When I joined this business 28 years ago we stocked Yorkshire brand solder ring and end feed fittings in copper. For many years we sold these mainly over our trade counter for those business collecting our more recognisable stock of malleable iron pipe fittings and at the time steel tube to BS 1387:1985.
Our goals some years later changed and we discarded our stock of solder and end feed fittings. We made the decision to concentrate on our traditional threaded and welded fare in s..
Compression fittings for metal pipe coupling appear to have been first patented in 1943, with the application being made 22nd July 1940 by Irving Cowle. We know nothing of the man who improved on the idea a compression coupling apart from the fact he was from The United States and had produced a fitting that did not leak. The description of the Patent suggests very strongly that this was an early version of its modern counterpart.
Compression fittings for copper pipe are sealed on..
We have several solutions available now in stainless steel M-profile press tube, with options in 304 and 316 stainless steel; and in addition, eco and standard wall options. The following blog will try to explore the pros and cons of each of these possibilities and with the new 304 range in limited sizes to replace carbon steel heating mains.
For those not already aware, ValvesTubesFittings.com are M-Press distributors based in the Manchester area and offering deliveries across th..
The ValvesTubesFittings metal store is your one stop shop for all your pipeline requirements. We can offer tube in steel, stainless steel and aluminium; offering full lengths and cut pieces to suit the needs of our growing customer base. This metal store we are referring to is, of course, our main warehouse in Ashton under Lyne but as well as offering excellent delivery coverage across Northern England; we can deliver anywhere on the UK mainland including Yorkshire and across the ent..
Our business is to offer as many solutions as there are available for the installation of compressed air systems. Here at ValvesTubesFittings.com, we can provide most of, many of the associated pipeline products including EQOair aluminium tube and fittings. This system is one of the easiest to put together on low-pressure installations up to and including 16 bar pressure. This Blog will explore the simple installation requirements and the products available to complete your installat..
This is the third in our series of Ashton is stranger than fiction and what could be stranger than the origin of the town’s name. As you are probably aware there are many towns named Ashton; Ashton under Lyne our home then Ashton in Makerfield, Ashton under Hill, Ashton-on-Ribble, Ashton upon Mersey and Ashton Keynes to name but a few. Then add to this all the just plain Ashton’s in Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset and you realise why so many places added to their origina..
Here at ValvesTubesFittings.com, we have always been enthusiastic about what can be built using this product; the new Fastclamp Handrail Guide added yet more possibilities. The latest comprehensive guide from our friends at Fastclamp has a selection of new fittings and plenty of information on how to put them together. This latest blog will explore some different uses of this quality product, showing possibilities for that converted loft space or even in the garden. As always if you ..
Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd and ValvesTubesFittings.com have been synonymous with excellent quality galvanised tube BS EN 10255 2004. We offer European material in sizes from 15mm (1/2”) to 150mm (6”) and we guarantee this material is fit for purpose no matter what type of suitable installation is being undertaken. There is plenty of galvanised tube BS EN 10255 2004 available from many stockholders, but not all will complete the quality installation required. In this ..
The Black Knight, Sir Ralph De Assheton was by all accounts a man feared across the lands of Ashton under Lyne and England; but history may have also been somewhat unkind to someone who was also a brave commander and loyal to his King. A loyalty that ultimately may have cost him his life. If the records available are correct Sir Ralph was born in 1422 at Ashton Old Hall, his father was Sir John De Assheton and his mother Sir John’s second wife Margaret Byron. Sir Ralph had a half-bro..
For a full range of galvanised handrail tube sizes get in touch with us at valvestubesfittings.com; we can offer good quality, galvanised handrail tube at competitive prices. To match the tube quality we can also provide the full range of Fastclamp galvanised handrail fittings to complete any job in hand. Most galvanised handrail systems are installed in either 32mm or 40mm nominal bore, but we can provide galvanised handrail tube in sizes from 20mm to 50mm nominal bore. Both the tub..
Safety valves for pressure systems are key to the safe and efficient running of any site, here at ValvesTubesFittings.com we can offer the valves to suit your requirements. Our business is not tied to a single manufacturer of safety valves so we have the flexibility to offer just what you want and require. We have an excellent relationship with many producers of safety valves and can supply Albion Valves, Bailey Birkett, Broady, Nabic and TLV. If you already have a safety valve and w..
Welcome to the first of our blogs under the title of Ashton is stranger than fiction, we hope you enjoy the strange history of this once king of the industrial revolution. If you are aware of stranger subjects to cover in these Blogs on Ashton’s past, please let us know and we will try to cover it in a future piece.
The present town centre is the modern face of the town, previously the focus for businesses was Stamford Street and if you look closely at your surroundings you will s..
