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Pipeline vs. rail

By drivendigital / March 18, 2015

Aerial photo of the West Virginia train derailment, made available by the Office of the Governor of West Virginia. Credit: AP Photo/Office of the Governor of West Virginia, Steven Wayne Rotsch   safely transporting crude   Have you been watching the news? Recent history has brought train accidents involving oil cars and their accompanying spillage…

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Oil and Gas Industry Streams

By drivendigital / March 4, 2015

What Streams May Come: An Overview of the Oil and Gas Industry’s Streams   “Azure Midstream Announces Completion of Acquisition of Marlin Midstream” “Houston Midstream Companies Close Major Acquisitions” “Magellan Midstream Launches $500 Million Debt Offering” These are just a few headlines that have appeared in the news over the past couple weeks. It doesn’t take…

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Cranes, Chains and Right-of-Ways: Danger on the Pipeline

By drivendigital / February 25, 2015

Newsflash: Working near a pipeline during the construction process can be dangerous.   As occupations go, it might not present quite the level of danger that crab fisherman, logger, ice road trucker, or apparently any non-Kardashian-related job with a reality TV series does, but there are, unfortunately, still a vast number of ways to be…

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Sawyer improves the Ratchet Clamp

By drivendigital / January 30, 2015

Ratchet Clamp, Model 255 Sawyer Manufacturing Company has redesigned its Ratchet Clamp with a lower profile to allow better access to the butt join, helping welders effectively and quickly align and weld pipe. The ratchet mechanism was also improved with a built-in handle and enclosed threads to protect against dirt and weld splatter, all while…

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Sawyer introduces Spacing Wedges for welders

By drivendigital / November 1, 2014

Spacing Wedges and Short Spacing Wedges, Model 420 and 420S Sawyer Manufacturing Company is proud to introduce two sizes of Spacing Wedges, the newest in a lineup of exceptional pipeline and welding products. The short and large Spacing Wedges spread the welding gap to the exact desired width, accommodating a range of small to large diameter…

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2014 Crystal Star Recipient

By drivendigital / October 6, 2014

                      Dave Hembree, VP, and Drew Martins, Sales and Marketing, accept the Crystal Star Award on behalf of Sawyer Manufacturing Company for the 2014 Manufacturer of the Year. Manufacturer of the Year Sawyer Manufacturing Company was named the Tulsa region’s 2014 Exporter of the Year in…

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5 Reasons to Use Destructive Testing

By drivendigital / September 22, 2014

Destructive Testing is a common practice in the welding world. A sample of a completed weld is completely destroyed in order to study and evaluate its physical characteristics. In what situations is it best to use this kind of testing over a simple non-destructive test? Below we will discuss the top 5 reasons for using…

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Sawyer Rim Clamps, the ultimate in reforming strength

By drivendigital / July 18, 2014

Sawyer Manufacturing Company is introducing a new range of clamps; the Rim Clamp and Ultra Rim Clamps are designed to take on some of the toughest reforming jobs in the industry. Both Sawyer Rim Clamps are designed for use on out-of-round pipes which require a high level of accuracy in their alignment. Each clamp is…

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Sawyer Spotlight

By drivendigital / June 23, 2014

25 & 50 Ton Tensile Tester Weld testing is a vital component of any welding job. Whether using destructive or non-destructive methods, these tests verify the integrity and quality of welds as well as certify welders’ abilities. Without weld testing, safety is compromised, and as a company firmly committed to safety, in the products it…

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Sawyer Spotlight

By drivendigital / May 19, 2014

Chain Clamp Nobody likes devoting space on their rigs to several different tools that all do essentially the same task but for slightly different applications. Equipment that is versatile and can be used in multiple ways reigns supreme. This is especially true when needing an alignment clamp or pipe clamp. Transporting multiple pipeline welding clamps…

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