Blog: 2015

15 December 2015 / By: rmmcia

Brass hot forging

What is brass hot forging?   Brass hot forging or hot stamping consists in deforming a brass bar previously exposed to temperature, then subject to the pressure of two moulds giving it shape. It is one of the oldest metal works processes, by around 8000 b.C. it was already used for obtaining tools, jewellery… hammering on the metal by using stone tools.The two metallurgic parameters to be taken into account at hot stamping are brass composition and temperature.Considering bra...

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04 December 2015 / By: rmmcia

Types of threads (II): NPT threads

In a previous post we talked about BSP parallel threads (cylindrical) or “Gas” threads (G), the ones rmmcia produces at the standard brass fittings catalogue for threaded tube and pipe, according to regulation ISO 228-1.This type of thread Whitworth or BSP, became the British standard from mid XIX century. A couple of decades later the NPT thread (National Pipe Thread) was developed in the United States. William Sellers, an important mechanic engineer and businessman, designed it and s...

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25 November 2015 / By: rmmcia

Winter holidays 2015-2016

rmmcia will be closed for winter holidays from 23rd December 2015 to 6th January 2016 included.To avoid the difficulties of finding transport in those days, we kindly ask you to place your orders in advance. Please take into account that last date for shipments will be December 18th 2015.Let us take the opportunity to appreciate your collaboration and support, wishing you all the best for the year 2016.

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24 November 2015 / By: rmmcia

Mostra Convegno Expocomfort, Milano 2016

rmmcia in Mostra Convegno Expocomfort, Milano 2016– biennial international fair dedicated to global comfort technology    We are pleased to communicate that Rafael Márquez Moro y Cia., S.A. will attend the 40th edition of Mostra Convegno Expocomfort. This event will be held from the 15th to 18th March 2016 at Feria Milano’s venue.Mostra Convegno Expocomfort is the international leader expression of the heating and air conditioning sector, water treatment and thermo-sanitary s...

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20 November 2015 / By: rmmcia

rmmcia was at FIHAV La Havana 2015

rmmcia was at FIHAV La Havana 2015 – multi-sector International fair  Rafael Márquez Moro y Cia., S.A., has attended from 2nd to 7th November 2015 the 33rd edition of The Havana International Fair (FIHAV), which took place in EXPOCUBA’s venue.FFIHAV is the major multi-sector fair in Cuba and the Caribbean, and the international presence has raised to 15% when compared with last year, with a total of 70 countries represented by around 900 companies. Among them, 1 out of 5 came from...

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17 November 2015 / By: rmmcia

Copper industry recycling

Resources of the planet Earth are not unlimited. We know it, but the present way of life with a fast growth of consuming together with the raise of population invite us to a reflexion about how we can contribute to the planet sustainability.Authorities all over the world are aware of it, they are conscious of the need of putting the brakes on this process. After legislating about industrial emissions and the greenhouse effect, European Commission proposed later on the application of me...

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11 November 2015 / By: rmmcia

Installing plumbing in a bathroom with multilayer pipe and PEX

Installing plumbing in a bathroom with multilayer pipes and PEX is within anyone’s reach. It is indicated both for exposed installation and for bathrooms with gypsum board partitions, and it can be done almost professionally with the rmmcia wide range of connection fittings for multilayer pipe and PEX.In a previous post we talked about how to install this type of accessories for connecting cross-linked polyethylene pipes (PE-X) and multilayer pipes (plastic tub with a sandwiched layer...

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28 October 2015 / By: rmmcia

Metal compatibility: galvanic corrosion

Metal compatibility: galvanic corrosion.Sometimes it may have raised doubts about the use of brass accessories together with other metal pipes, for the possible harmful effects on the installation. An effect that may occur is a corrosion known as galvanic corrosion, which may happen with the contact of two dissimilar metals in the presence of an electrolyte or conductive media, such as water.But what is the galvanic corrosion exactly? Within a conductive solution, two metals of enough...

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26 October 2015 / By: rmmcia

More presence of the Do-it-yourself sector

More presence of the Do-it-yourself sector.Do-it-yourself is a sector growing in Spain. Despite the loss of 30% in sales during the past recession years, not all distributor channels suffered it. Now their revenues are growing and they modify their strategy, placing the stores closer to the city centre.In the 90’s, DYI’s distributors spread across as “category kings”, highly specialized stores and with big sales volumes. The first one -still leader of the market- has been growing all t...

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21 October 2015 / By: rmmcia

Installing multilayer pipe and PEX without professional tools

Installing multilayer pipes and PEX is in no need of professional tools. In a simple way we can do heating and plumbing installations thanks to this family of brass fittings rmmcia is offering for connecting cross-linked polyethylene pipe (PE-X) and multilayer pipe (plastic tub with a sandwiched layer of aluminium).The wide range of connection fittings for multilayer pipe and PEX is including changes of direction, branches, straight unions, manifolds, plugs, stopcocks, etc. in versions...

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