News Category: Valves
July 6, 2016
Hunt Valve, a fluid power engineering company specialising in severe-duty valves and components, has released a new proportional poppet valve for descaling applications. By eliminating the effects of water hammer and system shock, this innovative poppet valve technology promotes safety in the plant and cuts operating costs in half while lasting three to five... [Read More]

June 30, 2016
Hayward Flow Control has expanded its chemical feed product lines with the addition of the IV series injection valves and IQ series injection quills. The IV and IQ series products are offered in a range of thermoplastic body materials, featuring chemically resistant, spring-loaded check valves and MNPT-threaded end connections to match any process requirement. The valves... [Read More]

June 27, 2016
Asco has introduced the capability to integrate multiple safety zones within a single Numatics 503 series valve manifold. This new zoned safety approach helps the design engineer satisfy the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and comply with ISO 13849-1 while eliminating the components and complexity found in discrete safety circuits. "With this functionality, the original... [Read More]

June 23, 2016
Asco Numatics, part of Emerson, has introduced a compact stainless steel filter regulator as an addition to itsexisting range. Boasting the highest flow rate on the market for its size, according to Asco, the new product is well-suited for the control of process actuators when a compact solution is required without compromising on actuator opening and closing speeds. The... [Read More]

June 16, 2016
Stainless steel control valves are used for controlling the flow, pressure, and liquid levels of fluid systems, by either fully or partially opening and/or closing the valve as per the signals received from the controllers. Their ability to function in various temperatures and resistance to corrosive fluids are the primary reasons for their increasing number of applications... [Read More]

June 15, 2016
The global valves and manifolds market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.56% from 2016 to 2020, according to the latest market study released by Technavio. The market research firm predicts the global ball valves market to lead the development, reaching $432.9 million (€385.8m) by 2020 compared to $320.8 million in 2015. Ball valves are capable of... [Read More]

June 13, 2016
Pentair Valves & Controls has introduced the new Anderson Greenwood 4000 Series of pressure and vacuum relief valves, compliant with the latest API 2000 standard. Developed alongside the industry standard, the valves are the first high capacity full lift valves verified to meet the requirements of the seventh edition of API 2000, which covers normal and emergency... [Read More]

June 10, 2016
Singer Valve, a manufacturer of control valves, has added three new Deluge valves to its line of fire valves. The three new valves include electronic and electric pneumatic operated Deluge valves, together with a pneumatic operated remote control Deluge valve. Joe Cupp, head of fire valve sales for Singer Valve North Carolina, said, “With Singer’s patented... [Read More]

May 27, 2016
Humphrey Products, a US-based fluid handling producer, is targeting its new range of iDP liquid valves at the medical and analytical markets. The company’s new products are a series of inert media separation valves, specifically designed for aggressive liquids and gases. According to Humphrey, the 300 and 350 Series iDP models are efficient 2-port valves constructed... [Read More]

May 5, 2016
Fort Worth, Texas-based Weir Oil & Gas has unveiled the new SPM 2.0 valve and seat for well stimulation pumps used in shale plays globally. The reveal comes following two years of research and more than $1 million (€874,000) invested in advanced engineering and comprehensive testing. Designed and manufactured from premium-grade materials and processes, the SPM... [Read More]

May 4, 2016
Emerson has enhanced the software for its Fisher Fieldvue DVC6200 series of digital valve controllers, which are now available with PLCs and Profibus communications as the dominant protocol. The Fieldvue DVC6200p digital valve controller with device type manager (DTM) software supports control valve start-up, commissioning, and diagnostic activities. It has also been... [Read More]

April 29, 2016
Rotork, the Bath, UK-based valve maker has acquired gearbox manufacturer Mastergear at a price of $25 million (€21.9m). Mastergear, a producer of manual and motorised valve gearboxes for the oil and gas, water, chemicals, and general industrial markets, was previously owned by Regal Beloit Corp. The company, with an annual turnover of $22 million and its operational... [Read More]

April 29, 2016
Industrial valves specialist AS-Schneider has expanded its product range to the KB and KC Ball Valve Series with a bore size of 14 and 20mm. The ball valves are especially suitable for the most demanding applications in the oil and gas industry and process industry, the company says. The series already meets all current tightness and safety requirements in the standard... [Read More]

April 22, 2016
The catastrophic collapse of a pipeline at a $10 million (€8.8m) project in Central America is clear proof that current procurement of air valves needs to be urgently reviewed, according to IVL Flow Control. Craig Stanners, director of IVL Flow Control, part of Ham Baker Group, said: “This latest incident was actually caused by not having any air valves at... [Read More]

April 21, 2016
New York-based private equity firm Staple Street Capital said it acquired nearly all the assets of Mid-States Supply Co., a distributor of industrial valves and pipes, through a bankruptcy process. Missouri-headquarted Mid-States distributes pipes, valves and fittings as well as other products such as thermometers, supply hoses and gauges for the refining, oil and gas,... [Read More]

April 19, 2016
VTTI, a worldwide independent provider of energy storage solutions, has awarded a client support programme (CSP) contract to Rotork for the maintenance of critical valve actuation assets at the VTTI Vasiliko oil storage terminal in Cyprus. Approximately 400 Rotork IQ3 actuators controlled by Rotork’s Pakscan two-wire digital networks that manage the flow of media... [Read More]