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Goodall® Introduces the DuraCrimp® Coupling System for Steam Hoses

New coupling system is optimized for use with the Goodall® Inferno and Super Inferno steam hoses to provide superior reliability, safety, and cost savings

PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2016—Goodall® has introduced the DuraCrimp® coupling system, an exclusive and innovative crimping system for the next generation of Goodall steam hoses.

Specially designed for the Goodall Inferno ISO6134-2A and Super Inferno steam hoses, the DuraCrimp coupling system’s bolt-free connector eliminates […]

March 3rd, 2016|

Lewis-Goetz (Industrial Company) Turns 80

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The year was 1935. The world was recovering from the Great Depression. World War II was just beyond the horizon. That May, Babe Ruth collected the final three home runs of his career at Forbes Field in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh.

Later that year and less than four miles away in Downtown Pittsburgh, Ben Gooding Sr. opened […]

December 11th, 2015|

Lewis-Goetz Celebrates 80 Years

Industrial company’s Pittsburgh location a staple since 1935

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9, 2015Lewis-Goetz is celebrating its 80th anniversary in Pittsburgh. Today’s company is significantly larger and more diverse than the Ft. Pitt Boulevard storefront founded by Ben Gooding, Sr. on Dec. 11, 1935. Goodings’ Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Company started as a hose company and by the early 1950s was known as Gooding Rubber […]

December 9th, 2015|

Lewis-Goetz Opens New Major Facility Operation

Distribution, production and service center in western United States strengthens company’s geographic reach and exceptional customer service         

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 17, 2015 —Lewis-Goetz has opened a new distribution, production and service center in Salt Lake City, underscoring the company’s commitment to exceptional customer service and satisfaction. With more than 40 employees, the campus is designed to help customers achieve peace […]

November 18th, 2015|

How Gasket Suppliers Can Help Customers Manage Parts

Flange leaks due to improper installation that are based on product selection and/or fastening techniques can be expensive and unsafe. 75% of gasket failures are due to improper installation. With thousands of standard flanges in your plant, any time reduced to bolt up a flange is an efficiency gain back to you, which means a costs savings to your bottom line.

It takes time and organization […]

November 9th, 2015|

Refining Hazards Your Gasket Supplier Should Make You Aware Of

Anhydrous Hydrogen Fluoride (AHF) is used as a catalyst in the reaction that combines C3 and C4 olefins and isobutane to produce alkylates, an important component of gasoline. AHF readily reacts with any available moisture to create the corrosive and toxic Hydrofluoric Acid.

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So hazardous is this material to humans that OSHA lists the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) […]

October 30th, 2015|