AMERICAN Videos

  1. 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.

  2. Hydrant: 5 1/4" American-Darling B-84-B-5 Overview
    11/30/2012

    The American−Darling B−84−B−5 hydrant is rated at 250 psig and is seat tested at 500 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−84−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-84-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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

    The AMERICAN Waterous Pacer is rated for 250 psig and meets or exceeds all of the requirements of AWWA C502. Ductile iron construction assures strength and durability. The Pacer hydrant has all the features you expect from a high-quality fire hydrant. The all-bronze seat and bronze seat insert assure that the Pacer hydrant remains easy to repair. The epoxy primed and polyurethane top coat system on the external surfaces on the upper barrel of the Waterous Pacer 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.

  7. Introduction To The Captivator Locking Fire Hydrant Cap Video
    5/17/2012

    The Captivater from AMERICAN Flow Control helps prevent unauthorized hydrant use, reduces water theft, reduces hydrant vandalism, and lowers operation costs.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. AMERICAN Products Used In Cobb-Marietta West Side Loop Project
    11/18/2016

    Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority’s West Side Loop 48-inch Replacement Project is being conducted to provide additional water to western Cobb County and Paulding County in Georgia. AMERICAN provided approximately 30,000 feet of 48-inch-diameter V-Bio wrapped ductile iron pipe and more than 20 resilient wedge gate valves with Flex-Ring® ends in sizes 24 to 48 inches in diameter.