News Category: Valves
April 19, 2017
IMI Precision Engineering has announced it’s upgrading the connectivity of its IMI Norgren VM and VS ranges of valve islands with PROFINET IRT and EtherNet/IP. The upgrades come in response to customer feedback about the valve islands. The VM Series Valve Islands are available in both 10mm and 15mm valve body widths and provide flow rates of 430 l/m and 1000 l/m... [Read More]

April 10, 2017
Hayward Flow Control has announced the introduction of a new generation of thermoplastic floating ball valves: the TBH Series True Union Industrial Ball Valve. According to a press release, the TBH Series’ new System2 Sealing Technology uses the upstream seat as a backup to the downstream seat, thereby enhancing the sealing of the downstream seat. This ensures longer... [Read More]

March 29, 2017
What is believed to be the world’s largest water gate valve has been created in Texas, USA. Blackhall Engineering, based in West Yorkshire, UK, designed the impressive valve. It is the first of six 40 ft valves weighing 100 tonnes, the same weight as 10 double decker buses.  The gate valve is part of a project to drastically increase the water supply in and... [Read More]

March 10, 2017
Asahi/America, a producer of thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, has revealed the next generation Omni Type-27 ball valve with updated performance features and improved actuation capabilities. A new smooth ergonomic handle with open/shut indication tops the Omni Type-27, while the rugged, injection-moulded one-piece body includes a single-threaded and sealed end carrier. Double... [Read More]

March 2, 2017
Interventek Subsea Engineering has signed a two-year exclusive deal with Louisiana, US-based Professional Rental Tools (PRT) to supply its in‑riser Revolution valve for well intervention operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Interventek’s Revolution shear and seal valve will be used to enhance PRT’s existing subsea systems offering. “We... [Read More]

March 1, 2017
Chinese energy service solutions provider NF Energy Saving Corp. has recently signed a $340,000 (€322,779) sales contract to supply a project with butterfly valves. According to the contract signed with Sinkiang Production and Construction Group, NF Energy will deliver the equipment in the third quarter of 2017. This is the first contract signed in 2017... [Read More]

February 23, 2017
Midlands, UK-based valve supplier Ultravalve has increased its number of accredited reduced pressure zone (RPZ) test engineers in the wake of increased demand for the service. The company, which was acquired last year by process valve and actuator specialist Bonomi UK, has recently recruited a further engineer, bringing its dedicated RPZ test team to three. RPZ valves... [Read More]

February 17, 2017
Pipe fitting technology developer Viega has introduced its line of Viega ProPress Zero Lead ball valve press x hose thread for copper fittings. The bronze ball valves are full port and designed for potable water applications, available in ½" and ¾" press sizes and ¾" hose sizes. Other features include a lockable metal handle, stainless steel ball,... [Read More]

February 14, 2017
Process valve and actuator supplier Bonomi (UK) Ltd is helping its customers achieve more accurate and faster system design solutions through the provision of 3D drawings. The company’s ability to offer 3D images of valve and actuators assemblies means that its customers can preview systems and assess the compatibility of components, before committing to a final... [Read More]

February 14, 2017
Arca Regler has developed two new pneumatically activated actuators, the company’s smallest and largest products so far. On the small end of the scale, the PP-1.3 features a diaphragm surface of only 8.68sqin, while the PP-130 offers a 434sqin diaphragm surface. The PP-1.3 is fully welded, made from stainless steel and especially designed for smaller nominal widths... [Read More]

February 10, 2017
Spirax Sarco, a products and services provider for steam system management, has released the EP500, the world's first ergonomically designed electropneumatic valve positioner. The positioner offers very high accuracy and “industry-leading” reliability with an ease of installation, calibration and operation, Spirax Sarco said. The EP500 has a cast aluminium... [Read More]

January 31, 2017
Mueller Water Products has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Singer Valve, a manufacturer of automatic control valves, for C$34 million (€24.2m) in cash. Singer Valve designs and manufactures automatic control valves, offering engineered products for pressure management within waterworks, while also providing similar valves for industrial, commercial, and... [Read More]

January 23, 2017
Bonomi North America is introducing a new line of high-pressure carbon steel ball valves for use in hydraulic applications. The new valves come in two-way and three-way configurations with a choice of NPT or SAE thread end connections. Both the two-way valves (3200 Series NPT/3300 Series SAE) and the three-way valves (3400 Series NPT/3500 Series SAE) are available in... [Read More]

January 18, 2017
Clarke Industrial Engineering has entered into a licensing agreement with Curtiss-Wright Corp. to exclusively distribute Clarke’s patented and proprietary shutter valve technology for various markets. The shutter valves will be exclusively available to Curtiss-Wright for the worldwide naval defence market, the US maritime homeland security market, and... [Read More]

January 17, 2017
Andritz Hydro, part of international technology group Andritz, has received an order from Eidsiva Vannkraft to supply electromechanical equipment for a new Norwegian hydropower plant. Andritz’ contract comprises design, manufacturing, and delivery of the complete electromechanical equipment for the new Nedre Otta plant. The supply deal includes two vertical Kaplan... [Read More]

January 10, 2017
Nordson Corp., an Ohio, US-headquartered machinery manufacturer, has introduced a new patent-pending motorised back pressure valve assembly for extrusion coating and laminating. The new EDI PolyStream is the first such system to provide closed-loop control, minimising human error and the possibility of injury when making manual adjustments, according to a company statement. “The... [Read More]