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  • Pipe Thread Sealant, Primer & More!
    Pipe Thread Sealants, Primers and more from Oatey At Howell Pipe & Valve Supply, we stock the full range of Oatey and Masters products, often at lower prices than the big box stores. In this blog post, we’ll show you how Oatey products can help you in your various plumbing projects. TL;DR Pipe Thread Sealant …
  • Copper Pipe & Tube Dimensions Chart
    Copper Pipe & Tube Dimensions Chart Howell Pipe & Valve Supply offers a wide range of copper products, including copper pipe, tube and fittings. Our customers find our Copper Pipe & Tube Dimensions chart to be a valuable resource when designing their projects. The chart shows how the OD, ID and wall thickness changes as …
  • Merry Christmas!
    Wishing You a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year We are grateful for the opportunity to thank and wish all our customers, suppliers and business associates a wonderful Christmas season as we prepare to celebrate this joyous occasion. As an expression of our gratitude and sincere appreciation, Howell has once again donated to World …
  • Common PVF Acronyms
    Ho’well Do You Know These Industry Acronyms? Below are some common terms you might hear in the PVF world. Do you know what the abbreviations stand for? Click on the acronym to reaveal the correct meaning. PVF Pipe, Valve & Fittings The collective term used to refer to the components and materials used in plumbing, …
  • MSS SP-114 Heavy Pattern Fittings vs Light Pattern Fittings
    Stainless Steel Fittings – Heavy Pattern vs Light Pattern Stainless steel fittings were originally manufactured to the same dimensions and wall thicknesses as iron fittings and the ANSI B16.3 standard. Later the MSS SP-114 standard was written for Class 150 stainless steel fittings, which was based on ANSI B16.3 dimensions. Today there are serval different …

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