Ball Valves News

  • Why choose Alco instrumentation valves?

    At MGA Controls, we are proud to be Alco Valves suppliers and can offer a wide variety of Alco products, including their range of double block and bleed valves, instrument needle valves, valve manifolds and high-pressure ball valves. In this article, we are going to discuss why you should choose Alco instrumentation valves and run through our complete range of Alco products. Who are Alco ...


    By MGA Controls Limited

  • 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 plc

  • Advantages vs. Disadvantages of Plug Valves

    In the chemical and petrochemical industry, China Valves and ball valve are not interchangeable to each other. In terms of market demand, the rate of average use demand of them is about 8 : 1, meaning, every time 8 ball valve are used, 1 plug valves will be used. If there is a higher reliability or alloy ...

  • 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

  • Caught on camera at Houston…

    Caught on camera at the Houston headquarters of global valve distributor Lockwood International, Rotork’s Donnie Anderson couldn’t fail to notice this impressive combination of trunnion mounted ball valves fitted with Rotork IW Series manual gearboxes. The gearboxes, which are stocked by Lockwood, are operating the valves via stem extensions that are fitted when valves are going to be ...


    By Rotork plc

  • 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

  • What are Sanitary Fittings?

    Sanitary fittings are the components that are assembled to create clean pipelines that are used to transport products and fluids. The fittings are used in pharmaceutical, biotech, beverage, diary, food and other industries. These components are designed to allow materials including solid products to pass through without getting the system clogged. There are many ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Valvekits awarded international contract for over 250 mounting kits and spool pieces

    In one of Valvekits latest international contracts, the company is supplying over 250 valve mounting kits and spool pieces for a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility under construction in the USA. Designed and manufactured at the Valvekits UK factory, the mounting kits and spool pieces will provide adaptation for fluid power actuators on ball valves ranging in size from 3 to 42 inches (75 ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Flowserve Announces $9 Million Valve Order from Nickel Processing Plant

    Flowserve to provide comprehensive plug-and-ball valve offerings to meet customer needs for wide variety of mining applications. DALLAS, March 19, 2013 - Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced that it has received orders totaling more than $9 million for a range of valves serving a new ...


    By Flowserve Corporation

  • 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 plc

  • IPEX EasyFit family of valves & accessories

    The IPEX EasyFit series of valves represent the latest innovation in thermoplastic valve manufacturing technology. This project was started in 2008 in collaboration with Giugiaro Design of Torino, Italy, a renown design house that has been involved in the design of leading consumer, industrial and commercial goods such as: Nikon Cameras Faema Professional/Commercial Coffee Machines ...


    By IPEX

  • Innovative Flow Measurement for full Pipes

    Introducing the NFP in June 2007, NIVUS are proud to provide another further development in the field of high-accuracy permanent flow measurement technology. The new NFP (NIVUS Full Pipe) has been developed particularly for flow measurement in full pipes with diameters between 100 and 800 mm. Right as the NIVUS OCM Pro, the NFP is a so-called profiler based on the cross correlation method ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

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