Lead free

Taco’s mixing valve line has expanded – increasing from six to 65 SKUs – and are available in lead-free alloys with tamper-resistant caps, and sweat, NPT, Pex or CPVC union connections.  All feature low head loss, with an outlet temperature strip and optional dial gauge with adaptor fitting. Use of a mixing valve allows for Read more

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyGZI48_vuc With the help of Andrew  Kireta, Jr., CDA vice president and Dale Powell, CDA project manager, The Copper Development Association (CDA) presents this video entitled Soldering of No-Lead Copper Alloy Fittings, Valves and Components, which not only demonstrates the proper soldering techniques for new alloys, but offers an explanation as to why they must be Read more

Travelers Rest, S.C. – T&S Brass and Bronze Works, manufacturer of foodservice and plumbing equipment with facilities in Travelers Rest, S.C., Simi Valley, Calif. and Shanghai, China, has launched a new online media room and resource center. Called the T&S Infohub, the new microsite provides easy access to the company’s history and achievements, position papers Read more

The International Code Council encourages jurisdictions that have adopted the 2009 and 2012 International Plumbing Code (IPC) and/or International Residential Code (IRC) to update the codes to meet the new requirements of the Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act that went into effect on January 4, 2014. The measure amends the Federal Safe Read more

Matco-Norca offers a full line of lead free ball valves to include 759MFLF Ball Valves comprised of lead free brass (0.25% weighted average lead content on wetted surfaces) in compliance with the new Federal Safe Drinking Water mandate. The 759MFLF (Male x Female Iron Pipe) lead free ball valves from Matco-Norca are full port 600 Read more