Power stations and steam distribution systems depend upon robust and reliable flow control equipment for safe operation.
Celeros Flow Technology now offers the Direct Steam Converting Valve - Steam Atomisation (DSCV-SA) from Copes-Vulcan.
Specifically designed for arduous applications such as steam turbine bypass systems, continuous steam let down stations and CHP plants, the Copes Vulcan DSCV-SA is suited to isolation of the steam flow in turbine bypass applications where valves remain closed for long periods of time.
The DSCV-SA offers excellent operational reliability and minimises potential risks associated with plant start-up, shutdown and turbine trips.
The valve features a pilot plug design that achieves a very tight shut off in the closed position, using the full steam pressure to seal the plug.
This load, combined with the actuator thrust, results in very high seat contact loads.
This tight seal improves plant thermal efficiency, and also prevents leak induced ‘wire drawing’ damage across the valve seat which would otherwise result in frequent maintenance to repair or replace the seat.
The DSCV-SA’s use of steam...
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