News Category: Valves
August 7, 2015
Midland Manufacturing, part of OPW, plans to launch three new products – two pressure relief valves (PRVs), the High-FlowX and the Smart-Flow, and a detachable handle for bottom outlet valves, Tanktite. Midland says these three new products will help customers meet DOT and Transport Canada rules for rail tank cars in North America. The first phase of the ‘Enhanced... [Read More]

August 5, 2015
Aseptic diaphragm valves are frequently used to control sterile applications, but small volumes can only be controlled with an inadequate level of accuracy, or not at all. Gemü has released the 567 BioStar control valve in order to solve this problem. The Gemü 567 BioStar is a 2/2-way globe valve with a regulating needle or regulating cone for high control... [Read More]

August 4, 2015
Industrial valve specialist AS-Schneider has developed a new manifold especially for use on floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels. The monoflange with dual double block and bleed function offers good operational reliability and minimum weight, which are both important in floating systems for extraction of crude oil and natural gas, the company says. AS-Schneider... [Read More]

July 30, 2015
Motion and control technologies provider Parker Hannifin has released the R9 diaphragm rocker isolation liquid valve family. Parker says the new range of 9mm valves improves performance of clinical diagnostic, analytical chemistry, and agent detection systems requiring precision fluid control. Due to their small size, the R9 valves can be mounted over microplates... [Read More]

July 29, 2015
Shale-Inland Holdings, a specialty supplier and provider of pipes and valves for energy and industrial sectors, has acquired Major Sourcing, a valve automation distributor. Major will continue to operate under its trade name, Major Inc., and will be a part of Shale-Inland's valves and automation (V&A) platform.  Dave Kuhn, president of Major, will continue to... [Read More]

July 24, 2015
DeZurik, a Minnesota-based valve manufacturer in the industrial and municipal markets, has made available the new KSL slurry knife gate valves. The KSL-LA slurry knife gate valves are designed for on-off (isolation) service for applications consisting of abrasive, high solids-content wet or dry media and are well-suited for applications in the mining, power, and aggregate... [Read More]

July 23, 2015
Festo, an automation technology supplier, has launched a new proportional valve VPPX with an external sensor input, offering users improved performance and flexibility, and excellent process quality.  The valve is a proportional integral derivative (PID) controller well-suited for industrial control systems found in process, packaging and water and wastewater applications. The... [Read More]

July 16, 2015
Following an accidental fire at the IOCL Jaipur Terminal, an extensive review of safety measures recommended by the MB Lal Committee has resulted in the introduction of failsafe actuators for critical tank farm applications. These valves, known as ROSOV (Remote Operated Shut-off Valves), now provide tank overfill protection at the majority of storage facilities owned... [Read More]

July 13, 2015
Pentair has launched the Series 30-RS, a new manual triple offset valve. Expanding Pentair’s Vanessa triple offset valve (TOV) product range, the new valve has been designed to address the need for zero leakage isolation in non-critical low-pressure and temperature applications in the oil, gas, and processing industries. According to Pentair, the Vanessa 30-RS... [Read More]

July 10, 2015
The Weir Group has agreed to acquire Delta Industrial Valves, a US-based manufacturer of knife gate valves for the mining, oil sands and other industrial markets, for an enterprise value of up to $47 million (€42.3 million).  Based in Niles, Michigan, Delta employs approximately 70 people and generated EBITDA of approximately $6.2 million (€5.5 million)... [Read More]

July 9, 2015
Louisiana Valve Source (LVS), a valve repair and remanufactured process equipment producer, has announced the release of the Sup-R-Seal Model ES gate valve for the midstream pipeline market. The new through conduit expanding gate valves are aimed at the oil and gas markets for diverse applications, from liquid and slurry piping systems to crude oil and natural gas liquids... [Read More]

July 3, 2015
Rotork has introduced the new IQT electric valve actuator, which combines Rotork’s 3rd generation intelligent technology with the direct-drive operation of part-turn valves. The new actuator brings new features to the IQT range, including advanced data logging and communication capabilities to give the user better access to data. The actuator is capable of displaying... [Read More]

June 23, 2015
Pentair has release Westlock Controls Digital EPIC-2, a second generation intelligent valve position transmitter, which provides smart valve communication enabling plant operators to identify current operating condition and verify valve health. According to the manufacturer the device allows plant personnel to carry out predictive maintenance before a failure occurs,... [Read More]

June 23, 2015
Morgan Advanced Materials has revealed its capability to manufacture balls up to DN250 in diameter for severe service valves from its Nilcra Zirconia-based material. Valve balls have so far only been available in sizes of up to DN150, but the trend in process industries to reduce cost by designing systems with larger pipe diameters, which require fewer devices overall,... [Read More]

June 23, 2015
HAM-LET, a global manufacturer of instrumentation valves and fittings for industrial and high purity fluid and gas delivery systems, has introduced an upgraded H-99 Severe Service Needle Valve series and a 20% lower torque Oxygen clean Double Ferrule Compression Fittings. HAM-LET H-99 Severe Service Needle Valves can accommodate for high pressure demands, have high temperature... [Read More]

June 23, 2015
Nordson EFD, a precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, has introduced the xQR41 Series MicroDot needle valve. The valve features a 60% smaller form factor than standard valves, an exchangeable modular design for greater customisation and process control, and a Quick Release (QR) clasp that allows easy removal of the fluid body to replace wetted parts. The xQR41... [Read More]