Valve User Issue 14 Articles

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Valves are Top Priority

Welcome to Valve User magazine, which you may notice has had a slight re-design. We hope you like the improvements! There is a particularly interesting article in this issue (s...

STOP PRESS!: New Seals Courses from BVAA

We are delighted to announce that the BVAA will be expanding its portfolio of courses this autumn, with two brand new courses on seals and sealing, covering packings, gaskets, elas...

More New Members!

The BVAA membership continues to grow at a very impressive rate. This month's new recruits include:-...

Mad Hatters

How far can you go wearing a BVAA Hat?...

Marketing Meeting at KKI

It’s certainly been a busy spring at BVAA! Our Marketing Committee met once again at Koso Kent Introl in Brighouse on 24th February 2010. On the agenda were the many marketing in...

Record Attendance at April Training!

The BVAA’s valve and actuator Training Courses continue to go from strength to strength. Having already added extra training days in recent times, this spring the Introduction to ...

Southern Regional Meeting

The Association has continued with its round of Regional Meetings, which present terrific opportunities for BVAA to meet with the wider membership and for members to network with o...

LNG & Nuclear Exhibitions

BVAA attended two exhibitions in London in early March – at the same time! Rob Bartlett and Peter Churm attended the Nuclear 2010 exhibition and conference at the QEII centre, whi...

Valve WG visit Seetru

BVAA’s Valve working group met in April at the Seetru facility in Bristol. This was the first meeting since the re-organisation of valve standardisation committees at BSI, in whic...

Ongoing Repairs

The BVAA Repair WG has continued with its regular meetings, this time at Dressers in February, and in June at Weir’s Engineering Services repair facility at Northwich. Steady prog...

ASCO Numatics introduces air operated valves

Ideally suited to wine processing plants and similar temperature critical processes, the new pneumatic valves are compact and quick and easy to install in both new and existing ins...

Bestobell LNG Supplies First of Five Skaugen Multigas Carriers

Bestobell LNG, manufacturer of cryogenic valves for the marine LNG industry has supplied a range of globe valves for the ‘Norgas Innovation’, the first ship in a new series of Mult...

Solar installation at AUMA UK site

Construction of AUMA Actuators Ltd’s new 12,000 square metre premises is on schedule for completion in quarter two, 2010. The facility will showcase some of the most advanced envi...

Flowserve NAF-ProCap Valve

The Flowserve NAF-ProCap capping valve offers tight shutoff and long cycle life for batch digester applications in the pulp industry. Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider o...

Flowserve Swing Check Valves

Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, recently introduced the redesigned Flowserve Noble Alloy swin...

Rotork in storage project to secure Baltic gas supplies

Underground gas storage has provided one of the latest success stories for Rotork valve actuators in the Baltic country of Latvia. The unique geological conditions in the country ...

Metso - Just add intelligence...

The main drivers for control valve modernization projects have been: • To improve process stability and increase production efficiency • Increase process uptime by reducing fie...

DPL - Giving Something Back

Saffron Walden based Dairy Pipe Lines (DPL) has marked the beginning of the New Decade by planting a tree in nearby Cambridge woodland, symbolising the continued success of the com...

Rotork fluid power actuators in project to provide energy independence for Chile

Rotork fluid power valve actuators have been installed throughout a major new LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) importing and distribution project that is expected to meet 40% of the dem...

AUMA explosion proof variant for manual valves

AUMA, manufacturer of modular electric actuators, has introduced an explosion proof variant for its limit switching device for manual valves. The Ex rated version has been introdu...

Truflo Marine visit Acorns Children’s Hospice

The team from Truflo Marine Limited supporting Acorns Children's Hospice as its charity of the year has raised £4,400 last year, more than doubling their previous total for Acorns....

Emission Possible - Truflo Marine Invest in Positive Material Identification

Truflo Marine Limited have invested in an ‘Optical Emissions’ material recognition device, acknowledging the importance of Positive Material Identification (PMI). This provides th...

Emerson expands Smart Wireless Field Starter Kit

Flexible kit now features the Smart Wireless THUM™ Adapter and Wireless position monitors to deliver once-stranded process and diagnostics data from instruments and valves. Em...

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™ Expands Website : Enhanced Company-Site Launches on March 25th, 2010

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions™, designer and manufacturer of high performance fluid handling products, recently announced the launch of its new website module (www.cranechempharm...

Fisher Cavitation Control for Dirty Service

Emerson explains expanded line-up of dirty service control valve solutions for severe service applications in new brochure. Emerson Process Management has published a new brochu...

Flowserve Announces New DC Input Power Capability

Flowserve Corporation recently announced the availability of 24 - to 48 -volt DC-input power for all sizes of Flowserve Limitorque QX electronic valve actuators. While primaril...

Gee is for Graphite!: Company Profile

Founded in 1989, UK-based Gee Graphite Ltd specializes in the manufacture and supply of sealing and gasket products based on expanded graphite. Located in Dewsbury, West Yorkshi...

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 of the Flowserve Logix 3400MD, ...

Shipham High Performance Butterfly Valves now Stocked by RP Valves

Shipham Valves are pleased to announce that RP Valves, based in Mildenhall, now hold comprehensive stocks of the Shipham range of high performance, double offset butterfly valves i...

Truflo Marine builds on relationship with Greece

Elefsis Shipbuilding and Industrial Enterprises SA based in Elefsis Greece have confirmed that Truflo Marine Limited is to supply the valves for ships 6 & 7 of the Roussen (Super V...

