Safety Valves

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Improve maintenance safety with Spirax Sarco’s new single unit for safe double isolation

Steam and fluid systems can be upgraded quickly and easily to safer and more cost-effective maintenance procedures with the new space-saving Spirax SafeBloc™ Double Block and Bleed (DBB3) Valve. The design of new plant layouts is also simplified. This innovative, patented design incorporates two isolation valves and a bleed port in a compact ass...

Rotork IQPro electric valve actuators with the SIL (Safety Integrity Level) option

If something is to do an important job, it needs to be reliable, and the more important the job, the more reliable it should be.” Reliability has always been the overriding priority for Rotork valve actuator design, and now Rotork IQPro intelligent electric valve actuators are available with a Safety Integrity Level (SIL) option for applications...

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 to operate, it is essential that they ensure that the valve is switched to the safety position. However, because these shutdown valves are rarely cycled, there is always ...

Rotork IQPro electric valve actuators with the SIL (Safety Integrity Level) option

"If something is to do an important job, it needs to be reliable, and the more important the job, the more reliable it should be." Reliability has always been the overriding priority for Rotork valve actuator design, and now Rotork IQPro intelligent electric valve actuators are available with a Safety Integrity Level (SIL) option for application...

Sizing safety valves for supercritical steam boilers

How do you size the safety valve for a supercritical steam boiler? Steam boilers are increasingly being designed to operate under supercritical conditions i.e. pressures above 220 bar and temperatures above 374°C. Sizing equations for safety valves on steamboilers are often given in codes and standards for saturated and superheated steam assuming ‘...

Safety Engineering Company Smith Flow Control has promoted Mike Fynes to Sales and Marketing Director

Mike joined SFC in 2002 as Sales and Marketing Manager and has been instrumental in driving the company’s strong sales performance, particularly in China and USA. Mike is also responsible for promoting SFC’s latest valve operating products into new markets. Mike has over 26 years’ experience within the interlock industry and within the Halma group ...

Safety Systems Looks to Asia

Following a highly successful 2008, which has continued into 2009, Safety Systems UK Ltd is now looking to develop its growing Asian market. Key agents from Asia were invited to the company’s headquarters in Worsley for their first Asian Agents Conference, commencing on the 15th June and concluding on 17th June. Safety Systems invited agents fr...

Emerging trends in intelligent safety-valve control: By Juha Yli-Petäys, EHC Business Manager, Metso’s Automation business line

The reliability of safety valves is crucial to process control. Their design has changed little in recent years and partial stroke testing (PST) has been the accepted method of monitoring them. Newer methods linked to the introduction of on-line intelligent safety valve controllers are offering new levels of performance monitoring. Analysis results...

Improve Maintenance Safety with Double Block and Bleed Valves

In today’s demanding oil and gas applications where the operating pressures and temperatures are increasing, the need for safety and the need for assured valve shut off providing absolute and verifiable isolation are regularly becoming the standard for critical applications. Valves are a vital part of processes in the industry as they provide f...

Safety Systems UK Wins Major Manufacturing Award

Safety Systems UK Ltd has been named among the country’s top performers in the first ever EEF Future Manufacturing Awards, by winning one of the five North West UK region company awards at a presentation in Manchester’s Imperial War Museum on Thursday 19th November 2009. Safety Systems was awarded the Enterprise Skills Award for the company tha...

Dewrance brings Steam Safety to Solar

Tyco’s specialist Dewrance valves are providing steam control for the new generation of commercial solar power plants in southern Europe and the USA. Solar power technology uses the energy of the sun to produce superheated steam for power turbines. The Dewrance range of extraction check valves have been specifically designed for installation i...

Saint-Gobain PAM Awarded for Health & Safety

Iron technology leader Saint-Gobain PAM UK, part of leading international materials company Saint-Gobain, has scooped an award for ‘Partnership Initiative of the Year’ at Safety and Health Practitioner’s Institution of Occupational Safety and Health Awards 2011. Held at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane, London, the winning entry was for highlighting a...

Rotork’s Sub-Sea Safety Valve Installations: Rotork actuates sub-sea safety valve installations at Egyptian gas field

Rotork Fluid Systems has supplied the specialised hydraulic actuator package for a second sub-sea safety isolation valve (SSIV) installation on the same offshore gas gathering project off the coast of Egypt. The single acting, spring-return rack and pinion actuator, model number GSR-2- 490-110F/CX, will operate a 16 inch ANSI Class 900 ball valv...

Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure

Assessment of CEN Consultant on PED on FprEN ISO 4126-1, - 4, - 5 Mr Ed Haynes, CEN Consultant on PED, has made an assessment on the following draft standards and has made comments with regard to the relationship between them and ISO 4126-7 “Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure -- Part 7: Common data” (which is already publi...

Counterfeiting - The hidden threat to safety

Behind each and every successful product lie thousands of hours and probably millions of pounds in research and development. Not surprising then that there is often a queue of unscrupulous businesses waiting to capitalise by producing cheap copies. Within any valve each component has been carefully designed and selected to work together to achieve ...

BVAA’s New Functional Safety Guideline

BVAA has recently announced a new Guideline on BS EN 61508 – the Functional Safety standard associated with Safety Integrity Levels (SILs). BVAA has been running a SILs course for some years. However it can be a very complicated subject, as course students will vouchsafe! BVAA therefore recently commissioned our SILs Course lecturer P R Smith t...

Emerson Introduces Digital Valve Controller for Safety Instrumented Systems: Intelligent automatic partial stroke valve testing provides improved safety and reliability.

Emerson’s new FIELDVUE™ DVC6200 SIS digital valve controller responds to safety demands, and features partial stroke and position monitoring capabilities for the final control element in a safety instrumented system (SIS). Intelligent automatic partial stroke valve testing provides improved safety and reliability versus traditional pneumatic and ja...

Hot Spot Parallel Enquiry prEN 4126-6:2013 Bursting Disc safety devices: By BVAA’s Technical Consultant, Peter Churm

DRAFT prEN ISO 4126-6:2013 Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure – Part 6: Application, selection and installation of bursting disc safety devices (ISO/DIS 4126- 6:2013). This document is currently submitted to the CEN/ISO Parallel Enquiry (5 month). This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO 4126-6:2003)...

Metso valves reduce emissions and improve safety at processing plants

Helsinki-2012 was a banner year at the Metso Flow Laboratory, where a corporate initiative to increase the numbers of valves certified to the most stringent environmental emissions standards continues. In 2012, numerous Neles® metal-seated and Jamesbury® soft-seated valve products were certified to meet the requirements of the global ISO15848-1 sta...

Econosto UK show Taylor Safety Relief Valves at Offshore Europe

Well-known US manufacturer Taylor Valves recently appointed Econosto UK as their UK and Europe agent for the full range of Taylor Valve products. The company is renowned for innovative solutions to common problems and their valve products have been used globally in the oil and gas industry for years. Products include various safety relief valve...

ABB underlines safety credentials with new oil and gas accreditation

ABB’s Measurement Products business has achieved ISO 29001 accreditation for its Workington factory, underlining its commitment to meeting the stringent quality requirements of the oil and gas industry. Introduced in 2010, ISO 29001 provides a single quality document for the approval of the quality systems of organisations providing design, dev...

'Safety Valves': The prefix isn’t by accident, but these valves might just prevent one!

For many years BVAA has been ‘banging the drum’ when it comes to the correct selection and application of Safety and Relief Valves. But that is only half the story… To understand these critical function valves properly you do need a good knowledge of the design basics and a thorough understanding of the definitions and terminology, which unfortunat...

Safety Interlocking Pressure Relief Valve Systems

Whether onshore or offshore, maintenance procedures to Safety Relief Systems on live plants is a cause for concern, particularly as an open path to relief must be maintained during all times of the work exercise. Smith Flow Control’s PSV system ensures maintenance procedures on safety relief systems operate in a safe sequence. Most modern piping...

BS EN ISO 4126-1:2013 Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure - Part 1: Safety valves

Attention is drawn to the implications that hydrostatic pressure testing may be waived for certain types of safety valves. This might result in manufacturers using this standard failing to meet the essential safety requirements in the Pressure Equipment Regulations 1999 (as amended). This matter was raised with the Commission Working Group “Pressur...

SmartKey+ Securely Manages Safety Interlock Keys in Real Time

SmartKey+ is an extension of Smith Flow Control’s Key Management Systems. Key cabinets provide a safe and visual way of storing interlock system ‘initiating’ keys. SmartKey+ has been developed to provide all the features of SFC’s Visual Alert Key Cabinet, along with the ability to record movements of keys in realtime, providing complete accuracy. ...

