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Aug 17, 2018
Emerson unveils new ‘flood-proof’ actuator
PIPES NEWS
Aug 14, 2018
A significant increase in US natural gas exports to Mexico is being capped by a slower-than-expected build out of pipelines in Mexico, according to Reuters. The news service reports that the increases in US natural gas in Mexico are far below available capacity at... [Read More]

COMPANY NEWS
Aug 14, 2018
Pressure control equipment specialist Oxford Flow has expanded its team with three new appointments for the US and Europe, Middle East and Africa. According to a company announcement, the senior level hires have been made in a bid to grow Oxford Flow’s market share in the regions. Howard... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Aug 14, 2018
The challenging conditions faced in the current oil and gas market have led to a greater focus on cost-effective, sustainable operations. Operators are faced with the extremely tough decision of whether to extend or end offshore production asset life. This has brought pre-decommissioning planning into emergence... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Aug 14, 2018
Landia flowmakers – with a Lifetime Propeller Guarantee - have been supplied by Landia in North Aqaba – a city in the kingdom of Jordan that is experiencing rapid growth due to extensive construction of new hotels and resorts on its way to becoming an important... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Aug 3, 2018
Valves Online, a UK based valve retailer, is building a new innovation centre near Plymouth. According to a statement from the Devon headquartered, family owned company, the new facility will be built to accommodate Valves Online’s rapid expansion. Planning consent has been secured to build the new ‘innovation... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Aug 3, 2018
Colorado Springs based Applied Flow Technology (AFT) has announced the release of AFT Arrow 7, a new addition to its growing range of simulation tools. AFT Arrow is a fluid dynamic simulation tool used to calculate pressure drop and flow distribution in gas piping and ducting... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Aug 3, 2018
Side Industrie has announced the launch of the DIP Booster, a pump the company describes as designed "to accelerate flow in a gravity line". The product is designed for use in water applications. According to Side Industrie, the DIP Booster is made of ‘high quality’... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jul 31, 2018
Extending its seal-less product range, Wanner International has lunched the Hydra-Cell G66, a new positive displacement multiple diaphragm pump capable of flowrates of up to 249 litres per minute, (65.7 USgpm) at pressures up to 48 bar (700 psi). The pumps are available with a choice of... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jul 27, 2018
Two major US agencies are looking to streamline the safety review and permitting process for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility proposals. The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) have announced agreement on a Memorandum of... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jul 27, 2018
Pump manufacturer KSB has developed a special impeller for its Movitec multistage high-pressure pumps. According to an announcement from the company, the new impeller ‘significantly’ improves the suction characteristics (NPSH – net positive suction head - values) of the Movitec pumps. Apparently the pump is well suited to... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jul 25, 2018
Applied Flow Technology (AFT) has launched a major upgrade to its Fathom modelling and analysis software, AFT Fathom. AFT version Fathom 10 adds a number of new features to AFT’s fluid dynamic simulation software. Fathom was first created almost 25 years ago to be used by engineers... [Read More]

FLOWMETERS NEWS
Jul 25, 2018
Flow measurement R&D specialist TUV SUD NEL has commissioned an upgrade of its Primary Liquid Densitometer with the aim of boosting flowmeter calibration accuracy and closing the calibration traceability gap. According to TUV SUD NEL, the new Primary Liquid Densitometer will provide the calibration traceability to primary... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jul 25, 2018
Endress+Hauser has unveiled its new Memosens CCS50D chlorine dioxide sensor. The company claims the new product supports the safe and effective disinfection of clean drinking water, pathogen-free cooling water and high quality process water. According to the measurement and instrumentation specialist, the new product has been launched... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jul 25, 2018
AxFlow has introduced the new MM Series of AODD pumps from Almatec. According to the company, the MM Series pumps have been designed specifically to meet the standards, regulations and operational requirements that govern the food and beverage industry. The pumps are built from food-grade wetted materials... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jul 17, 2018
Physicists claim to have found a solution to understanding transitional flow, something which could be of huge significance to the fluid handling industry. Equations developed by British physicist Osborne Reynolds more than 130 years ago to describe fluid flowing at various speeds are still widely used today.... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jul 17, 2018
The British Pump Manufacturers Association has joined other engineering employers and trade associations in voicing concerns to the UK’s prime minister, Theresa May, about a ‘No Deal’ Brexit scenario. 150 chief executives, ‘including the CEOs of some of Britain’s biggest engineering employers as well as those of... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jul 17, 2018
German pump manufacturer KSB will release a new pump app in mid-July called KSB FlowManager. According to the company, the new app can be used to operate and configure the PumpDrive 2 and PumpDrive 2 Eco variable speed systems. In addition, it can be used to adjust... [Read More]