Check ValvesMiniature Valves February 28, 2018
New from ISM Design - Pressure relief valves for in-line flow and low clearance areas
NRV and NVRT plastic air and gas pressure relief valves
The featured new products in this post are the NRV nylon relief valves and NVRT in-line relief valves. They are designed for pressure relief venting of gases, gas mixtures or vapors that do not represent health or safety risks and are not reactive under normal atmospheric conditions*.
NRV and NVRT pressure check valve performance ...
Customer Services February 2, 2018
First of all, I think it makes better sense to call this customer support instead of service. Why? It’s most important to help customers solve problems. The old homely “the customer is always right” is a distraction. It is actually worse than that; overuse has turned it into a cliché. What really matters is helping people solve problems.
At its core, useful and customer friendly support is innovative, positive, precise ...
Customer Services December 30, 2017
Resources and resource pages are collections of useful and informative technical reference information, articles and guides. Experiencing the ISM difference means access to useful technical information. It makes choosing fluid and gas flow control components faster, safer and easier.
Engineers and designers usually need to refer back to relevant technical reference information when developing projects or maintaining existing ...
About ISM November 3, 2017
Searching for parts at ISM is easy and intuitive
By Travis Scott
Just over a year ago, we launched our redesigned website that featured e-commerce capabilities plus an easier user interface.
In order to offer online purchases, we needed software suitable for an industrial distributor like ISM. Magento is the name of the software we chose. It’s feature-rich...
Miscellaneous September 25, 2017
Quality component parts: OE, OER, OEM and ODM and what they mean
OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. Most often, OEMs purchase parts from other manufacturers or suppliers and use them to assemble their finished products. OEMs also make parts and sub-assemblies that are resold to other companies who assemble them into their own finished products.
About ISM August 16, 2017
Improved Navigation and User Interface
Our previous website was a good website. Over time though, we found ourselves wanting to improve functionality and navigation beyond what it was capable of. Added to that were occasional customer requests for more features, services and capabilities we really wanted to provide.
Well, after a lot of work and planning, we launched our new website and it has the design ...
Materials August 15, 2017
The new ISM Vacuum Pressures Unit Conversions Chart (Absolute and Relative) is now available as a downloadable PDF
Vacuum systems are used in a wide range of industrial, material handling, food processing and laboratory applications. Wherever vacuum is used, questions come up about vacuum or negative pressure. What it is, how it is measured and how one vacuum measurement...
Miniature Valves August 15, 2017
One-way foot valves with built-in 40 mesh strainers prevent coarse particle contamination
About the CVSF valved suction strainer
Our featured new product is the CVSF series of valved suction strainers, also called suction filters or foot valves. The design of these valved strainers is a spring loaded ball check valve combined with a 40 mesh stainless steel domed strainer.
The CVSF series...
Customer Services August 4, 2017
The ISM Difference - It matters every time you contact your partner vendor for help and advice
When using a supplier website or contacting them for a component part, you have some specific ideas in mind. It can be surprisingly difficult though, finding something that works right off-the-shelf.
What to do next? Rethink the ...
Customer Services July 3, 2017
The ISM Difference - Keep inventory under control so you can focus on what you do best
The key to manufacturing competitiveness is taking care of valuable resources. Businesses that reduce management distractions, minimize inventory-carrying costs and focus on core competencies improve their competitive advantage. Outsourcing inventory management can be useful for achieving these goals.
Inventory management is important...