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Drop-in Loop Hanger: Better for Employee Training

Posted by Colin Andrews on Mar 21, 2018 3:55:03 PM

Traditionally, pipe hangers have been commodity products that are similar across manufacturers. Although low in material cost and sufficient at holding pipe, they can be expensive because of the long, tedious installation process. Most contractors install pipe by sliding each section through the hanger individually and later add turns, sprinkler heads, and branch lines. The whole process is timely and involves hours of tedious overhead work.

The CADDY Drop-in Loop Hanger makes installation much simpler and quicker. Because pipe does not need to slide through the hanger, large assemblies can be prefabricated on the ground and installed in one piece.

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Topics: Fire, Prefabrication

Four Tasks Not Necessary when Prefabricating Trapeze

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Nov 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM


Prefabrication can undeniably reduce the amount of time required for installation. However, prefab offers additional ways to make a contractor’s job easier. By moving most work off-site, several timely tasks become unnecessary:

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Topics: Prefabrication, Plumbing, Mechanical, HVAC, Electrical, Datacom

Three Benefits Prefabrication Gives to Installers

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Oct 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Prefabrication can greatly reduce the amount of time needed to complete a variety of job site tasks. In particular, it can make an installer's job much easier.

Read on to learn about prefabrication's top three benefits to installers.

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Topics: Prefabrication, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, HVAC, Datacom

Limiting Exposure to Crystalline Silica Dust

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Oct 2, 2017 9:04:08 PM


One of the biggest health risks to installers who frequently work with concrete is exposure to crystalline silica dust. Crystalline silica is found in many naturally-occurring minerals and is common in concrete. Although harmless in a set slab, when the set concrete is drilled or cut, the dust flies into the air and can be easily breathed in by a contractor who is not taking proper precautions. An estimated 2 million workers are at risk of negative health effects in the United States alone.

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Topics: Fire, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Datacom, Prefabrication

Using CADDY ROD LOCK Couplers on Insulated Structures

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Jul 21, 2017 10:10:12 AM


Threaded rod couplers are used to connect two male ends of threaded rod to each other. Although they can be used simply to extend the length of a threaded rod, couplers provide the most value to installers when used on insulated structures.

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Topics: Fire, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Datacom, Prefabrication