Category: Estimating

NCPWB Technical Bulletin: The 37-1/2 Bevel

The 37-1/2°± 2-1/2° bevel is the normal bevel angle to find on piping fittings and flanges and in many specifications and standards. Where did such a weird angle originate?


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Labor Estimating Guide for Service Version 2.0

Find industry consensus data for routine maintenance tasks and average times to complete those tasks in this handy guide. A discussion on basic assumptions, labor correction factors, list of routine maintenance tasks for 50 different pieces of equipment and more are included. The tasking lists are provided in both Adobe Acrobat PDF and Microsoft Excel formats for flexibility. Also available as a . ZIP archive for immediate download.