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New Donation to BVAA Training Centre

Having had a far-from routine ‘courier’ service, this fabulous model of a Hopkinsons Parallel Slide Gate Valve has, after 18 months, finally reached its destination at the BVAA Training facility. Our sincere thanks to Adrian ...

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Valve World Asia Expo & Conference 2021: New Date in December

With more than 130 exhibitors from China and other Asian countries, the sixth edition of VALVE WORLD ASIA Expo & Conference will kick off on 6 and 7 December 2021 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The leading Asian ...

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IVS: Partnerships

IVS continues its international growth establishing two new partnerships with some of the most important valve industry associations: BVAA The British Valve and Actuator Association and NPAA The ...

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Parker Presents ‘Expert Insights’ Leadership Tech Talk

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, will present a new ‘Expert Insights’ tech talk on Thursday, 18 November 2021. International keynote speaker Mark Jeffries will moderate the discussion on ...

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Texas Water Treatment Plant Boosted by Rotork’s K-TORK Actuators

A water treatment plant in Texas, USA has ordered hundreds of Rotork’s K-TORK rotary vane actuators for its ultrafiltration for Ultrafiltration Processes. San Felipe Springs Water Treatment Plant is based in the City of Del Rio, ...

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Emerson Introduces New Miniature Rocker Isolation Valve

ASCO Series 062 Rocker Isolation Valve 16mm interchangeable design enables optimized customization of compact fluid-handling manifolds, maximizing functionality and flexibility. Emerson has recently introduced the ASCO Series 062 Rocker ...

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James Walker: Supagraf® FE – New Valve Stem Packing

Certification to all known industry standards for environmental protection usually comes at a high price but Supagraf FE graphite packing, launched by sealing specialists James Walker this month, breaks this myth by offering the highest ...

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Hot Spot - EN Draft Standard on Functional Safety of Safety-related Automated Industrial Valves

What is it?CEN TC 69 has been working on the development of a new EN standard covering functional safety of safety-related automated valves for a number of years as a preliminary work item. This work has now reached the point where it is ...

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Hot Spot - prEN 15714-3 Pneumatic Part Turn Actuators and prEN 15714-6 Hydraulic Linear Actuators- Basic Requirements

What is it?CEN TC/69 has submitted two draft actuator standards for CEN enquiry. 1. prEN15714-3 Pneumatic Part-turn Actuators for Industrial Valves- Basic RequirementsThis document will supersede the existing EN 15714-3:2009 standard ...

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Hot Spot - Guidance on Placing CE Marked PED Stock on the GB Market

What is it?Following the announcement by the UK government that increased the implementation period for UKCA marked goods in the pressure equipment market to 31st December 2022 (ref BV002409), several government guidance documents have now ...

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BVAA: Desktop Exhibitions

Now that Desktops have been re-booted with a very successful event at Atkins last week and another due imminently with Score, and with such a time gap since we were last able to run them and with some new reps in the industry, the ...

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BVAA: National Fluid Power Centre

BVAA Director Rob Bartlett recently participated in the fluid power exhibition held at the National Fluid Power Centre, Worksop. A good number of current, lapsed and potential members were exhibiting, demonstrating the tremendous overlap ...

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Engineering Employer?

You may find it easier to inspire more young people from diverse backgrounds to consider engineering as a future career with the launch of 2 new resources on the Tomorrow’s Engineers ...

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Comment by BVAA CEO Rob Bartlett

Don’t ‘cop out’ As I may have mentioned before, I’m not a fan of jumping on any bandwagon, but occasionally I do feel prompted to comment on topical issues. Since it’s all over the news in every conceivable ...

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MCE Group PLC: Improving Plant Reliability with ValvPerformance Testing™

Leaking valves are costing UK power stations millions of pounds annually in lost energy and maintenance downtime, and often these leaks are seen as a necessary cost of doing business. But through ValvPerformance Testing™, MCE Group ...

