Keeping Your Mechanical Systems Operational with Pacific Flow Control

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Freezing, Line Stops

Maintaining functional mechanical systems is critical. The implications of infrastructure shutdowns can be costly, inconvenient, and even risky. Fortunately, Pacific Flow Control has the solution for those struggling to isolate lines without disrupting their mechanical systems. Understanding Mechanical Hot Taps and Line Freezing Before we explore the benefits, let’s understand these technologies Mechanical Hot Taps: These taps cut into existing … Read More

Keeping Your Heating Systems Running This Winter: The Importance of Mechanical Hot Taps and Line Freezing

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Freezing

Introduction: Importance of heating system maintenance As the temperature drops and winter takes hold, maintaining functional heating systems becomes a top priority. The implications of a heating system shutdown can be costly, inconvenient, and even risky.  In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of keeping your heating infrastructure operational throughout the winter, focusing on the use of mechanical hot taps and line … Read More

Understanding Nitrogen Pipe Freezing: Unleashing the Benefits

Brandon PaterLine Freezing

Nitrogen Pipe Freezing

Introduction As a reputable pipe freezing contractor, Pacific Flow Control is dedicated to providing effective solutions for our client’s needs. In this comprehensive blog, we aim to shed light on the process of nitrogen pipe freezing, emphasizing its benefits and addressing common queries. Whether you’re familiar with pipe freezing or just getting started, this guide will equip you with the … Read More

Pacific Flow Control Acquires Alta-West Hydrant & Hottapping

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Hydrants, Line Freezing, Line Stops, Mueller PermaSeal, Valve Exercising, Valve Inserts, Valve Maintenance

Pacific Flow Control Acquires Alta-West Hydrant & Hottapping

After 30+ years of working together and collaborating, Pacific Flow Control has acquired Alta-West Hydrant and Hot Tapping Services.Pacific Flow Control will offer existing Alta-West clients the same hot tapping, valve insertion, hydrant maintenance and repair services they are used to.Pacific Flow Control also offers engineered and large diameter hot taps, line stops, nitrogen line freezing and machine valve exercising.Our … Read More

Benefits of Nitrogen Line Freezing

Brandon PaterLine Freezing

Did you know that isolation via nitrogen freezing has been in use for over 100 years? It’s a great alternative to line stopping in commercial and industrial areas with limited access and is an ideal solution for small diameter size-on-size valve installation. Line freezing can also be useful for valve maintenance, repair, or replacement on both vertical and horizonal planes. … Read More

Nitrogen Pipe Freezing – 1300FT Under Ground – Valve Replacement

Brandon PaterLine Freezing

Nitrogen Line Freeze

Do you have valves that don’t work in your system? What about sieved valves in a confined space 1300FT underground? Pacific Flow Control has the technology and safe work practices and procedures to fix your isolation issues. Last week we completed a 10″ and 6″ liquid nitrogen pipe freeze at this industrial mining facility in British Columbia. With two (2) … Read More

Double 8″ Nitrogen Line Freeze in South Surrey

Brandon PaterLine Freezing

This is cool. Our line freezing specialist, Jeff, sent me this video today. It’s a double 8″ nitrogen line freeze in the basement of an aquatic facility in South Surrey, with the nitrogen plumbed in from the trucks in the parking lot. It’s the safest and most efficient way to do a line freeze with limited nitrogen handling. Nitrogen boils … Read More