News Category: Valves
November 10, 2014
In response to the large demand for power plant valves in countries using ANSI/ASME standards, the KSB Group has further developed its range of gate valves, globe valves and check valves. Under the type series names SICCA and ZTS, KSB valves now cover all pressure classes up to ANSI Class 4500. Their nominal diameters range from ½ to 32". Operating temperatures,... [Read More]

October 30, 2014
Valve and gauge application specialist Total Valve Systems has introduced patented technology in new non-reclosing pressure relief valve. The model 6820 TRV can be reset in seconds from the field or remotely, the first of its kind to do this. Related product model 6220 is a shutdown version that shuts off when the valve reaches the set pressure or is triggered remotely. Total... [Read More]

October 24, 2014
Bonomi North America has introduced a new series of grooved-end butterfly valves for use in commercial and light industrial applications. The new valves are built with an ISO mounting pad and stem for simple automation with electric or pneumatic actuators. Standard features of the new Bonomi Series L700E Series include an epoxy-coated ductile iron body, EDPM-coated ductile... [Read More]

October 24, 2014
Crane ChemPharma & Energy has announced the expansion of the Pacific Valves Wedgeplug line for low steam consumption within severe service applications. Wedgeplug valves are specifically engineered to address the challenges in severe service applications. Now available in ½" to 36" sizes, the range has been expanded to increase the breadth of solutions for... [Read More]

October 10, 2014
Flowrox has launched a brand new knife gate valve specifically designed for demanding and heavy industrial use. The SKW design includes new features based on direct feedback from the field, including a new load distribution ring that prevents over compression during the installation and ensures 100% sealing between the ring sleeve and the valve gate. To add to ease of... [Read More]

October 10, 2014
Graco, a manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has acquired the stock of Alco Valves Group (Alco), a UK-based manufacturer of high pressure valves used in oil and natural gas and other industrial processes. Established in 1977, Alco offers a portfolio of brands, including Alco Hi-Tek, Alco Valves, Alco Sub-Tek, and Alco Process. It operates manufacturing facilities... [Read More]

October 9, 2014
Pump and valve producer KSB Group has supplied an order of valves worth millions of Euros to a new steam power plant currently being built in Barh, in the Indian State of Bihar. The complete order comprised 6,580 gate valves, globe valves and check valves as well as other types of valves. About one third of these valves are manufactured at the German KSB site of Pegnitz.... [Read More]

September 30, 2014
Pentair Valves & Controls has commissioned a new pressure relief valve testing facility to help meet Asia's growing need for pressure relief systems in critical applications for the power generation, oil and gas, process, and petrochemical industries. The new steam test facility expands Pentair's current China-based manufacturing, assembly, sales, start-up, maintenance,... [Read More]

September 25, 2014
Bestobell Marine, part of the President Engineering Group, can now offer both butt weld and flanged connections for all its globe and check valves. These valves range from small (DN15) to large (DN350), allowing Bestobell Marine to offer greater flexibility to its customers. Valves with flanged connections are particularly in demand with the Japanese and Korean shipbuilding... [Read More]

September 23, 2014
Rotork Midland has introduced a new range of stainless steel hydraulic valves designed for use in offshore applications. The Midland-ACS valve range is recommended for wellhead chemical injection and chemical dosing applications at offshore well and pipeline installations Manufactured in 316L Super Duplex stainless steel as well as titanium, the valves are suitable for... [Read More]

September 16, 2014
UK-based company Evolution Valves, a bespoke manufacturer of industrial valves, has reported a record sales month in August of £1.6 million (€2 million). This follows the company's January 2014 record sales month of £1.0 million. Sales director Peter Cone stated that the achievement was entirely based on export sales with key orders emanating from North... [Read More]

September 15, 2014
Eliminating traps and crevices in process systems used for aseptic applications is an important requirement in helping to minimise the risks of bacteria growth, for example in control valves. Control valve specialist Samson Controls offers a range of aseptic valves which incorporate the important features of smooth, crevice-free surfaces and are manufactured to quality... [Read More]

September 9, 2014
CHEP Pallecon Solutions recently launched new MaxiValve Liners in the Asia Pacific region to complement its existing suite of intermediate bulk container (IBC) rental solutions. The new liner range is pre-fit with the MaxiValve, a disposable ball valve, capable of reducing container discharge time by up to 33%. The 1000l liner bags are food contact, Kosher, and Parve-approved,... [Read More]

September 8, 2014
Bestobell Marine has recently secured its first order to supply its brand new range of cryogenic high pressure globe valves to DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering) in South Korea. The new valves have been developed over the past two years, in conjunction with DSME, to meet the exacting standards required for the valves in the new fuel gas systems, which... [Read More]

September 4, 2014
ASCO Numatics has introduced its Numatics 501 Series directional control valve. The general purpose automation valve is designed for directional control and piloting applications requiring compact size, high flow capability, and energy savings. The pressure shut-off option permits users to replace individual valves without stopping their production process – reducing... [Read More]

September 4, 2014
Heavy investments in the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of the oil and gas industry are fuelling the demand for industrial valves and actuators in China, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Analysis of the Chinese Industrial Valves and Actuators Market. In 2013, the oil and gas industry was the largest end user for industrial valves and actuators,... [Read More]