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Hartshead Pike Ashton under Lyne

King Canute Hartshead Pike Ashton under Lyne is the hill itself, which has a stone tower at its summit. Before we explore the history of the tower that sits atop of this hill, the history of the summit itself has a great deal to offer. It has been suggested that the original stone monument at the summit of Hartshead Pike was in fact. A tribute to King Knut (Canute) of England who is reputed to have visited the area in the 11th Century. Locally there is other evidence to support this theory, with areas named Knott Lanes and Knott Hill. Knott Hill is in fact overlooked by Hartshead pike and so ideal for a monument to a King, one who brought a golden age to England. King Knut reigned over England from 1016 to 1035, bringing law, stability, and prosperity to our shores.

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Domestic Copper Press Fittings from M-Press

Installing soldered or compression fittings in conjunction with copper tube can be a time-consuming task. In terms of labour costs, this can be the dDomestic Copper Press Fittingsifference between winning and losing larger installation costs. If your business is tasked with installing fifty central heating and domestic water systems. The costs would spiral and the businesses with lower overheads, would make you uncompetitive. The key therefore is to reduce installation time dramatically by looking for an alternative that if installed correctly. Offers a leak free guarantee and a warranty of thirty years, the product that can offer this are M-Press domestic copper press fittings.

Copper press fittings are aesthetically more pleasing than push-fit plastic pipe systems. They provide the homeowner with peace of mind and the proven quality of a copper water system. Although domestic copper press fittings were not available at the time, the ancient Egyptians were the first to use copper to transport domestic water. Here at Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd and valvestubesfittings.com we can provide fittings for domestic water and gas boiler installations. Contact our sales team for more information on M-Press copper press fittings

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Steam Pipe Supplier Steam Specialist

Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd are the only steam pipe supplier you need; we have been a specialist supplier of process steam products for nearly two decades, servicing end user and contractor requirements above and beyond their expectations. As a leading steam pipe supplier we work with our customer base to ensure what we supply is the right product for their process steam system and more often than not we are the one’s asking the questions and don’t always take it as read that what we are being asked for is correct. Clearly, process steam is dangerous and with so many risks of system damage based on so many variables such as water hammer, erosion and carryover we probably ask more than we need to; but our caution often pays dividends sometimes preventing businesses repeating the same mistakes. For more on what we can offer as a leading steam pipe supplier take the time to read the rest of this Blog or contact our technical sales team.Steam Pipe Supplier

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Welded Steel Pipe BS EN 10255:2004


Welded steel pipe BS EN 10255:2004 is available in a number of finishes, these being red primer, galvanised and self-colour, in days gone by before red primer tube was widely used it was also available in black varnished and was known as BS1387. The majority of welded steel pipe BS EN 10255:2004 is available in random lengths of 6.5 metres, a random length can be slightly longer or shorter than the average of 6.5 metres, and this is all down to the process of cutting the lengths at the steel mill of manufacture. Here at Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd we offer welded steel pipe BS EN 10255:2004 from quality manufacturers, they include Yucel Boru and Borusan Mannesmann. Both of these manufacturers ensure we offer our customer-base consistently high quality tube for whatever medium or construction it is being used on. In the Blog you are currently reading we will cover the various uses and sizes available in welded steel pipe BS EN 10255 and ensure that whatever project you’re about to embark on the right pipework is installed. Please take the time and continue reading our Blog post by clicking read more or contact our sales team for more information on welded steel pipe BS EN 10255:2004.

Welded Steel Pipe BS EN 10255:2004

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TLV Steam Products from Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd

We are pleased to inform all our process steam customers that we have increased our stock of TLV steam products, included are the latest stainless steel free float steam traps for process and line drain applications and better still in some ranges and sizes these are now sold at the SG-Iron price. Other products include pressure reducing valves, pumping traps and condense pumps. For full details on all Besseges can offer in TLV material please contact our sales team to discuss your requirements and if you aren’t sure what product will suit your process needs talk to our technical team today. Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd are one of the nation’s leading process steam specialist supplier’s offering not only the excellent range of TLV steam products but pipework, valves and fittings to complete any process steam installation. To find out more about all we can offer in TLV steam products please continue to read this Blog by clicking read more or contact our excellent sales team.

