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What is the Viega ProPress Temperature Rating?

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 20, 2022 in PVFundamentals
ProPress Pressure Rating

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 continues to grow in popularity, we hear many questions about proper use. One of the most commonly asked questions about the Viega ProPress system is: What is the temperature ratings of Viega ProPress Fittings? Read more to find out ProPress fittings temperature ratings and MegaPress temperature ratings.

What is the Viega ProPress Pressure Rating?

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 8, 2022 in PVFundamentals
ProPress Pressure Rating

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 continues to grow in popularity, we hear many questions about proper use. One of the most commonly asked questions about the Viega ProPress system is: What is the pressure ratings of Viega ProPress Fittings? Read more to find out ProPress fittings pressure ratings and MegaPress pressure ratings.

Spotlight on: Spirax Sarco BT6-B Steam Traps

Posted on Friday, Feb 18, 2022 in PVFundamentals
Spotlight on: Spirax Sarco BT6 Steam Trap

Are you looking for a steam trap that closes very close to steam temperature? Spirax Sarco manufacturers the BT6-B series is a Sanitary Balanced Pressure Thermostatic Steam Trap, a top choice for clean steam and pure steam applications. In this product spotlight, we explore how the BT6-B  Steam Trap works, available options and technical specifications, as well as maintenance and spare parts. Read more to learn about the Spirax Sarco BT6 Balanced Pressure Thermostatic Steam Trap.

Cooney Brothers Celebrates 85th Anniversary in 2022

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022 in News
Cooney Brothers 85th Anniversary

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.

Sloan Manual Flushometer Troubleshooting Guide

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021 in PVFundamentals
Sloan Manual Flushometer Maintenance

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.

Cooney Brothers raises nearly $5000 for American Cancer Society

Posted on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 in News
2021 Bike-A-Thon Team

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.

Counter Pickup in Only 1 Hour

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 in News
Cooney Brothers One Hour Counter Pickup

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.

What is the minimum distance for ProPress fittings near existing brazed or soldered fittings?

Posted on Thursday, Sep 30, 2021 in PVFundamentals
Viega ProPress Fitting Distance to soldered or brazed fittings

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.

Spirax Sarco APT14 Pump Traps Spotlight

Posted on Thursday, Aug 26, 2021 in PVFundamentals
Spotlight on: Spirax Sarco APT14 Pump Trap

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, available options and technical specifications, as well as maintenance and spare parts. Read more to learn about the Spirax Sarco APT14 Pump Trap.

How close can I weld, braze, or solder near a ProPress fitting?

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 in PVFundamentals
Viega ProPress Fitting Distance

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.

Viega MegaPress Green vs Yellow Dot

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 13, 2021 in PVFundamentals

Viega ProPress Green Vs Yellow Dot

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.

Troubleshooting Spirax Sarco BRV2S Series PRVs

Posted on Friday, Jun 25, 2021 in PVFundamentals
Steam pressure reducing valve troubleshooting

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.

Cooney Brothers awarded Spirax Sarco PartnerFirst Pinnacle of Excellence Award

Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 in News
Spirax Sarco Partner Award

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.

Launch Promotion: Enjoy 5% online orders in May

Posted on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in Promotions
5% Off May 2021 promotion

To celebrate the launch of our new website, we're offering 5%* off orders placed online during the month of May. You can even us it multiple times! Read more for qualifying order information. 

Cooney Brothers Launches New Website

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021 in News
Cooney Brothers 2021 Website Launch

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.