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Pipe Fabrication

Who knew that prefabricated mechanical racking systems were so COOL? Ahern recently unveiled a time-lapse video that was filmed over several months, chronicling the assembly and installation of 32 multi-trade racking systems for the Froedtert CFAC project in Milwaukee.

Contractors agree that prefabrication of pipe and sheet metal assemblies in a shop environment ultimately benefits a construction project. But how can you ensure that you’re utilizing the best prefabrication shop available?

Written by a Pipe Fabrication Expert at Ahern

In the last few years, the industry has become aware of an influx of counterfeit items in the American market. Counterfeiting is a problem in numerous areas.

The duplication of identical welding symbols on a drawing may be avoided by designating a single welding symbol as “TYPICAL” (abbreviated as “TYP”) and pointing the arrow to the representative joint.