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  • Rotork actuators used for precise oil and gas flow control on Brazilian FPSO vessel

    Rotork actuators used for precise oil and gas flow control on Brazilian FPSO vessel

    Electric and fluid power actuators from Rotork have been installed on new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in Brazil. Customer Metroval specified Rotork intelligent IQ3 multi-turn electric actuators, as ...

  • Rotork electric and pneumatic actuators chosen to deliver fresh water to German towns

    Rotork electric and pneumatic actuators chosen to deliver fresh water to German towns

    Rotork electric and pneumatic actuators have been installed to help deliver fresh drinking water to neighbourhoods in Germany. Stadtwerke Lohr am Main has been supplied with 39 GT pneumatic piston actuators and 13 CK modular electric ...

  • World’s largest waste-to-energy plant using Rotork actuators to produce power for China

    World’s largest waste-to-energy plant using Rotork actuators to produce power for China

    Rotork IQ3 electric multi-turn actuators have been installed at a waste incineration and power generation plant in Bao`an, a district in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, which is set to become the world`s largest waste-to-energy plant. ...

  • Network Control for Valve Actuators

    Network Control for Valve Actuators

    Introduction Reliable and comprehensive data communications are essential elements in the modern process plant. Plant managers today demand access to more information, more quickly than ever before. Process operators must have the ability for full ...

    Mike Howard

  • Rotork selected for strategic tank farm automation

    Rotork selected for strategic tank farm automation

    Rotork IQ3 intelligent electric valve actuators with Pakscan digital control network have been selected by Horizon Tangiers Terminals S.A. for the automation of their strategically important terminal in Morocco. The ...

  • Rotork’s CMA range expands for improved control valve automation

    Rotork’s CMA range expands for improved control valve automation

    Rotork has extended its CMA range of compact modulating actuators with new sizes specifically designed for reliable automation of larger linear control valves. The new actuator is capable of a maximum 4,500 lbf (20 kN) seating thrust. The new sizes ...

  • Intelligent approach to reducing downtime

    Intelligent approach to reducing downtime

    A intelligent asset management system currently under trial will analyse information from valve actuator dataloggers, and relay it to operators to allow accurate prediction of maintenance and repair work, says Liam Jones of Rotork. Intelligent ...

    Liam Jones

  • Actuators in action - Case Study

    Actuators in action - Case Study

    Liam Jones details how electric actuators were used in a solarpowered automation project on produced water pipelines Recently, a US water management company requested help to develop solar-powered control stations for some of its water-gathering ...

    Liam Jones

  • Intelligent actuation

    Intelligent actuation

    Sarah Kellett, Rotork, UK, explores how modern non‑intrusive electric actuator technologies can assist the operation and automation of tank farms. Valve actuators provide vital functions in automated tank farms. By controlling the flow of ...

    Sarah Kellett

  • Rotork India Pvt. Ltd.: a key link in Rotork’s global actuator supply chain

    Rotork India Pvt. Ltd.: a key link in Rotork’s global actuator supply chain

    As a manufacturer, supplier and solution provider, Rotork India Pvt. Ltd. goes from strength to strength. In a little over 40 years the company has grown from a joint venture into what has today become a cornerstone of Rotork’s global ...

  • Valve innovation

    Valve innovation

    PICO: increasing safety with no downtime and no leakage positional control in on/off valves is an important function that is addressed by Rotork Instruments’ innovative solutions In the oil and gas industries cost management is a priority. ...

    Andy Filkins

  • Rotork site services provide a simplified flood defence solution

    Rotork site services provide a simplified flood defence solution

    There are many good reasons for introducing a level of automation to river sluice gates which are old and manually operated. Sluice gates are vitally important for defending against flooding during periods of persistent rainfall, when swift and ...

  • Improved valve control can significantly reduce methane emissions

    Improved valve control can significantly reduce methane emissions

    Introduction The natural gas industry commonly uses pneumatic devices powered by pressurised natural gas as valve controllers and pressure regulators. However, these devices are one of the main sources of vented methane emissions inthe industry, ...

  • Rotork Instruments focus on innovation

    Rotork Instruments focus on innovation

    Introduction Rotork Instruments, the youngest division of Rotork, has been established by a string of acquisitions in the last seven years. There is a gap between actuators and control systems that we intend to fill with tried and tested packaged ...

  • Low emission l/P convertors for natural gas meet new environmental regulations

    Low emission l/P convertors for natural gas meet new environmental regulations

    Overview Low emission pneumatic controllers and overall carbon footprint reduction are today`s hot topics for electro-pneumatic control systems. As shown in the chart below, pneumatic controllers have been viewed as a significant source of ...

  • Remote automation and analytics for a smart water grid

    Remote automation and analytics for a smart water grid

    Objectives identified by OFWAT include the improvement of day-to-day resilience through the reduction of the number of supply interruptions, sewer flooding and pollution incidents, the reduction of water leakage and introduction of performance ...

  • Rotork’s RHS solves valve access issue at water treatment plant

    Rotork’s RHS solves valve access issue at water treatment plant

    Recent rehabilitation at the drinking Water Treatment Plant #2 in Olathe, Kansas, USA, has included the installation of Rotork IQ3 intelligent electric valve actuators to replace electric actuators from another manufacturer. In the gravity filter ...

  • Actuation & Networks - Digital control goes wireless

    Actuation & Networks - Digital control goes wireless

    A major valve automation upgrade performed by Rotork’s Mexican office at a large petroleum tank farm has taken advantage of simplified installation, reduced costs and increased functionality offered by wireless flow control.