ANSI A13.1 Benefits & Problems

ANSI A13.1 Benefits & Problems

ANSI A13.1 is the set of guidelines which is used to ensure that all pipes in a facility are clearly marked with what they contain.  The idea behind these standards is to ensure people working with and around all pipes know exactly what they contain before they take any action.  If, for example, an unlabeled

GB 7231-2003

GB 7231-2003

GB 7231 is a pipe marking standard for Chinese pipes used in industrial situations.  The standard covers a variety of things including the colors, symbols and other marketing specifications necessary for safety.  The standard goes into great detail regarding what needs to be used when marking pipes whether they are carrying harmless things like water or

Leak Detection & Repair

Leak Detection & Repair

It is not uncommon while walking through any type of factory, refinery or other facility to see liquids dripping from pipes or other areas.   Disturbingly, however, in many cases the liquid which is leaking out is toxic or hazardous to the health of the people working around it or the environment in general.  In some

Print Your Own 5S, Pipe Marking and Safety Labels

Print Your Own 5S, Pipe Marking and Safety Labels

Implementing a 5S or Safety program can be overwhelming.  So many things to keep track of, so many people to convince that this is a good idea, and so many organizational duties to perform. Consider Doing It Yourself Do you know what makes life easier? Having something that can help, like labels.  Labels are great