What Is A PVF Distributor

What Is A PVF Distributor?

  A: A PVF distributor is set up to distribute pipe, valves, fittings, bolts, and gaskets. Really anything that is needed in the petrochemical, refinery, downstream, or pipe fabrication. “Why do I need a PVF distributor? Isn’t one parts dealer the same as the next? Why don’t I just get all my parts from a…

What Is Seamless Pipe

What Is Seamless Pipe?

A: Seamless pipe is formed by forcing molten metal through a round die to create a continuous tube of metal. Steel pipe is typically used in pipe systems that transport fluids or gases. At TPC we carry many kinds of steel pipe for a variety of different applications. Steel pipe has become the go-to option…

PVF

What Does PVF Stand For?

A: PVF stands for pipe, valves, and fittings. It’s really a slang term that we use in our industry because what we do encompasses a lot more than pipe valves and fittings. Anything that the plants need to run their facilities is what we sell. Whether it be hoses and assemblies, couplings, pipe—anything they need,…

Custom Fabricated Supports

What Are Custom Fabricated Supports?

A: Custom fabricated supports are what we do in-house to make sure that we can get you any fabricated support you need. It’s mainly for petrochemical refineries—shoes, t-supports, anything you need. We create supports that directly reflect the specifications and dimensions taken directly from your isometric drawings. We can also do hot-dipped galvanizing once they’re…

Ball Valves

What Are Ball Valves?

A: Ball valves are mainly used in midstream. They’re actually used for their rotational motion that uses the ball as a disc to stop or start fluid movement. A ball valve is a 1/4 shut-off valve that can control transfer flow using a rotary sphere with a centered bore. It is in the open position when the…

PVF Supply Talk: TPC Inventory Spotlight

In the PVF supply industry, the type of inventory companies carry can vary greatly depending on each supplier. At TPC Industrial we go above and beyond to carry exactly what our customers are looking for—ready to ship. We like to stay in constant communication with our clients as well as our vendors to make sure…