News Category: Valves
April 18, 2016
Valve manufacturer AVK, which services the North and South American markets, has recently released its knife gate valve series 702/73 with a new linear electrical actuator. The valves are available in DN 50-300 with the same actuator type for the complete range. The linear electrical actuator is a robust product used in many different industrial applications, which makes... [Read More]

April 14, 2016
Enabling stable flow control in the millilitre range, a new proportional 16mm Fasprop valve from IMI Precision Engineering has been launched to increase gas chromatography (GC) repeatability and to improve the detection limit of the instruments. Fasprop, part of the IMI FAS product range, offers the most compact proportional valve design on the market, as well as the... [Read More]

April 13, 2016
Victaulic, a manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has launched the Series 795 knife gate valve, the industry's first in-line maintenance knife gate valve. The new valve simplifies installation and maintenance, reduces downtime, and improves worker safety, Victaulic says. The Series 795 knife gate valve is well-suited for fluid lines containing solids... [Read More]

April 5, 2016
Bonomi North America has introduced a new series of single part number high-performance automated butterfly valve packages for use in industrial heating, hydrocarbon and chemical processing, power generation, and other industrial applications. The new packages combine Bonomi Series 8000 (carbon steel) and 9000 (stainless steel) butterfly valves with heavy-duty Valbia... [Read More]

April 4, 2016
Crane ChemPharma & Energy has launched the new Crane FKX 9000 triple offset butterfly valve for the harsh conditions of critical process applications, steam isolation, and temperature extremes. The new valve delivers high flow control, optimized Cv and low Delta P in a single valve. Engineered to address the inherent dangers of demanding applications, the FKX 9000... [Read More]

March 31, 2016
IMI Precision Engineering, a fluid and motion control technologies provider, has created the next generation of its IMI Buschjost control valve range by equipping drive system 9668 with an integral stepper motor and newly-developed control card. Previously driven by a DC motor, the new model benefits from reduced manufacturing tolerances due to the factory calibration... [Read More]

March 31, 2016
Orseal, a UK-based industrial valve manufacturer, has been awarded an order to supply a range of valve products to a major $3.7 billion (€3.25bn) offshore development in the United Arab Emirates. Located 80km off the coast, the Upper Zakum oil field project (UZ750) is considered to be one of the major technical achievements in Abu Dhabi, and oil production capacity... [Read More]

March 30, 2016
Danfoss has introduced the new ICV (H)A4A control valve with flanges, which is intended to be able to replace common flanged control valves on the market. Inspired by the ICV Flexline platform, the ICV (H)A4A’s modular design extends the lifetime of existing refrigeration installations while delivering a reduction in cost, energy, and servicing and maintenance times,... [Read More]

March 24, 2016
Emerson Process Management has introduced the Enardo 850/950 series of wirelessly-monitored pressure vacuum relief valves (PVRVs) that provide safety and emissions control by managing the pressure in storage tanks. The pressure in storage tanks in the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries fluctuates due to changes in temperature, liquid level,... [Read More]

March 21, 2016
Bürkert Fluid Control Systems has launched the latest incarnation of its diaphragm valve body that has been manufactured using hydroforming technology to deliver a number of benefits. Designed for use in hygienic process applications, the new tube valve body meets the latest standards for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, as well as food and beverage industries. Fluid control... [Read More]

March 9, 2016
The global actuator market is set to reach $7.47 billion (€6.8bn) in 2020, growing at a CAGR of about 4%, according to the latest market study released by Technavio. The report categorizes the global actuator market into three major product segments, namely pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric. Pneumatic actuators are devices that are driven by compressed... [Read More]

March 1, 2016
Danfoss, a supplier of industrial refrigeration technologies, is set to unveil two multifunction control valves that deliver reductions in cost, energy, and servicing and maintenance times. Danfoss ICF multifunction control valves serve as a replacement for most conventional mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronically operated valves on the market. They provide... [Read More]

February 24, 2016
The US-based A&B Valve and Piping Systems has been acquired by a pair of Houston entrepreneurs. Don Poarch and Joe Swinbank, co-founders of the Sprint Companies, bought Louisiana-headquartered A&B at an undisclosed price. A&B supplies pipe, valves, and fittings to the energy, petrochemical, power and industrial sector. Plans are to continue operations... [Read More]

February 15, 2016
Hantemp Controls, a US-based manufacturer of stainless steel valves and controls for the food and beverage industries, has expanded its line of ball valves for corrosive and harsh environments. Featuring all stainless steel construction ensuring high resistance to corrosion, the Cobra-Neck ball valves are now available in a wider range of sizes (3/4” to 4”... [Read More]

February 11, 2016
UK-based Parker Bestobell Marine, a manufacturer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) cryogenic valves, will supply cryogenic globe and check valves for five floating storage regasification units (FSRUs). Hoegh LNG, operator of the FSRUs, owns and operates floating LNG import terminals worldwide, but these FSRUs are being built at the Hyundai shipyard in South Korea. The valves,... [Read More]

February 9, 2016
World demand for industrial valves is projected to climb 4.3% annually through 2019 to $98.5 billion (€87.7bn), a new market study says. According to market research company Freedonia, market advances will be stimulated by growth in chemicals and other process manufacturing output, electric power generation, and construction activity in a generally healthy economic... [Read More]