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Oxford Flow to ramp up growth after funding round
Valve manufacturer Oxford Flow has raised £6.1 million of fresh equity at a post-money valuation of £21 million as it seeks to boost product development and expand its global business development team. The company, which was spun out of Oxford University in 2015, has already achieved impressive commercial traction in the UK with its unique line of pressure-regulating valves for ...
WRAS-approved water shut-off solenoid valves for leak detection applications
Aquilar Ltd is pleased to announce the extension of its range of WRAS-approved AquiTron valves (also known as electrically-operated water shut-off valves) for use with its water leak detection systems. The AquiTron range already contained actuated butterfly valves for use on pipe sizes that were too large for the traditional solenoid but now also includes actuated ball valves for occasions when ...
By Aquilar Ltd
Expansion Joints for Potable Water Systems
Water is vital to life. Not only do we need access to clean drinking water, we need the ability to transport it without contamination. For this reason, there are standards that were created for pumping systems to safeguard potable water as it comes into contact with different materials during transport through a piping system. The NSF/ANSI 61 Standard for Drinking Water System Components ...
AWWA announces new edition of air valves manual
The American Water Works Association has released the second edition of M51 Air Valves: Air-Release, Air/Vacuum & Combination. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. The effects of air and vacuum pockets present in a system can have an undesirable impact on a pump, meter and control valve operation and can create pipeline breaks and collapses. ...
Wastewater treatment and conservation at Eaton’s Toccoa aerospace site earn industrial plant of the year honors
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation’s aerospace facility in Toccoa, Ga., was honored recently by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals as the industrial 2011 Plant of the Year for outstanding operation of industrial pollution control in indirect wastewater discharge for physical and chemical pretreatment. The association also recognized Eaton’s facility for ...
$50 billion valve market in 2010
Untitled Document Sales of industrial valves will reach $50 billion per year by 2010, up from $41 billion this year predicts the McIlvaine Company in its continually updated online report, Valves: World Markets. The oil and gas and refining segments will be the largest purchasers. Sales of valves to the oil and gas sector will grow from $7.3 billion in 2005 to over ...
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