Safety first: KKI attains OHSAS18001 and the coveted RoSPA silver award

Health and safety has always been an integral part of Kent Introl’s philosophy, and the company’s robust approach has recently been independently recognised, via the attainment of both OHSAS 18001 and the RoSPA silver award. KKI employees accommodate a number of key hazards in their daily working lives: moving heavy components, slinging and lift...

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 error. They are particularly useful for highly dangerous operations such as pigging and valve changeover procedures. While interlocks ensure extremely high safety levels, they usually function as stand-alone safety systems. New digital te...

Functional safety - SIL workshop hosted by AUMA

Functional safety, a key current topic in the process automation industry, will be addressed on 29 April 2015 at a workshop hosted by AUMA Riester GmbH & Co. KG at the company’s Muellheim headquarters in Germany As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of electric actuators, AUMA understands the comprehensive nature of functional safety, whic...

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 error. They are particularly useful for highly dangerous operations such as pigging and valve changeover procedures. While interlocks ensure extremely high safety levels,...

How do you Maintain Site Safety and Efficiency?

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has contacted two of our customers in the past week, requesting evidence of their site’s preventative maintenance and management of ageing plant plans. How do you service your breather vents? A simple visual inspection is no longer accepted by the HSE. They need to be calibrated, leakage tested and certifie...

Flowstar Add New Safety Valve To Niezgodka Range

Flowstar Ltd, the Hull based stockists of safety, relief and reducing valves, has added new Niezgodka product to its extensive range from the German manufacturer. Flowstar has been exclusive agents for Niezgodka’s safety, relief, reducing and sustaining valves since the company’s inception over 25 years ago. Managing Director Chris Turner c...

Orseal Safety - Critical Oxygen Service Valves Specified For Indian Steel Plant Modernisation

Industrial valve specialist Orseal, who provide flow control solutions for all fluids and gases, have built up over the years considerable specialist experience of providing valves for highly demanding applications. These include areas where extremely high temperatures are generated and processes where exceptional corrosion-resistance is requir...

Multi-Purpose Safety Relief Valves, for Liquid, Gas & Steam Applications

The Seetru LGS® Safety Relief Valve range represents state-of-the-art design with dual guided spindle as well as the Seetru Rock-Seal™ seal technology for repeatable high performance sealing. The Seetru LGS® safety relief valve is a high quality valve of modular design and construction incorporating the Seetru proprietary compact design technolo...

7 Steps to Help Achieve Functional Safety

Automated safety systems are increasingly being integrated around the world and across diverse industries – including process, household and commercial products, medical, nuclear, automotive, railway, and avionics This has significantly elevated the importance of functional safety evaluation and certification internationally. A valuable tool in ...

Safety-First Approach for New APL7 Switchbox: Actuated Solutions is announcing the launch of the new APL7 switchbox to the UK market

Designed with safety in mind, the product boasts an ATEX approved aluminium body (for use in hazardous environments) and, unusually for this type of product, an integral single coil solenoid valve. The APL7 can offer a cost-effective solution when compared to a standard switchbox with a separate solenoid valve as only one cable & one cable glan...

Commissioning underway for LNG safety system: HIPPS from Severn Glocon Technologies deployed on Floating Storage and Regasification Unit

Engineers from Severn Glocon Technologies have visited Korea to commission a High Integrity Pressure Protection System (HIPPS) supplied to shipbuilder DSME for a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The LNG FSRU vessel, BW Magna, has a capacity of 173,400 cubic metres. The HIPPS has been integrated and installed by Severn Glocon Tec...

Electro-hydraulic actuators deliver improved safety at India’s tank farms

Following an accidental fire at the IOCL Jaipur Terminal, an extensive review of safety measures recommended by the MB Lal Committee has resulted in the introduction of failsafe actuators for critical tank farm applications. These valves, known as ROSOV (Remote Operated Shut-off Valves), now provide tank overfill protection at the majority of s...

Flowstar Stock API Safety Valves

Flowstar Ltd, the Hull based stockist of safety, relief and reducing valves, has increased its stock of the Broady 3500 API / ASME Safety Valve in Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel in both standard and fully UK made variants. Flowstar has been a stockist of Broady valves for over 20 years and has recently increased its stock holding of the Broad...

