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  • Compact low power electric actuator for choke valves

    In the latest development of its successful range of CMA electric control valve actuators, Rotork has introduced a new version specifically designed for the demands of choke valve operation. Built with extensive industry experience, the CMR-250/GB3 actuator meets exacting requirements for low power, high torque modulating control in a compact package for applications including severe service ...


    By Rotork

  • Nuclear power contract for Rotork intelligent valve actuators

    Rotork has been awarded a major contract for the supply of electric valve actuators for the Hong Yan River and Ningde Nuclear Power Station project in China. More than 1200 Rotork IQPro intelligent electric valve actuators have been ordered for Phase 1 of the new power station complex, which will deliver a designed generating capacity of 16000MW when all phases are completed. The Rotork actuators ...


    By Rotork

  • CMA actuator increases the scope of Rotork’s advanced electric control valve technology

    Rotork Process Controls has launched a new range of compact, robust and reliable electric actuators for control valves, regulators and other continuous modulating applications. The CMA (Compact Modulating Actuator) extends the scope of Rotork’s proven technologies and the benefits inherent in the innovative Rotork CVA electric control valve actuator range. The CMA range increases the areas ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork CK valve actuators deliver intelligent modular solutions

    Built on the cornerstones of reliability and safety inherent in all Rotork products, the CK enhances the scope of Rotork flow control technology. The modular CK design provides flexibility and configurability, enabling quick selection from stock to meet customer specification with short lead times. The torque range facilitates reliable operation of valve types and sizes typically found in ...


    By Rotork

  • New IQ valve actuator has optimised stem acceptance and torque output

    Rotork has introduced a new model in its IQ range of non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators with an optimised combination of valve stem diameter acceptance and torque output to facilitate economical automation of valves and penstocks typically found in the water and effluent treatment industries. The new IQ19 actuator combines a stem acceptance of up to 51mm (2 inches) diameter with ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork launches 3rd generation IQT intelligent part-turn valve actuator

    The introduction of the new Rotork IQT electric valve actuator brings the advanced functionality and asset management capabilities of Rotork’s 3rd generation intelligent technology to the direct-drive operation of part-turn valves. Proven in the field by thousands of IQ3 multi-turn actuators, new functionality brought to the compact and robust IQT includes an unrivalled range of advanced ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork CK valve actuators deliver intelligent modular solutions

    The innovative Rotork CK range of modular electric valve actuators is designed to meet diverse actuation applications in the power and water industry. undefined ...


    By Rotork

  • AWWA announces new manual on power actuators

    The American Water Works Association has released its newest manual – M66 Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Controls – Design and Installation. M66 provides valuable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power actuators. Power actuators are a fundamental part of water and wastewater systems and are rising in ...

  • Modular Rotork CK actuators introduce reliable and economical automation at hydroelectric facility

    Rotork CK range modular electric valve actuators have provided a reliable and economical automated flow control solution for a hydroelectric generating station in Mexico. The actuators have been installed at the Alameda Hidroeléctrica Planta to control the flow of water to turbines generating up to 6 MW of electricity. The modular CK design enabled the operator to tailor the actuator ...


    By Rotork

  • Retrofit upgrade replaces actuators after sixty years unbroken aerospace industry service

    Some of the very first valve actuators to carry the Rotork name are being replaced with the company’s latest intelligent IQ3 actuators after sixty years of unbroken service on a demanding and critical duty in the aerospace industry. Dating from 1953, the Rotork Model 100A actuators were part of a contract to operate the valves on one of the world’s first large scale supersonic wind ...


    By Rotork

  • Singer Valves Automated Pilot Control with low power requirements is ideal for remote stations using SCADA

    The 420-DC or 420-AC Automated Pilot Control is a reliable, simple and cost efficient way to automate water systems. The pilot control offers programmable span and speed control via USB cable and software allowing for easy field calibration using a laptop and standard USB connection.   The motor actuator responds to a 4-20 mA signal and may be programmed for pressure changes.  It ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Singer Valve Inc. launches a new Automated Pilot Control with low power requirements

    Singer Valve, a leading manufacturer of control valves has launched the new 420-DC or 420-AC Automated Pilot Control that is a reliable, simple and cost efficient way to automate water systems. Mark Gimson, Business Development and Marketing Manager for Singer Valve said, “In this new model we have added over-volt protection, 4-20mA feedback, O ring sealed, explosion proof housing with new ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Peristaltic Pump Technology Replaces Timer Controlled Valves at Lavister Waste Water Treatment Works and Improves Primary Sludge Consistency

    Two Watson-Marlow Bredel SPX50 hose pumps have been installed at Dwr Cymru -Welsh Water’s Lavister Waste Water Treatment Works in North Wales., significantly improving system performance at the site. The pumps were installed during October 2006 and have delivered trouble-free operation since installation. Prior to the installation of the SPX50s, auto-desludging of the primary tanks at the ...

  • Rotork CVA specified for fluid drive upgrade

    Gothenburg Energy is western Sweden’s leading energy company, providing energy services, heating, cooling, natural gas, electricity and broadband. At one of its power stations the company has introduced the Rotork CVA electric control valve actuator on a fluid drive application, in order to update the equipment and reduce maintenance requirements. Fluid drives, which are also known as ...


    By Rotork

  • Continued investment ensures reliability for Rotork’s increasing range of products

    Throughout the company’s near-sixty year history, Rotork engineers have focussed on solving customers’ problems and developing new flow control solutions. Whilst some innovations can be adopted immediately, others demand thousands of hours of testing, assessment and certification before they can be offered to customers. Continuous investment in product testing is therefore a key part ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork Site Services Contributes To Improved Efficiency for Thames Water

    Thames Water is the UK’s largest water company, providing essential services for 15 million customers in London and the Thames Valley. The company invests heavily in new technologies and improvements to increase efficiency and meet the challenges imposed by strict environmental regulations. A framework agreement for the supply of Rotork valve actuators contributes to the achievement of ...


    By Rotork

  • River weir upgrade demonstrates Rotork’s extended scope capabilities

    A recent UK Environment Agency river management scheme has demonstrated the ability of a Rotork Site Services extended scope contract to provide project management and organise all the mechanical, electrical and civil engineering work required to complete the project. A major benefit for the customer is the simplified contractual route that the extended scope contract enables by reducing the ...


    By Rotork

  • YTC Positioners lead the Way in Tough Applications

    Process industries often depend on high performance valve actuation in harsh environments. Despite the difficult surroundings, process plants demand the latest technology, such as smart positioners, which allow technicians to use auto-calibration and simple diagnostics to commission and monitor their entire system at the push of a button. In many cases, the valve, actuator and smart positioner ...


    By Rotork

  • ALGAE-X Introduces New Automated Fuel Filtration System

    Algae-X International announces a new addition to its line of programmable Automated Fuel Filtration system, the STS 6000-10GPM-2T. The new system can automatically or manually switch between tanks, to preserve the integrity of the fuel stored in two tanks using only one STS system. By implementing fully automated 3-way motorized ball valves and a selector switch tied into a new Smart Filtration ...


    By AXI International

  • Curtiss-Wright Flow Control's Enertech Names New Nuclear Hydraulic Service Product Manager

    Curtiss-Wright Flow Control's business unit Enertech today announced the appointment of Bob Coates as Nuclear Hydraulic Service Product Manager. In this new role, Bob will report directly to Stan Miller, General Manager, Enertech, based in Brea, CA. Bob's responsibilities include enhancing field and factory service programs for Enertech legacy brand electro-hydraulic actuators, such as ...


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