News Category: Valves
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]

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]