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ERIKS North America Transforms into LGG Industrial: A New Chapter in Industrial Distribution

by LGG Industrial on January 31, 2024

Rebranding from ERIKS North America to LGG Industrial Reflects Commitment to Heritage and Innovation /wp-content/uploads/2024/01/LGG-Industrial-Announcement-1080p.mp4 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 1, 2024 —ERIKS North America, a longstanding...

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ERIKS North America Strengthens Presence with Branham Corporation Acquisition

by LGG Industrial on November 16, 2023

PITTSBURGH-ERIKS North America (ENA) announced that it has acquired the assets of Branham Corporation (Branham), a prominent fabricator and distributor of industrial hoses, gaskets, conveyor...

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Serrated, Graphite-Faced Fin-Fan Exchanger Plug Gaskets

by LGG Industrial on October 25, 2023

Sealing the hundreds of plugs on the typical Fin-Fan exchanger has become more and more problematic as emission requirements have gotten increasingly stringent. To address...

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New vs. Used Studs in Heat Exchanger Assembly

by LGG Industrial on September 19, 2023

As a matter of “best practices”, we recommend the use of new stud bolts whenever a heat exchanger joint is reassembled. To a company...

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Octagonal vs. Oval Ring Joint Gaskets

by LGG Industrial on August 28, 2023

The American Petroleum Institute (API) first issued its standard for Ring Joints and Ring Joint Flanges (API Specification 6B) in June of 1936. This standard...

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“Coefficient of Friction” vs. “Nut Factor”

by LGG Industrial on July 31, 2023

Both of the terms “Coefficient of Friction” and “Nut Factor” are frequently used when speaking about gaskets – in particular, about the squeezing of gaskets...

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Insulating Flanges

by LGG Industrial on June 22, 2023

At first look, the practice of insulating flanges seems to have several clear advantages. Insulating the flanges would: cut back on radiated heat, thus providing...

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ERIKS North America Promotes Daron Steinmann to The Role of Key Industry Director of Refining & Petrochemical

by LGG Industrial on June 21, 2023

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – ERIKS North America (ERIKS NA), a leading distributor in the industrial market, is excited to announce the promotion of Daron Steinmann to...

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ERIKS North America Announces Terry Subia’s Promotion to Vice President of Key Markets

by LGG Industrial on June 6, 2023

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – ERIKS North America (ERIKS NA), a leading distributor in the industrial market, is delighted to announce Terry Subia’s promotion to Vice President...

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ERIKS North America Appoints Mike Deery as Vice President/General Manager of Western Region

by LGG Industrial on June 1, 2023

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – ERIKS North America (ERIKS NA), a leading distributor of industrial solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Deery as Vice President/General...

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The Difference Between Load vs. Stress

by LGG Industrial on May 25, 2023

One of the most frequent mistakes made when talking about forces is to use the words “load” and “stress” interchangeably, as if they mean the...

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Threaded Tube Sheets – A Case Study

by LGG Industrial on April 26, 2023

Background: This hot feed / effluent heat exchanger has a history of leaking that extends back 10 years and includes clamping and leak-sealing by outside...

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