Because we know the power of collaboration and connection
Although it’s not something we interview for when we hire, ISM has somehow attracted like-minded folks to their team. Folks who share a common value of giving back to their communities and other charities.
It’s pretty amazing, actually, and it starts at the top.
ISM’s President, James Davis, is personally involved with ...
Compliant Fuel Shut-Off Valves and Plastic Fuel Filters
Fuel system components for outdoor power equipment
What is ANSI/OPEI B71.10-2018?This is the newest edition of the ANSI and OPEI "Off-Road Ground-Supported Outdoor Power Equipment - Gasoline Fuel Systems - Performance Specifications and Test Procedures". This newest version of ANSI/OPEI B71.10 has a November 12th, 2020 implementation date. It applies to all relevant products built after that date...
Pivoting connections for moving machine elements and air tool ease-of-use
Fittings for air, gas and liquids flow control systems
Swivel fittings bring important advantages to pneumatic and liquid flow control systems. For air tools, they significantly increase maneuverability and ease of ...
Some versatile, miniature spring-loaded nylon check valves
A product overview of some of ISM’s popular product series
These compact made-to-order spring-loaded check valves come in versatile range of connection types, cracking pressures and O-ring seal material choices. They are made of tough nylon plastic with ...
A look at recent additions to our miniature low-pressure check valves selection
A product overview of one of ISM’s popular product series
CVN, CVP and CVK series precision molded check valves >>
These barbed and male NPT thread low-pressure plastic diaphragm check valves come in more than 90 possible combinations of ...
An overview of ISM’s miniature flow control valves selection
ISM’s miniature flow control valvesIf it uses air, gas, or fluid, ISM has a small-bore miniature valve for it.
Plastic duckbill check valves with hose barb and non-barbed (straight) connections.
Plastic diaphragm check valves with non-barbed (straight), barbed, multi-barbed, luer and threaded ...
A look at recent additions to our miniature check and pressure relief valves selection
A product overview of some recent ISM product releases.
- JCV series compression by male NPT thread plastic spring loaded check valves.
- NRVT series plastic in-line pressure relief valves.
- NRV series natural nylon pressure relief valves.
- CVNUCB series plastic spring loaded hose barbed ...
Durometer affects what type of materials and fittings you use for your application
What is durometer?
Durometer or Shore durometer is a standardized way to measure the hardness of materials like rubber (elastomers) and plastics. Durometer measurement scales range from 0 to 100 but there is no such thing as a durometer unit of measurement. Another way of saying this is that durometer is a dimensionless ...
Luers for medical applications and the new ISO 80369 small-bore connector standards
What is ISO 80369 and how does it relate to luers?
The ISO 80369-7: Connectors for Intravascular or Hypodermic Applications standard for luer fittings is part seven of ISO 80369. ISO 80369 is a series of medical device standards developed by the International Organization for Standardization. The standards cover small-bore connectors used in the different systems providing direct, individual patient care. ISO 80369 standards were developed to significantly improve ...
Mike Reid - ISM Account Manager
Born and raised in Colorado, Mike Reid graduated from Lincoln High School (Denver Colorado) in 1977. Mike Jokes that he has not gone very far in his life since the high school he graduated from 42 years ago is only a few blocks away.
After high school, Mike had a 25-year career in a Stainless-Steel manufacturing plant, where he excelled in many positions throughout his time with the company. He started at the plant ...