Flowstar Stock European Steam Safety Valves

Flowstar Ltd, the Hull based stockist of safety, relief and reducing valves, has increased its stock of the Besa Steam Safety Valves. Besa valves are fully manufactured within Europe. They have been designed to the same specifications and with the same centres as many of their competitor’s products which means they can be directly interchangeab...

Optimising Safety Measures in High Pressure Systems

Albion Valves (UK) Ltd, an increasingly popular UK valves supplier, is advising distributors to ensure they check for type test approvals and certification of the EU's Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) conformity, when specifying safety valves, as opposed to relief valves in a pressurized system. Both safety valves and pressure relief valves a...

Smith Flow Control Custom Builds Operating Panel to Enhance Valve Safety and Efficiency

Oil & gas company Eni Norge approached valve safety expert Smith Flow Control to help simplify its valve processes on the Goliat Field oilfield. Smith Flow Control provided a solution by developing a custombuilt operating panel that enhances safety and increases efficiency. It does this by moving the control and operation of Eni Norge’s large n...

Emerson Introduces Wirelessly-Monitored Storage Tank Safety Valves

New Enardo 850/950 Series with Smart Wireless technology provides immediate information to help prevent safety and emissions problems. Emerson Process Management has introduced the Enardo 850/950 series of wirelessly-monitored pressure vacuum relief valves (PVRVs) that provide safety and emissions control by managing the pressure in storage tan...

NABIC – Offers a Comprehensive Range of Safety & Control Valves

NABIC has long been recognised as the industry standard for commercial and industrial hot water applications. In fact, NABIC valves, available in gunmetal and stainless steel, are also suitable for use with a wide variety of fluids and gases including steam, hot water and air. Typical applications are vented and unvented heating systems, hot wat...

ACTUATED VALVES AND CONFORMITY TO THE ESSENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS OF THE MACHINERY DIRECTIVE 2006/42/EC

What is it? This European Directive specifies the essential Health and Safety Requirements applicable to machinery. The BVAA Guidelines supported by CEIR takes the view that most actuated valves are excluded from the definition of machinery and therefore the Machinery Directive does not apply. As a result of concerns expressed by VDMA of Germany t...

Enhancing Offshore Safety Through Valve Technology

Jim Breeze, Product Manager, Instrumentation Connections and Process Valves at Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, looks at the importance of pressure monitoring for offshore environments. “In recent years, high profile accidents involving explosions and gas leaks are forcing the oil and gas industr...

COI TECH Make Special Design and Special Material Safety Valves

COI TECH Safety valves are fully European and can manufacture in AISI 316L, Carbon Steel, Brass, Aluminium Bronze, Monel, Duplex, Super Duplex, Inconel, Hastelloy, Titanium, PVC, PTFE, PP, PCTFE PVDF as standard.COI TECHNOLOGY has been trading for over 40 years in the field of pressurised systems and specialises in the design, development and distr...

Mobile Hydrostatic Pressure Test Unit (HTU) for the Health & Safety Laboratory

The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) is one of the world's leading providers of health and safety solutions to industry, government and professional bodies.The main focus of HSL’s work is on understanding and reducing health and safety risks and offers health and safety research, expert advice, consultancy, specialist training and products. The H...

CSA Group Hosts Functional Safety Seminar with support from BVAA

Industry professionals from the BVAA membership came together at CSA Group UK (near Chester) for a seminar on conformity assessment for the valve and actuator industry. Presentations and discussions were held around the need and importance of conformity assessment for industry, and the best way to combine multiple approvals (Functional Safety an...

PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A TECHNICAL EXPERT GROUP TO SPECIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF A UK QUALIFICATION SCHEME FOR SERVICE/REPAIR CENTRES OF SAFETY AND RELIEF VALVES MANUFACTURED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF ISO 4126

What is it?: The TEG is a group of experts having a background of Safety Valve manufacturing, service and repair. It will meet to initially discuss the issues currently being faced by manufacturers and end users of achieving a regulated system of safety valve service, maintenance testing and repair. If there is support for the idea, and subject ...

Functional Safety – Demystifying Product Certificates

IEC 61508:2010 does not state that certification of products is necessary to claim compliance with the requirements of the standard. However, certification of products can be used to support its integrity, availability and reliability, once it is implemented within a safety instrumented system (SIS). The current methodology of issuing certifica...

Heavy-Duty Valves Undergo Safety, Seat Enhancements: WKM 370D6 trunnion-mounted ball valve sports safety, design, and test upgrades

By Cameron, a Schlumberger company Engineered for heavy-duty, reduced-maintenance performance and manufactured in a variety of body and seal materials, the D Series WKM* valves are commonly selected for many specialized applications such as gas distribution, gas transmission, oilfield production, and industrial applications. The new WKM 370D...

ValvTechnologies Europe Celebrates Five-Year Safety Milestone

ValvTechnologies Europe, the leading service provider for control, safety relief, parallel slide gate and manual valves across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, announced today that the company reached five years without a lost-time injury. This achievement for the company, which employs more than 10 valve service mechanics and 12 office staff...

The Seetru Quicktester™ Safety Valve Test Rig: Accurate, reliable and safe checking of set-pressure and leak tightness

This compact, light weight and portable design is very robust and able to meet the demands of a busy maintenance workshop or mobile operation. The Seertu Quicktester™ can be used with plant generated air supplies or with mobile bottled gas. This test bench is supplied with a range of adaptors allowing connection between ¼″ to 1″ BSP as ...

Safety For Your Plants: The safety and reliability of technical processes are of vital importance for companies in the process industries

Bulk materials and powders in sectors such as the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries and others can be very dangerous. One spark – and the dust explodes. It is no surprise, then, that the topic of safety when handling bulk materials is at the top of the list of many companies. Festo has a wide product range and the necessary expertise for...

Emerson Introduces SIL Certified Vortex Flow Meters To Enhance Plant Safety & Reliability: New SIL 2/3 certified Vortex meters for safety instrumented systems reduce process downtime and prevent spurious trips

Facilities with safety instrumented systems can now take advantage of the new SIL 2/3 functional safety certification of Emerson’s Rosemount™ 8800 Vortex flow meters, per IEC 61508, which can help mitigate risk, enhance plant safety, and protect personnel. The non-clog Rosemount 8800 Vortex portfolio offers safety and reliability features such ...

Valve Technology Taking The Lead In Industrial Workplace Safety

Les Littlewood, Sales Director of Albion Valves UK Ltd discusses how valve technology is taking a lead in industrial workplace safety, and explains how getting the basics right can help safeguard Britain’s workforce. It is a well-known and sobering fact that due to the nature of the job in hand, industries such as building services, construction...

WSG Provalve - Proficiency In Safety and Relief Valves: Relieving real world challenges & pressures are all part of WSG Provalve’s day job.

Periodic maintenance and testing of safety relief valves is a necessary aspect of plant safety and should not be seen as a box ticking exercise to ensure compliance with a relevant standard or legislation. The downtime, co-ordination of services and cost implications of a relief valve campaign can be complex and demanding and if the job is not done...

Trust ARI For Economical Solutions In Control, Isolation, Safety & Steam Trapping: ARI-Armaturen UK Ltd will be exhibiting on stand BV100 in the ‘Valve Zone’ at the Fluid Power & Systems show at the NEC, Birmingham, 10-12 April.

Specialising in equipment for steam, heat transfer and energy management, ARI-Armaturen offers an extensive range of valves, steam traps and engineered systems for numerous applications and industries. Providing various equipment, ARI works with many companies over the UK to help those sites achieve low maintenance, maximum sustainability, opti...

Customised Rotork Actuators Fulfil Critical Offshore Safety Duties

Rotork Fluid Systems customised linear hydraulic spring-return valve actuators meet the critical safetyrelated specifications for an offshore gas field in the Middle East. These actuators operate 220mm (9”) gate valves on skids requiring a High Integrity Pressure Protection System (HIPPS) certification manufactured for the Hasbah Offshore Facili...

Using Position Transmitters on Automated Valves for Enhanced Plant Operational Efficiency & Safety

Over the past 30 years, globalisation, pressures on costs and the desire for greater efficiencies have led to a significant reduction in manpower and an explosion in the automation of processes Increased automation has allowed plants to operate more efficiently and, importantly, more safely. The increased usage of automation within the Pro...

Get a Free Safety Cable Kit With all QK Chain Wheels

Due to the significant interest and subsequent sales volume of QK chain wheels Quickits have taken the decision to supply FREE safety cable kits with all chain wheels supplied Quickits highly recommend that a safety cable be fitted to all chain wheels as a preventative safety measure. Commenting on this decision Group General Manager, Mick D...

Les Littlewood, Sales Director of Albion Valves (UK) Ltd, discusses how choosing the right kit can boost safety in industrial workplaces…

New guidelines introduced by the Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) have once again brought the issue of health and safety in industrial environment to the fore, shining a light specifically on the dangers associated with industrial processes operated by high pressured systems Les Littlewood, Sales Director of Albion Valves (UK) Ltd welcomes t...

Chinese pipeline selects Rotork ELB for increased line break safety: The Rotork Electronic Line Break (ELB) is a robust, selfcontained system that combines pipeline pressure monitoring with intelligent valve control

It continuously monitors upstream and downstream pipeline pressure dynamics to provide early detection of pipeline breaks and initiate automatic valve actuator movement to a pre-selected emergency position. In one recent contract Rotork GO (Gas-over-Oil) pipeline actuators have been fitted with ELB units for line break monitoring and protection...

Digital pneumatics: breakthrough in fingerboard control, safety, reliability: The advent of digital pneumatics promises to change how machines and processes are designed and managed throughout the industrial world

It’s a technological disrupter with exciting potential applications in oil and gas exploration and production. For example, Festo has used digital pneumatics to control and monitor latch opening on the fingerboard of an oil exploration platform. The benefits include cost and time savings in installation, a reduced safety risk for employees, lower e...

prEN xxxxx Industrial valves - Functional safety of safety-related valves and actuators - Preliminary Work Item Proposal has been approved by TC69 for development of a new standard

What is it?: This standard will define procedures and methods with which all relevant components of automated industrial valve packages can be evaluated according to the rules of IEC 61508-1, -2 and -4 to -7 in order to integrate them into a safety instrumented system (SIS). It will provide a method to determine all relevant factors, associated ...

Albion Working Towards Greater Water Supply Safety: Albion Valves Ltd, a leading UK valve supplier

Albion Valves Ltd, a leading UK valve supplier has added a range of WRAS approved double check valves to their portfolio to ensure distributors are specifying superior, fit-for-purpose products that are fully compliant with increasingly stringent water industry regulations. Double check valves are specifically designed to protect water supplies ...

Anti-Cavitation Valve Trim Helps Improve Plant Availability and Safety

Emerson’s Fisher™ Cavitrol Hex severe service valve trim reduces or eliminates cavitation to improve rotary valve performance and extend operating life. Emerson’s Fisher Vee-Ball™ Rotary Control Valves are now available with Cavitrol™ Hex Anti-Cavitation Trim to reduce or eliminate vibration caused by cavitation. The Cavitrol Hex trim option pr...

BS EN ISO 4126-2:2019 “Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure - Part 2: Bursting disc safety devices” - revised standard issued

What is it?: This document specifies the requirements for bursting disc safety devices. It includes the requirements for the design, manufacture, inspection, testing, certification, marking, and packaging. Why is it important?: The main changes compared to the previous edition are as follows: — non-applicable references have been removed; —...

BS EN ISO 4126-1:2013 + A2:2019 “Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure - Part 1: Safety valves” - amended standard issued

What is it?: This part of ISO 4126 specifies general requirements for safety valves irrespective of the fluid for which they are designed. It is applicable to safety valves having a flow diameter of 4 mm and above which are for use at set pressures of 0,1 bar gauge and above. No limitation is placed on temperature. This is a product standar...

Environmental and Health & Safety accreditation for Valve specialist Orseal

Demonstrating their proactive approach to environmental performance and to staff health and safety, Orseal are now accredited to both ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. Following the company’s rapid transition to the latest version of ISO 9001:2015, these new accreditations complete Orseal’s commitment to the highest standards of Quality, Health & Safety and...

Introducing TrevitestX - the newest model of TEAM’s premiere in-line test system for safety and pressure relief valves

A critical component in maintaining a facility’s productivity, safety and profitability is to ensure that every valve is operating at peak efficiency while meeting relevant safety requirements. With the Trevitest™ system, TEAM has the ability to test relief valves and identify those in need of adjustment or full service while the unit remains o...

Summer 2020 // Issue 53
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