News Category: Valves
March 24, 2015
Flowserve, a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has announced that its operation in Brazil has been selected to supply all ball sector control valves, ball valves and butterfly valves for the new Klabin mill (Project Puma) located in the city of Ortigueira, Paraná state, southern Brazil. In total, more than 1,500... [Read More]

March 18, 2015
Crane ChemPharma & Energy, a provider of highly-engineered solutions for fluid handling applications worldwide, will be introducing its new Xomox FK and Pacific Pressure Seal valves at upcoming industry events. Xomox FK Engineered to address the inherent dangers of volatile chemical applications, the Xomox FK adheres to the industry's most stringent standards and... [Read More]

March 16, 2015
The US Department of Transportation's Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a Railworthiness Directive requiring railroad tank car owners to replace unapproved valves currently installed in some tank cars. The valves in question are UNNR ball valves manufactured and sold by McKenzie Valve & Machining. Recent FRA investigations revealed that the valves... [Read More]

March 16, 2015
ValvTechnologies, a manufacturer of zero-leakage high performance valve solutions, has expanded existing in-house coating capabilities, purchasing two additional state-of-the-art robotically integrated HVOF spray booths. ValvTechnologies' HVOF team has developed a proprietary compressive spray technique resulting in higher bond strengths. This proprietary process is called... [Read More]

March 3, 2015
Clarke Industrial Engineering, the exclusive manufacturer of Shutter Valves, has completed a series of independent certifications at National Board of Testing, located in Worthington, Ohio, US. The Shutter Valve achieved bubble tight shut off (Class 6 zero leakage) at 150 PSI and 300 PSI. Shell Strength passed with zero leakage at 150 PSI and 300 PSI certification pressures.... [Read More]

February 27, 2015
Rotork has announced an extensive advancement of CMA electric actuation technology for the operation of process control valves, introducing new options to meet evolving customer and market requirements. With the latest developments, the CMA design can now be specified with increased functionality encompassing local controls, LCD positional display and programmable fail-to-position... [Read More]

February 20, 2015
Now available from Rotork Instruments is a hazardous area limit switchbox for manual valves designed with minimal moving parts and magnetic switching technology for long-term reliability in the most demanding applications and hostile environments. Available with a rugged polyester powder coated copper-free aluminium or 316L stainless steel housing, the Soldo Easy Switch... [Read More]

February 20, 2015
New York-based manufacturer Griffco Valve has earned certification for CE under the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 97/23/EC Category 4, Modules B and D for its design and manufacture of pressure relief/safety valves and back pressure valves. Griffco is one of the first diaphragm pressure relief valves certified to this level of CE marking. The company says that this... [Read More]

February 19, 2015
Festo has introduced its new VS series of piston-spool solenoid and pneumatic valves and valve manifolds. This new generation of individually wired valves is designed to give years of dependable service while helping OEMs lower the costs of acquisition, assembly, and inventory. The high-flow rate VS series is ideal for simple clamping and locking operations in semiautomatic... [Read More]

February 10, 2015
The precision fluidics division of Parker Hannifin has released a new miniature solenoid actuated poppet valve for the pharmaceutical industry. The Series MX – Model 7 is a miniature solenoid valve that provides portable medical device manufacturers a high performing, energy efficient pneumatic on/off control valve in a compact 10mm size. 'With the growing pressure... [Read More]

February 10, 2015
AS-Schneider, a specialist in the field of industrial valves, now provides a range of anti-tamper valve head units to allow plant operators to protect their valves against undesired manipulation. Valves play an important role when it comes to the safety of process equipment and power stations. Unauthorised access or accidental operation can quickly lead to catastrophic... [Read More]

February 5, 2015
Ham-Let, a global manufacturer of instrumentation valves and fittings for industrial and high purity fluid and gas delivery systems recently launched its ultra-fast (UF series) diaphragm valve for atomic layer deposition. 'Our UF series unique flow adjustment mechanism, patent pending no. US 61/910, 79, allows for precise flow adjustment and stable flow capacity during... [Read More]

January 27, 2015
An emergency butterfly valve sealant system developed by Severn Glocon Group company Severn Leeds has been validated by Saudi Aramco. The Sealant Pressure Injection Reserve Endurance System (SPIRES, patent pending) is a progressive technology that overcomes the challenge of resealing damaged valves without a cavity. It mitigates risk of leakage following damage to... [Read More]

January 16, 2015
DeZURIK has announced that four of its knife gate valve product lines have earned Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Certification per the requirements of the IEC 61508:2010 standard. The IEC 61508 international standard on Functional Safety assures that safety-related systems provide the necessary risk reduction required to achieve safety for the equipment. The company's KGC... [Read More]

January 15, 2015
Badger Meter HP-60 ultra-high pressure control valves are ideal for offshore, oil and gas control applications with up-stream pressures of up to 60,000 psi. Available in the UK through liquids handling specialists Pump Engineering, the Type HP-60 control valve utilises a 17-4 PH body along with a solid Stellite inner valve assembly. The HP-60 valve is also ideal for use... [Read More]

December 16, 2014
Crane ChemPharma & Energy, a provider of highly-engineered solutions for fluid handling applications worldwide, recently launched three new products during the 2014 Valve World Conference & Expo in Düsseldorf, Germany. Xomox XLC: Xomox XLC fully-lined ball check valves offer economical solutions for the vast majority of chemical applications with a unique... [Read More]