Valve User Issue 33 Articles

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Comment by BVAA Director, Rob Bartlett: Crystal Ball Time

As I write, a General Election looms and the future of our national Governance is far from clear. By the time this magazine hits doormats, there will be a new UK Government. Wha...

BVAA Training: April 2015 saw the latest ‘term’ of training sessions at the ‘Peter Churm Technical Centre’ at BVAA HQ

BVAA’s Director Rob Bartlett writes, ‘We deliberately moved the training sessions back a couple of weeks this spring, to take advantage of the new financial year and, we hoped, rev...

BVAA Future Strategy

On 18th March 2015, BVAA’s Board met at the Belfry both separately and also with representatives from the Association’s newly-named ‘Business Development Group.’ Both sessions w...

View from the other side

This article, the fourth of our ‘View from the other side’ feature columns from our colleagues in the USA, is provided by Chris Warnett. Chris, a UK expatriate, is the President of...

Valve Working Group: New 'TEGs'

The BVAA Valve Working Group – the Association’s forum for technical and standardisations issues – met on 11th March 2015.The event was jointly hosted by Hardide Coatings at Bicest...

New Training Course: Valves - Advanced Level

Course Date: Monday 29th June 2015 As BVAA continually strives to improve our training programme we have developed a brand new course, Advanced Valves. This course is entirely v...

ATI Europe Ltd. Joins BVAA

Based in central Manchester, ATI Europe Ltd shows its commitment to the expansion of its European and Middle Eastern business development by joining the British Valve & Actuator As...

Valve and Process Solutions Delighted to Join BVAA

Company Director Steve Pearson outlines his desire to build networks among BVAA’s technical community after successful decade Thank you for the warm welcome that VALVE and Proce...

Assentech: Making an Impact

Assentech is a rapidly growing provider of specialist products and services to the process industries A distributor of engineered products and services for the fluid process, tr...

TECHNICAL HOTSPOT: PED 2014/68/EU – TIMESCALE FOR INTRODUCTION

If members are asked for compliance to the new PED, they need to be aware of the critical dates. A summary is as follows: The full new directive is to be applicable from 19 July...

YPS Valves Completes Major Cryogenic Valve Order

Leeds based YPS Valves has completed a major order to supply cryogenic valves to ExxonMobil in Singapore. The valves have been designed in-house to exacting standards as leakage...

ExxonMobil approval for the Hot Forging of Super Duplex Fasteners

BVAA Member, West Special Fasteners has been awarded approval by oil giant Exxon West Special Fasteners the specialists in hot forging Super Duplex fasteners have been awarded a...

Enhanced functionality for Rotork CMA boosts electric process valve control

Rotork has announced an extensive advancement of CMA electric actuation technology for the operation of process control and choke valves, introducing new options to meet evolving c...

Valve System Allows Rocksavage Power Station to Meet Demand

‘Can we modify the existing installation from a base load unit into a flexible unit, capable of reacting quickly to on demand changes of the grid, including starting and stopping d...

New Solenoid Valve Design for Demanding Cryogenic Applications

The L89 cryogenic solenoid valve from Nadi Srl of Milan has been successfully employed in liquid gas installations around the world for many years, often to improve reliability on ...

ASCO Numatics process expertise at ACHEMA 2015

Leading process industry experts, Emerson Industrial Automation will showcase its comprehensive range of high performance ASCO Numatics solenoid and pressure operated valves and ac...

Largest Ever Production Choke Valves for Statoil

World-leading supplier of critical flow control solutions IMI Critical Engineering has been tasked by international energy company Statoil with designing and building some of the l...

New SIPOS SEVEN selected for Opole power scheme

The new SIPOS SEVEN electric actuator will be supplied to the ultra-supercritical (USC) coal-fired power plant under construction in Opole, south-west Poland The order for aroun...

New Diamond Technology to Tackle Drilling Costs

Life of drilling tools extended up to ten-fold using new Hardide technology Hardfacing specialist Cutting & Wear today announced the development of a new TSP (thermally stable p...

ASCO Primed for New Explosion-Proof Product Certification

Emerson Industrial Automation announces its market-leading range of ASCO Numatics solenoid valves and fluid automation solutions has achieved Technical Regulation Custom Union (TR ...

Growth and development for NHC Testing Department

NHC has become the preferred choice for many companies wishing to perform equipment tests and trials. National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen is renowned for its involvement with...

Bestobell Marine Breaks into LNG Re-Liquefaction Market

Bestobell Marine, a world leading supplier of cryogenic globe and check valves for ships, has secured two new high profile contracts for its cryogenic globe and check valves. Th...

Quickits Provide the Link

Operating as a key supplier within the valve & actuator industry Quickits Limited are renowned for their ability to design & manufacture mounting kits to suit any application; the ...

Armoloy Ace NADCAP Audit

Armoloy (UK) Ltd are pleased to confirm the results of their latest NADCAP audit. Once again this premium form of Quality recognition has been achieved On this occasion we are d...

Allvalves Online - More than an Online Valve Shop

Having the word online within the company name can be misleading as there is more than meets the eye with Allvalves Online Ltd. The fast growing valve and actuator specialist in...

Parker Hannifin set the standard for high load value

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has recently introduced a new integrated Basic Guide for rodless linear actuators. Ideal for deployment i...

Albion Introduces New Range of Compact PICVs

Albion Valves (UK) Ltd, an increasingly popular UK valves supplier has introduced a new range of Pressure Independent Control Valves (PICVs) to its extensive portfolio of products ...

