Market leader in the supply of pipe fittings & pipeline maintenance equipment to the global gas & water distribution sector.
Since its founding in 1888, WASK has gained a reputation as a leader in producing innovative, safe and cost effective solutions in pipe jointing technology, particularly PE to metal transition fittings. WASK equipment such as Teeset drilling and tapping machine, Bagpipe gas bagging off equipment and By-Pass have become standard in the UK gas industry.
The revolutionary Aquastop drilling and tapping machine is designed to stop-off a water main for maintenance or extension.
In addition to having a strong market presence in the UK, the WASK range of products are utilised in many countries around the world across five continents. In the UK, WASK's products are successfully used by all the major gas and water utility networks including National Grid, Scotia Gas Networks, Wales and West Utilities, Northern Gas Network.
With its technical office in Keighley, West Yorkshire, where the company was first established, and its manufacturing facility in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the company is able to draw upon the huge financial and technical resources of the NYSE listed Crane Co of Stamford, Connecticut.
Coupled with the many decades of experience in its Technical and Marketing teams, these attributes ensure that WASK will remain a leader in its field and fully capable of meeting the changing needs of the worldwide gas industry by providing a wide range of products to the highest specifications.
WASK's policy is to ensure that its products exceed its customers' expectations through continuous development. The company’s facilities include a fully equipped test laboratory that is capable of testing the entire product range in accordance with customers’ specifications, for example PECAT, Flexgrip and Crimp fittings to specification GIS/PL3.
The Design and Manufacturing Departments all operate within a QA regime according to BS EN ISO 9001. and all appropriate products are kitemarked.
WASK policy has always been, and will continue to be, dedicated to applying the latest technology to produce world-leading and cost effective products to deliver safe and reliable performance to the gas industry.
WASK, PECAT, Flexgrip, Teeset and Aquastop are registered trade marks of Crane Limited.