Titan is a great customer centric industrial pipeline strainer manufacturer, founded by industry "veterans". Today they have a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Lumberton North Carolina which enables them to manufacture custom fabricated strainers with ASME Code Stamp.
Titan's breadth of pipeline strainer products is similar to O.C. Keckley's in that their cast Y and simplex basket strainer designs are available in higher pressure classes than Eaton currently supports (600#, 900#, 1500# and 2500#) and some of their cast strainer models are offered in larger sizes than either Eaton or O.C. Keckley. A great aspect of Titan is their investment in stocked castings ... its unusual that they don't have stock! Even for big ones, like 20" simplex basket strainers.
While O.C. Keckley, Eaton and Titan all source their foundry castings from countries like China, Taiwan and Korea, Titan seems to be the most proactive by-far in keeping inventory in the USA.
Custom fabricated strainers are manufactured in their USA factory in Lumberton NC and they use advanced manufacturing techniques including waterjet cutting, robotic pipe cutting and various CNC machines. Their robotic pipe cutting machine can cut-up a pipe in preparation for welding in about 10 minutes, something that would have taken 5-6 hours using manual labor. Truly impressive.
We began working with Titan because they offer "made in the USA" products that are competitively priced and usually in-stock. The personnel are genuinely focused on providing excellent service and couldn't be more pleasant to work with, they make you feel like you are a member of their "company family".
It still isn't applicable to automatically assume that a given size and type of strainer is an "equivalent" to another brand, so when we are assisting you with an application we consider all of your design criteria and then suggest the brand and model that is the best fit. Price is important and so is lead time, but ultimately its performance should be the #1 criteria and that's Factory Direct Pipeline Products role - to assist you with the proper selection and application based upon your specific needs.