Valve User Issue 20 Articles

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The 'R' Word - Again! : Welcome to the latest edition of Valve User magazine!

As I write the news is full of stark warnings about another UK Recession, occasionally even, for emphasis, ‘Double Dip Recession,’ should we somehow have forgotten it’s not that lo...

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

The BVAA Hat continues to travel, albeit closer to home this issue. Pictured is regular ‘Hat’ competition winner Graham Lomax of Polyflor Ltd, but where is he? There’s £50 to the c...

BVAA Grand Prix

The inaugural BVAA ‘Grand Prix’ took place on January 25th 2012, as a precursor to a BVAA Working Group Chairmens’ meeting at the association’s Banbury Headquarters. In a hugely en...

Innovation Showcases: In November 2011 BVAA held two more of its renowned ‘Innovation Showcases’ for major clients and customers of the valve and actuator industry

Amec London On 8th November, 14 BVAA members played host to over 60 Amec staff and guests at the company’s Old Street, London offices. This is the sixth such exhibition Amec hav...

More New Members!: BVAA membership continues to grow and grow.

Our latest recruits include:-

  • Jon Slim of Versatile Controls Ltd
  • Peter Hindley Director of TT Pumps
  • Sean Hammo...

Saint-Gobain PAM - New SBWWI Chairman

The Business Development Director of iron technology leader Saint-Gobain PAM UK, part of leading international materials company Saint- Gobain, has been elected as the new chairman...

United Utilities Keeps Exeeco in Charge

United Utilities, operator of one of the largest water and sewage treatment networks in the UK, has re-awarded the contract for the overhaul and maintenance of thousands of electri...

Nil-Cor Composite Valves: CPI-supplied Nil-Cor composite valves cut costs in aqueous waste treatment system

A recently completed renovation and expansion of the aqueous waste treatment system at the SCA Chemical Services Facility in Model City, USA, permitted the closure of the receiving...

SIPOS Sophisticated Actuation Aids Pump Station

Erie Non-Potable Water Pumping Station The town of Erie, Colorado was in need of a new pump station to move treated water from its North Water Reclamation Facility storage reser...

Tungum - A Company Profile

Tungum Tubing & Tube Products Tungum Ltd has over 75 years’ experience in the supply of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. In addition to our unique Tungum Alloy Tubing we sourc...

Modular Actuation Aids Water Industry

In this report for Valve User, AUMA Actuators Ltd, an established member of the BVAA and a leading force in valve control, provides a definition of actuators and their role in wate...

Martin Hunt Appointed for Hydra-Valve: Top actuation expert relishes the challenge of his new role

Martin Hunt, a specialist in actuation valve control systems, has recently been appointed as the new Group General Manager for Hydra-Valve Ltd (HVL), a rapidly expanding valve and ...

Tyco Valves & Controls Launch New Check Valve: Protect Key Components and Increase Efficiency with High-dynamic Check Valve

Tyco Valves & Controls Launches new check valve with improved operational capability, extended lifecycle and reduced cost for end users. Using innovative design and engineering wit...

Saint-Gobain PAM supplies South West Water: Saint-Gobain PAM UK supplies South West Water with ductile pipes and fittings for new £2m pipeline serving Cranbrook New Town

Iron technology leader Saint-Gobain PAM UK, part of leading international materials company, Saint-Gobain, is supplying South West Water with pipes and fittings for a new pipeline ...

AUMA – A Decade Supplying DEWA

Working in partnership with customers across the water, power and oil/gas industries, AUMA takes pride in the capabilities of its actuation solutions and the strength of support pr...

Composite materials in industrial valve applications: Rene van der Gaag, Product Manager for special service valves, Tyco Flow Control

Advances in technology have driven significant change in the pumps and valves industry. Composite materials now represent a major opportunity for the industrial market based on suc...

Crane Viking Johnson Flow Control Solutions: Keeping Anglian water customers connected

Anglian Water has undergone a successful 6 month trial, using the Viking Johnson Through-Bore Hydrant and WASK Hydrant Wizard, with the aim of reducing the number of customers affe...

