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VALVES NEWS
Mar 29, 2017
What is believed to be the world’s largest water gate valve has been created in Texas, USA. Blackhall Engineering, based in West Yorkshire, UK, designed the impressive valve. It is the first of six 40 ft valves weighing 100 tonnes, the same weight as 10 double decker... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 10, 2017
Asahi/America, a producer of thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, has revealed the next generation Omni Type-27 ball valve with updated performance features and improved actuation capabilities. A new smooth ergonomic handle with open/shut indication tops the Omni Type-27, while the rugged, injection-moulded one-piece body includes a single-threaded and... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 2, 2017
Interventek Subsea Engineering has signed a two-year exclusive deal with Louisiana, US-based Professional Rental Tools (PRT) to supply its in‑riser Revolution valve for well intervention operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Interventek’s Revolution shear and seal valve will be used to enhance PRT’s existing subsea systems offering. “We... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 1, 2017
Chinese energy service solutions provider NF Energy Saving Corp. has recently signed a $340,000 (€322,779) sales contract to supply a project with butterfly valves. According to the contract signed with Sinkiang Production and Construction Group, NF Energy will deliver the equipment in the third quarter of 2017. This is the... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 23, 2017
Midlands, UK-based valve supplier Ultravalve has increased its number of accredited reduced pressure zone (RPZ) test engineers in the wake of increased demand for the service. The company, which was acquired last year by process valve and actuator specialist Bonomi UK, has recently recruited a further engineer,... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 17, 2017
Pipe fitting technology developer Viega has introduced its line of Viega ProPress Zero Lead ball valve press x hose thread for copper fittings. The bronze ball valves are full port and designed for potable water applications, available in ½" and ¾" press sizes and ¾" hose sizes. Other... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 14, 2017
Process valve and actuator supplier Bonomi (UK) Ltd is helping its customers achieve more accurate and faster system design solutions through the provision of 3D drawings. The company’s ability to offer 3D images of valve and actuators assemblies means that its customers can preview systems and assess... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 14, 2017
Arca Regler has developed two new pneumatically activated actuators, the company’s smallest and largest products so far. On the small end of the scale, the PP-1.3 features a diaphragm surface of only 8.68sqin, while the PP-130 offers a 434sqin diaphragm surface. The PP-1.3 is fully welded, made from... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 10, 2017
Spirax Sarco, a products and services provider for steam system management, has released the EP500, the world's first ergonomically designed electropneumatic valve positioner. The positioner offers very high accuracy and “industry-leading” reliability with an ease of installation, calibration and operation, Spirax Sarco said. The EP500 has a cast... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 31, 2017
Mueller Water Products has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Singer Valve, a manufacturer of automatic control valves, for C$34 million (€24.2m) in cash. Singer Valve designs and manufactures automatic control valves, offering engineered products for pressure management within waterworks, while also providing similar valves for industrial,... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 23, 2017
Bonomi North America is introducing a new line of high-pressure carbon steel ball valves for use in hydraulic applications. The new valves come in two-way and three-way configurations with a choice of NPT or SAE thread end connections. Both the two-way valves (3200 Series NPT/3300 Series SAE) and... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 18, 2017
Clarke Industrial Engineering has entered into a licensing agreement with Curtiss-Wright Corp. to exclusively distribute Clarke’s patented and proprietary shutter valve technology for various markets. The shutter valves will be exclusively available to Curtiss-Wright for the worldwide naval defence market, the US maritime homeland security market, and... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 17, 2017
Andritz Hydro, part of international technology group Andritz, has received an order from Eidsiva Vannkraft to supply electromechanical equipment for a new Norwegian hydropower plant. Andritz’ contract comprises design, manufacturing, and delivery of the complete electromechanical equipment for the new Nedre Otta plant. The supply deal includes two... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 10, 2017
Nordson Corp., an Ohio, US-headquartered machinery manufacturer, has introduced a new patent-pending motorised back pressure valve assembly for extrusion coating and laminating. The new EDI PolyStream is the first such system to provide closed-loop control, minimising human error and the possibility of injury when making manual adjustments,... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 10, 2017
Bournemouth Water in the UK has redesigned much of its network to use intelligent network calming and pressure management valves produced by IVL Flow Control to reduce leakage. Bournemouth Water provides drinking water to nearly half a million people on the southern coast of England. Initially, 13 of... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 9, 2017
Hantemp Controls, a manufacturer of stainless steel liquid control devices, is now offering the model S4At stainless steel solenoid valve. While ideal for ammonia, these solenoid valves can also control CO2, fluorinated refrigerants, glycols, pure water, light oils, and other approved liquids. For ammonia refrigeration systems, they can... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 9, 2017
IMI Precision Engineering has expanded its valve product offering with the addition of the new IMI FAS 6.5mm Flexisol, a direct acting two-way or three-way valve. Developed to deliver optimum performance and all-round efficiency and designed for compact environments and easy installation, Flexisol incorporates a host of... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 9, 2017
Heerema Marine Contractors has chosen Emerson Automation Solutions to provide a valve remote control (VRC) system for the world’s largest semi-submersible offshore crane vessel SSCV Sleipnir, currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s shipyard in Singapore, is a 220m long vessel designed for the installation and removal of... [Read More]