GF Piping Systems is proud to announce that their new Stress Less® Pipe and Valve Support System has been named as one of 10 winners in Processing magazine’s 2018 Breakthrough Products of the Year awards. Processing, part of Endeavor Business Media‘ Process Flow Network, revealed the winners in their December print issue and online Dec. 3rd (to view, click here).
The Breakthrough Products of the Year awards honor innovative technology solutions introduced to the process industries within the past year that help Processing readers perform their jobs better, quicker and more cost-effectively. The manufacturers recognized this year developed novel solutions that help end users effectively manage tough processing environments, meet stringent safety and cybersecurity needs, solve installation and maintenance issues, reduce unplanned downtime, and drive overall profitability.
The new Stress Less® Pipe and Valve Support System was specifically designed to eliminate stress transfer to plastic pipe caused by normal thermal expansion and contraction, improper installation, or seismic events.The system maximizes the service life of PP, PVDF, HDPE, PVC, CPVC, and ABS industrial piping systems by providing proper support.
"The new system offers tremendous benefits to anyone involved with designing, installing and owning thermoplastic piping systems," explains Alphonse Anderson, Engineered Piping Systems Product Manager for GF. "The pipe guides can be used for any manufacturer’s thermoplastic piping system in IPS (inch) or metric sizes, while the valve supports are specifically for GF valves,” he adds.