TLV Steam Products

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Carbon Steel Flanges from Besseges (VTF) Ltd

Is your business looking for a supplier of quality carbon steel flanges, then look no further than Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd, we can offer a full range of carbon steel flanges from stock to EN 1092-1:2013, ASME B16.5:2013 and BS10:2009. In addition we can also offer steel plate flanges to EN 1092-1:2013 and BS10:2009 our full range of flanges is available from 15mm (1/2”) nominal bore to 600mm (24”) nominal bore and we can and have supplied larger sizes to customer specifications in all classes of carbon steel flange. For more information on flange dimensions please download our latest flange chart or contact our sales team to discuss your requirements and for further information on the flange types we have discussed so far take the time to read the rest of this Blog by clicking read more.

Carbon Steel Flanges

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Malleable Iron Pipe Fittings to BS EN 10242:1995

Besseges (VTF) Ltd have always carried quality Kite Marked malleable iron pipe fittings now to BS EN 10242:1995, the standard prior to this was BS143 & BS1256:1968 which were separate standards in days gone by, they were BS143:1922 and BS1256:1945. The BS143 standard was and still is threaded taper male and taper female and BS 1256 taper male and parallel female. The BS143 & BS1256:2000 standard still covers malleable iron fittings not covered by malleable iron fittings to BS 10242:1995. The reason we are keeping your business abreast of this information is to assure all our customer base of the simple fact that we can always offer you the correct product to the standards you require, this extends to our entire product range for all pipework, fittings, valves and flanges. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and if you’re not sure what specification is needed we will endeavour to help.

Malleable iron Pipe Fittings

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Pipe Fittings from Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd

At Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd we can offer an array of pipe fittings in materials such as malleable iron, steel, stainless steel, copper and plastics. We have since taking to Blog writing passed on a great deal of information to customers and potential customers, ensuring that all who visit our Website can be assured of knowing what we can offer them in stock and product knowledge. There are many businesses offering a similar range of pipe fittings, valves, tubes and flanges, but very few that can be as confident as we are that our customers are served the best they possibly can be. For more information on what we can offer your business please click the read on tag or contact our Sales Team by telephoning 0161 343 2225 or by following the contact us link high-lighted. Read More »

Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd is 25 Years Old

October 1st 1988 was the first trading day of Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd, we were then located in James Howe Mill which is now a part of our Warehousing on Turner Lane Ashton under Lyne attached to our present building which was purpose built and completed in 1996. As a business we have grown in stature over the years we have been trading and survived two deep recessions and managed to retain a very

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efficient and dedicated sales team. Some members of our present sales team are in their 25th year with the Company and others have done 20 and 12 years respectively. I believe this says a great deal about any Company to retain such a degree of loyalty from its staff and sends a message out to customers and potential customers alike that we have the know-how to ensure good service and a level of product knowledge that we believe is second to none in our industry. If you would like to know more about our history please click the Read On icon or if you would just like to discuss your requirements with our experienced team please contact us. Read More »

Are your steam isolation valves up to the job?

At Besseges (Valves, Tubes & Fittings) Ltd we offer high quality steam isolation valves for all process steam applications. From Genebre our three star attractions are the ART 2231 Bellows Sealed Stop Valve, the ART 2025 stainless steel three piece ball valve and the ART 2025HT stainless steel three piece ball valve. In addition to this range we can also offer any valve from the TLV range which include bellows sealed stop valves with PN25 and PN40 flanges and the BE3L threaded bellows sealed stop valve. For more information on steam isolation valves please click the read on icon or contact our sales team who can provide more information, stock availability and data sheets on all these products and more. Read More »