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Valve Industry Veteran joins Oxford Flow

Oxford Flow, flow control equipment specialist for oil, gas, industrial process and water industries, today announces the appointment of ex-Severn Glocon ...

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Aseptic GEM 567 BioStar Control Valve

When looking for a valve that is easy to clean and suitable for CIP/SIP processes, a diaphragm valve is usually the ideal choice. However, diaphragm valves soon reach their limits when a fine batch is required or a large control range must ...

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Valve World Americas Expo & Conference 2021

The Valve World Americas Expo & Conference, held in Houston, October 13th ~ 14th 2021, successfully brought together flow control experts, manufacturers, end users, distributors and industry professionals to share knowledge, discuss ...

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IVS: Current Date for 2022 - 25th ~ 26th May, 2022

Industrial Valve Summit is the meeting place for professionals and decision makers involved in valve technologies and flow control solutions. Attending IVS offers the opportunity to discover the latest technological innovations, find the ...

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Nuclear Supply Chain Event Dunblane

The BVAA attended the ‘Meet the Buyer’ Nuclear Supply Chain Event which was held at the Dunblane Hydro Hotel, on Thursday, 2nd December. The event kicked off with a series of short presentations hosted by the Nuclear ...

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BVAA AGM and Dinner Dance

The BVAA’s 82nd AGM and Black-Tie Dinner Dance was an astonishing success. We would like to again thank our incredibly generous sponsors: Valve-Kits – Casino Rotork – Champagne Valve-Kits – Wine SAFi – ...

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Severn Group Acquisition of ValvTechnologies

Severn Group, the global family of specialist high-end valve engineering and manufacturing companies, which includes Severn and 

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Introducing BVAAs Board

A function of the recent BVAA AGM is not just the appointment of the Association’s Chairman and Vice Chairmen, but also the 10-person Board from which they are drawn. Once elected by the wider membership, BVAA’s Board members ...

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BVAA Online Training Courses

The BVAA offers a whole host of outstanding technical training courses both online and face-to-face at our Banbury based headquarters. We deliver training to all those in the Valve and Actuator industry from graduates and those ...

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BVAA Mentimeter Results

At the recent AGM we devoted one of the presentation slots to some instant-feedback polls via Mentimeter. While there was only a few dozen of our 180 members in the room, the results and the member-perceptions they revealed were ...

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Hot Spot - API Webinar on Newly Published API 6D Specification for Valves 25th edition

What is it? API has published the 25th edition of its 6D Standard giving it a revised name- Specification for Valves. This specification defines the requirements for design manufacturing, materials, welding, quality control, assembly, ...

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Hot Spot - JIP33 S-562 Supplementary Requirements for API 6D Trunnion Mounted Ball Valves User Feedback Review

What is it? IOGP JIP33 is requesting user feedback on S-562 Supplementary Requirements for API 6D Trunnion Mounted Ball Valves. The purpose of this specification is to define a minimum common set of supplementary requirements for the ...

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Rotork: Reduction of Undesirable Greenhouse Gases

Part-turn intelligent electric actuators from Rotork have been installed in several gas pressure reducing stations in Belgium to provide reliable flow control without the release of undesirable greenhouse gas emissions. Rotork has a ...

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Donations from Bernard Controls and Valve-Kits

We are extremely grateful to Bernard Controls for donating their AT3 LOGIC electric actuator to our training suite. Pictured is Phil Minchin VP, Northern Europe alongside this excellent donation to our facility. LOGIC model includes ...

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Emerson: What is a Severe Service Control Valve?

Do you have any application issue, looking for Engineered Control Valves to match your needs? Emerson will support you, with Engineering, manufacturing & installation steps. Severe service control valves are used in the ...

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Zoedale: Retirement and New Appointment

Current Managing Director, Richard Armstrong, celebrated 31 years at OEM Automatic with 21 of those as MD and, in parallel, two years as the MD at Zoedale. In agreement with OEM’s senior management, Richard has decided to end his ...

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Oliver Valves: What colour would you like your hydrogen?

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the known universe, it is both odourless and colourless in its gaseous form but seems to be available in a host of different colours here on Planet Earth. For more than two centuries we have relied ...

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BVAA Regional Dinner and Supplier Day

This exceptionally popular two day event is designed to provide an opportunity for members to meet with buyers from valve and actuator manufacturers. We have the pleasure to announce that this is scheduled to take place on the 1st ~ 2nd ...

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BVAA Honorary Life President: Martin Greenhalgh

On the occasion of his official retirement from BVAA work, Martin Greenhalgh received the very special - and we believe unprecedented - award of Honorary Life President of the BVAA. BVAA Director Rob Bartlett made the award at the AGM ...

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Comment by BVAA CEO Rob Bartlett

Why’s that so difficult? The BVAA recently held a wonderful AGM Dinner Dance - our first in two years due to Covid-19. We were - as you would expect - extremely cautious. We made some sensible requests of those attending ...

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Pressure Tech: TPED Certification

Established in 2000 and located in the UK, Pressure Tech is recognised globally for manufacturing high-quality ISO-9001 accredited pressure regulators for oil and gas applications. The company received confirmation of AUTO438's EC79 ...

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Festo: Application in the Arctic Circle

Drilling for gas in the Arctic Circle – not an easy job. The climatic conditions are extremely harsh and -60°C is not uncommon. Russian energy conglomerate Gazprom was looking for a partner who could supply actuators and ...

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Hydravalve: ITAP Gas - Approved Ball Valves

Manufactured in Lumezzane, Italy, ITAP is an industry leading brand for brass ball valves. Hydravalve are now offering the full range of LONDON and BERLIN models available from stock. The range includes BSPP female and male x female thread ...

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Oliver Valvetek  Reliability Under Pressure

Six years ago, Oliver Valvetek changed its method of cleanliness inspection of hydraulic actuators and has not looked back. Flush cleaning of actuators involves passing clean hydraulic fluid through an actuator at a sufficient flow rate ...

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EnerMech Secures Contract Extension with Petrofac

Global asset lifecycle support specialist EnerMech has confirmed a three-year extension deal with Petrofac, taking the two company’s working relationship beyond the 10-year mark. Having held the contract since 2012, the 57-strong ...

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Rotork Electro-Hydraulic Actuators

More than 50 Rotork electro-hydraulic RCE actuators have been installed for an ongoing enhancement to the Malaysian rail network infrastructure. The Klang Valley Integrated Transit System serves the areas of Klang Valley and Greater Kuala ...

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New Zoedale Brochure Out Now!

Zoedale’s a specialist in solenoid valves and valve actuators with extensive expertise in the pressure and flow sector. They supply a wide range of valves and actuated products. Zoedale was founded in 1976 and is based in Bedford ...

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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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