News Category: Valves
December 4, 2014
As oil and gas production moves to even more challenging geographic areas, the standard -40°C to +85°C environment tolerance is no longer sufficient. In particular, more stringent regulations originating from North America, Russia and China have made it necessary for valve controllers to be certified for even more extreme temperatures. To meet these evolving needs,... [Read More]

December 4, 2014
New Bonomi two-way full-port brass ball valves with spring return 'deadman' handles are now available in both lead-free, sizes ½" to 2", and regular brass alloy, sizes ¼" to 3". The valves low-torque design makes them easier to hold open during operation and ensures positive closure when released. Typical uses include sampling, filling and draining tanks,... [Read More]

December 4, 2014
Bestobell Marine has secured approval of its new DN350 and DN400 cryogenic globe valve designs, developed specifically for the marine sector. This means that the valves are now fully tested and certified for installation on liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Duncan Gaskin, sales director for Bestobell Marine, says: 'Shipowners are increasingly requesting that shipyards... [Read More]

December 2, 2014
Flowserve, a provider of flow control products and services, has launched the McCanna CryoSeal ball valve for cryogenic service. The CryoSeal represents the optimum design solution for cryogen flow isolation at temperatures as low as -196⁰C. User benefits with this new product include increased uptime through the use of self-compensating, live-loaded stem seals which... [Read More]

December 2, 2014
Mechanical valve interlocking equipment specialist Smith Flow Control has redesigned the key for its Ellis interlocking range. Ellis interlocks are used for critical process applications in oil and gas, petrochemical and water industries. The new Ellis key is suited to aggressive industrial environments. Featuring a spring-loaded rubber seal, which helps prevent ingress... [Read More]

December 2, 2014
In October of 2010, Nelson engineers launched an R&D project to develop the next generation of sleeve-style valves. They aimed at addressing critical irrigation issues – the result is the new 1000 Series. The 1000 Series is geared to handle tough agricultural environments. The internal filter or optional external filter protects ports from plugging. There is... [Read More]

December 2, 2014
India's valves industry is expected to grow by 25% per year and reach $5 billion (€4 billion) by 2020. The country hopes that by building large power and petrochemical units, this will create a significant demand for valves. 'We expect country's valve industry may witness CAGR growth of 20-25%and we have set a target of $5 billion by 2020 from the present $2 billion,'... [Read More]

December 1, 2014
Metso has received a large order for flow control technology from Zorlu Energy Companies Group in Turkey. The company is building a new 45MW geothermal power plant in Manisa-Alasehir, located about 560km southwest of Ankara. Metso's valve solutions featuring high control performance and control accuracy will play a role in extracting geothermal energy from the heat of... [Read More]

November 25, 2014
TeraValve has developed a patented water savings valve that could save 'thousands of dollars' in water and sewage bills for commercial water users. The company also offers a performance guarantee after conducting a comprehensive audit by their water conservation specialists. Besides installing the system, TeraValve also offers to monitor, control and report progress 24×7. Water... [Read More]

November 25, 2014
Metso will supply several thousand valves with accessories and spare parts for PT OKI Pulp & Paper Mills, located in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia. The order is Metso's largest ever flow control products delivery for a pulp and paper industry customer. When commissioned during 2016, the new plant will be the biggest single pulp plant in the world. The extensive delivery... [Read More]

November 20, 2014
Chemical feed equipment manufacturer Griffco Valve has introduced its new leak-free Unibody valve for use in chemical-feed, metering, and dosing pump systems. Available as a back pressure valve and 2-port pressure relief valve, Unibody features single-piece construction with union connections machined together with the valve body to form a solid piece of material. It... [Read More]

November 20, 2014
Flowrox, a specialist in heavy-duty industrial valve manufacturing and services, is launching a new slurry knife gate product designed to enhance current pipeline equipment and processes using enhanced technology for fluid control. The Slurry Knife Wafer (SKW) valve was developed for use in the oil and gas, mining, minerals and metallurgy, power and wastewater industries,... [Read More]

November 18, 2014
Sun Hydraulics, a designer and manufacturer of high performance screw-in hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds, and process controls specialist Sturman Industries have entered into a Technology License Agreement related to the use of Sturman's digital valve technology. Under the agreement, Sun will manufacture and sell valves which incorporate Sturman digital valve... [Read More]

November 11, 2014
Dymax Corporation has released a micro-spray valve designed to be more precise and flexible in order to allow for a range of spray-pattern adjustment. The Model 455 Micro-Spray Valve features an inert, 100% disposable fluid path which carries materials from the material reservoir to the spray nozzle in a sealed path. This prevents materials from coming in contact with... [Read More]

November 10, 2014
Qosina, global components supplier to the medical and pharmaceutical industries, offers an extensive line of check valves available in a variety of styles, in stock and ready for immediate delivery. High-flow valves feature low flow resistance, low opening pressure, and positive seal against backflow. In-line valves feature low cracking pressure, which determines when... [Read More]

November 10, 2014
GF Piping Systems has announced availability of a new Pressure Regulating Valve (PRV) family with an elastomer-free design to stop particle shedding. The new valves eliminate elastomers, exterior metal parts and re-torqueing, and can be used in a range of markets including water treatment, chemical processing, microelectronics, pharmaceutical, life sciences, and solar. Key... [Read More]