SpiralWeld Pipe talks about the many benefits of iron pipe and the company’s improved polyethylene encasement.

  • How Can A Pipe Deliver Energy Savings?

    Maury Gaston, Manager of Marketing Services for American Cast Iron Pipe Company (ACIPCO), discusses the benefits of ductile iron pipe including energy savings, certified sustainability and a new polyethylene encasement.

AMERICAN CASE STUDIES

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ABOUT AMERICAN CAST IRON PIPE COMPANY

American Cast Iron Pipe Company, founded in Birmingham, Ala., in 1905, is a manufacturer of ductile iron pipe, spiral-welded steel pipe, fire hydrants and valves for the waterworks industry, and electric-resistance-welded steel pipe for the oil and gas industry. AMERICAN’s diversified product line also includes static castings and high-performance fire pumps.

The Birmingham plant, located on a 2,000-acre site with more than 60 acres under roof, is home to one of the world’s largest cupolas; the Contiarc, the first-of-its-kind continuous arc furnace; and AMERICAN Recycling, the only scrap processing facility of its kind in the region.

AMERICAN employs approximately 3,000 people – about 2,000 at its headquarters plant and offices in Birmingham, and about 1,000 at its subsidiary plants: American Castings, LLC, Pryor Creek, Okla.; American SpiralWeld Pipe Company, LLC, Columbia, S.C.; American Valve & Hydrant Manufacturing Company, Beaumont, Texas; Intercast SA, Itauna, Brazil; Specification Rubber Products Inc., Alabaster, Ala.; Pneumax of Peoria, Ariz.; and Waterous Company, South Saint Paul, Minn.

Ductile Iron Pipe: 800-442-2347
Valves and Hydrants: 800-326-8051