Valve User Issue 6 Articles

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BVAA’s ‘award winning’ Valve User magazine!

We have a particularly interesting and wide range of articles and news items in this issue, plus of course all the latest updates on BVAA initiatives, services and activities. We a...

Do you have views on valve repair?

If so, BVAA would like to hear from you. BVAA launched a new Repair WG last month, and one of our aims is to try and establish the levels of satisfaction within users of both works...

BVAA Launch ‘Business Shield’ Service

On June 1st 2008 will launch a very important new service for BVAA members. Titled ‘BVAA Business Shield’, the new service is offered free of charge to all members of BVAA, and com...

BVAA Chairman Bill Whiteley leaves Rotork after twelve years as Chief Executive Officer

The BVAA’s new Chairman Bill Whiteley retired as the Chief Executive Officer of valve actuator manufacturer Rotork at the beginning of May. Bill’s retirement was marked by the pres...

Still More New Members!

Membership of the BVAA continues to grow at an impressive rate... this month’s new recruits include:-...

BVAA ‘Mad Hatters’ - ‘How far can you go wearing a BVAA hat?’

Back in time now it would appear! This issue’s competition is one for car enthusiast. VU reader Jerry Hughes is photographed – with hat – on the cancer charity fundraiser, the ‘Reg...

‘Jobsworths’ are Putting Lives at Risk

That’s the view of Dr David Brown, Chief Executive at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). He says that lives are being put at risk by ‘jobsworths and killjoys’ who hide...

Grangemouth strike highlights chemical engineering importance

The industrial dispute at Scotland’s only oil refinery has highlighted the crucial role played by chemical engineers in maintaining the ‘day-to-day normality of life’ according to ...

Rotork appoints new Sales Manager for Network Systems

Rotork’s Pakscan and open network systems activity has been strengthened by the appointment of Chartered Engineer Shelley Pike as Systems Sales Manager. Shelley is now responsible ...

Shipham Valves acquires the Advanced Valve Technologies composite valve product range

Flow Group Limited are pleased to announce the acquisition by their Shipham Valves division of the intellectual property, trading name, and assets of Advanced Valve Technologies fr...

ISO Standards

This latest meeting was also attended by experts from the USA, Canada, Netherlands, France, Italy and China. The results of 2007 Systematic Reviews of existing standards were discu...

Spirax Sarco can save you £10,000

A flash steam recovery system from Spirax Sarco is helping Leighton Hospital in Crewe, UK, reduce its carbon emissions by around 95 tonnes a year, cutting fuel bills by over £10,00...

TA-Luft tests for BP Gelsenkirchen give top rating to Supagraf® Premier valve packing

Gas emissions at 240°C would not fill a golf ball in a year! Supagraf® Premier, James Walker’s world-leading compression packing, has beaten TA-Luft VDI 2440 emission control r...

Bestobell LNG highly commended in major international award

UK-based cryogenic valve manufacturer Bestobell LNG was highly commended for its contribution to innovation in ship operations at the Seatrade Awards on Monday 21st April, during a...

Flowserve Expands Valtek ShearStream Family

Now Includes Both Standard and High-Performance Ball Control Valve Applications Flowserve Corporation, a leading global provider of fluid motion and control products and service...

NELES - THE VALUE OF SAFETY VALVES

Safety valves are used to protect processes, personnel and the environment against process disruption. Such valves are operated only in trip situations, but when they are required ...

Australia’s ‘Droughtbuster’ scheme chooses Rotork

Water is front page news in Australia as it has become obvious that drought, climate change, population and consumption growth have combined to make the country’s future water secu...

Cti Builds on Success

Castings Technology International (Cti) has announced plans for further expansion on the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in South Yorkshire - two years after relocating its headq...

WG at BHR

BVAA’s Valve Working Group met recently at BHR Group’s facility in Cranfield. As well as the usual standards and Directives discussions, members received a presentation on the vari...

ASCO NUMATICS Announces Series 298-398: Process Valves for use in Aggressive Processes

ASCO NUMATICS introduces the Series 298-398 process valve, a new range of robust, piston operated valves for steam, superheated water, hot and cold liquids and inert gases. Availab...

HARDIDE PRESENTS

Hardide Coating to be Presented at 2008 International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory and Hardmaterials Hardide-T, the unique tungsten carbide-based component coating has bee...

Rotork completes major valve actuation upgrade at one of Severn Trent’s water treatment works

Rotork IQ and IQT range intelligent electric valve actuators have been installed as part of a multi-million pound upgrade and modernisation programme awarded to Interserve Project ...

Heap & Partners - More than just another distributor

Everyone knows the World valve market is a competitive place, and that goes doubly for UK distribution companies. Survival doesn’t just take excellent service and high quality it r...

Emerson First to Offer WirelessHART- Automation Products

Emerson is now taking orders for open, industry standards-based products in its Smart Wireless portfolio Emerson Process Management claim to be the first process automation supp...

Environmentally Friendly

In March 2008 international flow control equipment distributor, Transmark Fcx, successfully achieved accreditation to the ISO 14001 Environmental standard at the company’s head off...

BKW LAUNCH VALVE PERFORMANCE MONITORING & DIAGNOSTIC FLOW RIG

Mick Beavers, Valve Business Manager for BKW Instruments Ltd reports Over the years we have been asked to check the sizing of customers control valves. In most cases the process...

it’s all about uptime

Most people probably know Induchem best as a specialised distributor of Crane Group products - especially Xomox process valves and Resistoflex plastic lined pipe and fittings. ...

Econosto UK to Stock Latest ECON Products: Econosto UK Ltd, which started life as Ball Valves UK in 1984 continues to grow in more ways than one.

A policy of continual improvement, reliable service and steady expansion into strategic locations within the UK ensured Ball Valves quickly established itself as a major supplier i...

H.S. Pipequipment Relieves The Pressure

Increased capital and operational investment in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry is creating unique challenges for procurement specialists. The location and size of projects...

How about £28,000 in potential energy savings?

Each Spirax Sarco steam trap survey is revealing potential annual energy savings of £28,400 on average. Even more remarkable, the average payback time on each survey, including the...

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