Safety Checks Every Welder Should Perform on a Daily Basis

Safety Checks Every Welder Should Perform on a Daily Basis

Welding is an extremely fundamental aspect of construction or any metalworking project and it is truly amazing how far the technology has come over the years. There have been many advances in terms of capabilities and effectiveness as well as overall general welding safety. However, while great strides have been made in terms of safety, […]

Welding Processes: An In-Depth Look at SMAW

Welding Processes: An In-Depth Look at SMAW

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) is a manual arc welding process commonly known as “stick welding,” stands as one of the most fundamental and widely used welding processes in the industry. Developed in the early 20th century, this versatile method has remained a cornerstone of welding technology for over a hundred years. Despite the advent […]

Welding Processes: A Closer Look at FCAW

Welding Processes: A Closer Look at FCAW

A good industrial fabrication company will be able to offer a full range of welding processes so that the best process can be chosen for a given application. However, one of the most useful and frequently used welding processes is FCAW. FCAW has some outstanding advantages and capabilities; however, it also has disadvantages and limitations […]

Shop Fabrication of Pipes for Natural Gas Processing Plants

Shop Fabrication of Pipes for Natural Gas Processing Plants

Natural gas processing plants require an extensive network of pipelines to send and receive natural gas and move it through the facility. STI Group provides reliable, state-of-the-art shop fabrication of pipes for natural gas processing plants. Shop fabrication ensures minimal disruption to the worksite, provides a full range of capabilities from small diameter to large […]

The Challenges of Cryogenic Piping Systems

The Challenges of Cryogenic Piping Systems

Cryogenic piping systems are used in a range of industrial applications including LNG transport and regasification, chemical and petrochemical applications, and the food and beverage sector. However, due to the extremely low temperatures, often below -300°F or lower, cryogenic piping systems face several key challenges that standard piping systems do not. To maintain the safety […]

An Overview of ASME’s B31.3 Code for Process Pipe Fabrication

An Overview of ASME's B31.3 Code for Process Pipe Fabrication

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) sets codes for safety standards in the fields of engineering, fabrication, and construction. For process pipe fabrication, ASME code B31.3 is the industry standard, and STI Group’s pipe fabrication services meet this standard. What follows is an overview of ASME’s B31.3 Process Piping code. The Purpose of ASME’s […]

STI Group’s High Pressure Pipe Fabrication Services

STI Group's High Pressure Pipe Fabrication Services

STI Group provides high pressure pipe fabrication suitable for a full range of industrial applications. From fabrication to installation and maintenance, STI Group has the experience, resources, and expertise it takes to complete pipe fabrication projects of all sizes and scales on-time and on-budget with the highest standards of quality and safety. Material Capabilities Specialty […]

Boiler Construction and Repairs

Boiler Construction and Repairs

Industrial boilers are one of the most important pieces of equipment at plants and facilities, where they are used for a full spectrum of industrial applications requiring steam, heat, or hot water. STI Group provides comprehensive industrial boiler services, including boiler construction and installation, maintenance, and repair. Our services are carried out by NCCER-certified craftsmen and […]

Best Practices for Industrial Welding

Best Practices for Industrial Welding

Welding, a crucial technique in industrial welding and steel welding, is a core part of the industrial fabrication process. The quality and integrity of the finished product are directly linked to the quality of the welding itself. This makes it extremely important for welders best practices to be followed to ensure top-quality output. Let’s take […]

Key Safety and Quality Practices for Industrial Fabrication

Key Safety and Quality Practices for Industrial Fabrication

Industrial fabrication requires an unwavering commitment to quality and safety. Industrial fabrication companies should thus utilize certain best practices to ensure that these standards are met every time with every unit that is shipped. Some keep areas of focus for maximizing safety and quality include certifications and standards, weld quality and selection, quality assurance and […]