News Category: Valves
September 10, 2013
Nordson EFD had announced its Pico xMod valve, a fully exchangeable and modular concept in non-contact and contact needle dispensing of assembly fluids. This valve system technology uses hi-tech, durable piezoelectric actuation technology for continuous operation at speeds of up to 500 cycles/second. It can also produce deposits as small as two nanolitres, at high production... [Read More]

July 26, 2013
Franklin Valve and Microfinish Valves of Karnataka, India have entered into a technology license agreement. Under the agreement, Microfinish will manufacture and sell Franklin's Duraseal DBB Plug valve in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar under the Microfinish brand. This relationship will enable Franklin and Microfinish to benefit from greater scale... [Read More]

July 17, 2013
Automation technology supplier Fetso has introduced a new force pilot operated solenoid valve that can be used with water, air and neutral media. The VZWF uses small solenoids to control high pressures with large nominal diameters. The units can switch at pressures from 0bar and close automatically in the case of a pressure loss in the circuit. These valves can be applied... [Read More]

July 16, 2013
Badger Meter has added to its portfolio with a new high pressure control valve, designed to operate on applications with up-stream pressures of up to 60,000 psi. The type HP-60 control valve utilises a 17-4 PH body along with a Stellite inner valve assembly. The HP-60 valve can be used in industrial research and process pilot plants on liquids and gases, with typical... [Read More]

June 28, 2013
US-based MRC Global has signed an agreement to acquire the operating assets of Flow Control Products (FCP), also known as Dan H. Brown. Founded in Texas in 1981, FCP is a provider of pneumatic, electric and electro-hydraulic valve automation packages and related field support to the Permian Basin energy industry, including production facilities, pipelines, and plant operations. It... [Read More]

June 27, 2013
Bürkert Fluid Control Systems has added three new models to its 8691 range of valve control heads, suitable for the food and beverage and pharmaceutical industries. The 8691, 8685 and 8695 fit with a wider range of valves, thanks to model-specific adapter kits, while offering the same connectivity and functionality as the original model. The smart valve control... [Read More]

June 13, 2013
Emerson Process Management will supply control valves and valve actuators for the Gorgon Project, a natural gas project, after it was awarded contracts totalling $67 million (€50 million) by Chevron Australia. The valve technologies will ensure the efficient and safe flow of natural gas at the site. Emerson is providing the majority of the control and shutdown valves... [Read More]

May 28, 2013
A wastewater treatment plant in Saline, Michigan is being upgraded with a $1.4 million (€1.08 million) investment. Under the proposals, which Saline City Council approved on 20 May, Franklin Holwerda Company will replace the plant's two existing sludge transfer pumps, valves, its gas handling system, the hot water heating boiler and its existing digester under a... [Read More]

May 14, 2013
Cashco, a Kansas, US-based headquartered equipment manufacturer, has opened a new sales and service office in Sao Paulo, Brazil in response to the growth in sales of its line of control valves, regulators and tank equipment in Europe. The company has already hired the office's new manager, Thiago Pittner, Cashco's GM of the valve division Clint Rogers says. 'He not only... [Read More]

May 14, 2013
Parker Hannifin Corporation, a global leader in motion and control technologies, is offering a new Parker Gen II R-max Stream Switching System, a multi-functional system capable of integrating both stream switching and filtering into one compact, modular assembly.  The Gen II system features enhancements to the popular Parker R-maxTM Stream Switching System. ... [Read More]