The Cooney Connection Blog
Cooney Brothers is proud to celebrate our 85th year in business in 2022! Cooney Brothers is a 3rd generation, family-owned and operated distributor of pipe, valves and fittings, started in 1937 by Francis Cooney and James Cooney, in Philadelphia, PA. But did you know Cooney's distribution ties go even further back? Read more to learn about the history of Cooney Brothers.
When you start experiencing problems with your Sloan Manual Flushometer, do you know what to look for in order to diagnose and fix the issue? The experts at Sloan have put together a helpful guide of the most common issues and how to resolve them. Read more to learn the top 10 most common issues and best practices for maintaining your Manual Sloan Flushometer.
Team Cooney rode for their 18th year in a row at the 49th Annual American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon on September 19th, 2021. All 8 riders completed their committed distances. Team Cooney also remembers long-time Bike-A-Thon participant and a member of Team Cooney, Patrick White, who was tragically killed just four days after this year while on his early morning bicycle ride. Read more about this year's ride and the life of Pat White.
Cooney Brothers is pleased to introduce One-Hour Counter Pickup. Make a purchase, online or with your sales rep, and it'll be ready for you to pick up in only an hour! Items must be in stock. May not apply to cut, threaded, or fabricated items. Read more to learn about the full program details.
The Viega ProPress system revolutionized the way piping connections are made by reducing sealing time to 7 seconds and eliminating the need for burn permits and fire watches. As this method grows in popularity, we hear many questions about proper use. One of the most commonly asked questions about the Viega ProPress system is: What are the minimum distance requirements when connecting ProPress fittings near existing soldered or brazed fittings? Read more to find out how to determine the minimum distance required between ProPress fittings and existing brazed or soldered fittings.
You've heard of pumps and traps, but a Pump Trap? Spirax Sarco manufacturers the APT14 Pump Trap, which simply put, automates condensate management. In this product spotlight, we explore how the APT14 Pump Trap works, avaialable options and technical specifications, as well as maintenance and spare parts. Read more to learn about the Spirax Sarco APT14 Pump Trap.
The Viega ProPress system revolutionized the way piping connections are made by reducing sealing time to 7 seconds and eliminating the need for burn permits and fire watches. As this method grows in popularity, we hear many questions about proper use. One of the most commonly asked questions about the Viega ProPress system is: Can you braze, weld, or solder next existing ProPress fittings? Read more to find out how to determine the minimum distance required between ProPress fittings when welding, soldering or brazing.
The Viega ProPress system revolutionized the way pipe and tubing connections are made by reducing sealing time to 7 seconds and eliminating the need for welding permits and fire watches. As this method continues to grow in popularity, we hear many questions about the product and proper use. One of the most commonly asked questions about the Viega ProPress system is: What do the colored dots mean found on the press ends of the fittings? Read more to find out what the MegaPress green and yellow dots mean.
Utilizing Steam in your plant is very cost efficient, however if the parts processing the steam aren’t operating to their optimal capacity, you could be losing money. But how do you know which products are causing an issue? If you have a Spirax Sarco BRV2 Series Pressure Reducing Valve, here we will guide you through troubleshooting the five most common failure systems. Click the 'read more' button below for BRV2 steam pressure reducing valve maintenance information.
On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, representatives from Spirax Sarco presented Cooney Brothers with their PartnerFirst Pinnacle of Excellence Award. Pictured from left to right, are Bill Cooney (VP Inside Sales), Gerry Cooney (President), and Jake Fegely (COO), who were on hand to except the award. Read more to learn more about this honor and our partnership with Spirax Sarco.
Cooney Brothers is proud to announce we have launched a completely redesigned ecommerce website including streamlined checkout, expanded order tracking and delivery confirmations, enhanced order filtering, improved quick order and shareable lists, and expanded user roles including budgeting. Read more to learn about the benefits and features.
RIDGID recently introduced a new product for cutting struts: RIDGID StrutSlayr. This accessory which attaches to most RIDGID 32kN Press Tools, gives professional contractors a new tool to get jobs done faster and with fabrication-shop quality results. With multiple dies and accessories available, the RIDGID StrutSlayr cuts up to gauge steel struts. Read more to learn about the new RIDGID StrutSlayr head and accessories.
Filters are an important part of every steam system. Within the food and beverage industry, filters play a major role in reducing contaminates from reaching your product. Spirax Sarco's CSF16 Culinary Steam Filters and Filter Stations are specially designed for use in food and beverage plants. While filter housings have a long life, the filter elements, which remove and retain unwanted contamination, in time, become saturated and must be replaced. Read more to find out when CSF16 Filter Elements should be replaced.
Spirax Sarco is proud to introduce a new line of Clean Steam Generators for Healthcare specifically designed to deliver high quality steam dryness necessary for demanding Hospital sterilization processes. Read more to learn more about the new Spirax Sarco Clean Steam Generators.