News Category: Valves
August 21, 2017
Applications in low temperature ranges are referred to as cryogenic applications in professional circles, and are becoming ever more important in the era of energy transition. Due to the increased storage and further recycling of LNG (liquefied natural gas), the demand for plants in the cryogenic area has strongly increased in recent years. To enable cost-effective transport,... [Read More]

August 7, 2017
Emerson has upgraded one of its handheld communicators with ‘first-of-its-kind’ automatic synchronisation technology. The new upgrades to the AMS Trex Device Communicator connect field service data with asset management experts, utilising Industrial Internet of Things solutions with the aim of improving decision-making. According to a statement from Emerson,... [Read More]

July 25, 2017
US electrical engineering firm Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the acquisition of TechInvent2 AS, a Norwegian enterprise that holds the rights to FluidCom, a chemical injection metering valve (CIMV). According to Yokogawa, FluidCom prevents blockages and corrosion in oil wells, pipelines, and other facilities and employs a patented technology for thermal control.... [Read More]

July 21, 2017
South African valve and actuator technology manufacturer and supplier AR Controls of Vanderbijlpark has announced that it has acquired IncoValve and Controls. Under the terms of the buy, IncoValve and Controls will now be established as a leading producer for a range of industries. IncoValve and Controls has worked closely with AR Controls to combine the latest design... [Read More]

July 14, 2017
Arca Flow Controls, the US subsidiary of German based Arca Regler GmbH Germany, has delivered five anti-surge valves to Mexico. The valves have been designed for use in several compressor lines that are scheduled to go online in winter 2017 or the beginning of 2018. The anti-surge globe-type control valves come from the Ecotrol modular parts system, and will be installed... [Read More]

July 7, 2017
To round off its existing range of butterfly valves, the KSB Group has launched the new Aporis double-offset butterfly valve with elastomer sealing element. This product is used for applications where huge volumes of water need to be transported and shut off reliably. Applications include systems for water transport, water treatment or in large industrial cooling circuits.... [Read More]

July 5, 2017
Colombia’s Guadalupe IV hydroelectric plant has solved its flooding problem and saved thousands of dollars with a specialised automatic control valve. The Colombian State of Antioquia creates much of its clean power from hydro plants along the Guadalupe River. In the case of the Guadalupe IV hydroelectric plant, the risk of flooding required a suitable solution... [Read More]

June 29, 2017
At the Valve World Expo in Houston, Texas, Canadian company Velan unveiled its new Securaseal R-series cast metal-seated ball valve. Incorporating Velan’s severe service technology, the R-series valves are designed to be a package suitable for most processes with fluid slurries and high temperatures. Speaking at the expo in Houston, Yves Ludec, Velan’s... [Read More]

June 28, 2017
Weir BDK has received API6D certification across its range of valves. API6D is a qualification standard awarded by The American Petroleum Institution and recognised by oil and gas companies as a key requirement for ensuring the quality and performance of equipment integral to production, refining and distribution duties. It is awarded to manufacturers who are operating... [Read More]

June 26, 2017
Weir Flow Control France has announced a new addition to its Sarasin-RSBD range of safety valves, the new Starflow V design for steam boiler applications. The Starflow V has been designed to complement Weir’s existing Starflow P and Starsteam options. According to the company, the new product will allow boiler manufacturers and plant operators to deal with a single... [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 6, 2017
Italian company Bonomi has added a new line to its range of electric actuators, dubbed Series 86. According to the company, the new product line aims to build on the success of its Series 85 range. Included in the new series are models with output torques ranging from 30Nm to 350Nm. Each model comes with aluminium polyester powder coated housing and IP68 protection. Series... [Read More]

June 1, 2017
Rotork has received multiple orders for its fluid power valve actuators at a new ‘grassroots’ refinery under construction in the Middle East. The new facility will boast a capacity of up to 400,000 barrels a day, processing crude oils to manufacture petrol, ultra-low-sulphur diesel and fuel oil for both export and to satisfy local demand. One of the orders... [Read More]

May 31, 2017
Valves Online has announced the appointment of Glynn Sanderson as the company’s new South West technical sales engineer. Sanderson’s appointment is intended to strengthen Valves Online’s position as a national and local level supplier of valves, controls, tube and fittings. Specifically, he has been recruited with the goal of helping develop and support... [Read More]