Core & Main Holds the No. 1 Market Position in the United States
Whatever the project — from water and sewer line installation, stormwater retention systems and water/wastewater treatment plant construction to fire protection equipment and services — Core & Main offers a full array of capabilities to serve you.
Frames & Grates
Cast iron frames and grates are an integral part of any drainage system, acting as a solid yet fluid way of allowing water to drain off properly. Core & Main works with all of the major casting manufacturers and vendors and can customize a drain and grate solution that works for you.
For any other casting related needs, contact your sales rep to see how we can provide a custom-tailored solution that is specific to your project.
Rings & Covers
Manhole rings and covers are some of the most recognizable waterworks products in the industry. Through all of the many different brands and manufacturers, Core & Main is the one stop shop for all of your manhole cover and ring needs. One of the most important features in the manhole industry is ability to brand your iron cover and grate products. Core & Main can work with the manufacturers when placing your casting order to ensure that your iron products are engraved with your municipalities name. Talk to your sales rep to learn more.
Repair clamps are used to repair holes, leaks, splits, circumferential breaks and cracks, as well as to correct pulled or leaking service connections. They are a crucial part to have for any maintenance or service crew. Talk to your sales rep today to see how Core & Main can keep your crews stocked up on repair clamps.
Ideal for pressure break situations, a repair coupling can be suitable solution to a main break or leak. Their heavy-duty nature, coupled with their exceptional mobility, makes them an ideal choice for any sort of waterline or other pipeline break. Core & Main is your one stop shop for any and all of your repair coupling needs.
Tapping sleeves are an integral part of any pressurized line tapping project. They form the connection between the new line and the tapped main, maintaining a tight seal around the tapped line. This allows it to be a permanent and cost-effective solution for adding a line or service to any existing water main. Let Core & Main provide the solution that best suits your need.
Drainage / Erosion Control
Drainage and erosion control are an important part of any waterworks project. Whether you need to protect an entire hillside with a geotextile fabric or just a set of storm drain clean outs, Core & Main can supply the products that you need to get the job done right.
Drainage structures are large structures used to store or slow the velocity of stormwater. They allow the sediment and solids to be captured prior to any release of the fluid into the environment – thus protecting the environment. They are a complex and intricate part of any storm water management system. At Core & Main we specialize in storm water management and can offer the expertise you need to get your drainage structure completed according to your project’s specifications.
Backed by strict quality control procedures, we offer custom fabrication to meet the needs of your next project. Our fabrication services include, cutting, outlet welding, threading and much more. Talk to your sales rep to learn about how Core & Main’s fabrication capabilities can help you complete your project.
No fire protection system job is complete without the proper fittings. Whether you need valves, MJ joints, or couplings, Core & Main can supply all the fittings that you need for your project.
Flex drops are flexible hose assemblies that consist of a fitting to attach to the branch line and a fitting for the sprinkler with a flexible hose between. These sprinkler flex drops are used to replace the hard drops out of the branch line. Talk to your sales rep about how we can supply a system that incorporates a flex drop sprinkler system.
Hangers & Devices
Fire protection systems often require a series of different hangars and fasteners in order to mount and support the system. Whether you need loop, split ring, clevis, or any other type of hangar, Core & Main stocks the hangar products that you need for your project.
A fire sprinkler or sprinkler head is the component of a fire sprinkler system that discharges water when the effects of a fire have been detected. As a leader in the fire protection industry, Core & Main works with you to find and source a sprinkler that is suitable for your project.
Hose & Equipment
In any major fire protection project, there are always a myriad of ancillary products that need to be installed in order to meet the fire code. Items such as fire hoses and safety equipment are often required to be present before a system can be deemed complete. Core & Main is your one stop shop for all of your hose and equipment needs.
For any other fire protection needs specific to your project, talk to your sales rep about crafting a custom solution that is specific to your needs.
Core & Main distributes the most complete line of fire sprinkler piping products in the industry. We carry everything from steel pipe to CPVC and everything in between. Talk to your sales rep about how we can customize a sprinkler pipe solution to fit your needs.
Valves are an integral part of any complete fire protection system. Whether you need an order of emergency shut-off valves or a much larger gate valve, Core & Main can find the solution you need.
