June 23, 2017
New Way Air Bearings has announced it is now offering 'Bently balance bearings’, externally pressurised air bearings for non-contact support of rotors during balancing operations. The new air bearings can be applied to a range of pumps in a range of industries, and are designed to lead to smooth running through better balancing. Air bearings eliminate damage to... [Read More]

June 23, 2017
The BM25 and BM25 wireless area gas monitor from Tyco Gas & Flame Detection have been approved per governmental regulation n°179-2010, and received certification N°15.0200 X. Tyco’s BM25 has been designed to detect one to five gases for mobile or temporary work applications, team protection, area surveillance or places where fixed detection systems... [Read More]

June 22, 2017
Emerson has announced a new dual-mode wireless gateway which supports both IEC 62951 WirelessHART and ISA100.11a industrial wireless communications standards. Expanding Emerson’s wireless portfolio, the new gateway to Emerson’s Plantweb digital ecosystem will provide customers with a way to utilise WirelessHART technologies from many suppliers. "With our new... [Read More]

June 22, 2017
Gardner Denver Holdings has completed the acquisition of LeROI Compressors, a move which the company hopes will provide further access to the gas compression and vapour recovery market. A global provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipment, Gardner Denver Holdings has acquired LeROI Compressors for a purchase price of approximately $20 million (€17.9... [Read More]

June 21, 2017
A new report from the Bank of Scotland paints a picture of cautious optimism for the oil and gas industry, with signs that many companies are ‘gearing up’ for growth. Key findings of the new report include the revelation that more than half of oil and gas firms are planning for growth, and that there are signs job cuts are starting to slow. The sixth annual... [Read More]

June 20, 2017
Lloyd’s Register (LR), an international provider of engineering and technology-centric professional services, has won a major new contract which will see the company implement a fully integrated risk-based inspection system at S-Oil’s new €4.2 billion (€3.8 billion) residue upgrading and Olefin downstream complex (RUC/ODC) plant in Ulsan, Korea. “We... [Read More]

June 20, 2017
Blacoh Fluid Control has announced the release of the ‘world’s first’ combination pulsation dampener and back pressure valve, which it has named the Hybrid Valve. The new valve is intended to combine the steady flow control of a pulsation dampener and the regulation of a back pressure valve to deliver the performance and functionality of both in a single... [Read More]

June 19, 2017
Arca is offering a unique new solution for accessing the technical documentation for its control valves. Operation and maintenance personnel regularly need access to technical documentation and information for the systems and technologies they use, but as Arca point out: “Due to the experience with recurring documentation requests there is reason to doubt, if and... [Read More]

June 19, 2017
New research could lead to a significant reduction in corrosion, an issue that has long been a costly one for a range of fluid handling applications. Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of California, Berkley, have developed what they claim is a new, better approach to predict how metals react with water. Their new computational method combines two... [Read More]

June 16, 2017
US based Atlas Copco Portable Energy has added to its medium and large submersible dewatering pumps with the launch of the WEDA+ plug and play range. Five models are included in the WEDA+ range: the WEDA 50, with normal and high head variants, and the WEDA 60+ available in normal head, high head and super high head configuration. According to Atlas Copco, the super high... [Read More]

June 16, 2017
Honeywell Process Solutions has announced the launch of a new ultrasonic gas flowmeter, which the company claims offers the ‘highest available’ level of accuracy in custody transfer processes. Called Q Sonic, the new flowmeter is the ‘first’ eight-path ultrasonic meter to combine both reflective and direct paths. This enables the flowmeter to detect... [Read More]

June 15, 2017
The Hydraulic Institute will co-locate its 2017 Fall Conference with the Fluid Sealing Association Fall Meeting for the first time. The joint event will take place at the Renaissance Worthington in Fort Worth, Texas, on 23-26 October 2017. As the Hydraulic Institute celebrates a century of existence in 2017, the co-located conference is set to celebrate this milestone.... [Read More]

June 15, 2017
Industrial process instrumentation specialist Krohne has launched what it dubs ‘a new generation’ of liquid and solids level measurement products. According to the company, the new level measurement range offers improved performance, enhanced software, and an improved and more powerful signal processor. Both 24GHZ and 80GHZ versions are included in the new... [Read More]

June 14, 2017
The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a two year pause on an oil and gas pollution rule created by the Obama administration. In May 2016, the Obama administration finalised new rules designed to cut methane pollution, a greenhouse gas significantly more harmful to the environment than carbon dioxide. Affecting both drilling as well as oil and gas pipelines,... [Read More]

June 14, 2017
Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT) has announced the launch of its new PurgEye Desk Weld Purge Monitor. “Weld purging is the act of removing oxygen from the vicinity of a weld before, during and after welding metals such as stainless steel, titanium, zirconium and nickel alloys,” according to a press release from HFT. “Without weld purging, the weld... [Read More]

June 13, 2017
New York headquartered ITT has announced the appointment of David J. Malinas as president of its Industrial Process business. Malinas, who has joined ITT from biotechnology company Thermo Fisher Scientific, will report to Luca Savi, ITT’s CEO. Malinas’ new role will involve delivering the strategic and operating plans of ITT’s Industrial Process business,... [Read More]