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  • 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 ...

  • Efforts Are Still Needed for China Valve Enterprises

    Nowadays,there are a great many Valves Companies that has obtained the ISO9001 quality management certification in order to better serve the foreign enterprises, and API certification. Some enterprises have also got European Union CE and API certification. In the meantime, many valve enterprises in China have ...

  • 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

  • Valvekits’ largest spool kit, built on the highest quality foundations

    The largest spool kit made by Rotork Valvekits to date is manufactured from 316 grade stainless steel, and designed for the attachment of a Rotork GP350C scotch-yoke pneumatic actuator to a 56 inch, ISO Class 300, triple offset butterfly valve. By comparison, the small mounting kit shown in the photograph attaches a Rotork GT rack & pinion actuator to a ½ inch ball valve. Whatever the ...


    By Rotork

  • For any size, the best quality applies

    The attached photograph illustrates the scope of Valvekits’ design and manufacturing abilities. The large spool kit, manufactured from 316 grade stainless steel, is designed for the attachment of a Rotork GP350C scotch-yoke pneumatic actuator to a 56 inch, ISO Class 300, triple offset butterfly valve. By comparison, the small mounting kit attaches a Rotork GT rack & pinion actuator to a ...


    By Rotork

  • Nordson ASYMTEK Wins SMT China’s Vision Award for its NexJet NJ-8 Jet Dispense Valve with the ReadiSet 2-piece Cartridge

    Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), was named the winner of SMT China's 2016 Vision Award in the dispensing category for its NexJet® NJ-8 with the ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Brass and Bronze Gate, Globe, Check Valves from Kitz Corporation Japan

    It gives a great pleasure to introduce ourselves as a Ghanaian Company which brings to you Valves from a High Quality Japanese manufacture which are used in the systems  fire protection engineering, hvac installations,plumbing installations, solar systems engineering & industrial applications. Kitz Corporation manufactures these valves at their various factories located worldwide, is a ...


  • Rotork Schischek simplifies petrochemical sampling and analysis

    Rotork Schischek compact explosionproof valve actuators have been selected as the reliable solution for a critical petrochemical analysis process. Ecopetrol is the largest petroleum company in Colombia, engaged in oil and gas exploration, production and refining. The company uses Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) to perform quantitative sampling separation of hydrocarbons. The process separates ...


    By Rotork

  • Release of DESMI Modular S pumps Video

    The Modular S video shows the monobloc version, the free shaftend version, the baseplate version, the super self-primer version and all the features such as: - The Safety valve to avoid steam explosion - The Non-return valve preventing prefilled water from escaping pump casing - The Semi-closed impeller with curved vanes and replaceable wear ring - The Mechanical Shaft seal - ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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

  • 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

  • Want To Find a Specialized Valve Company?

    Landee Valve Co. provides various Ball Valves, Butterfly Valves, Check Valves, Gate Valves, Globe Valves, Plug Valves, Safety Valves, Control Valves, Strainers, Needle Valve, etc in a variety of materials, configurations, sizes and pressure classes. Because we are an excellent and brilliant valve ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Qualification of new rotary pneumatic actuator enhances Rotork’s nuclear product portfolio

    Rotork-Hiller, the specialist manufacturer of pneumatic and hydraulic valve actuators for the nuclear industry, has successfully completed the full qualification of a new scotch yoke rotary pneumatic actuator to the latest industry standards. Performed by an independent test laboratory, the qualification encompasses the requirements of the Westinghouse AP1000 commercial nuclear reactor design ...


    By Rotork

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