Valve Actuators News

  • Valve Manufacturers Should Enhance Innovation in Chinses

    Currently, China Valve manufacturers are lack of innovation in China, impeding the development of valve industry. Nowadays, many valve manufacturers innovate less after introducing advanced technology. When overseas clients visit China’s heavy industry projects such as power and petroleum, they ...

  • Rotork fulfils electric and pneumatic actuation contracts for Suncor Fort Hills oil sands development

    In a recent contract, Rotork’s facility at Calgary has fitted IQ3 intelligent electric actuators to fifteen gate valves, sized 42", 48" and 60", and shipped them to the Suncor Fort Hills oil sands mine project in the Athabasca region of Alberta in Canada. This contract is one of many for Suncor Fort Hills which involve Rotork on a global scale. In addition to electric actuators supplied ...


    By Rotork

  • Resilient Seat Gate Valve – Our NEW Flyer

    The Aquavault is a resilient seat gate valve that is designed specifically for pipeline isolation. With full WRAS approval it is a highly regarded product for potable water applications and buried duty service. Check our T-T’s new Aquavault flyer Our new flyer presents a clear and concise overview of the Aquavault, including a cross sectional graphic to highlight technical ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Nordson ASYMTEK`s Dual-Simultaneous Programmable Pitch Cuts Conformal Coating Time in Half

    Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), introduces Dual-Simultaneous Programmable Pitch on its ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Rotork actuators support the environmental improvement programme at Aberthaw Power Station

    RWE Aberthaw Power Station in South Wales is now one of the most efficient coal fired power stations in the UK, through the use of automation that includes Rotork valve actuation. Aberthaw can generate around 1555 MW of electricity for the National Grid System, which is enough power to meet the needs of some 3 million households. Following the introduction of Flue Gas Desulphurisation ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork Japan provides the intelligent actuation solution for world’s first seven-way control valve

    Rotork Japan has supplied IQ3 intelligent valve actuators for the automation of what is said to be the world’s first seven-way control valve. The innovative valve, manufactured in Japan by the Aska Corporation, operates under high pressure to control and regulate the flow of chemicals such as polymers, reducing the load on instrumentation in the downstream manufacturing processes. The ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork provides intelligent actuation solution for world’s first seven-way control valve

    Rotork Japan has supplied IQ3 intelligent valve actuators for the automation of what is said to be the world’s first seven-way control valve. The innovative valve, manufactured in Japan by the Aska Corporation, operates under high pressure to control and regulate the flow of chemicals such as polymers, reducing the load on instrumentation in the downstream manufacturing ...


    By Rotork

  • Application-based Solutions: Increased efficiency and productivity in your plant with LESER Pilot Operated Safety Valves

    We efficiently secure your plant with an operating pressure of up to 426 barg / 6170 psig with our Pilot Operated Safety Valves (POSV). Construction of a POSV The POSV consists of a main and a pilot valve. The pilot valve has two designs: The ...


    By Leser GmbH & Co. KG

  • Rotork Midland assists Drax with Europe’s largest decarbonisation project

    Drax Group, the largest conventional power station in the UK, is converting to burning sustainable biomass in place of coal – a process which has seen the station transform from the UK’s largest emitter of CO2 to Europe’s largest decarbonisation project. A major part of this project is the introduction of new rail freight wagons, designed by Lloyd’s Register Rail and ...


    By Rotork

  • New Watson-Marlow 530 pumps ensure safe, accurate and intuitive operation for industrial and environmental applications

    Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, the world leader in peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies, has introduced its new 530 peristaltic cased pump for metering and transfer applications such as surface coating, printing and lime addition. The cost effective pump offers easier operation and greater versatility coupled with high levels of accuracy. New 530 ...

  • Rotork control valve actuation passes the glass making test

    Following extensive testing, leading glass container manufacturers are specifying the Rotork CMA electric actuator for a critical valve control function in the glass making process. The valves are used to control the temperature and pressure in the furnaces by regulating the air and gas mixture with extreme precision. Maintaining a constant temperature and pressure is essential for energy ...


    By Rotork

  • Automation scheme holds back the tide to improve flood protection

    The River Ritec flows towards Tenby, where it discharges via a 780 metre culvert/outfall system that passes beneath a railway embankment and sand dunes to discharge into the sea below typical low tide level. There is a history of flooding upstream of the culvert which imposes a restriction on the discharge of flows from the river catchment area during high river flow events. This is particularly ...


    By Rotork

  • Scottish Water selects Rotork for new valve actuation framework contract

    Following a formal tender process, Scottish Water has awarded the framework agreement for new valve actuators to Rotork UK. The agreement appoints Rotork as the sole supplier of new actuators to Scottish Water and its business partners, valvemakers and appointed contractors for the AMP 6 cycle. The new framework complements an existing agreement that provides servicing and spares for the several ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork actuators survive three months submersion during disastrous flood

    At the beginning of 2014 the Madeira River, the largest tributary of the Amazon, reached record heights and caused the worst flooding for a century across large areas of north-west Brazil. The water level exceeded the 1997 record level of 17.52 metres by more than seven metres, flooding the homes of 3,500 families as well as the TEVEL Porto Velho Terminal tank farm for more than three months. ...


    By Rotork

  • New IQ valve actuator has optimised stem acceptance and torque output

    Rotork has introduced a new model in its IQ range of non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators with an optimised combination of valve stem diameter acceptance and torque output to facilitate economical automation of valves and penstocks typically found in the water and effluent treatment industries. The new IQ19 actuator combines a stem acceptance of up to 51mm (2 inches) diameter with ...


    By Rotork

  • Chinese pipelines select Rotork electro-hydraulic valve actuators for remote operated failsafe duty

    Rotork Skilmatic electro-hydraulic valve actuators have been ordered for increased safety ESD (Emergency Shutdown) duties on two new oil pipelines in China. Owned by the China National Petroleum Corporation, the Mahui and Yunnan Pipelines are attached to the network bringing oil and gas to China from offshore fields in the Bay of Bengal. The Skilmatic actuators will be installed in ...


    By Rotork

  • AWWA announces new manual on power actuators

    The American Water Works Association has released its newest manual – M66 Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Controls – Design and Installation. M66 provides valuable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power actuators. Power actuators are a fundamental part of water and wastewater systems and are rising in ...

  • 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

  • Ecopark 4 trusts TOMRA AUTOSORT for the Efficient Automation of its Separation Processes

    Ecopark 4, located in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), is a mechanical-biological treatment (MBT) plant with a treatment capacity of up to 300,000 tons a year of municipal waste. Ecopark 4, managed by Ferrovial Servicios, is one of the waste treatment and management plants in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, a supra-municipal public authority competent in the urban waste management of the 36 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • EDF Energy approves Rotork IQ3 valve actuators for nuclear balance of plant duties

    Following an in-depth Modest Integrity Assessment (MIG), EDF Energy has approved Rotork IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent valve actuators for balance of plant applications within its nuclear power stations. EDF Energy operates nuclear power stations around the world, including eight in the UK, where it hopes to build four more reactors at two ...


    By Rotork

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