Ball Valves News

  • Rotork awarded Doha Metro ventilation actuation contract

    Rotork has won the contract to supply 2,500 ROM electric valve actuators for tunnel ventilation dampers on the new Doha Metro. Rotork ROM actuators are robustly constructed to provide quiet and reliable operation for dampers and louvres, as well as all kinds of small ball and butterfly valves. Standard features of the compact design include an IP68 watertight enclosure, self-locking operation, ...


    By Rotork plc

  • AWWA releases updated edition of M49 Quarter-Turn Valves

    The third edition of the American Water Works Association’s  ...

  • 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 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 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 ...

  • 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

  • New website for the industrial sector

    In the development of products for the industrial fluid handling market, Cepex has launched the new Extreme Series. The Extreme Series is based in ball valves, butterfly valves and diaphragm valves in several formats, materials, configurations, actuation, etc. adapted to fulfill the needs of the most exigent industrial markets. In this development, we also have set up a new website:  ...


    By Cepex

  • 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 ...


  • 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 plc

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

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