ANSI vs. ASME: What’s the Difference?

ANSI and ASME are both important organizations within the industrial heating industry. They each play integral roles in developing the codes and standards that govern the industry. As a result, many people don’t understand the differences between the two, or realize that these organizations are actually two distinct non-profits that work separately to have an […]

What is ASTM Code and Why Does It Matter?

Shopping your options for industrial heating equipment? No matter what industry you’re in, there are many codes and standards to carefully consider as you’re deciding which type of heating system will work best for your facility.  Here, we will provide a general overview of ASTM code so you can understand what it is, its importance […]

API Specifications: What They Are and Why They Are Important

At American Heating Company, we like to showcase the fact we design and manufacture API style industrial heating equipment built to meet rigorous standards. But what exactly does that mean, and why is it so important? Here, we’ll delve into some of the details about API specifications, including what they are and why the highest […]

What is ANSI Code and Why Does It Matter? 

When you’re in the market for industrial heating equipment, there are numerous codes and standards you’ll need to be concerned with. You’ll want to be sure you purchase equipment that meets the requirements of your industry, and satisfies safety and environmental standards as well. Here, we’ll provide an overview of ANSI code so you have […]

ASME Code vs. ASTM Code: What’s The Difference?

There are many codes and standards relevant to industrial heating equipment, including ANSI, ASME, API, and ASTM just to name a few. As a result, when shopping their options, many of our customers and clients need to do a bit of research to fully understand what each code or standard indicates about the equipment, and […]

What’s the Difference Between ASME Code and API Code?

When shopping their options for industrial heating equipment, plant and facility managers often wonder about which codes and standards they truly need to adhere to in order to get the best equipment. With so many requirements, codes, and regulating agencies out there, it can be hard to know what’s really important when it comes to […]