Valve User Issue 19 Articles

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All Change!: Welcome to the latest edition of Valve User magazine!

All around us the financial world seems in turmoil, with the Euro-zone in particular looking set for major remodelling it seems. In the real world however, where people still deman...

Mad Hatters: How far can you go wearing a BVAA Hat?

The BVAA Hat continues its travels around the world and making personal appearances at charitable events. Pictured here are the ladies from Heap & Partners resplendent in hats – we...

More New Members!

BVAA membership continues to grow and grow. Our latest recruits include: -...

Tim Bessex Joins as Sales Director for Rotork Controls Ltd: Rotork is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Sales Director, Tim Bessex.

Tim will be based at Rotork’s head office in Bath and will be responsible for global sales for Rotork Controls, the electric valve actuation division. He will be building on the su...

ASCO’s Valves Used in Patented Braking System

Modern trailers, caravans and horseboxes are designed to be stable and safe to tow, they feature a specially designed chassis with suspension and efficient brakes. Even so, as any ...

SIPOS Attracts GKM

SIPOS Aktorik announces its largest order to date for its encoder version, non intrusive (NI) actuator. The contract win for one thousand actuators was awarded by Siemens for block...

Adanac’s top entry ball valve

Adanac have been involved in cryogenics since 1986. Over this time period Adanac had developed an understanding of how materials behave and perform at such extreme temperatures and...

Emerson’s First Global Users Exchange in Europe: Three day event in Düsseldorf, Germany aims to help Emerson users improve efficiency and reduce costs with enhanced automation

Themed “Exchanging Ideas. Creating Solutions”, the three day event will run from 29-31 May 2012 at the Hotel Maritim, Düsseldorf, Germany. Tailored to meet the needs of users in Eu...

Zoedale Supplying Explosion Proof Solutions Worldwide

A great deal of research has gone into the new design of these quarter-turn and multi-turn electric actuators, in fact over a two year period, customer and end user requirement exp...

Cameron International Valves’ New Appointment

International Valves Ltd, part of the Cameron Distributed Valves division, are pleased to announce the appointment of Frankie McCarthy to the position of Account Manager, for North...

Actuation Upgrade Improves Power Station Combustion

Rotork electric modulating actuators have been installed in an upgrade at the RWE npower Fawley Power Station in southern England. Built in the late 1960s, the oil-fired station is...

AUMA Donates to Nuclear Power Academy

AUMA, the manufacturer of modular electric actuators, has donated actuation technology to support a training Academy for EDF Energy’s existing nuclear power plants (EDF Energy - Ex...

AUMA Achieves Award Nomination: AUMA Achieves European Business Award Nomination

AUMA is now being reviewed as part of an assessment procedure for short listed companies – measures include demonstration of exceptional innovation strategies, growth and market le...

Adanac Release Flexi-Jacket

Many industrial processes require the storage and transfer of fluids through piping, valves and equipment. Often these fluids such as liquids, gases and vapours have inherent tempe...

Rotork’s ‘One-Stop Actuation Shop’: Rotork is ‘one-stop actuation shop’ for storage tank expansion project

Introduction Rotork has demonstrated its ability to be a onestop shop for valve actuation products and services for an oil storage tank expansion project in Holland. Rotork’s acti...

Bray Awarded Major Contract

Shell and Bray executive teams have signed a fiveyear global Enterprise Framework Agreement (EFA) that identifies Bray International as a supplier of more than 2500 line items of B...

SIPOS’ Actuator Retrofit

SIPOS Aktorik has completed a comprehensive actuator retrofit for E.ON’s German power plant, Franken 1. In just four weeks, 80 pipeline valves were replaced, 120 original actuators...

Orange Instruments Ltd – a Company Profile

Orange Instruments has been involved in the industrial electrical/electronics industry since our formation in 1975. We design, manufacture and supply a range of industrial electric...

CeeVee’s Butterfly Valve: Unique performance from a double offset metal seated butterfly valve

CeeVee is proud to announce another first for their metal seated Hogfors butterfly valves; produced in an ultra modern facility in Finland the double offset design valve has achiev...

Offshore Europe in focus – Tyco Valves & Controls

With Oil & Gas exploration continuing to push the boundaries of valve and actuator engineering, Tyco Valves & Controls presented its latest solutions to meet the latest demands of ...