Saint-Gobain PAM UK to Offer-One Stop Shop: New joint sets allow Saint-Gobain PAM UK to offer-one stop shop for CESWI-compliant pipe solutions

Iron technology leader Saint-Gobain PAM UK, part of leading international materials company Saint Gobain, has launched an enhanced range of fixed flange joint sets which are compli...

Engineered Valve Solution from Aquaflow

A framework contractor working on behalf of United Utilities contacted T-T’s division Aquaflow to help them solve a problem of four persistently problematic valves, which had becom...

eTec’s Water Supply Butterfly Guard Valves

eTec were approached to assist with valve refurbishment work required on an overseas project. Prior to award of contract, eTec visited the site to discuss requirements with the sta...

Tyco Valves & Controls Pushes the Boundaries

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

Rotork Improves Efficiency at Water Treatment Plant

Rotork intelligent electric valve actuators have been installed to replace unreliable actuators in an efficiency upgrade project at a large water treatment works in The Netherlands...

Flowserve Announces Unified Operational Structure: Flowserve Announces Unified Operational Structure; Promotes Thomas L. Pajonas to Chief Operating Officer

Flowserve Corporation recently announced a new operational leadership structure, resulting in senior leadership changes, and certain 2011 financial data. Highlights include: • F...

Hydra-Valve – A Company Profile

The Hydra-Valve Advanced Valve and Pipeline Solutions Group [Hydra-Valve] may be a familiar name in the Utility world, but few people realise the extent of the group’s services. ...

Midland-ACS - Helping Students Become the ‘Next Big Thing’

A new educational support scheme for mechanical engineering students - Engineering Insight - has been launched with sponsorship help from PC World Business and McGraw Hill Publishi...

Leengate’s New Storage Warehouse

Due to their continued expansion, Leengate Valves are pleased to announce the completion of their bulk storage warehouse which has doubled the square footage of storage space avail...

K-Tork retrofit assists environmental recycling

Rotork’s recent acquisition, K-Tork International, Inc., has successfully completed a $1.9M retrofit contract for the supply and installation of valve actuators at the Las Vegas Wa...

BVAA Desktop at Score Leads to Full Membership

Score Europe Limited were pleased to host a British Valve and Actuator Association (BVAA) Desktop Exhibition in the VITAL Training & Conference Centre, Wellbank, Peterhead, on the ...

Communication Key to SIPOS Strategy

SIPOS’ latest newsletter has been distributed to the company’s customers around the world. Regular newsletters form a key part of a coordinated communication campaign for the manuf...

How to pick control valves with low life cycle costs

In light of economic instability, many organisations are redoubling their efforts to reduce operational costs and maintain profitability. Control valves may not at first seem a pri...

KOSO Kent Introl New Appointments

KOSO Kent Introl (KKI), has expanded its team through six new key appointments across the business, as the global specialist control valves manufacturer and supplier continues to d...

Rotork Specified for Flow Control Duty: Rotork CVA specified for flow control duty on gas turbine pre-heater plants

Rotork’s innovative CVA electric actuator has been specified for critical valve control duty on high temperature gas turbine preheater equipment supplied to the power generation in...

Belle Greve Pumping Station - T-T to the rescue!

Cheshire based Aquaflow, a division of T-T Pumps, are always prepared to leave their comfort zone to deliver solutions that exceed expectations! Belle Greve Pumping Station is u...

Heap & Partners Invest in Growth

Heap and Partners are investing in the future with new people and facilities to support their expanding product portfolio and customer base. Heap and Partners specialise in the ...

Major Expansion for Dynamic Ceramic

Dynamic-Ceramic Ltd is a specialist manufacturer of Engineering Components from Advanced Ceramic materials making parts and assemblies to their customers’ specifications and drawin...

CRANE Announces Launch of Saunders®S360

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™ is pleased to announce the global introduction of its new Saunders®S360 range of actuators for Life Science applications. Featuring a modular ra...