Brass fittings are often used in service lines as well as other small diameter applications. Whether you need a 90-degree elbow, threaded nipple, or coupling; Core & Main can supply the brass fittings that you need to get the job done.
No Ductile iron pipe job is complete without the proper fittings. Whether you need flange, MJ, TJ or any other joint type, we can find a solution that is specific to your needs.
While HDPE pipe lengths are fused together, many HDPE jobs require a variety of fittings like elbows, tees or wyes. Whether you need electrofusion couplings, butt fusion joints, IPS adaptors, custom molded or fabricated types, we can supply the products that suit your needs.
Drainage and stormwater maintenance often require complex systems that are custom tailored to each individual situation. Whether you need a series of storm drain cleanouts or are in need of a complex system that requires many different kinds of joint configurations, Core & Main can supply the products to fit your needs.
For any other fitting-related needs, please contact your sales rep to see how we can customize a solution that is specific to your project.
No PVC pipe job is complete without the proper fittings. Whether you need fittings that support a gravity fed sewer system or fittings that can support a force main, Core & Main can supply the PVC fittings for your job.
Here at Core & Main we have a team of experts dedicated to serving the Irrigation industry. Talk to your sales rep to learn about our capabilities and products that we offer to the irrigation sector.
Meter Boxes & Enclosures
Meter boxes and enclosures act as the shield for your water meters, protecting them no matter the challenges of the external environment. Whether you have sandy water-logged soil or have a frost-line that penetrates six feet below the ground, Core & Main can work with you to find a solution to your meter box and enclosure needs.
Meters & Parts
Water, gas and electric meters represent the cash register for thousands of communities and municipalities across the country. When one meter fails, that is one less income source for a community. Core & Main a leader in the meter industry and can tailor a solution to fit your needs. In addition, Core & Main has a meter technology team that can help solve your most complex meter-related issues. Talk to your sales rep about how we can provide a solution for your meter related needs.
As the largest supplier in the water/sewer industry we can often source products for the electrical industry. Due to our extensive vendor relationships, we can supply electrical conduit and copper wire spools amongst other items. Talk to your sales rep today to learn about how Core & Main can help you get the job done.
Used primarily in service and small line applications, copper is a staple in the waterworks industry. Whether you need type K, L, M or any other copper type, Core & Main can help you find the right product to get the job done.
Ductile iron pipe is a durable, metallic, multiuse pipe that can support most water and sewer applications. We work with all major manufacturers and can supply any OD and wall thickness that you need to get the job done.
Pipe-Ductile Iron FAB
Standard lengths of ductile iron pipe are not applicable in all situations, especially when it comes to treatment plants. We can work with any end connection combination as well any specific linings or coatings that you need to get the job done. Work with Core & Main on any and all of your custom-fabricated ductile iron piping needs.
High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Pipe, otherwise known as fusible pipe, is a piping product that is suitable for most water, sewer, and energy applications. HDPE is quite popular in the oil and gas sector due to its flexibility through rough terrain and resistance to leaks as a result of its joint-less structure. Beyond energy, HDPE is also suitable for most municipal applications. If you have HDPE piping needs, Core & Main’s fusible sales team can help find a solution that works for you.
Corrugated HDPE pipe is typically used in storm drain and gravity system applications. The corrugated nature of the pipe allows it to excel at managing flow rate within a gravity fed system, making it a popular choice among those working in stormwater management. It is also useful in agricultural settings, commonly being used in irrigation applications. As a leader in the drainage world, Core & Main can help craft a solution to your drainage needs.
For any other types of pipe, please contact your sales rep to see how we can provide a custom solution specific to your project.
PVC, short for polyvinyl chloride, is a lightweight, plastic pipe product suitable for most water, sewer, storm and irrigation applications. Core & Main stocks PVC at all of our locations and can supply any OD and pressure rating that you need to get the job done.
From heavy degreasers to industrial strength lubricants, there are a myriad of different chemical types that you need to get the job done. Core & Main is your one stop shop for all of your chemical accessories that you need for your projects.
If you are laying pipe in an environment that is prone to cold weather, chances are your specification is going to call for pipe insulation. This is often required on small diameter lines such as a service line or meter setter where the small dimensions make them prone to freezing. Talk to your sales rep to learn about how Core & Main can keep your pipe projects ice free.
