valve actuator News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Oil field contract generates innovative Rotork actuator solution

    Rotork has received an order for 220 pneumatic actuators for the NASR Phase II Full Field Development Project in the UAE. The aim of the project is to increase the field's oil production capacity to 65,000 barrels per day (BPD) from the existing capacity of 22,000 BPD. Awarded by Hyundai Heavy Industries, the order included spring-return pneumatic actuators to operate 30" and 36" ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork IQ3 actuators selected for Brazilian water treatment plant upgrade

    The upgrade at the Rio Manso WTP at Brumadinho in the south east of Brazil involved the building of an additional filter plant, the replacement of obsolete actuators on existing plant and the introduction of a Profibus digital control network. ...


    By Rotork

  • Multiple orders for Rotork actuators at grassroots Middle East refinery

    With a capacity of up to 400,000 barrels a day, the refinery will process crude oils to manufacture petrol, ultra-low-sulphur diesel and fuel oil for export and to satisfy local demand. One significant order involves the supply of 70 LP range linear pneumatic actuators for the operation of large gate valves. The order for these actuators includes the assembly and factory testing of local control ...


    By Rotork

  • New EA15 completes solid state electric actuator family

    GF Piping Systems has added the new EA15 electric actuator to its recently introduced Type EA25-250 Electric Actuator Series. The new EA15 is ideal for smaller diameter, open/close ball valve applications in chemical processing, refrigeration and water treatment. ...

  • 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

  • Rotork SPI keeps plant control systems reliably informed of manual valve positions

    Refinery operators have a pressing requirement to improve the efficiency of flow control in their plants and they want to know from the Distributed Control System (DCS) if valves are open or closed. In a typical refinery, 10% of valves are actuated and 90% are manually operated. This poses a serious problem for end-users if the DCS does not accurately know how many manual valves are opened or ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork emergency shut-off solution protects pipelines on motorway bridge

    The Sundsvall Bridge in northern Sweden carries the European Route E4 motorway, spanning a coastal cove to bypass the city of Sundsvall. Opened in 2014, the 2.1 kilometre bridge also carries two 400 mm diameter district heating pipelines which are now protected by an emergency shut-off system incorporating Rotork pneumatic actuators. A quick reliable shut-off solution on either side of the bridge ...


    By Rotork

  • Flow Control and Treatment is One Market

    The movement of air, water, gases and non-aqueous liquids is closely tied to the treatment of those liquids. Treatment includes heat transfer, separation, filtration and reaction. The advent of IIoT will provide a strong link to the range of flow and treat products. With remote operation and monitoring all flow and treat operations can be remotely controlled. When a process ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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