Emerson introduces the Fisher® V150E Vee-Ball® valve

Fisher Vee-Ball valve features expanded outlet for control of medium consistency fibre slurries Emerson Process Management has extended its Fisher® Vee-Ball® family to include t...

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 messaging for diagnostics, sho...

MetalTek Continues Expansion : New European Sales Team

MetalTek International, one of the world’s leading metals experts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter O’Reilly as European Sales Director and Angela Taylor as Sales Ma...

Shipham Valves Launch China Sales Office

Shipham Valves, a member Flow Group Limited, are proud to announce the opening of their sales office in mainland China to bring real time focus to the growing opportunities that ex...

TWM – The verdict is unanimous

In a recent survey produced on behalf of TWM, the response to how customers described the company was pretty much unanimous. ‘Reliable’ was the word used in almost all cases. TW...

CTL – World Class Engineering: Company Profile

CTL Engineering Co. Ltd - one of BVAA’s newest members - has a world class reputation for valve engineering. Originally founded in 1955, Manchester-based CTL Engineering has bee...

Flow Group continues investment support

To support our growing business and increasing demand for the Shipham Valve high performance butterfly and dual plate check valve products, Flow Group have made a further investmen...

Comid - Saudi achieves VR stamp

Pan Gulf Valve Services (Valvserve) cross yet another mile stone in their quest to become one of Saudi Arabia’s top Valve Service and Repair Companies. Formed in 2006 as a JV op...

ASCO Numatics introduces Pilot Valve

Heavy duty, intrinsically safe, low power pilot with metal enclosure rated to IP 67, is ideally suited to severe environments. ASCO Numatics announces the new low power LI and W...

Maher – A Company Profile

Founded in 1932, Maher Limited is a steel stockholder and processor specialising in high-strength, high-performance alloys. After almost 80 years of trading, Maher remains family-...

Total Carbide’s Tungsten Carbide Crush Rolls

Extending life, reducing downtime and saving costs for IncoTest. Total Carbide, the leading European manufacturer of tungsten carbide wear parts, has proven that tungsten carbid...

Maher names Official Charity

Based in Sheffield’s Children’s hospital, the Children’s Hospital Charity enhances the work of the hospital through contributing to medical research, specialist medical equipment a...

AUMA - Global growth for SBR system

An expanding international application base for ITT’s Sequencing Batch Reactors (SBRs) incorporating AUMA actuator technology is reported. Latest installations include wastewater ...

INDUCHEM UK Appoint New Area Sales Manager

INDUCHEM UK Ltd, the exclusive distributor in the UK of XOMOX® plug valves, ball valves, high performance butterfly valves, has appointed Scott Kennedy as their Area Sales Manager ...

Oil Industry growth for AUMA India

The Indian arm of the AUMA actuator group reports growth of the company’s modular actuation solutions in the oil sector. The latest contract for AUMA’s valve control technology ha...

Control Valve Solutions represents ValvTechnologies

Control Valve Solutions Limited appointed to represent ValvTechnologies for their range of ZERO LEAKAGE metal-seated isolation valves. “We are very pleased to report that ValvTe...

Adanac - still cool after 10 years!

Adanac Valve Specialities Ltd are celebrating entering the 10th year of cryogenic testing at their Woolpit facility. Initially carrying out a basic pre-test on their products befo...

Future faces for Aberdeen

Econosto UK has recently undergone some radical changes resulting in the opportunity to create a new, dynamic team working out of our Aberdeen branch. Following the departure ...

Emerson introduces FIELDVUE™

Fieldvue™ DVC6200 digital valve controller with linkage-less, non-contact feedback technology. New Fisher® instrument is available in an explosion-proof package and with HART® or ...

Rotork’s Fast track performance

Rotork Fluid Systems has successfully completed the delivery of forty-four specially customised hydraulic valve actuators for sub-sea installations in only ten weeks from receipt o...

Emerson improves filter water flow control

High performance valve prevents filter media losses and reduces maintenance Emerson Process Management’s high performance Fisher® Control-Disk™ valve has improved backwash flow...

New Survey Shows Valves Still Top the Equipment Agenda

Peter Everett, Chief Executive of H.S. Pipequipment, discusses the results of a new industry survey which highlights the procurement challenges associated with valves as well as th...

MetalTek awarded for new website

The Business Marketing Association has awarded MetalTek and Top Floor Technologies, their website development partner, a prestigious Bell 2010 Excellence Award for the web design o...

Paladon Systems Ltd announces the launch of the Autonomous Shutdown Valve (ASV)

Designed for calm buoy or similar systems, the ASV automatically isolates pipeline risers on termination of pumping operations, or in the event of a linebreak condition. Histor...

Rotork’s valve actuation at the world's largest flow metering calibration facility.

EuroLoop Situated by the New Meuse River in Rotterdam, EuroLoop will be the world’s largest research and test site for the calibration, verification and type testing of industrial...

Spirax Sarco’s £25m investment: £25m investment highlights Spirax Sarco’s commitment to UK manufacturing

Spirax Sarco’s £25 million investment in manufacturing operations in Cheltenham is a real success story for British engineering. The company’s “Unity Project” is bringing together...

Rotork CVA provides electrically actuated solution

Rotork’s CVA control valve actuator has provided a successful all-electric solution for the automation of the biological treatment process at a municipal sewage works in Sweden. T...

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