AMERICAN Videos

  1. Fastite Joint Pipe With Fast-Grip Gasket Video Overview
    2/27/2015

    The AMERICAN Fastite joint is a flexible, rubber ring compression-type joint used extensively in underground service for water, sewage or other liquids. It has the proven long-life and high-strength qualities inherent in joints produced in accordance with AWWA C111 and pipe produced centrifugally in accordance with AWWA C151.

  2. Ductile Vs. Gray Iron
    11/30/2012

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. Hydrant: 4 3/4" Waterous Trend Operation
    11/30/2012

    AMERICAN’s Waterous Trend Fire Hydrant's stylish and distinctive design provides real solutions to today’s water system demands. With many cities experiencing increased pressure to stretch their dollars, it is important to note that just one person can easily perform maintenance on the Trend hydrant. The removal of four nuts and bolts allows access to all of the working parts. Watch this video to learn more.

  5. Introduction To Toruseal Flange Gaskets
    1/4/2012

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Valves: Butterfly Versus Gate
    11/30/2012

    How important is valve selection? Has maintenance been considered? Should old specifications be used? AMERICAN is experienced in both butterfly and gate valves and answers your questions in this video.

  10. Installation 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.