6618 Navigation Blvd.
Houston, TX 77011
Sq. footage: 50,000
Products: J.B. Smith swage nipples; bull plugs; adapter nipples
Specs / certs / approvals: 25–85% recycled steel; swage nipples and bull plugs are manufactured in accordance with the A234 and MSS-SP-95, from A-106 Grade B seamless pipe and A-1000 series, low to medium carbon, fine grain, cold drawn bar stock, and heat treated to these specifications:
- API 5CT – License Casing and Tubing Connectors
API 5B – Threading
ASME B16.9 – Weld Bevels
MSS-SP-95 – Swages and Bull Plugs
ASTM A234-04 WPB – Heat Treatment, Raw Materials
ASTM B633-98 – Zinc Electroplate
Charpy Impact – As required
NACE MR0175 – As required
What’s unique: Auto spinner with induction heater; CNC turning centers; latest equipment from Daewoo and Takisawa
Inspections / quality control: Chemical and mechanical traceability; raw material receiving inspection; first article inspection; in-process inspection; final visual inspection
How it maintains stock / warehouse / shipping: Stock is maintained to ensure timely delivery to the distribution center; the warehouse supervisor is meticulous about on-time shipments and minimizing shipping errors.