Valve User Issue 2 Articles

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Training - Simply Not An Option

By BVAA Director, Rob Bartlett Welcome to Issue 2 of BVAA’s Valve User magazine. As I write, BVAA have just completed one of our most successful ‘training weeks’ yet, with out ...

Continued Growth at BVAA

BVAA are delighted to announce yet more new members, including Siemens Process Instruments, SGS UK, Belleville Springs, Stewart Buchanan, Valley Springs and Black Teknigas, bringin...

BVAA Visit AMEC Oil & Gas

BVAA held another very successful ‘desktop exhibition’ on 22nd May 2007, this time at AMEC Oil & Gas, London. Ten BVAA member companies exhibited a range of products and services, ...

HOW COMPETENT ARE YOU?

With such a bold statement, the start point has to be that of defining COMPETENCE. Competence relates to the application of knowledg and skills to carry out a particular task, to ...

Bestobell - World leaders in cryogenic valve design: Bestobell Cryogenic Emergency Shut Off Gate Valve

A pioneering range of Pneumatic Actuated Gate Valves, with the sealing performance of a globevalve but the flow characteristics of full bore specification, has been launched by Bes...

‘VALVE USERS’ - BEWARE IMITATION PRODUCTS!

In the last issue, we advised valve users of the perils of using bogus agents. This issue we have a similar theme, but this time regarding imitation products... Rotork has recen...

ASCO/JOUCOMATIC - Expanded Range of High Flow Pilot Valves for Critical Applications

ASCO/JOUCOMATIC has announced that it has expanded the scope of its Series 327 3/2-way pilot valves to include ¼" and ½" high flow (Kv 1.5) versions. The new valves meet the growin...

Norgren - Making customers more successful worldwide

Norgren’s passion is to ensure that its customers are successful. By exploiting the potential of motion and fluid control technologies, Norgren Engineers and Key Account Managers ...

Crane announces new market focused organization

Crane Co.’s Fluid Handling Group, comprised of the Crane Valve Group, Crane Supply and Crane Pumps & Systems, with sales of more than $1 billion globally, is well recognized as a l...

Ensure Critical Valves are Healthy - Neles SmartSolutionsTM will

Everyone appreciates how important Partial Stroke Testing is for Emergency Shut Down Valves (ESD) and Emergency Vent Valves (ESV) not only for Insurance purposes but mostly for the...

Geoff Newman - 40 Years Service

Valve User is delighted to report that industry stalwart, Geoff Newman, recently celebrated 40 years of continual service with Crosby / Tyco on 1st May 2007. To mark the occasion, ...

Emerson Process Management - Valve Automation 1 Force Driving All Valves...Everywhere!

The launch of Emerson’s latest FieldQ "fully integrated" actuator and control modules package continues to gather momentum, with orders placed by two of its European distribution c...

KKI - STATOIL Frame Agreements

New group-wide frame agreements worth over NOK 2 billion (£180M) in total will secure STATOIL’s valve requirements for the next five to seven years. STATOIL has signed a total of 1...

Valve reconditioning can save time and money

Like any other mechanical device, valves eventually need repair or replacement. The frequency of repair and/or replacement will depend upon the severity of operating conditions, t...

Historical Market Size and Growth

The UK valve market size averages around £1.1 billion per year, with parts and repair accounting for almost 19% of the total. Overall market growth is relatively slow and dependent...

New 11/2 inch Power Pulse Valve complements ASCO/ JOUCOMATIC NUMATICS Dust Collector System Range

ASCO/JOUCOMATIC NUMATICS has launched a 11/2 inch version of its highly successful type 353/800 Power Pulse valves. Specifically designed for the dust collector market, the valves ...

Major pipeline contract for Rotork heavy duty electro-hydraulic valve actuators

The recently commissioned four billion dollar BTC (Baku-Tibilisi Ceyhan) pipeline heralds a new era of crude oil supply by linking the oilfields of the Caspian Sea - the world’s th...

Tomoe Japan Secures Saudi Electric Company Shuaibah Contract in Partnership with Rotork

Tomoe Valve Limited, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of valves and process control systems, has won a significant contract with the Saudi Electric Company in partn...

Midland-ACS develops remote actuated valves to withstand the extreme environments of new BTC pipeline

Running over 1,700 kilometres from the Mediterranean Ceyhan terminal through three countries to the Caspian Sea, the new BTC (Baku-Tibilisi-Ceyhan) crude oil pipeline presented som...

Bifold AXIS Manifold System Revolutionizes Valve Actuator Control

Bifold Fluidpower, an Oil and Gas market leading manufacturer of stainless steel hydraulic and pneumatic directional control valves and pumps, has launched its patented system for...

Presenting the NAMUR Mount Hygienic Valve for EExme and EExd applications. What Wash Down Applications

With some of the problems incurred in washdown applications, SMC have now developed a valve that brings longer life to actuated assemblies who in the past have suffered down time d...

Emerson to Build Control Valve Industry’s Largest and Most Technologically-Advanced Research Laboratory Multi-million dollar renovation and expansion will create the Fisher® Technology Development Centre

Emerson Process Management has announced a multi-million dollar renovation and expansion of its Fisher control valves research and development facilities in Marshalltown, Iowa, USA...

Technical Update - ASME and European Material Testing Requirements BVAA Technical Consultant Peter Churm reports...

A CEN Workshop on "EU - US Material Standards" was held on May 15th 2007 to discuss a report on the "Comparison between ASME Specifications and European Standards for Testing of St...

Midland-ACS products gain GOST approval

With the Russian Oil & Gas sector continuing to quickly grow at an unabated rate, there is a need to ensure that all components used have the relevant approvals. Midland-ACS - a le...

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