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The Most Common Mistakes Made During Tube Fitting Installation

Posted by SSP Team | 6/1/20 4:30 PM | 0 Comments

Every connection is a potential leak point in a fluid system, this is why it is essential to pay special attention when using items like tube fittings to make them. Improper selection and installation of tube fittings can cause environmental releases, safety problems, and increased costs. 


A Kickstart Guide to SSP’s Instrumentation Tube Fittings: Unilok, Duolok, and Griplok

Posted by SSP Team | 3/9/20 10:43 PM | 0 Comments

SSP is a premier manufacturer of high-quality instrumentation fittings suitable for use in a wide range of applications. The lines we supply are Unilok, Duolok, and Griplok, each of which features distinct design and operational characteristics.


ABS Type Approval - What does that mean?

Posted by John Comi | 6/29/16 1:10 PM | 0 Comments

SSP is excited to announce that we have renewed the type approval of our Instrumentation Tube Fittings (Duolok, Unilok, and Griplok) with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).


Interchanging and Intermixing Tube Fittings, Part 2

Posted by David Brown | 7/31/14 7:30 AM | 0 Comments

Intermixing Tube Fittings

In a previous blog, I wrote about interchanging tube fittings.  In this blog, I will discuss a more controversial topic - intermixing tube fitting components. Intermixing stainless steel tube fittings means using the components (body, ferrules or nuts) from one manufacturer with the components from another manufacturing.


Interchanging and Intermixing Tube Fittings

Posted by John Comi | 7/28/14 7:30 AM | 0 Comments

Intermixing Tube Fittings

This is the first of a two articles focused on interchanging tube fittings and intermixing tube fitting components.  Part one deals with interchanging tube fittings. Part two will take up the issues in intermixing tube fitting components.


How Tube Fittings Affect Energy Consumption

Posted by John Comi | 7/24/14 7:30 AM | 0 Comments

Energy consumption is an increasingly important issue to both domestic and foreign companies. In addition to the direct energy costs, environmental regulations and the associated taxes and penalties are becoming significant issues for companies and governments seeking to have companies reduce their carbon footprints.


How Tube Fittings Save Installation and Maintenance Costs, Part 2

Posted by John Comi | 7/21/14 7:30 AM | 0 Comments



How Tube Fittings Save Installation and Maintenance Costs Part 1

Posted by John Comi | 7/17/14 7:30 AM | 0 Comments

Recently, I have been involved in discussions about substituting tubing and tube fittings in systems that are usually built using welded pipe and pipe fittings.  This is not a new topic, but as system designers and equipment manufacturers continue to look for ways to save money, tube fittings provide a proven method for reducing installed cost while maintaining reliability.