quarter-turn ball valve News

  • New gearbox for motorised quarter-turn applications

    The new AB550M gearbox is manufactured as standard with cast iron housing components, high performance axial thrust bearings, a protected steel input shaft and a polyurethane coating to deal with arduous applications and aggressive environments. The ability to support electric actuators weighing up to 46 kilograms and input speeds of up to 72 rpm offers suitability for many applications in the ...


    By Rotork

  • Applications and Operations of Sanitary Ball Valves

    Sanitary ball valves are designed to control product transmission. They are mainly used in chemical pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries. The entire bore design of chamber valves does not result in fluid resistance. This means that the use of ball valves is ideal in operations involving viscous fluids or fluids that contain particulates. In the operation of QF5 sanitary valves, a ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Parker Secures Contract Extension and SIL Approval for Instrumentation Ball Valve Range

    Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has achieved an industry first by securing SIL 2 approval for its HiPro Ball Valves. Safety Integrity Level (SIL) is the level of risk reduction provided by safety instrument functions. In this case, the HiPro valves were required to meet the IEC 61508:210 standard. SIL2 approval was required for Parker to secure an extension ...


    By Parker Hannifin Corp

  • GF Piping Systems` new metering ball valve offers precision

    GF Piping Systems has introduced the new ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • Polymer manufacturing turns to Rotork for improved control valve performance

    The introduction of Rotork CVA all-electric control valve actuation technology has improved the efficiency of the production process for a leading polymer manufacturing company in Australia. Era Polymers is a world-class manufacturer of polyurethane systems, producing a diverse range of cast elastomer prepolymers including spray polyurethane and polyureas, rigid and flexible foam systems, ...


    By Rotork

  • 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 ...


  • GF Piping Systems` New Signet 4630 Free-Chlorine Analyzer Provides Turn-Key, Accurate Chlorine Water Measurement

    GF Piping Systems has introduced the Signet 4630 Free-Chlorine Analyzer System to augment their growing line of measurement and control products for potable water.  Designed with amperometric sensing technology, the new analyzer incorporates a clear flow cell, flow regulator, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • First orders for Rotork’s robust and compact 242 Series manual gear operators

    Rotork Gears reports that international markets have reacted positively to the introduction of its range of 242 Series manual gear operators and orders have been received. Significant activity in China includes an important order from the valve manufacturer China Valves Hanwei for a natural gas project. 242 Series manual quarter-turn gear operators benefit from the latest design ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork actuators on the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers

    Hundreds of Rotork electric actuators are being installed on the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales, both of which will be 920ft long and weigh in at 65,000 tonnes full displacement. Each ship will be home to more than 1200 Rotork actuators, mostly operating ball and butterfly valves on duties encompassing sea water, fresh water, ...


    By Rotork

  • Best technical solution with local support secures Rotork order for pipeline actuators

    Rotork GO gas-over-oil actuators have been supplied for vital failsafe valve control duties on a new cryogenic LNG pipeline in Venezuela. In addition to providing the best technical solution for the application, the actuators were selected because of the high level of local support available from Rotork’s well-established company in Venezuela. The San Joaquin Pipeline, owned by ...


    By Rotork

  • Best technical solution with local support secures Rotork order for pipeline actuators

    Rotork GO gas-over-oil actuators have been supplied for vital failsafe valve control duties on a new cryogenic LNG pipeline in Venezuela. In addition to providing the best technical solution for the application, the actuators were selected because of the high level of local support available from Rotork’s well-established company in Venezuela. The San Joaquin Pipeline, owned by ...


    By Rotork

  • Technology for gulf oil spill and gas shale fracing

    Two major sources of energy for the U.S. are dependent upon the solution of environmental problems. The McIlvaine Company has a created a free website with the latest technology to solve these problems. Over the last three weeks a series of recorded webinars have been conducted on both subjects. The full recordings of the discussions have been posted to the free site.  Here are some ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Rotork fulfils electric and pneumatic actuation contracts for Suncor Fort Hills oil sands development

    In a recent contract, Rotork’s facility at Calgary has fitted IQ3 intelligent electric actuators to fifteen gate valves, sized 42", 48" and 60", and shipped them to the Suncor Fort Hills oil sands mine project in the Athabasca region of Alberta in Canada. This contract is one of many for Suncor Fort Hills which involve Rotork on a global scale. In addition to electric actuators supplied ...


    By Rotork

  • Subsea actuators and gearboxes assist first-of-kind commercial wave energy project

    Rotork Australia has supplied subsea rack and pinion hydraulic valve actuators and subsea gearboxes for an innovative renewable energy wave technology project on Garden Island, near Perth in Western Australia. The patented CETO (Carnegie Wave Energy) technology converts ocean swells into a source of energy for power generation and water desalination plants. Unlike other wave technology systems, ...


    By Rotork

  • UPW`s Unmatched Recirculating Faucet Capabilities Now Include Improved Control Features

    GF Piping Systems has introduced the second generation Type 530 AquaTap Recirculating Faucet with new functionality for greater performance and improved control. The AquaTap faucet features a proven patented flow through head design and patent-pending Inline Flow Diverter (IFD) technology that eliminates dead-legs and optimizes flow characteristics. These design features ensure pure water for ...


    By Georg Fischer AG

  • Power plant scrubber market is huge but not monolithic

    Untitled Document The market for scrubbers which capture the sulfur emissions from coal-fired boilers will reach nearly $8 billion next year. But despite this large market, the profit opportunity for any one ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Supercritical water oxidation of sewage sludge

    ABSTRACT Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) is an innovative and effective destruction method for organic wastewater and sludge. Several tests of the destruction of sewage sludge by SCWO have been done at two state of the art pilot plants. These units have capacities of 250 kg/h and 1100 kg/h, respectively. The test results show that the technology easily destroys the organic ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

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