This page contains articles written by Factory Direct Pipeline Products
based upon over 25 years experience of field work in the industrial fluid
handling products industry. The topics are inspired by frequently
asked questions or information we routinely provide to customers when
reviewing their applications. The articles tend to focus on the
technical or engineering aspects of the products we offer with the intention of helping our customers
make the best choice possible for their specific application.
Macrofiltration: Pipeline Strainers
How to Select a Pipeline Strainer
SIMPLEX STRAINERS: Differences between Y and Basket Style Strainers
BASKET STRAINERS: Differences between Simplex and Duplex Style Strainers
to Compare and Select Cast Simplex Strainers
Duplex Strainer Designs, Which Duplex Strainer Design is the "Best"?
How to Choose Between a Wye and Tee Strainer
Between Backwashing and Mechanically Cleaned Automatic Strainer Designs
Limitations of Using a Strainer for Filtration.
Consider the Effects of Fluid Velocity and Differential Pressure when
Selecting Pipeline Strainers
and Capabilities of Gas/Liquid Separators
Microfiltration: Filter Cartridge and Bag Filter Systems
Filtration Efficiency Nomenclature for Filter Cartridges
Filter Cartridges or Filter Bags?
How to Choose a Filter Bag
How to Choose a Bag Filter Housing
Comparison of a Ball Valve to a Butterfly Valve
Introducing the TBH Series Ball Valve
Industrial Pumps and Accessories
of a Pressure Gauge
Characteristics of Industrial Peristaltic Pumps
Pumping for "Control Freaks"