News Category: Valves
August 24, 2016
German industrial equipment manufacturer KSB has extended its Ecoline GT 40 range of cast steel gate valves with a version with butt weld ends. The new butt weld end variant can be supplied in nominal diameters from DN 50 to DN 600 and in pressure classes up to PN 40. The gate valves come with connection branch extensions made of high-quality forged steel as standard. The... [Read More]

August 23, 2016
As an enhancement to its VCI Model 1088 sanitary blanketing valve, industrial product manufacturer Cashco has introduced a new Model 1100 sanitary vent. The new sanitary vent is well-suited for applications in the pharmaceutical industry in the production of health care products for both human and animal consumption, as well as the production of processed foods, cosmetics,... [Read More]

August 18, 2016
Flomatic Corp. has introduced the new Model 54-4MJ Flo-E-Centric plug valves with mechanical joint (MJ) connections suitable for water and wastewater service. The Flo-E-Centric plug valves are round-port eccentric plug valves designed in compliance with ANSI/AWWA C517-09 available from 6”-24” with standard gear box with a 2” operating nut for buried... [Read More]

August 16, 2016
Auma has been selected to supply electric actuators equipped with the HART interface to a cogeneration plant currently under construction in Pengerang, Malaysia. To date, Auma has supplied more than 300 electric actuators for the four cogeneration units to be built on the site. The gas-fired power plant forms a key part of the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC), a prestigious... [Read More]

August 15, 2016
German protective pump fittings specialist Schroeder Valves has expanded its valve portfolio with a serial version of its automatic recirculation valve. The range, named SmartLine, is available in five bypass flow-rate steps (five Cv-value stages) for each frame size, all of which are low pressure valves. The range is initially being offered in nominal sizes from 2”... [Read More]

August 9, 2016
Bonomi North America has introduced unique new low-torque three-way, four-seated brass ball valves with spring return handles that provide “deadman” mixing or diversion operations in either L-port or T-port configurations. The Bonomi 355NSRL (T-Port) and 365NSRL (L-Port) valves change flow paths with a quarter turn of the spring-loaded handle and return... [Read More]

August 5, 2016
Automation manufacturer Turck has released two extensions to its line of inductive angle sensors for rotary actuators for harsh environments. One of the new RI360-DSU sensing solutions includes a stainless steel Minifast connector and the other, using a terminal chamber, comes with ATEX and IECEx approvals.  The sensors utilise the inductive resonant circuit measuring... [Read More]

August 4, 2016
PJ Valves (PJV), a specialist manufacturer and supplier of valves to the global energy industry, has been awarded more than £1 million (€1.2m) worth of contracts to supply valves to Maersk Oil’s Culzean field in the UK North Sea.  PJV will manufacture over 1,000 forged cast gate globe and check valves in super duplex and super alloys for the wellhead,... [Read More]

August 4, 2016
US-based Hansen Technologies Corp. (Hantech) has launched a new motorised control valve (MCV) targeting the industrial refrigeration market. The new valve, compatible with all refrigerant types, can be used to control operating temperature and pressure of ammonia refrigeration systems. The MCV is a direct motor actuated valve designed for operation in DX, liquid makeup,... [Read More]

August 2, 2016
UK-based engineering company Avingtrans has been awarded a £3.5 million (€4.1m) contract to supply gas-cooling valves to seven nuclear power stations across the UK. Avingtran's Maloney Metalcraft company will supply the valves for each of French energy giant EDF’s reactors at Dungeness B, Hinkley Point B, Hunterson B, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Heysham... [Read More]

July 29, 2016
T-T Flow, a UK-based liquid handling equipment manufacturer, has supplied three DN150 metal seat gate valves to a hydroelectric development scheme in Scotland. Nestled amongst the hills of Kinlochleven, a large new development is underway to build a 5MW project to make use of the water stored by the Loch Eilde Mor Dam, built in 1916. The bespoke valves are BS5163 rated... [Read More]

July 27, 2016
The Cavagna Group, a compressed gas equipment manufacturer, has purchased the assets of South Africa-based African Oxygen’s (Afrox’s) gas equipment factory. Under the acquisition, the financial details of which were not disclosed, Cavagna has extended its line of industrial gas equipment and has now encompassed high-tech pressure reducing valves. The... [Read More]

July 15, 2016
Asco has added to its 362 and 562 Series of brass and stainless steel spool valves by introducing ⅜” and ½ pipe sizes that feature high flow rates and low power consumption. These new sizes provide design engineers with additional solutions for control valve automation, especially in the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas markets, the company... [Read More]

July 13, 2016
The recently revised Standard Practice SP-135-2016 for high pressure knife gate valves, published by the Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS), has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard (ANS). The first edition of MSS SP-135 was published in 2005 and today it is widely used in multiple valve and piping... [Read More]

July 13, 2016
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is introducing the new Furon 2" HGV/HGVM valve and Furon Q-Valve improvements at the Semicon show in California. At the premier semiconductor industry show, held in the Moscone Center, San Francisco, from 12-14 July, Saint-Gobain will demonstrate the highest Cv valve in the industry based on its full-injection molded Furon 2" HGV/HGVM... [Read More]

July 11, 2016
New Jersey, US-based Assured Automation has released the new 30D Series of three-way sanitary ball valves for use in food processing and other clean service applications. This valve line meets FDA and USDA 3A requirements with its body constructed of ASTM 316 stainless steel with sanitary tri-clamp end connections. The 30D Series, available in sizes ½” through... [Read More]