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

AMERICAN Flex-Ring Joint Pipe AMERICAN Flex-Ring Joint Pipe

Combining the sealing features of the time-proven Fastite joint and a boltless restrained connection, AMERICAN Flex-Ring joint ductile iron pipe provides flexible, easily assembled, positive restraint against endwise separation due to thrust.

AMERICAN Experts Discuss Aging Water Infrastructure AMERICAN Experts Discuss Aging Water Infrastructure

Out of sight, the country’s underground water infrastructure is aging and failing. In this interview, AMERICAN’s Derek Scott and Maury Gaston discuss the problem, challenges facing cities, and the latest technologies for providing and protecting one of our most precious resources — water.

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AMERICAN PRODUCTS

4"-12" Resilient Wedge Gate Valves with ALPHA™ Restrained Joint Ends 4"-12" Resilient Wedge Gate Valves with ALPHA™ Restrained Joint Ends

The AMERICAN Series 2500 Ductile Iron Resilient Wedge Gate Valve is available with ALPHA ends in sizes 4” -12”. The valve is designed for use in drinking water, sewage and fire protection systems as well as irrigation and backflow control systems.

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"-60" Series 2500 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve With Flex-Ring Ends 16"-60" Series 2500 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve With Flex-Ring Ends

AMERICAN’s 16"-60" 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.

2100 Hydrant Security Check Valve 2100 Hydrant Security Check Valve

The 2100 Hydrant Security Check Valve is the solution to securing all makes and models of fire hydrants in your system. The check valve is MJ x Solid Gland. It connects easily to the MJ shoe of the fire hydrant and is restrained.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company

1501 31st Avenue North

Birmingham, AL 35207

UNITED STATES

AMERICAN EXECUTIVE INTERVIEWS

  • New Pipe Joint Eases Install

    There’s a new pipe joint in town. It’s the ALPHA restraint joint system launched recently by AMERICAN at WEFTEC 2016. According to Derek Scott, Marketing and Technical Manager with AMERICAN Flow Control, the new joint is easy to install with one stainless steel bolt at the top compared to the 8-bolts-on-each-end, traditional mechanical joint.

  • New Mobile App Allows Utility To Quickly Access Hydrant and Valve Data

    Maury Gaston and Derek Scott of American Cast Iron Pipe Company (ACIPCO) recently joined Water Online Radio at ACE.16 to discuss the latest advancements in flow control and ductile iron pipe.

AMERICAN CASE STUDIES

  • AMERICAN Provides ‘Major League’ Solutions For Atlanta Braves’ New Stadium
    AMERICAN Provides ‘Major League’ Solutions For Atlanta Braves’ New Stadium

    The toughness of AMERICAN ductile iron pipe was put to the test on a recent project that changed a significant portion of the landscape in Cobb County, Georgia: SunTrust Park, the new home of Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves.

  • AMERICAN Helps Quench Music City’s Thirst In 24/7 Water Main Project
    AMERICAN Helps Quench Music City’s Thirst In 24/7 Water Main Project

    Crews in Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, at times have worked around the clock – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – to complete Metro Water Services’ Cumberland City Low Transmission Water Main project. There is good reason for this full-throttle approach. It minimizes traffic issues and allows for more scheduling flexibility.

  • Earthquake Resistant Ductile Iron Pipe, Valve, And Hydrant System
    Earthquake Resistant Ductile Iron Pipe, Valve, And Hydrant System

    Recently, ASCE released its Infrastructure Report Card, giving the nation’s drinking water infrastructure a D: in poor to fair condition and mostly below standard. Many water utilities and communities are doing the hard but necessary thing in finding the resources to upgrade their aging water infrastructure. And, for those in earthquake prone areas, hopefully considering an earthquake resistant system.

  • Using AMERICAN Products, Champlain, NY, Prepares For Business Boom Near US/Canadian Border
    Using AMERICAN Products, Champlain, NY, Prepares For Business Boom Near US/Canadian Border

    A key driver of economic development is the availability of water and wastewater services. For the Town and Village of Champlain, NY, this is no exception. To capitalize on the region’s economic potential and make more land available for new businesses, the Town and Village of Champlain are working together on the Shared Water Project, a major water system upgrade that includes installing 44,000 feet of AMERICAN ductile iron pipe.

  • AMERICAN Zinc, V-Bio Protect Iron Pipe Against Aggressive Soils In Bismarck, North Dakota
    AMERICAN Zinc, V-Bio Protect Iron Pipe Against Aggressive Soils In Bismarck, North Dakota

    More than 6,800 cubic yards of structural concrete are being used in the construction of a new Trickling Filter and Trickling Filter Pump Station in Bismarck, North Dakota. These structures are being built well below the area’s water table, and the more than 6,800 cubic yards of concrete will protect them against the effects of Mother Nature.

  • ‘You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby’: The Making Of The Modern Day Fire Hydrant
    ‘You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby’: The Making Of The Modern Day Fire Hydrant

    This article is in support of the Imagine a Day Without Water campaign — a national online movement to raise awareness about the value of water and water infrastructure.

  • The History Of Water Infrastructure And What We Can Learn From It
    The History Of Water Infrastructure And What We Can Learn From It

    This article is in support of the Imagine a Day Without Water campaign –- a national online movement to raise awareness about the value of water and water infrastructure. See more articles on AMERICAN’s Imagine a Day Without Water home page.

  • Why Water Infrastructure Should Be The Priority
    Why Water Infrastructure Should Be The Priority

    This article is in support of the Imagine a Day Without Water campaign — a national online movement to raise awareness about the value of water and water infrastructure. See more articles on AMERICAN’s Imagine a Day Without Water home page.

  • AMERICAN Pipe And Valves Ensure Georgia Project Flows With Ease
    AMERICAN Pipe And Valves Ensure Georgia Project Flows With Ease

    The estimated $30-million West Side Loop 48-inch Replacement Project is one of three capital projects being conducted by the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority to provide additional water to western Cobb County and Paulding County in Georgia. For the project, a 48-year-old, 36-inch pre-stressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) that recently failed is being replaced with 48-inch ductile iron pipe.

  • AMERICAN Flow Control Answers The Call
    AMERICAN Flow Control Answers The Call

    In late March 2016, an estimated 60-foot wide by 35-foot deep sinkhole developed in Tarpon Springs, Florida, leading to the evacuation of several homes. The sinkhole engulfed part of a nearby road and damaged two sewer lines and a water line.

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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