Here at ValvesTubesFittings.com, we can offer the full range of NovoPress M-Profile press machines. These high-quality M-Profile press machines are available to press from 15mm to 108mm copper and 15mm to 168mm stainless steel. The reference to 6” press was not, by the way, a typing error as we can offer both 5” (141mm) and 6” (168mm) although delivery would be arranged via the M-Press warehouse just outside Leeds. NovoPress M-Profile press machines will press M-Press, Geberit, Yorks..
As one of the United Kingdom’s leading Genebre distributors, we offer a wide range of their quality products. Included in this range are stainless steel pipe fittings BSP threaded; this range is rated for a maximum working pressure of 20 bar and is suitable for a wide range of installations. This latest Blog will attempt to look at all we can offer in stainless steel pipe fittings and offer some insight into their use in the wider world. In addition, we will point you towards the exc..
There are many Manchester valve suppliers each with their own brand or offering, and as it is with all merchants they will insist their product is exactly what you are looking for. Sometimes here at ValvesTubesFittings.com, we will inform you our products are exactly what you need, but there is a difference. We will not oversell our own brand if it is not what is required for your process or installation.
The key to being a great valve supplier is an understanding of the valve an..
We offer a wide range of Genebre Valves Online at excellent prices and are becoming one of the leading stockists of Genebre products in the United Kingdom. We can deliver in most cases next day from Cornwall to the Highlands of Scotland and from the Suffolk coast to the Fylde Coast. The great advantage of ordering Genebre Valves Online is how easy it is; a quick click of Genebre products then explore all we can offer in valves and stainless steel fittings. Fill your basket then pay w..
Process steam as a heat exchanger is highly efficient and offers excellent temperature control for many processes; here at ValvesTubesFittings.com, we can offer solutions that increase the possibility of energy efficient steam systems. The keys to energy efficiency are many and varied; some of them being product based and others are just simple best practice. This latest blog will explore some of the methods that can produce energy efficient steam systems for your business now and in..
Here at ValvesTubesFittings.com, we offer a wide range of stainless steel press fittings for water, gas and chemical installations, our current stock range covers 15mm to 54mm pipe and fittings. We can offer larger sizes from 67mm to 168mm from the M-Press northern warehouse based just outside Leeds and some will be surprised to see 168mm press tube available in the UK, this isn’t a typing error and not only can we offer 6” stainless press but 5” as well. These sizes are the latest ..
Besseges (Valves, Tubes and Fittings) Ltd is the North of England only authorised TLV Distributor offering a huge advantage to end users and contractors. Our reasoning behind this is the fact as well as offering the full range of TLV steam products we also stock a wide range of pipe, fittings, flanges, pipe supports and jointing compounds; this means it is possible to complete an entire installation just by visiting our trade counter or arranging a delivery to site. If you add to thi..
There is varying quality galvanised malleable iron pipe fittings available in the United Kingdom in 2016 and at the present time, import duty set by the European Union prevents good quality imported products from outside the EU from being as competitive as they might be. At the present time, galvanised malleable iron fitting manufacturers within the EU remain protected by these import tariffs. The fact is though we do not have a British manufacturer of galvanised malleable iron pipe fittings as..
We are pleased to tell you that our excellent range of Genebre butterfly valves are now WRAS approved butterfly valves and still competitively priced, as you would expect from a Genebre product. For those of you that are not aware of Genebre as a business, we are more than happy to tell you more about this world-renowned company. Genebre began in 1981 and in the years that followed became an international business with subsidiaries in America, Asia and Europe; epitomising fluid contr..
ValvesTubesFittings.com are pleased to offer a new range of non-return valve for process steam; the aptly named SteamCheckValve is available to purchase today in sizes from 15mm (½”) to 50mm (2”) and 80mm (3”) nominal bore. Our aim is to supply quality products at the most competitive prices possible especially where process steam systems are concerned. We have an excellent reputation as a steam specialist supplier working with businesses all over our region and beyond; we have worked with contr..
Fastclamp handrail can be used to complete many installations and one of the most common are stairway handrails. With the right pipe and Fastclamp handrail, the end result is excellent, long lasting and safe. When installing stairway handrails it is important to abide by the simple rules required under British and European Standards that cover all types of handrail installations. Here at ValvesTubesFittings.com, we offer the complete range of Fastclamp products and galvanised tube ..
TLV is one of the market leaders in process steam technology offering a range of products with unique qualities and design features. One of their most prolific products is their pressure reducing valves and in particular the COSPECT Series of products. Also known as TLV COS pressure reducing valves; this unique and efficient range of valves come complete with a built in cyclone separator and free float steam trap. Comparing this single item to a standard pressure reducing valves inst..
As an Online pipeline supplier valvestubesfittings.com are relatively the new kid on the block and after analysing the interactions we have had so far with the online community we have looked at our carriage costs and re-hashed them. So from today and certainly for the next six months if you place an order with valvestubesfittings.com; the carriage on deliveries from 2-10 Kg will be a tiny £2.99 and if you place an order over the value of £250 it will be carriage paid. This offer only applies to..