Other Pipe Accessories
For any other pipe accessory needs, talk to your sales rep about getting a solution that is customized to what your project requires.
Often pipe must run though a casing and spacers are used to center the pipe inside the casing and facilitate the installation process. When your project requires any type of pipe spacers, rely on Core & Main to match you with the proper product.
Pipe Wraps & Coatings
Pipe wrap and other coatings are often the easiest and most economical method of corrosion protection for Ductile Iron pipe that needs to be laid in aggressive soil types. Wrapping or coating a stick of pipe helps ensure that the structure of the pipe is not compromised within a harsh soil environment. Talk to your sales rep today to learn about how Core & Main can ensure the longevity of your pipe projects.
Sealants and lubrication help maintain a leak tight and flexible joint between two pieces of pipe. Talk to your sales rep about how Core & Main can help safe guard your piping projects.
Tracer wire, which is also called locating wire or locator wire, is used to assist in locating pipes and other lines after they have been buried in the ground. Once a pipe is laid down, tracer wire is placed along its length and buried next to the pipe. Core & Main is your one stop shop for all of your tracer wire related needs.
Pumps & Parts
Whether you are trying to drain out a flooded trench with a trash pump or are in need of a flood control product with much more power, Core & Main can supply all of your pumping related needs. Talk to your sales rep today to see how we can supply a product that is specific to your project.
At Core & Main it is our job to make our customers as successful as possible, and sometimes that means renting a piece of equipment is a more cost-effective option than purchasing that equipment. Check with us on our rental equipment availability that may help you with your project.
Pipe restraints are commonly used for securing PVC, Ductile, and HDPE joints. They are often used as a means to ensure a pressurized main does not slip out of its joint. Core & Main has relationships across all of the major suppliers and can provide the pipe restraints you need to get the job done.
Whether you are repainting a fire hydrant or marking a service line at a customer’s home, Core & Main has the paint products you need to get the job done.
Safety and compliance are paramount across all of our industries. As an industry leader, Core & Main strives to ensure that all our customers have access to the safety products that they need.
Maintaining your city’s inventory of bronze valves paramount to ensuring you have easy accessshut off points within your services lines. Core & Main has the products you need to get the job done. Talk to your sales rep to learn more.
Corp, Curb and Meter Stops
Corp stops, curb stops and meter stops are important pieces for any service line addition. They allow a system owner, property owner, or municipality the ability to manage the inbound water flow from an external source. Contact your Core & Main sales rep to see how we can help you get the job done.
Other Service Materials
For any other service related materials, contact your sales rep to see how we can customize a solution that is specific to your project.
Service brass often refers to the products used in service lines as well as other small diameter applications. Whether you need a series of shut-off valves, meter couplings, corp stops or repair parts, Core & Main can supply the brass fittings that you need to get the job done.
Being able to tap to an active or inactive main is vital part of any service project. Core & Main is your one-stop shop for all things related to service saddles. Talk to your sales rep about how we can supply you with all of your service saddle needs.
Setters & Resetters
Meter setters and resetters are the parts and pieces that integrate a water meter into a service line. It is a complex working of brass pipes that fit to both support the meter while also efficiently inputting and outputting water from the meter. Contact your sales rep about how Core & Main can help you solve your setter and resetter needs.
Here at Core & Main we have the tools that you need to get your job completed. Stop by your local branch to see our inventory and pick up the supplies that you need for your project.
Hydrants & Parts
As one of the most symbolic product lines in the industry, fire hydrants are a staple for every community. Whether you need to replace hundreds of hydrants at once or simply repair a broken one, Core & Main can provide a solution that works for you.
Valve Boxes & Enclosures
Valve boxes and enclosures give you direct access to your buried valves. Whether you have sandy water-logged soil or have a frost-line that penetrates six feet below the ground, Core & Main can work with you to find a solution to your valve box and enclosure needs.
Valves & Parts
Valves are an integral part of any water & sewer system. Whether you need an order of meter shut off valves or a much larger gate valve or butterfly valve, Core & Main can find the solution you need. With relationships across every major manufacturer, we can provide a valve solution that is specific to your application.