HSP: Taking the Pressure in the Valve Industry

HS Pipequipment is a leading supplier of valves to the global Oil, Gas, Petrochemical and Power industries. The company provides a total service for the supply of manual and actuat...

A Welcome Boost to EnerMech

EnerMech has extended the capability of its Valves Care Division with a number of key appointments and investment in facilities and equipment totalling £3.5 million. The mechani...

Rotork Works Through the Night Assisting Repair of Fire Damage

The Singapore office and workshops of flow control specialist Rotork are working 24 hours-aday to assist Shell in its recovery efforts after a fire at its Pulau Bukom manufacturing...

AUMA - Support for Mission Critical Scheme

In one of AUMA’s most prestigious flood defence projects, and the largest order to date for its Generation .2 product series, almost a thousand modular electric actuators are being...

Pump Discharge Butterfly Valve

eTec have supplied and installed new Pump Discharge Valves, valves to interchange within existing locations, and also refurbished Pump Discharge Butterfly Valve for a UK Thermal Po...

Rotork Valvekits Acquires Pro-Kits Ltd

Rotork is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pro-Kits Ltd, a designer and manufacturer of valve adaptor kits and accessories for the valve industry, based in Mansfield, UK. Rot...

Kent Introl Prepares for Nuclear

Control and choke valve specialists KOSO Kent Introl are preparing to supply the nuclear sector, having recently successfully completed Nuclear AMRC’s Fit For Nuclear assessment. ...

K Controls Expands Range of Position Transmitters

Position Transmitters are used to monitor the position of modulating control valves or the opening and closing characteristics of critical isolating valves. The information from...

Versatile Controls Introduce VERSA C-316

Versa Products’ C-316 Series Modular Air Package(CMAP) consists of the most common pneumatic components and accessories utilized in the valve automation industry. A CMAP system ...

South American Power Scheme for SIPOS

An industrial fan installation for a major emissions reduction programme in Chile is supported by SIPOS 5 HiMod actuators. The extreme precision actuators have been selected for a ...

Schubert & Salzer Easy Retrofit

Feedback modules indicate the current position of a control valve. In doing so, they assist in optimising control precision. In the interest of process optimisation, therefore, Sch...

Score Europe Expand Support Services: Score Europe open Aberdeen facility expanding their control valve technical and Sales Support Services

In order to further compliment Score Europe’s Control Valve Support services in the Aberdeen area, their Senior Control Valve Engineer, Steve Abel has relocated from their Brighous...

CVS increasing Valve Life Expectancy

With a reputation as innovators, Control Valve Solutions Limited (CVS) has launched into 2012 with a comprehensive upgrade of its bespoke valve management software Valve Manager to...

Rotork CVA Actuators in Refinery Automation Project

An oil refinery in India has selected Rotork’s latest electric control valve actuation technology for the automation of metering pumps in Group 2C hazardous areas. Sixteen CVL500 l...

Double Celebration

CPI Pneumatics are having a double celebration with 20 years of trading and now appointed by Parker as the Authorised Distributor for the East Midlands. Managing Director Steve ...

Hardide in Field Use on BP’s Block 31 in Angola

A new low friction, nonporous, wear r e s i s t a n t tungsten carbide coating from Hardide Coatings has enabled UNITECH Offshore AS to design a unique ROV-operated subsea high-pre...

James Walker Publication for Valve Industry: James Walker - Definitive guide on improving valve sealing, performance and emissions control

Issue 2 of ‘Improving valve sealing performance and emissions control’, published by respected global sealing specialists James Walker, pulls together a comprehensive range of prod...

K Controls Announce Two New Valve Position Monitors: K Controls announce two new valve position monitors for use in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

The 007-100 and 007-120 Exd IIC Position Monitors are ATEX and IECEx certified for use in gas Zones 1 and 2 and dust Zones 21 and 22. The CE marked, IP67 enclosures are supplied ...

Provalve’s New Workshop Facility

Provalve Ltd have just completed its expansion programme which has involved the purchase and move to a new 15000sq ft workshop facility on one of West Yorkshire’s premier business ...

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