FT Ductile becomes a trading division of FT Pipeline Systems Ltd

FT Ductile Ltd was set up in 2008 as a sister company to FT Pipeline Systems Ltd. As the name suggests, FT Ductile supplied ductile iron pipe whereas FT Pipeline Systems focused solely on steel pipe. The two companies have shared an office building, along with warehouse space and storage facilities and have always had […]

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COVID-19 Precautions

We would like to reassure our customers and suppliers that FT Ductile is carefully following the Government advice surrounding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and have put strategies in place to ensure continuity of service whilst also protecting the health and wellbeing of our staff and the public. In accordance with Government guidelines, which are updated […]

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View 3D Models of Proco Check Valves

One of our suppliers, Proco Products Inc, has recently added a 3D product catalogue to their website. Proco’s rubber check valves are a cost effective way to control back pressures from sewage treatment plants, outfalls and tidal operations. They are specifically designed to be durable and effective, reducing the likelihood of common maintenance problems. They […]

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Duckbill Check Valves Exported to Hong Kong

FT Ductile is the exclusive UK distributor for Proco duckbill check valves. We recently supplied a number of small diameter slip-in type duckbill check valves to a company in Hong Kong. Rubber check valves are a cost effective way to control back pressures from sewage treatment plants, outfalls and tidal operations. They are specifically designed […]

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Exports Continue to Grow

FT Ductile’s export business continues to thrive with a recent order having been shipped out to Sierra Leone in Western Africa. Three 40 ft containers comprising ductile iron pipe, VJ flange adaptors / couplings, PE pipe, PVC pipe and tapping saddles with a contract value of $90,000 were sent out as part of the supply […]

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FT Ductile Welcomes New Apprentice

FT Ductile is delighted to welcome new apprentice Jack Wright to the team. Seventeen-year old Jack joined the company in May 2019 as a Sales and Administration Assistant and is on a 12-month apprenticeship scheme. He will spend a few weeks in each of the departments to gain an understanding of how the business operates […]

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FT Ductile exports to Iraq

FT Ductile has recently completed another export order for a company based in Iraq. A 300mm specially fabricated pipe piece along with fittings were manufactured to order for a sewage treatment plant. A European manufacturer was required for this new build project and the ductile iron pipe and fittings were all supplied with the required […]

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Wooden Water Pipe Replaced with Ductile Iron

FT Ductile has recently exported 5km of 1000mm ductile iron pipe to Sweden. The new pipeline was required to replace an old 1000mm wooden pipe to a Swedish paper mill. The customer had a window of two weeks during a factory shutdown and required the new pipe to be delivered within that timeframe.  FT Ductile […]

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Rubber Check Valves available from FT Ductile

We are delighted to announce that we are now supplying PROCO Series 700 ProFlex™ rubber check valves. These duckbill check valves are a cost effective way to control back pressures from sewage treatment plants, outfalls and tidal operations. They are low maintenance, fully passive flow devices which do not require external power or manual assistance […]

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Power Pipe-Cutting Tools Improve Efficiency

Cutting and bevelling pipe at the edge of the trench could increase your workflow rate and improve efficiency. FT Ductile is now a distributor for the innovative range of Exact pipe tools for cutting, finishing and processing pipes on-site.  Cordless cutting tools facilitate pipe handling and offer quick and easy installation. Extended battery life allows an uninterrupted workflow and the tools […]

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