Pipe Marking Text – Can It Be Abbreviated?

When you’re labeling the pipes in your facility, you want to make a pipe’s contents as clear to viewers as possible. Achieving this involves selecting the appropriate size, color and location for your pipe labels. By using the guidelines established by the ANSI/ASME 13.1 standard, you can create a pipe marking system that is easy […]

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Preparing for Your Pipe Marking Project

Have you been tasked with implementing a pipe labeling system or improving upon your facility’s current system? If so, you have a project ahead of you that might feel daunting for anyone not experienced in pipe labeling. A pipe-marking project is best tackled with careful planning. If you jump right in and start installing labels […]

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Pipe Marking Basics

Learning the Basics of Pipe Marking Pipe marking may seem like it is a fairly simple concept at first, but once you look at the importance of getting it right and the many regulations surrounding it, you will realize that it is anything but. Having a basic understanding of pipe marking is extremely important for […]

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Pipe Marking in the Warehouse – 5 Tips

Pipe Marking Your Facility Warehouses often have a variety of different types of piping that are quite different than that of many other facilities. In addition to things like pipes for fire suppression systems, the warehouse is likely to have more clean water pipes and fewer pipes that carry chemicals or fuels than a traditional […]

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Pipe Marking – 5 common Mistakes

Pipe Marking – 5 common Mistakes Taking the time to properly label the pipes in your facility may seem like wasted effort, but in reality it is very important. Pipes are typically used to bring a wide range of different fluids (or even gasses) to different areas throughout the facility. While the markings might not […]

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Where to Place Pipe Marking Labels

In our last post, we discussed what pipe labels need to look like. They need to follow the ANSI/ASME 13.1 industry standard for pipe marking, meaning they need to conform to certain color scheme and size guidelines. Now, let’s take a look at where to put pipe labels. Making a plan ahead of time for […]

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What Pipe Marking Labels Should Look Like

Does your facility need pipe labels? If it has pipes, then labels should be put in place to communicate to workers, visitors and emergency responders what those pipes contain. Pipes that carry water serve very different purposes than pipes that carry potentially toxic substances, and everyone needs to be aware of possible hazards. While it […]

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Sport Action & Moto Photography

A photo shoot is generally used in the fashion or glamour industry, whereby a model poses for a photographer at a studio where multiple photos are taken to find the best ones for the required brief. The “model” is not always a person, however; for instance, advertising in print often requires photographic depiction of advertised […]

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Avoid Technology Glitches at Your Presentation

Equipment tends to malfunction during speaking events— for example, your microphone could stop working or your slides might not come up on the screen. These glitches even happen to tech-savvy people. Next time you’re getting ready for a big presentation, do these three things to help it go smoothly. Get to know the AV person. […]

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Focus on Community over Politics

It is a significant blessing that I am able to continue serving my community through SMUM. Founded in 1983 as an outreach ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real, SMUM provides a wide range of life-changing services. From food and clothing services to our transformative preschool and after-school programs, SMUM is a place […]

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