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15 Minutes To Save Your Life

Equipment Pre-Start Walk-Around A. Review control panel lights, markings, and internal wiring. Look for jumpers across terminals and relays that may be blocked/jammed open. B. Review all safety interlock switch settings

11 Corrosion Questions to Ask

1. Is our underground piping system coated?
2. When was our underground carbon steel piping system installed?
3. Is the underground carbon steel piping insulated from above- ground piping?
4. Is underground carbon steel piping system being cathodically protected?

Lubricated Plug Valve Maintenance

A lubricated plug valve is typically constructed of two pieces of metal, a plug (valve) and a body. The plug sits inside the body but is not in intimate contact. The plug has a hole through the middle and allows flow when the plug is turned so that the hole is oriented with the pipe flow direction downstream. A gas tight seal is created when a special sealant material is typically injected down through the fitting in the center of the valve stem.


Fire has been known to man since the dawn of time.  First came starting it, then came stopping it, then came controlling it, and finally harnessing it in a safe

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Rockford Systems provides complete Turnkey Machine Safety Solutions, including machine safeguarding assessments, machine risk assessments, customized build-to-spec integration, over 10,000 safeguarding products, expert installation services, training, and technical support, and annual validation audits. Rockford Systems provided risk reduction services to many of North America’s largest companies by increasing compliance, reducing worker risk, enhancing productivity, and decreasing costs.

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