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piping

Music
1. the sound of a pipe or a set of bagpipes
2. the art or technique of playing a pipe or bagpipes

piping

[′pīp·iŋ]
(engineering)
A system of pipes provided to carry a fluid. Also known as pipework.
(hydrology)
Erosive action of water passing through or under a dam, which may result in leakage or failure.

piping

1. The movement of soil particles by water which percolates through the soil, leading to the development of erosion channels.
2. A run of pipe.

piping

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Some utilities use PVC for process piping and plumbing and others as cable conduit, applications which typically use different jointing systems.
9 and a temperature of 135[degrees]F, this solution can cause internal pipe corrosion that diminishes the service life of carbon steel and stainless steel piping materials.
Fish and Wildlife Service in 1986 but the Atlantic Coast population of piping plovers on its list of threatened species.
This strategic acquisition," explained Rob Whitesell, vice president, Bentley Plant, "will help us provide plant owner-operators with enhanced solutions - solutions that offer greater efficiencies in the creation and management of piping isometrics, as well as in other engineering workflows and business processes.
As only one example, according to published reports at least 5,300 homeowners in two suburban Maryland counties have experienced costly piping failures due to pinhole leaks in copper pipes in 2002-04.
The agreement integrates plant piping design with the automatic generation of fabrication, construction, and inspection drawings in a single, licensable software product.
After shutting off the water supply, technicians connect special equipment to key access points in the water piping system and perform three primary steps.
The worst aspect is -- there's no guarantee that the new copper piping won't corrode within a few years anyway, causing the same problems all over again, according to Larry Gillanders, CEO and chief technology officer of ACE DuraFlo Systems LLC, an industry-leading provider of barrier coatings for lining the interior of potable water lines using a unique in-place pipe restoration technology.
Shaw is the world's largest fabricator of industrial piping systems and is the only major domestic fabricator certified by the ASME to assemble piping systems for nuclear generating stations.
PipePak V9 makes piping system design and analysis easier than ever, resulting in greater productivity for engineers," said ALGOR product manager Bob Williams.
ACE DuraFlo(R) Systems, LLC announced today the company is the first and only supplier to be approved by the City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety for use of its proprietary process for cleaning and lining the inside of fire sprinkler piping, to correct and prevent sprinkler system damage caused by internal corrosion and from microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC).
Realizing that the quality, performance, and value of PVC pipe and fittings would make it the product of choice for such projects, a group of industry leaders set out to find the best way to convey technical information and research about PVC Pipe and its advantages over other traditional piping materials.