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  • Compact actuators for LNG cryogenic valves

    The use of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a cheaper and less polluting alternative to diesel for generators providing the power to remote sites is becoming increasingly widespread. With many thousands of sites throughout the world, oil and gas drilling industry companies are among the operators who have introduced the technique, which involves the use of specialised trailer-based plant to ...


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  • Rotork valve actuators at the Olympic Park Energy Centre

    Rotork intelligent electric valve actuators have been installed at the London Olympic Park Energy Centre, a combined cooling, heating and power plant incorporating a biomass boiler fuelled by sustainable wood pulp and natural gas. Rotork IQT and IQTM direct drive quarter-turn actuators are operating isolating and modulating butterfly valves in plant that will provide ...


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  • CVA electric actuation for larger control valves

    The new CVL-5000 actuator extends the scope of Rotork Process Controls’ innovative CVA electric control valve actuator range to enable the automation of larger valves and valves with higher pressure ratings. Providing a maximum rated thrust of 5000lbsf (22241Nm) and a linear stroke length of up to 4.5 inches (115mm), the CVL-5000 retains all the features and benefits of the ...


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  • Nuclear valve actuator maintenance programme explained

    Since the 1960s Rotork Hiller has been a key supplier of safety-related actuators for the nuclear power industry, with a focus on Main Steam Isolation Valve (MSIV) and Main Feedwater Isolation Valve (MFIV) applications. During this time Hiller’s maintenance programme has been developed, refined and successfully utilised by many commercial nuclear power plant operators. Major benefits ...


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  • 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 ...


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  • 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 ...


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  • 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 ...


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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 ...


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  • Corrosion resistance essential for Spanish WWTP valve actuators

    One of the main considerations concerning the valve actuators at the Bens WWTP (Waste Water Treatment Plant) in Coruña, Spain, was its close proximity to the Atlantic coast and the resulting saline atmosphere in the area.  It is well known that this environment is highly corrosive to exposed electrical equipment and can be a major cause of unreliability and breakdowns. Rotork was able ...


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  • Global Electrically Actuated Control Valve Market 2012-2016 | Researchmoz.us

    TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Electrically Actuated Control Valve market to grow at a CAGR of 13.35 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the renovation of existing industrial plants. COMPLETE REPORT WITH TOC: ...


  • New generation treatment plant selects Rotork for electric control valve actuation

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuation technology has been selected for a demanding duty involving continuous modulation at what is described as a “new generation” waste water treatment plant in southwest France. The plant is one of the largest in France as well as one of the most energy efficient. Designed for increased rainwater and effluent treatment ...


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  • Rotork control valve actuation passes the glass making test

    Following extensive testing, leading glass container manufacturers are specifying the Rotork CMA electric actuator for a critical valve control function in the glass making process. The valves are used to control the temperature and pressure in the furnaces by regulating the air and gas mixture with extreme precision. Maintaining a constant temperature and pressure is essential for energy ...


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  • Rotork delivers all-electric isolating and control valve actuation for gas plants

    Rotork actuators are fulfilling the all-electric specification for valve control on new gas dehydration units constructed at seven sites in the Transylvanian region of Romania. The new plants have been built for Romgaz, the largest natural gas producer in Romania, responsible for the production of around 40% of the country’s consumption. Dehydration plants use triethylene glycol to remove ...


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  • CVA electric control valve actuators in refinery automation project

    Rotork’s latest electric control valve actuation technology has been selected for the automation of metering pumps in Group 2C hazardous areas in an automation project at an oil refinery in India Sixteen CVA (model number CVL500) linear actuators with IECEx international explosionproof certification have been ordered to control metering pump valve positions by means of a 4-20 ...


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  • United Utilities returns to Rotork for new valve actuation framework agreement

    Rotork is pleased to announce the award of the new framework agreement for the supply of valve actuators to United Utilities, the UK’s largest listed water company. Serving a population of seven million, United Utilities operates 184 reservoirs, more than 700 water and sewage treatment plants and 170,000 kilometres of pipework and sewers in an area bounded by the English Midlands, ...


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  • Scottish Water selects Rotork for new valve actuation framework contract

    Following a formal tender process, Scottish Water has awarded the framework agreement for new valve actuators to Rotork UK. The agreement appoints Rotork as the sole supplier of new actuators to Scottish Water and its business partners, valvemakers and appointed contractors for the AMP 6 cycle. The new framework complements an existing agreement that provides servicing and spares for the several ...


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  • Global Electrically Actuated Control Valve Market 2012-2016 by Researchmoz.us

    Global Electrically Actuated Control Valve market to grow at a CAGR of 13.35 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the renovation of existing industrial plants. The market has also been witnessing an increased outsourcing of manufacturing activities to the APAC region. However, the need for high initial investment could pose a challenge to ...


  • Rotork valve actuators in ‘landmark’ waste water treatment project

    Rotork IQPro intelligent electric valve actuation technology will assist the operation of the largest and most advanced waste water treatment, water reuse and sludge treatment plant in the Middle East. Described as a ‘landmark’ project, the Doha North Sewage Treatment Works in Qatar has a peak waste water treatment design capacity of 439,000 cubic meters per day, ...


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  • Rotork IQ3 intelligent valve actuators specified for strategic gas pipeline

    The third stage of the massive West-East Gas Pipeline Project (WEPP) in China will utilise the latest Rotork IQ3 intelligent electric actuators for valve control at compressor stations, manifolds and storage facilities. During the past decade, thousands of Rotork IQ intelligent electric valve actuators have been installed on stages one and two of the 4000 kilometre long West-East Gas ...


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  • Innovative Rotork valve actuation selected for Australia’s giant clean LNG projects

    Rotork flow control products have been selected for applications throughout the giant Queensland coal seam gas-to-LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) projects in Australia. To date, Rotork’s international sales network has received orders for more than 5000 valve actuators, embracing electric, electro-hydraulic, pneumatic and gas-over-oil technologies The three projects – Queensland Curtis ...


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