News Category: Valves
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]

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]