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. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. Hydrant: 4 1/2" American-Darling Mark 73-5 Overview
    11/30/2012

    The American−Darling Mark 73−5 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 Mark 73-5 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 Mark 73-5 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  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.