hydraulically operated valve News

  • Chinese pipelines select Rotork electro-hydraulic valve actuators for remote operated failsafe duty

    Rotork Skilmatic electro-hydraulic valve actuators have been ordered for increased safety ESD (Emergency Shutdown) duties on two new oil pipelines in China. Owned by the China National Petroleum Corporation, the Mahui and Yunnan Pipelines are attached to the network bringing oil and gas to China from offshore fields in the Bay of Bengal. The Skilmatic actuators will be installed in ...


    By Rotork

  • Eaton to Showcase Hydraulic Innovations that Optimize Operations for the Oil and Gas Industry

    Power management company Eaton will showcase its latest technologies for oil and gas applications at the 2014 Permian Basin International Oil Show (PBIOS), held October 21-23, 2014, in Odessa, Texas. Eaton’s booth, #OS 3, will feature innovations for customers with oil and gas operations who seek to optimize their performance, increase operational predictability and protect their people and ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Colorado Utility Selects IWLive for Real Time Hydraulic Modeling and Operational Management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that the City of Boulder, Colorado, has chosen the company’s revolutionary IWLive software solution to perform real time hydraulic modeling and operational analysis. The implementation equips the ...


    By Innovyze

  • InfoWorks TS for hydraulic transient analysis

    The fourth quarter release of InfoWorks TS for advanced hydraulic transient analysis will give InfoWorks WS users worldwide direct access to the pressure surge analysis application, to help them better preserve distribution system integrity and avert potential problems. Anticipating and controlling transient response is critical to ensuring the protection, integrity, and ...

  • InfoWorks TS for hydraulic transient analysis

    The fourth quarter release of InfoWorks TS for advanced hydraulic transient analysis will give InfoWorks WS users worldwide direct access to the pressure surge analysis application, to help them better preserve distribution system integrity and avert potential problems. Anticipating and controlling transient response is critical to ensuring the protection, integrity, and effective/efficient ...


    By Innovyze

  • Capital planning and operational efficiency for water

    MWH Soft has released H2ONET PZM (Pressure Zone Manager) for power AutoCAD® (Autodesk, San Rafael, CA) users. The solution analyses, simplifies, and summarises pertinent hydraulic information for each pressure zone in a water distribution system model.  This water master planning tool greatly accelerates hydraulic diagram design of existing and proposed pressure zones and helps ensure ...

  • IWLive: real-time forecasting and operation

    MWH Soft has announced the second quarter 2011 release of IWLive for real-time water distribution hydraulic modeling, forecasting and SCADA integration. The release will give InfoWorks WS and InfoWater users worldwide the ability to move their hydraulic modelling and simulation applications from planning and design to operation and control. The product builds on MWH Soft's Floodworks product line ...

  • Valves, Like Humans, Require Exercise

    'Out of sight, out of mind” is one way to describe many water operators’ attitudes toward water distribution valves. That is until one fails. Typically, once one valve fails, others follow suit. The best option to combat faulty valves is a regular exercise program. The potential for line failure during critical work periods is always present. Broken valves can result in costly problems, ...

  • Electro-hydraulic actuators deliver improved safety at India’s tank farms

    Following an accidental fire at the IOCL Jaipur Terminal, an extensive review of safety measures recommended by the MB Lal Committee has resulted in the introduction of failsafe actuators for critical tank farm applications. These valves, known as ROSOV (Remote Operated Shut-off Valves), now provide tank overfill protection at the majority of storage facilities owned by the Indian oil industry. ...


    By Rotork

  • Major premiere of the WLK 1000 plastic shredder with powerful hydraulic drive

    In time for FAKUMA 2015 in Friedrichshafen visitors can look forward to the plastic recycling highlight. WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH will be showcasing its new WLK 1000 single-shaft shredder featuring a hydraulic drive for the first time. The unit is suitable for shredding thermoplastics, such as PE, PP, PVC, PS, PU and PET, but also the most diverse duroplastic and elastomer types. Even large-volume ...


    By WEIMA

  • Eaton to showcase cross-platform hydraulic solutions for refuse vehicles at WasteExpo 2013

    At this year’s WasteExpo in New Orleans, diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton will demonstrate how its hydraulic solutions provide fleet owners and operators with peace of mind by providing fuel savings, enhancing productivity and significantly reducing operating costs. The event, which runs from May 20-23, 2013 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, gives Eaton an ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Hampton Roads Sanitation District selects Mike Urban for the regional hydraulic model

    Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) owns and operates an interceptor sewer system consisting of both gravity and force mains, and nine sewage treatment plants (STPs) servicing the Hampton Roads area. The HRSD system is interconnected with, and serves, surrounding Localities, including the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and ...


  • Eaton Hydraulic Technologies Improve Reliability for Oil and Gas Applications

    Operational reliability in the petrochemical sector is heavily affected by unplanned maintenance events caused by piston rod corrosion and hydraulic hose failure, both which can be better managed with Eaton's dependable and cost-effective hydraulic technologies. Piston rod corrosion and abrasion wear are persistent problems that have been a major source of unreliability, particularly in offshore ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Manually energised solution for failsafe valve actuators

    Rotork has introduced an innovative range of manually energised spring-return actuators to provide an economical solution for failsafe valves that are infrequently operated. The Rotork ManPower range greatly reduces installation time and expense since no external electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic power supply is required. Suitable for a wide range of ball, butterfly and plug valves, the ...


    By Rotork

  • TECNOFLOW and SINGER VALVE held a seminar at the Embassy of Canada

    KLINGER Argentina regularly holds courses and seminars organised by TECNOFLOW, its Water and Waste Water Division. These events are aimed at consultant engineers, water distribution companies and governmental water institutions throughout the country. In July 2012, a seminar on hydraulic control valves for water networks and aqueducts was held at the Canadian Embassy in Buenos Aires with the ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Rotork opens Valve Automation Centre in Mexico

    Rotork is proud to announce the opening of its new Valve Automation Centre in Mexico. Strategically located in Mexico City, it is the first full shop facility for Rotork in the country. The 1360m² building houses the new headquarters for Rotork’s Mexican subsidiary company, incorporating inside sales, contracts, after sales and service departments as well as a training centre for ...


    By Rotork

  • Customised valve actuation – when standard products are not the answer

    The overriding majority of valve actuation applications in today’s industries are fulfilled with standard products. In some cases an actuator may need to be modified to suit specific operating requirements, but here again a solution based on a standard product can usually be found. There are occasions, however, when the physical and operational demands of an application rule out anything ...


    By Rotork

  • Divers install eccentric plug valve in reservoir tunnel

    A team of specialist divers – working in a cramped, water-filled tunnel 20 metres beneath the surface of a reservoir – has just completed installation of an eccentric plug valve to control water flow.The valve and associated equipment has been supplied to United Utilities by Viking Johnson (www.vikingjohnson.com), a world leader in the supply of pipe joints and ...


    By Viking Johnson

  • World Industrial Valves Market Analysis & 2017 Forecasts

    World demand to rise 5.1% annually through 2017 Global demand for industrial valves is forecast to grow 5.1 percent per annum through 2017 to more than $80 billion. Although growth will be healthy across the globe (spurred by recovery from the recent economic downturn), the drivers of growth will vary by region. Advances in developing areas such as China and India will ...


  • Florida’s largest city selects IWLive for real time operational management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that JEA (formerly Jacksonville Electric Authority), the utility serving Florida’s largest city, has selected IWLive advanced real time forecasting and operational management software. The ...


    By Innovyze

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