News Category: Valves
June 12, 2015
IDEX Corp. has acquired Alfa Valvole, an expert in the design, manufacture and sale of specialty valve products used in the chemical, petrochemical, energy and sanitary markets. Located in Casorezzo, Italy, Alfa has revenues of approximately €30 million and will operate within the IDEX Fluid and Metering Technologies segment. Alfa was acquired for approximately €102... [Read More]

May 27, 2015
Burkert has developed a new micro-valve for pharmaceutical fluid control systems that claims to reduce liquid consumption, minimise dosing and wash cycles, and cut the distance to the application. Measuring 7mm wide and 26mm high, the new micro-valve – WhisperValave – fits in miniature apparatus. It is suitable for 9 mm titre plates, but can also be installed... [Read More]

May 26, 2015
Crane ChemPharma & Energy, a manufacturer of engineered industrial products, has developed two new valve lines that deliver fugitive emissions control. Designed in accordance with the industry's latest standards, the new Pacific CSV line of cast steel gate, globe and check valves from Crane ChemPharma & Energy provide high level of quality and performance in demanding... [Read More]

May 26, 2015
Center Line 200 resilient seated butterfly valves from Crane ChemPharma & Energy are now NSF-61 & NSF-372 certified for potable water and lead-free service. Certification to NSF/ANSI Standard 61 ensures that a product meets the regulatory requirements for the US and Canada, and it can often fulfil the testing requirements for many other countries as well. Manufactured... [Read More]

May 14, 2015
Victaulic, manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining and fire protection systems, has announced a joint business venture with Bermad, a global producer of hydraulic water and air valve technologies. The new business partnership, called Victaulic Bermad Technologies (VBT), will be based in Houston, Texas and will focus on select markets and applications, including commercial... [Read More]

May 12, 2015
Flowrox, a specialist in heavy-duty industrial valve manufacturing and services, will be exhibiting its pinch valve and process flow product lines at ACHEMA 2015. The company will be presenting a range of pinch valve designs relevant to the industrial pipeline operations including: • PVE enclosed body pinch valves• PV open body pinch valves• PVG pinch... [Read More]

May 12, 2015
Bestobell Marine, a supplier of cryogenic globe and check valves for ships, has secured two new contracts for its cryogenic globe and check valves. The valves are to be fitted in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) re-liquefaction systems that will be installed on two LNG carriers being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in South Korea for Knutsen OAS Shipping... [Read More]

May 7, 2015
Assured Automation has announced the addition of the SM Series to its compact automated valve line. This series features 'Sure Mount' actuated brass ball valves with compact electric actuators offering a low cost, compact, HVAC valve solution. For use in residential and commercial HVAC applications, these brass and lead free brass automated ball valves are available in... [Read More]

April 28, 2015
Metso has received a large control valve order for Turkmenistan's national oil and gas company Turkmengas's petrochemical plant project. The delivery includes standard and severe service globe valves and butterfly valves ranging in size from 1/2" to 20" from the Neles and Jamesbury product portfolios. Metso is also providing Neles ND9000 intelligent valve controllers,... [Read More]

April 16, 2015
Metso will supply altogether about one thousand valves for Stora Enso's consumer board machine project in Guangxi, China. To guarantee effective services for the new mill, Metso will also strengthen its service presence in the Guangxi area. The consumer board machine is part of Stora Enso's integrated mill project being implemented in two phases in China. The value of... [Read More]

April 16, 2015
The Badger Meter Company, represented in the UK by Pump Engineering, was recently challenged to manufacture 1" valves which could handle ethylene glycol at flows up to 2 lit/min at 700 bar. These valves were successfully deployed in deep water oilfields in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico where pressures are relatively high and temperatures relatively low and therefore the... [Read More]

April 16, 2015
Midland Manufacturing, part of OPW, has launched a new pressure relief valve (PRV) to help reduce the likelihood of valve shear-off during a rail tank-car rollover. Built specifically for the rail transport of ethylene oxide – a toxic inhalation hazard – Midland's A-1076 is the result of customer feedback and industry demand for a product that can survive such... [Read More]

April 15, 2015
Emerson Process Management's FlowScanner 6000 Version 6.6 valve diagnostic tool now seamlessly integrates with the Kalsi Valve & Actuator Program (KVAP) from Kalsi Engineering. This integration allows efficient tracking and trending analysis and direct feedback to calculate functional margin in accordance with ASME OM Code Mandatory Appendices III and IV. FlowScanner... [Read More]

April 14, 2015
Crane ChemPharma, a designer and manufacturer of fluid handling solutions, has launched a new line of cast steel valves for demanding applications. Designed in accordance with the industry's latest standards, the new Pacific CSV line consists of gate, globe and check valves. 'Pacific has partnered with a world-renowned foundry to deliver the highest quality of cast steel... [Read More]

April 8, 2015
Rotork Gears, the valve gearbox manufacturer in the Rotork group of flow control companies, is offering the IB AWWA (American Water Works Association) series of bevel gearboxes, designed specifically for the manual operation of AWWA standard C560 cast iron and C561 fabricated stainless steel gate valves. The AWWA is responsible for setting standards on the design, performance... [Read More]

March 30, 2015
In the 21st century, the requirements for fluid control systems in medical technologies as in other areas have changed significantly. The goal is to minimise: minimise liquid consumption, minimise the size, minimise the dosing and wash cycles, and above all, minimise the distance to the application. With the aim of meeting these requirements, Bürkert has developed... [Read More]