How to use our
Use our site to find out
about Babcock product information, specify custom products, download PDF files, and
request quotes. Please click on a title below for detailed instructions.
Search Types and RFQs
Parametric Search: access detailed product
information and configure custom products.
Product Line Specs / Terminology
& Application: use our directory trees
to find product information, application information, and engineering design data.
Part Number Search: identify products with partial part numbers, competitor
part numbers, and search our database via keyword for products, engineering data,
Quote Bin: build a 'shopping cart' and request a quote from a local
distributor or representative.
PDF files are available for each product type that contain the same specification
data available in our online and printed catalogs. To download these files so as
to view and print them, you need Adobe Acrobat™ Reader
When applicable, CAD drawing files are also available for downloading.
You will find links to downloadable files on product information pages which
are accessed via all three search types; parametric, directory
tree, and text
When you get to a catalog page,
specify one or more parameters in the Parametric Search page that appears
in the right frame of your browser (if you choose to use another search type first,
a link is provided in the leftmost frame to return the parametric search frame to
yor window). Click the Match button at the bottom of the form. A parts list
will appear that match your chosen parameters. If the list is too long or not long
enough, click on the Refine Parameters button and define more or fewer parameters.
Once an exact or near match is found in the parts list page, click on its part number
or button. A product information page will appear (for more information about the
product's line specifications use the Product Line Specs directory tree —
see below). If you want a quote for that part, click the Add To Quote button.
Fill in the quantity desired in the page that appears and click Okay.
If a 'Special' or 'Other Value' is chosen for a parameter, a window will appear that
will provide fields for you to specify the values you desire. When completed, click
the Configure Part Number button. A product information page will result with
a generated part number and specifications for that general product. If you wish
to obtain a quote for that part, use the Add To Quote button, fill in the
quantity in the page that appears and click Okay.
The Product Line Specs directory
tree resides on the leftmost frame of our catalog and contains links to our stock
product line, associated product information, and PDF files.
Use the arrows to open and close product category and product types. Click on the
buttons within the product type lists to access specific information.
To find and choose parts in the Product Line Specs, open a category and then
a product type. Click the Stock Spec List button. A standard product line
list will appear and includes specification tables and links to more product information.
Click on a part number or its button to link to these information pages. To request
a quote, click the Add to Quote Bin and fill in the quantity in the page that
appears and click Okay.
The directory trees also include links to:
- specific categories of product
- application information
- engineering information
- terminology and glossaries
- product representatives and distributors
Use partial or complete part numbers
to search our database or search for terms by entering them in the Part Number
Search text box in the leftmost frame of our catalog. Entry of a complete part
number will access its product information while incomplete part numbers and terms
will generate a descriptive list of 'hits' and links.
Once a product information page is accessed you can create a quote bin by clicking
Add To Quote or modify the part to your specifications by clicking the Special
Options button. Make your modifications in that page. First use the Add Special
buttons for each modification. The page will refresh for each button you click so
please choose all of the parameters you want to modify prior to filling out the entry
forms. When completed click the Add to Quote Bin and fill in the quantity
in the page that appears and click Okay.
Stock part numbers, 'special' part
numbers, specifications, and the quantity of your chosen items are compiled in the
Quote Bin. Complete the form, click the enter button, and your local distributor
or representative contact information will appear. Feel free to contact them for
verification, technical questions, and delivery times. Otherwise, we will contact
you about the quote.
Access the Quote Bin anytime by clicking the Quote Bin button in the
leftmost frame of our catalog pages.