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The 5th Edition of AWWA M11 Pipe Design Clarified - #1 Outlets: The Rest of the Story


Posted by kbruce on 11/1/2018 10:56:55 AM

The 5th edition of AWWA M11 has been available for a little over a year and the benefits to engineers have been recognized for the value it has for steel pipe design. There were numerous changes and additions that are intended to clarify important design criteria when designing steel water pipe. 

The nature of engineering design is that the knowledge used to design large facilities is learned and remembered mostly during the work on a project. This series of articles will highlight many of the major changes in the new AWWA M11.

The first article in a series will concentrate on outlets in a pipeline. This article, along with the remaining articles, will become useful references for the design of pipeline and treatment plant projects.

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Richard Mac Shepherd, longtime metal fabrication industry member passes away


Posted by kbruce on 10/19/2018 9:48:58 AM

Richard Mac Shepherd passed away on October 11, 2018. He was the Sales Manager and then Vice President at Offenhauser before becoming Sales Manager at Ward Vessel & Exchanger. He spent 43 years in the industry before retiring in May 2018. 

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Register Now for the Plant Leadership Workshop


Posted by kbruce on 8/16/2018 3:12:16 PM

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Water Tower, Part of Century Club, Slated to Get Painted


Posted by kbruce on 6/7/2018 3:42:05 PM

The Patton Street Tower, located in Xenia, Ohio, is one of the oldest water towers and part of the Century Club. The tower will be repainted for the first time in 20 to 30 years. 

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Administration Announces Application of Section 232 Tariffs on EU, Canadian and Mexican Imports; Trading Partners Announce Potential $39 Billion in Retaliation


Posted by kbruce on 6/1/2018 3:19:15 PM

Administration Announces Application of Section 232 Tariffs on EU, Canadian and Mexican Imports; Trading Partners Announce Potential $39 Billion in Retaliation Read More..


2017 Safety Awards


Posted by kbruce on 5/17/2018 11:34:23 AM

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Charles A. Frey Jr. and Rich Horn Celebrated as STI/SPFA Hall of Fame Award Recipients


Posted by kbruce on 5/8/2018 1:09:48 PM

On April 14, Charles A. Frey Jr., Vice President of Highland Tank and Manufacturing and Rich Horn, Regional Sales Manager, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I), were presented with the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA) Hall of Fame Award during the 2018 Annual Meeting in Chandler, Arizona. Read More..


2017 Product Award Winners Announced


Posted by kbruce on 5/1/2018 2:35:57 PM

Winners were recognized in 14 product categories for the 2017 Steel Fabricated Product of the Year Awards during the STI/SPFA annual meeting in Chandler, Arizona.  Read More..


STI/SPFA 2018 Board of Directors Announced


Posted by kbruce on 4/25/2018 8:04:49 AM

The Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA) Board of Directors were elected at the Annual Meeting held in Chandler, Arizona by members of the association. Read More..


STI/SPFA seeks Technical Manager/Standards Engineer


Posted by reasterling on 11/29/2017 2:34:49 PM

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