Steam Fitting / Pipe Fitting
Steam is an important part of many industrial systems. These systems need pipes to transport steam to various areas within the system. These systems can be in residential homes, or in industrial and business facilities.
If pipes that transport steam don’t work properly, and break down, it can become a dangerous situation for anyone nearby. Injuries caused by improper steamfitting work can create injuries that last a lifetime.
Steamfitting is complicated and must be done by a qualified professional to ensure the integrity of the building. Our qualified steamfitter possesses a Certificate of Qualification, regulated by the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act. This certificate confirms its holder has the skills, knowledge and experience that meet industry standards of practice for the trade. In Ontario, the trade is part of the Interprovincial Red Seal Program — the national standard for the trade across Canada
We make sure the job is done right.
What our steamfitters do for you
- assembles, installs, maintains and repairs piping that carry water, steam, fluids, gases, chemicals and fuel for heating, cooling, lubricating and process piping systems
- reads and understands design drawings, manufacturers literature and installation diagrams and installs instrumentation control systems
- installs piping for any process, including a high-pressure process, or a process that conveys gas or pneumatic or air-handling system
Steam power has existed for over 200 years. From the first locomotives that ran on steam, to the many large pieces of machinery that made industrial marvels in the 19th and 20th centuries, steam has been an important part of building.
Steamfitting is a multi-faceted trade that is used in everything from fabrication shops to ship yards, from water treatment plants to pulp mills. Even nuclear power plants and oil refineries use steamfitting.