AMERICAN Videos

  1. Nashville’s Metro Water Services 60-Inch Tie In
    5/29/2017

    Metro Water Services’ Low Transmission Water Main project will help the utility stay ahead of the area’s continued population growth. AMERICAN is providing almost 12,000 feet of 60-inch and more than 13,000 feet of 36-inch ductile iron pipe. AMERICAN Flow Control is also providing 13 resilient wedge gate valves with Flex-Ring ends in sizes 24, 36 and 60 inches in diameter.

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

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

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

    AMERICAN’s Waterous Trend Fire Hydrant is rated for 250 psig working pressure and exceeds all of the requirements of AWWA C502. Ductile iron construction throughout assures strength and durability. The Trend hydrant has all the features you expect from a high-quality fire hydrant. The all−bronze valve seat and bronze seat insert ensure that the Trend hydrant remains easy to repair. The epoxy primed and polyurethane top coat system on the external surfaces on the upper barrel of the Waterous Trend 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.

  5. 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. 

  6. 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.

  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" 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.