Fugitive Emissions – 2011 Market Activity: By Barrie Kirkman, BSc CEng MIMech, BVAA member Executive Consultant to the Offshore, Petrochemical and Chemical Industry

During 2011 there has been much activity in the following international codes: International Codes • ISO 15848 Industrial valves • Measurement, test and qualification procedur...

Schischek Explosion Proof Valve Actuators: Introducing Schischek’s unique range of Explosion Proof Electric Valve Actuators

For over 25 years Schischek have supplied electric explosion proof products worldwide for use in HVAC, Industrial and Offshore applications. The industry proven product range in...

CVS on Expansion Roll

Since March when Control Valve Solutions’ Sales Manager Mac Stevenson started, the company has expanded rapidly as it positions itself as a key player in valve service, repair and ...

Metso’s new Valve Technology Center: The new facility is in line with the company’s long-term strategy to invest in quality and delivery capabilities globally for Metso’s valve customers

Metso’s new Valve Technology Center in the Helsinki region, Finland, was officially opened on 22nd September, 2011. The office building and purposebuilt factory are home base to 80...

SIPOS Sponsors Lecture Series

SIPOS Aktorik has sponsored a series of lectures which form part of an educational programme entitled ‘from force to energy’ at the Nuremberg Education Centre in Germany. Presentat...

SIPOS Expands Service Team

SIPOS Aktorik has undergone a major expansion of its service team. In the last two years, seven new recruits have been appointed to the actuator supplier’s technical support depart...

The Koso Kent Introl Subsea Team: The specialist team helping to solve increasingly tough subsea challenges

Subsea Oil & Gas production is a specialist subject by anyone’s standards. So when operators are designing processes that push the boundaries of previous experience, exploring opti...

Process Line Pickle: Choosing the right Corrosion–Resistant Valve for a Pickling Operation

At a Pickling Operation comprising a series of tanks, through which a coil of steel is pushed, then pulled, the tanks contain varying concentrations of Hydrochloric acid at 88°C. W...

Tyco Supports Global Power Industry: Tyco Flow Control Supports Global Power Industry with Sempell Facility Extension

Tyco Flow Control has announced the completion of a new 2400m2 extension to its Sempell facility in Korschenbroich, Germany. This marks the culmination of more than $25 million inv...

Total Carbide’s New Intraform Process: Produces Complex Internal Forms in Tungsten Carbide Components

Total Carbide, a leading developer of Tungsten Carbide wear parts, introduces a new process that produces tungsten carbide components with complex internal forms for use in harsh e...

CRANE Launches New Interactive Module: CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™ Launches New Interactive BioPharm Applications Module

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™ recently announced the launch of its new BioPharm application module, an addition to its existing www.cranechempharma.com website. The new interact...

Major AUMA order for Arab Emirates

An initiative by the Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) to improve its sewerage infrastructure has resulted in an order for 300 modular AUMA electric actuators. A prog...

Rotork’s Actuators for ROSoV Duties: Electro-Hydraulic actuators for Remote Operated Shut-off Valve (ROSoV) duties

Introduction In the nearly six years since the disastrous fire at the Buncefield fuel depot in Hertfordshire much has been done to ensure that such a catastrophic accident shou...

ASCO’s Stainless Steel Pilot Valves: ASCO Numatics introduces stainless steel pilot valves for offshore applications 361 series stainless steel pilot valves feature a unique design that e

ASCO Numatics introduces the 361 series of stainless steel pilot valves featuring a unique design that eliminates “sticking” problems in low cycle demand applications. These proble...

Tyco Pushes the Boundaries in Control Valve Design: Control valve innovation improves pressure regulation whilst reducing cavitation

Tyco Valves & Controls is pushing the boundaries in control valve design and engineering with its Sapag Monovar pressure control valve. With excellent cavitation characteristic...

Zoedale Supplies Actuators for Wastewater Works

Zoedale Plc has recently supplied a large quantity of Valpes VRX and VSX quarter-turn electric actuators together with stainless steel ball valves for operation at several Wastewat...

