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How Are Perforated Tubes Utilized in Agriculture

In many ways, perforated tubes are necessary to keep agriculture running. While the industry as a whole has an immeasurable number of moving parts, perforated tubes play an important role in several key systems and contribute to many of the modern conveniences that farmers enjoy today. Water Management It’s estimated that about 70% of the global freshwater supply is used for agriculture. Where there’s water, there’s a need for filtration. Perforated tubes and pipes are critical for such applications as

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Get to Know Inconel

Inconel is a trademarked superalloy that’s engineered specifically for extreme applications. When you need perforated tubes that can withstand harsh temperatures or corrosive environments, then Inconel may just be the metal of choice. The Workhorse of Metals Inconel is known for its strength and reliability. It was created by merging the best characteristics of other metals, like nickel, chromium, iron, manganese, carbon and more, into one superalloy. The end result is a material that’s well-suited for extreme environments. It can

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Filtering the Finer Sediments in Oil

Oil is one of the most important and widespread sources of energy in the world today. But the process of getting it from underground reservoirs to the fuel tanks in our cars, trucks and furnaces, is long and complex. To help optimize efficiency and support a cleaner environment, Perforated Tubes, Inc. provides high-quality custom perforated metal filtration tubes to oil rigs around the world. Extracting Oil In order to get oil, it must first be extracted. It exists thousands of

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Perforated Cylinders in Hydraulics

Hydraulic systems, which are machines that use pressurized fluid to perform a function, require highly reliable filtration elements. These filtration elements can be made up of several different parts, and perforated pipes are often involved. Perforated Tubes, Inc. can supply these cylinders and ensure your hydraulic system achieves and maintains peak performance. The Importance of Filtration in Hydraulics In hydraulics, it’s the filter elements’ job to remove all solid substances and some fluids from the operating fluid. Doing so helps

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Technology Where Perforated Tubing is a Vital Component

Perforated metal tubes are extremely versatile products that serve a variety of different industries. They’re used to process the food we eat, purify the water we drink and filter the oil we use to power our cars and planes. After more than 50 years in the industry, here are some common technologies for which perforated tubes from Perforated Tubes, Inc. now have a vital role. Air Treatment Most homes and buildings today rely on highly complex HVAC systems to heat

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Benefits of Stainless-Steel in Perforated Tubes

At Perforated Tubes, Inc., we’re proud to offer a diverse selection of metals to choose from, including one of our most popular choices, stainless steel (409, 304, 304L and 2016L). Its unique properties make it ideal for a broad spectrum of projects, including industrial equipment and medical, oilfield, architecture, aviation and food and beverage applications. Corrosion Resistant. Stainless steel is probably best known for its ability to resist stains, scaling, heat and chemicals. While other types of metal tubes might

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A Summarized History of Industrial Filtration

Perforated Tubes, Inc. has been a leader in industrial filtration technology for nearly 50 years. Over the course of the last half-century, we’ve seen firsthand how the industry has changed and progressed. We’ve even played a role in this growth ourselves by inventing much of the perforated steel tube manufacturing technology in use by filtering processes today. In this blog post, we take a brief look into the past to see just how far the industry has come. Early Days

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The Process of Grit Blasting Tubes

Between placing your request and receiving the final product, your metal tubes go through an extensive manufacturing process. We do this to ensure you get the level of quality you need for your specific application. One of the techniques commonly used at Perforated Tubes, Inc. during the manufacturing process is called grit blasting, and it’s a great way to create the surface texture you’re looking for. Grit Blasting Tubes Grit blasting is done in a wide range of industries through

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A Closer Look at Perforated Tubes in Filters

In its most basic form, filtration is a simple concept. It’s the act of separating solid particles from a liquid or gas. People use filters every single day, from brewing coffee to straining pasta. But on a grander scale, filtration is a vital process often involved in some of the most complex industrial systems in the world. No matter the size of your project or the application or industry, Perforated Tubes, Inc. can help create the filtration products you need.

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Perforated Tubes Play an Important Role in Safety and Defense

Perforated Tubes, Inc. has a long history of working with clients for defense and safety applications. Whether the job involves protecting people in everyday situations or defending what matters to us most in the line of duty, our defense component tubes have played an integral role—and they continue to do so today. As technology evolves, the demand for metal parts that can stand up to intense conditions only seems to increase. Defense Component Tubes Every metal tube we create goes

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