Crane ChemPharma & Energy Launches the New Pacific®CSV Line of Cast Steel Gate, Globe and Check Valves

Designed in accordance with the industry’s latest standards, the new Pacific®CSV line of cast steel gate, globe and check valves from Crane ChemPharma & Energy provide the highest ...

High Flow Insertion Regulator Offers Significant Weight Savings

Pressure Tech introduces a new patented high flow pressure regulator for use in 4˝ pipelines and above. Developed by one of the main UK universities, the unique flanged reg...

Advanced Valve Solutions Announce New Partnership with STI in the UK

AVS provides installation, commissioning and aftersales support for all STI products, services and diagnostics tools STI provides control solutions for actuation in severe servi...

W H Tildesley Apprenticeship Awards

Three young apprentices from a UK based forging manufacturer have received their stage 2 NVQ certificate. W H Tildesley, a drop forging specialist based in West Midlands, has run a...

Customers to benefit as Morin actuators integrate into Biffi range

Move will bring increased options and add greater geographical range to Pentair’s customer care teams Pentair Actuation and Controls has integrated two of its key actuator range...

A new approach for efficient valve instrumentation

Automated process valves actuated by pneumatic actuators always need pneumatic and/or electropneumatic instrumentation components to build up the specific functionalities required ...

A new approach for efficient valve instrumentation

Automated process valves actuated by pneumatic actuators always need pneumatic and/or electropneumatic instrumentation components to build up the specific functionalities required ...

Econosto UK – Back on Teesside!

Econosto UK is delighted to be opening a branch within the Eriks Teesside building to provide local support to our customer base. Adam Jobes has joined the business as Technical...

ATI Gains UK Presence

Your flow control needs are not generic. Why would your valve automation be? ATI, The global leader in customized valve automation, has opened a UK office. If you are in need of...

SQEP supported by AUMA UK’s ACE scheme

AUMA Actuators Ltd is supporting the adoption of SQEP (Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person) designation for electric actuator maintenance and installation with its ACE (AUMA ...

West Special Fasteners Receive Export Boost

Export growth bolstered for UK based fastener manufacturer after recruiting a dedicated Export Sales Manager West Special Fasteners the Derbyshire based, hot forging and machini...

Combining Mechanical Interlocks with Process Safety Sensors

SmartTrap+ ensures process vessels and pipework are safe to open In the process industry, mechanical interlocks guarantee strict adherence to procedures and help avoid human err...

Managing Director appointed at SIPOS Aktorik

Dr. Thomas Suckut has been appointed Managing Director at electric actuator manufacturer, SIPOS Aktorik His executive profile lists a series of senior posts including his previo...

Armoloy NTDC Products Meet REACH Legislation

West Midlands based coating specialist has helped its customers ensure they stay on the right side of this European legislation through its use of specialist consultants Armoloy...

Pentair Supplies Specialist Support for Ball Valve Repair Project

Pentair Valves & Controls has successfully provided maintenance support under its specialist service brand, SABO, for a valve repair project at one of the largest gas storage facil...

Perfecting Partial Stroke Testing

The addition of an Intelligent Valve Position Transmitter as part of the Safety Instrumented System is a cost effective and efficient safety monitoring solution Background: S...

Customers Benefiting from Flexibility and Quality of UK Manufacturing

High spec forged fittings including forged tees, elbows and pipe fitting components required on short lead times? W H Tildesley provides the solution. Working closely with each...

‘Ultimate Flow Control’ at the Brew House

Flow control specialists Zoedale supply valves and actuators to several industries. Over the years the brewing industry has become one of their main areas of focus. The Bedfords...

Rotork Launch CQ Compact actuators

Pneumatic and Hydraulic Actuators offer power and performance where space is limited The launch of the Rotork CQ Compact introduces a range of fully concentric, balanced design ...

Academy of Joint Integrity roll out Hose Management Course

Steve Clarkson, Flexitallic’s Hose Technical Support Specialist, has developed the hose management programme to help customers to build capability and competency, which is in line ...

Pneumatrol offers 3 week lead time on Namur and Remote mounted solenoid valves

Pneumatrol Limited, the Lancashirebased specialist manufacturer of pneumatic control products for use within both hazardous and safe area environments, is pleased to announce that ...

Smith Flow Control Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Valve interlocking firm has grown from three staff members to 78Valve safety interlocking specialist Smith Flow Control (SFC) has celebrated 30 years of protecting people and asset...

AUMA set for the future: Brand and organisational changes for the AUMA group have been initiated in 2015

During the last 50 years, the company has become a market leader in the field of electric actuators and valve gearboxes supported by individual group member brands: AUMA, DREHMO, G...

Jan Ward appointed to board of Hardide plc

Hardide plc, the parent company of advanced surface coatings technology innovator, Hardide Coatings has appointed Jan Ward CBE as a non-executive director. Ms. Ward is the CEO a...

SMC confirms return to PPMA Show

After weeks of negotiation and rumours circulating within the motion control industry, SMC – the world leader in compressed air automation technologies – can confirm its attendance...

New Texas Manufacturing Centre to Expand PPE’s Global Capabilities

New facility to increase production and distribution to clients in oil and gas, semiconductor and heavy equipment industries Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE) one of the world...

New catalogue dedicated to Flow Control valve products

Our new range of 20,000 psi shutoff valves featuring industry standard medium pressure port configurations are the perfect solution when reliability is essential Some applicatio...

How selecting the right flowmeter can help you minimise your annual energy costs

The rate of fluid flow constitutes an important measurement in the processing industries. Selecting an appropriate technology for a flow measurement application can therefore be a ...

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