Valve Actuators News

  • Major flow control contracts for Rotork at giant Chinese refinery

    The latest contract involves approximately 2,000 explosionproof electric actuators to operate gate valves and ball valves in tank farms. All these units are Rotork IQ non-intrusive intelligent multi-turn actuators with double-sealed IP68 watertight protection for enhanced reliability, an important consideration in the site’s saline ambient environment. In addition to providing optimum ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Rotork orders for new refinery include SIL certified IQ3 valve actuators for critical safety systems

    Now under construction, Iraq's State Company of Oil Projects' (SCOP) Karbala Refinery will use state-of-the-art refining processes and automated control to maximise production of liquefied gas, petrol, gas oil, fuel oil, jet fuel and asphalt. When it opens in 2020, the facility will have a refining capacity of 140,000 barrels of crude oil per day (bpd). Production will meet the latest ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Rotary Valve Basics Video

    View our latest video on the Basics of Rotary Valves. How they function and operate and learn about the three rotary valve application types; metering and feeding, airlock, and airlock feeder. Watch the ...


    By Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

  • Plunger Valves Nencini: A Special Adjustable Actuation

    Last month we have completed and delivered two plunger valves for a power plant in the South of Italy. These two control valves have special actuation that was fully engineered by our Technical Department. The challenge was to set a variable limit in the open position that adjusts the output to different seasonal conditions. Normal position of the valve is open. The desired maximum open position ...


    By F.Nencini Srl

  • 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 plc

  • Services around the safety salve: VALVESTAR 7.3.1 now available

    LESER has updated the sizing program VALVESTAR®. As of now, the new version 7.3.1 is available. VALVESTAR is a unique software used to size and calculate a LESER safety valve. It operates according to worldwide leading ...


    By Leser GmbH & Co. KG

  • 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 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 plc

  • 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 plc

  • Veenstra Group acquires Delta Controls

    As of 01-01-2016 the Veenstra Group has acquired Delta Controls. The corporation Delta Control BV will be operating independently under the Veenstra Group.  Due to a rising demand the Veenstra Group needed bigger capacity and complementary services. Delta Controls offers this and is a known name in the area of delivery, service, maintenance and modifications of valves, actuators ...


    By Veenstra Group

  • 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 plc

  • 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 plc

  • 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 plc

  • 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 plc

  • Roto Hammer chainwheels on the Rotork Gears menu

    The acquisition of Roto Hammer adds a market leading and comprehensive range of valve chainwheels to the Rotork Gears division portfolio of valve gearboxes and valve accessories. The Roto Hammer range of chainwheel core products enables hard to reach and stubborn manually operated valves to be safely operated without risk of injury. During the company’s 50 year history its range of products ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Rotork wins new valve actuation framework with South East Water

    Following formal pre-qualification and tender processes, Rotork UK has been awarded a new and exclusive valve actuator supply framework agreement with South East Water for a period of three years, with the option to extend to five years. South East Water serves a population of 2.1 million, supplying safe, high quality drinking water to 880,000 properties in Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire and ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Rotork launches 3rd generation IQT intelligent part-turn valve actuator

    The introduction of the new Rotork IQT electric valve actuator brings the advanced functionality and asset management capabilities of Rotork’s 3rd generation intelligent technology to the direct-drive operation of part-turn valves. Proven in the field by thousands of IQ3 multi-turn actuators, new functionality brought to the compact and robust IQT includes an unrivalled range of advanced ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Gas blending process adopts Rotork CVA for improved accuracy, economy and environmental performance

    Fluxys is the independent operator of the natural gas storage and transmission system in Belgium, supplying domestic and industrial consumers throughout the country. Because the natural gas can come from different sources and the composition of each source varies, the quality of the gas is closely monitored for calorific value and density at blending stations. The gas blending process is ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Angola’s latest FPSO start-up marked with letter of appreciation for Rotork

    The recent start-up of the CLOV FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel in Angola’s Block 17 offshore oilfield has been marked with a letter of appreciation to Rotork from the leading Korean engineering company DSME (Daewoo Shipping and Marine Engineering). DSME performed the design and construction of the CLOV FPSO on behalf of Total E & P Angola, with much of the ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Rotork Wins Valve Control Contract in Project to Boost Malaysia’s Oil and Gas Industry

    Rotork has received orders for over 700 of its latest IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent electric valve actuators with Pakscan P3 two-wire digital control systems for the Pengerang Terminal on the south east coast of Malaysia. Situated near to the city of Johor Bahru, the five million cubic metre capacity terminal is a part of the country’s Economic Transformation Programme, designed to create a ...


    By Rotork plc

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