AMERICAN Videos

  1. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Valves: Resilient Wedge Gate Valves Vs. Double Disc Gate Valves
    11/30/2012

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  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. 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.