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  • Rotork electro-hydraulic actuators provide increased safety at Mauritius International Airport

    Replacing obsolete electric actuators from another manufacturer, the Profibus-enabled, ATEX-rated failsafe Rotork actuators have been installed in critical valve areas to prevent potential spillages by automatically closing-off the flow of fuel on receipt of an overfill alarm signal. Skilmatic self-contained actuators have been specifically designed as the reliable solution for this type of vital ...


    By Rotork

  • New Valve Technical Handbook Provides Valuable Resource for GF Piping Customers

    Piping Systems (GF) has introduced a comprehensive 200-page, Valve Technical Handbook that provides a valuable new resource for customers seeking detailed valve information in an all inclusive document.  Over 20 manual valves and 22 actuated valves in a variety of styles are covered.  These include ball, 3-way-ball, diaphragm, butterfly, check and angle seat valves, as well as ...


    By Georg Fischer AG

  • 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 ...


    By Rotork

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By Rotork

  • 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 ...


    By Rotork

  • 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 ...


    By Rotork

  • 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 ...


    By Rotork

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


    By Rotork

  • 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, ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork valve actuation supports innovative offshore wind farm technology

    An offshore platform in the North Sea that is the first of its type to serve a power generating wind farm is home to fifty Rotork IQTPro intelligent electric valve actuators. The Borwin Alpha platform is the first offshore installation designed to convert AC power into high voltage direct current (HVDC) for onward transmission. Built and designed by the Heerema Fabrication Group on behalf of ABB, ...


    By Rotork

  • Explosionproof CMA actuators deliver ‘Performance Plus’ process valve control

    Available in quarter-turn, rotary and linear versions, robust Rotork CMA actuators perform numerous process control valve, metering pump and damper applications. Single-phase or DC electrical power is all that is required for simplified installation and control valve actuation in safe or hazardous areas. Explosionproof certification to international standards is available. The latest ...


    By Rotork

  • Nuclear power plant contract includes actuators for leviathan valves

    Situated on the coast at Chixi Town, south of Guangzhou in China’s Guangdong Province, the Taishan Nuclear Power Station is expected to be one of the largest in the world. It is also China’s first nuclear power plant to adopt the European EPR (European Pressurised Reactor) third generation reactor technology. The first phase of the project involves the construction of two EPR power ...


    By Rotork

  • 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 ...


    By Rotork

  • 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: ...


  • 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, ...


    By Rotork

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