Groth Corporation Announces New Flame Control Lab & Enhancements to Flow Lab
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was recently held for their brand new 3,200 square foot Flame Control Laboratory
Stafford, Texas - October 30, 2014 -- Groth Corporation is a global leader in manufacturing pressure/vacuum relief valves, flame and detonation arresters, blanket gas regulators and other low pressure relief products.
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was recently held for their brand new 3,200 square foot Flame Control Laboratory along with enhancements to their Flow Laboratory at their Stafford, Texas manufacturing facility.
In addition to Groth Corporation staff and sales representatives from around the world, also in attendance at the Ribbon Cutting was Stafford Mayor Scarcella along with several Stafford City Councilmembers.
The laboratories will allow for enhanced capabilities to meet ever changing requirements of pressure relief & flame control solutions throughout all process industries, spanning the globe.
Enhancements to the Groth Flow Lab makes it one of the most modern low pressure, high volume flow labs in the United States. It meets ASME PTC-25 requirements and is TUV certified. It can flow air at 600,000 standard cubic feet per hour in both pressure and vacuum and can reach pressures up to 5 PSI.
The new Groth Flame Control Lab is designed to perform deflagration and burn tests per the European ATEX, Factory Mutual, and US Coast Guard test standards. The lab has the capability to test with various gases, including Methane, Propane, Ethylene and others.
“The new laboratories will elevate our strategic new product development efforts and continue to provide support to our current product lines.” – Steven Breid, Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Protecting equipment, lives & the environment for over 50 years, Groth Corporation pressure relief products can be found in refineries, chemical processing plants, and any facility with atmospheric, fixed-roof storage tanks -- from large tank farms to single storage tanks.
Groth Corporation possesses the prestigious ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems certification, conferred by TÜV SÜD America Inc, in the design and manufacture of Pressure/Vacuum Relief Valves, Deflagration and Detonation Flame Arresters, Emergency Relief Valves, Waste Gas Burners, Blanket Gas Regulators, Sediment Traps, Flame Traps, Check Valves and Drip Traps. Groth Corporation is also a proud member of the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA).