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What is Valve Performance Management?

Valve performance management is the practice of ensuring that all valves are at optimal performance. Today, valves and positioners can tell you ex...
Valve User Issue 51

Modular automation from Festo makes bulk handling more efficient

Machine builders and operators for bulk handling know all too well that bulk handling processes are anything but trivial – excellent bulk handling req...
Valve User Issue 51

Valve position monitoring with the F31K2

F31K2 - the robust, impermeable, and durable sensor solution for valve position monitoring is now available with intrinsically safe Ex i approval for ...
Valve User Issue 51

Emerson expands asset management coverage for faster integration in projects and operations

Emerson has expanded AMS Device Manager with HART-IP™ support, making it easier to connect with devices and control systems and potentially eliminate ...
Valve User Issue 51

Striking the Perfect Balance

Whilst system balancing is one of the more complicated tasks faced by commercial heating engineers, it needn’t be beyond most installers. ...
Valve User Issue 49

Emerson discrete valve controllers improve plant reliability

Emerson’s TopWorx™ D-Series uses HART® 7 communication protocol to provide advanced diagnostics and monitoring capability that lowers total co...
Valve User Issue 46

Slam Shut Cabinets - Drallim

In 2009 National Grid Gas awarded Drallim Industries the contract for the manufacture of Slamshut Cabinets for their countrywide replacement p...
Valve User Issue 46

Rotork Completes Automation Contract to Assist Decarbonisation at Lynemouth Power Station

Rotork has completed a contract to supply fully automated pneumatic control systems on high capacity biomass rail freight wagons supporting th...
Valve User Issue 46

RFID Chips on Valves and Actuators?

The increasing requirements for identification, documentation and control of maintenance processes also place increased focus on the individua...
Valve User Issue 41

Rotork Actuators Support Portugal’s Plan for Advanced Wastewater Treatment: The Viseu Sul WWTP in Portugal’s Viseu County is the first in the country to adopt advanced membrane filtration (MBR) wastewater treatment technology.

The highly automated treatment facility, serving a population of 90,000, was recently inaugurated by the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sous...
Valve User Issue 41

Total Lifecycle Approach to HIPPS Provides Reliable Pressure Protection for Downstream Systems: HIPPS lifecycle management ensures optimal functionality in an emergency

From oil and gas production facilities through to refineries, overpressure events can cause lost production and also severe damage to the environment,...
Valve User Issue 41

Rotork Introduces Flexible Ultra-Fast Network Control for Valve Actuators

Rotork’s Pakscan two-wire digital control system has been improved with the introduction of a new P4 Master Station with the capability of run...
Valve User Issue 40

New Online Tool Allows Accurate Specification of Severe Service Valves for the First Time

IMI Critical Engineering, the leading manufacturer of critical flow control solutions, has launched what is thought to be the world’s first tr...
Valve User Issue 39

Russian Refinery Adopts New AUMA Actuation Technology

The JSC TANECO Oil Refining and Petrochemical complex located in Nizhnekamsk, Russia has purchased AUMA’s new actuation solution for lift plug valves....
Valve User Issue 36

AUMA Extends SIL Solutions

TÜV certification achieved by AUMA confirms that the company’s SQ .2 part-turn actuators, SA . 2 multi-turn actuators and AC .2 actuator controls in S...
Valve User Issue 36

Innovative Operating Panel Allows Safe and Efficient Control of Actuated Valves

Smith Flow Control (SFC) has designed a specialist pigging panel to be installed on an FPSO built for the use in the Goliat oilfield, the first oilfie...
Valve User Issue 30

Pepperl & Fuchs Valve Position detection

Inductive proximity switches are an inherent feature of sensor technology in many machines and systems, and have become virtually indispensible in aut...
Valve User Issue 15

Inductive Sensors for Extreme Temperatures

Temperatures of +100°C and more are not uncommon in process plants in the chemical and petrochemical industries. To cater for such harsh ambient condi...
Valve User Issue 15

ASCO Numatics introduces the G3 valve island

New G3 platform with increased intelligence and LCD for visual status and diagnostics, features a unique graphic display that supports plain-language ...
Valve User Issue 14

New Flowserve Digital Positioner Features Predictive Diagnostics

Flowserve Corporation a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, recently announced the release o...
Valve User Issue 14

Winter 2019 // Issue 51
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