Contractor Saves $$$ by Installing Ball Valves with Extended Socket-Weld End-Connections

During installation of valve, a contractor would normally separate the end-caps from the valve body, weld them in place and then reassemble the valve body to the end-caps. And hope the valve doesn't leak. This step must be followed because the valve seats and seals cannot withstand the heat from welding. But, with Extended Socket-Weld Valves, a contractor can weld the valves directly in-line and know that the valve will perform. No disassembly required! Setpoint saved a con