CPI - No Longer Singing the Blues: Composite valves incorporated into Blue Plains Advanced Waste Water Treatment Plant outperform expectations while helping improve operations

The Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, operated by the District of Columbia Water & Sewer Authority (WASA), is the world’s largest advanced wastewater treatment facil...

CRANE Presents at Chemical Exhibition: CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™ Presents Trusted Brands at Khimia 2011 Chemical Industry Exhibition

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™ is pleased to announce its participation in the Khimia 2011 Chemical Industry and Sciences Exhibition (October 24- 27; Moscow, Russia, Pavilion 2, ...

Rotork Actuators at London Olympic Park: Rotork valve actuators at the London Olympic Park Energy Centre

Rotork intelligent electric valve actuators have been installed at the London Olympic Park Energy Centre, a combined cooling, heating and power plant incorporating a biomass boiler...

Pressure Tech Lead the Way

Thriving manufacturer of high-pressure regulators to the Oil & Gas industry, Pressure Tech is beating off international competition and lined up as an ambassador for UK manufacturi...

KKI Event Success

Offshore Europe proved to be a great success for Koso Kent Introl last month, according to Sales Director David Limb. The Yorkshire-based control and choke valve company took a...

Emerson Extends Quick Ship Programme: Emerson Extends Quick Ship Programme to Cover Fisher® Valves, Parts and Machined Assemblies

Emerson Process Management announces that its Quick Ship programme has now been extended to cover selected Fisher® valves, assemblies and parts. Quick Ship programme provides a red...

Quality & Integrity - a MOGAS Commitment: MOGAS Industries runs every aspect of the company the same way they design and build valves — with an unwavering commitment to quality and integrity

This has been the MOGAS approach since it was founded in Houston, Texas in 1973. The company has since grown to serve many industries, including power generation, mining, petrochem...

CRANE Celebrates 75th Anniversary: CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™ Celebrates 75th Anniversary of its Resistoflex® Brand of Lined Piping Products

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™ celebrated the 75th anniversary of its Resistoflex® brand. Distributors, end users and employees gathered at the company’s Marion, NC site to parti...

Paul Hopkins Appointed MD for AUMA UK

AUMA, the manufacturer and global supplier of modular electric actuation solutions for valve control applications, has appointed a new Managing Director for its UK subsidiary. Paul...

MetalTek Energy Products Earns Nuclear Accreditations

MetalTek Energy Products (MEP) has been awarded the highest level of ASME accreditation allowing supply of components to the nuclear industry. Those certifications include: • N...

Exeeco APS wins contract for Yorkshire Water: Exeeco APS wins service and repair framework contract for Yorkshire Water’s valve actuators

Yorkshire Water has strengthened its relationship with Exeeco APS (Actuation, Projects & Service), the UK’s largest valve actuator service provider, with the award of a service and...

Orange Instruments Positioners

Orange Instruments’ range of actuator positioners, control ¼ turn and multi-turn electric actuators for continuous or stepping electro-hydraulic systems. The instruments have been ...

Moss Group Automation Selected as Supplier for E.ON

The installation of eighteen electromechanical actuators within the E.ON Power Station at Connah’s Quay is now complete, providing performance benefits and increased safety within ...

Tyco’s Triple Offset Valve

Designed for adaptable use to provide consistent performance and robust operations, Tyco Valves & Controls provides a large bore triple offset valve designed for a wide range of wa...

Saint-Gobain PAM Awarded for Health & Safety

Iron technology leader Saint-Gobain PAM UK, part of leading international materials company Saint-Gobain, has scooped an award for ‘Partnership Initiative of the Year’ at Safety an...

Rotork’s Sub-Sea Safety Valve Installations: Rotork actuates sub-sea safety valve installations at Egyptian gas field

Rotork Fluid Systems has supplied the specialised hydraulic actuator package for a second sub-sea safety isolation valve (SSIV) installation on the same offshore gas gathering proj...

Trio of Appointments at Koso Kent Introl: KOSO Kent Introl (KKI) has made three new key appointments, at a time when the Brighouse

Bill McKelvie and Nick Reid have been appointed as Choke Valve Sales Engineers. They will work within the sales team and oversee the technical preparation of customer quotations fo...

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Valve User Magazine Issue 19
Summer 2020 // Issue 53
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