AMERICAN Videos

  1. Disassembly Of 14-48 Flex-Ring Joint Pipe
    7/26/2011

    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.

  2. Series 2500 Flex-Ring Gate Valve Video
    9/10/2013

    The Series 2500 Flex-Ring Gate Valve design incorporates many exclusive design features.

  3. Hydrant: 5 1/4" Waterous Pacer Operation
    11/30/2012

    The AMERICAN Waterous Pacer’s sleek and stylish design blends perfectly with today’s modern architecture.With many cities experiencing increased pressure to stretch their dollars, it is important to note that the Pacer hydrant can be maintained by just one person. The removal of four nuts and bolts allows access to all working parts. Watch this video to learn more.

  4. Hydrant: Introduction To The Captivater Locking Fire Hydrant Cap
    11/30/2012

    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. Watch this video to learn more.

  5. AMERICAN’s Series 2500 With ALPHA™ Restrained Joint Ends
    10/14/2016

    Compared to mechanical joint, which uses up to eight bolts on each end, the ALPHA joint uses only one top-mounted stainless steel bolt. This makes the valve with ALPHA ends easier to install, which saves time and money.

  6. The Benefits Of Ductile Iron Pipe
    9/12/2014

    V-Bio Polyethylene Encasement is the latest scientific advancement in corrosion control for ductile iron pipe.  In this interview with Water Online, 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, including how its revolutionary formulation allows for complete confidence on the part of the owner, engineer and municipality that no matter how aggressive the soils, the rugged iron pipe installed will last for generations. 

  7. AMERICAN Experts Discuss Aging Water Infrastructure
    12/15/2014

    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.

  8. Hydrant: 5 1/4" American-Darling B-62-B-5 Overview
    11/30/2012

    The American−Darling B−62−B−5 hydrant is rated at 200 psig and is seat tested at 400 psig. This hydrant meets or exceeds all requirements of AWWA C502 for dry-barrel hydrants. The all-bronze seat and bronze drain ring assure that the B−62−B−5 hydrant is easily repaired by just one person. The epoxy-primed and polyurethane top-coat system on the external surfaces on the upper barrel of the AMERICAN B-62-B-5 fire hydrant provides a durable, high-gloss finish that, under normal conditions, should continue to look good for years without repainting. Watch this video to learn more.

  9. A Proven, Life Extending Product For Iron Pipe: Zinc Coating
    4/27/2016

    Water and wastewater utilities looking for ways to further extend the life of their pipe have a new tool – AMERICAN Zinc, an advancement in corrosion control for iron pipe. Zinc has proven to extend the life of iron pipe and protects millions of feet of cast and ductile iron pipe in corrosive environments around the world.

  10. AMERICAN Flex-Ring Joint Pipe
    7/25/2011

    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.