News Category: Valves
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]

September 2, 2014
GEMÜ has expanded its range of control valves with the innovative Type GEMÜ 566 globe valve. The stainless steel globe valve has a valve body in which the control mechanism is already integrated. In addition to a pneumatic actuator, there is also a manually operated version and a motorized version. By integrating the control mechanism into the valve body, it... [Read More]

August 26, 2014
Valvestock, the specialist valve and actuator arm of Pipe Center, has introduced a new rapid response service for plastic valves and actuator packages aimed at installers, skid builders and end users. It provides dedicated technical support for the selection, quotation and next-day delivery of plastic valve automation and actuation products. The rapid response service,... [Read More]

August 26, 2014
Valve and actuator specialist Bonomi North America's new 'true' wafer stainless steel full-port ball valves are designed to be a flow-enhancing alternative to high-performance butterfly valves in OEM applications, skid-mounted systems or any tightly-confined area. Designed for use in ANSI Class 150 flange applications, the new Valpres 725000 Series can reduce space, cost... [Read More]

August 26, 2014
Metso has successfully delivered more than 70 Neles globe valves for Phase II of the Longyu Coal project in Henan Province, China. The valves have been installed and their operation in extreme conditions has reportedly been ‘flawless’, helping to lower operating costs and minimising the need for valve spare parts and other accessories. This, in turn, means... [Read More]

August 7, 2014
Metso has been selected to supply state-of-the-art flow control technology to the Petronas Gas Berhad's gas processing plant modernisation project in Kerteh, Terengganu, Malaysia. The new flow control solutions will replace the plant's existing equipment and enable the plant to reach a higher safety integrity level while improving its environmental performance. The order... [Read More]

August 6, 2014
Hardide Coatings, a provider of advanced tungsten carbide-based coatings, has played a key role in the development of new ball valves manufactured by Heap & Partners, a UK-based manufacturer of fluid handling equipment. The valve specialist has developed its own range of 'Phase' trunnion-mounted ball valves for the UK energy sector, and the Hardide-T coating was selected,... [Read More]

August 6, 2014
Pentair Valves & Controls has supplied its largest ever bolted bonnet flanged wedge gate valves for an integrated petrochemical plant located in the Middle East. Engineered and manufactured under the Fasani brand, the specialist carbon steel bodied valves measure 78 and 84" in diameter with ANSI class 150 pressure rating. Designed for wet flare line applications... [Read More]

August 5, 2014
Czech valve manufacturer MSA, a member of Rimera group, will provide its production to construction project of the third and the fourth block of the Tianwan nuclear power plant, Jiangsu province. The specially-designed ball valves will be manufactured from November 2014 to May 2015 for Atomstrojexport. The valve medium is sea water that is pumped in the beginning of the... [Read More]

July 18, 2014
With effect from Tuesday 8 July 2014, the AVK group has acquired a majority stake in the Premier Valve Group of companies based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Premier Valves is one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of valves predominantly for the water industry in Southern Africa. The company is located in a 22,000m2 factory mainly producing valves for... [Read More]

July 18, 2014
Bi-Torq Valve Automation has expanded its resilient seated BY series butterfly valves to include metric (DIN) flange connections. The metric wafer style valves have a PN16 pressure rating (16 bar or 232 psi) and are offered in sizes 2" through 8" (DN 50 through DN 200). Materials of construction include a cast iron body with a stainless steel disc and stem. Seats are... [Read More]

July 17, 2014
Gems Sensors & Controls, an oil and gas industry supplier of liquid level, pressure and flow sensors, as well as fluid control devices, has reintroduced its BL Series of general purpose latching solenoid valves. The Gems BL Series is designed to support demanding fluid control requirements, such as those common to natural gas separation, natural gas plunger lifts,... [Read More]

July 14, 2014
Rotork's CVA electric control valve actuators are enabling the Sydney Water Corporation in Australia to control the pressure in the city's water supply network with greatly increased response and accuracy. Water authorities need to control the supply pressure in their potable water pipeline networks throughout the day in response to user demand. Pipeline pressure also... [Read More]

July 7, 2014
Fluid control systems specialist Bürkert has released its latest generation of valve bodies, designed to simplify pipe interfaces. The INOX DN10 size valve and new, larger DN20 designs can eliminate the need for various pipe connections and sections within an interface, reducing leak risks, space requirements and installation time. Cost-effective production of small... [Read More]