What is the difference between a hose, a tube, and a pipe?


 When I came across this questions, I fully expect the answer to be something rather straightforward, and to learn a neat new party fact that applied to pipe hangers and supports, but it's a bit more complicated than that. I'm impressed with...

What is a Repad?

A pad is a pad is a pad, right? Wrong!  But we're the wear pad people, right?! Well  not exactly. Wear pads are what we're more commonly known for, but that's not all that customers request. They send us all sorts of requests and one of the...

Dominion’s Cove Point LNG is Up and Running

APP is pleased to announce that Dominion’s Cove Point LNG is now open for business – and we congratulate Dominion on a successful launch. This bi-directional facility is equipped to both import LNG/vaporize it as natural gas and to liquefy...

The Top Ten with Wanda Wade—Inside Sales Superstar and Secret Interior Decorating Genius

Wanda Wade is APP’s Inside Sales secret weapon—but she’s so much more. This mother of four talked to us about commitment, delivering on promises, building creative pursuits, overcoming challenging situations, and decorating tips.

The APP VibraTek Hold Down Clamp—Innovation In Action

The APP VibraTek Clamp and Liner is designed to combat breakage, dampen vibration, prevent liner failure, and withstand high-pressure clamp loads.

Congratulations, LyondellBasell, on the 2017 Houston Business Journal Corporate Philanthropy Award

Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel, CEO, LyondellBasell

Chevron’s Big Foot Project Launches—APP Provides Assist

APP supplied custom wear pads designed to the dimensions required for special applications encountered during the build-out. The easy installation of APP wear pads meant Chevron met construction schedules and enjoyed reduced labor costs.

The Top Ten with Jerry Garza—Shop Foreman. Basketball dad. Weekend DJ.

Jerry has ten years’ experience in the refining industry and is a husband and a dad to two boys, 8 and 11. Family trips and regular basketball games are a big part of life for this self-described “proud geek”.

APP Knowledge Base now open for info!

Meet the New APP Knowledge Base. Making More Possible Every Day.

Knowledge Base Spotlight: Corrosion, Stress, Wear and Thermal Concerns in Pipe Support

Corrosion, Stress, Wear, and Thermal Concerns in Pipe Support is one of five current categories featured in our APP Knowledge Base—take a few minutes to peruse the 30+ articles in this section and get answers to your questions.