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ABB: Hydrogen

Measurement solutions for a clean-energy future Decarbonization will require a switch from hydrocarbon fossil fuels to renewable forms of energy, such as hydrogen. As a clean-burning renewable fuel, hydrogen will have a central role to ...

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Festo: Producing Twenty Times More

A twenty-fold increase in production was the goal of the Croatian car cosmetics company Alfa Car. To achieve this, the entire production cycle, housed in a new production plant, was automated. Festo supplied a complete solution for more ...

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Emerson Introduces Advanced Redundant Control System (ARCS)

ARCS is the only safety system in the industry with individual valve isolation for online maintenance without process interruption. Emerson has released its ASCO™ 141 ...

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Rotork Actuators Installed at Spanish Coking Plant

Rotork electric and fluid power multi-turn and part-turn actuators have been installed at a Modernised Spanish coking plant. More than 100 Rotork IQ3 and IQT3 intelligent electric actuators and GT, LP, CP and GP pneumatic actuators ...

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EnerMech Invests £500k in New Crane Training Tech

UK, Qatar and Angola training centres equipped with world-leading crane simulators to improve safety critical decision making and to Support Safe Lifting Operations. EnerMech has invested half-a-million pounds in advanced crane ...

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Albion Invests in Technical Support

Albion Valves (UK) Ltd, one of the UK’s leading valve suppliers, is delighted to appoint Dave Rhodes as Technical Manager. Dave has over 40 years’ experience in manufacturing and engineering, and in recent years a specific ...

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Bonomi: New Sealing System For Valve Stems

The new V-Pack range from Bonomi (UK) Ltd removes the need for an elastomer O-Ring and is suitable for use with many chemicals Bonomi (UK) Ltd, introduces an advanced sealing system for valve stems. V-Pack is a PTFE stem sealing system ...

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GEMÜ: Dosing Installations for Detergent in Industrial Laundries

Extendable GEMÜ Plastic Multi-port Valve Blocks In a successful industrial laundry applications, the GEMÜ plastic multi-port valve blocks are used to produce a wide variety of detergents and automated systems for dosing these ...

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Rotork Provide Flow Control to Russian Oil Transhipment Terminal

Over 100 IQ part-turn intelligent electric actuators have been installed on an oil terminal on the Black Sea coast, at Novorossiysk, in southern Russia. IPP is part of Russian port operator NCSP Group. The terminal that IPP operate at ...

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Seetru: Looking for New UK Distributors / Stockists

The Company Seetru are market-leading manufacturers and suppliers of safety relief valves and liquid level gauges. Our products are recognised globally for their exceptional quality and reliability, having helped to protect pressurised ...

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Webtec: Digital Pressure Gauge offers Data-Logging Capability

The proven and highly popular HPM110 digital pressure gauge from Webtec is now available with a USB interface to facilitate data logging. This optional version with real-time clock records both current measured pressures, as well as the ...

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Hotspot - IOGP JIP33 S-561 Subsea Trees to API Spec 17D User Feedback Review Prior to Revision

What is it? IOGP JIP33 is requesting user feedback on S-561 Subsea Trees to API Spec 17D. This is the first step in the update and revision process of the current specifications and is a chance for members to comment on how the current ...

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Valve World Expo 2022: Great Support

Users, manufacturers, developers, service providers and retailers of valves and fittings will display their products and services at the upcoming 12th International Valve Trade Fair & Conference. Registrations have been underway since ...

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Industrial Valve Summit: Conference Themes 2022

Theme 1: Advances in safe valve design, materials, manufacturing, coatings and focus on additive manufacturing This theme will cover new perspectives and developments in on-off / control valves’ and safety devices. This includes ...

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EnerMech: Granted ‘Fit 4 Offshore Renewables’ Status

EnerMech’s specialist capability and growing involvement in the renewables market has been recognised with the award of the coveted ‘granted status’ by the ‘Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR)’ programme. This ...

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