Valve User Issue 9 Articles

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Engineering - The Way Back

"For the future, Britain needs an economy with less financial engineering and more real engineering." No, not an incisive comment from the humble Editor of this industry journa...

Spring Training Week

BVAA’s spring training sessions at our Banbury, UK Headquarters will commence on the 23rd April 2009 with PED/ATEX, and courses will follow on introductions to valves, actuators, c...

BVAA ‘Regional Meetings’

BVAA has held another successful regional ‘strategy’ meeting, this time for our members in the Midlands area at Coombe Abbey, near Coventry. Once again we had a wide diversity of m...

Still More New Members!

The membership of the BVAA continues to grow at an impressive rate...this month’s new recruits include:- Colin Wilson and Dave Speight of International Procurement Ltd receiving...

BVAA ‘Mad Hatters’: How far can you go wearing a BVAA Hat?

In this issue, Abi Collins is photographed with the hat way out east, with probably one of the world’s most picturesque backdrops. This group of islands are certainly stunning and ...

Score Peterhead Desktop Exhibition

BVAA held a very successful Desktop Exhibition on 18th November at Score Europe’s tremendous ‘STAMP’ facility in Peterhead, Scotland. Thirty-two BVAA-member companies exhibited, an...

APPOINTMENTS: BEL Valves expand into Australian Oil & Gas market

Bespoke valve manufacturer BEL Valves has signalled its intent to expand into the Australian Oil and Gas sector with the appointment of a new Area Sales Manager. Gordon Affleck too...

APPOINTMENTS: BEL Valves appoints a new Area Sales Manager for Scotland (Aberdeen)

BEL Valves is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Robertshaw to the position of Area Sales Manager for Scotland, taking over this important role from Gordon Affleck. Peter...

APPOINTMENTS: Surface engineering technology company, Hardide Coatings Limited, has appointed Nick King as business development manager for UK and Europe.

Nick King brings 30 years experience in the surface treatment market and joins from Praxair Surface Technologies Ltd where he most recently held the position of UK sales manager. H...

Repair Code of Practice

The aftermarket for valves and actuators would appear to be on everyone’s lips at the moment. Certainly it has featured in this magazine several times in the ‘Your VU’ column and w...

BVAA’s Marketing Committee at BEL Valves

The BVAA Marketing Committee continues with the development of a series of successful marketing initiatives for the BVAA and its members. The most recent meeting was hosted by BEL ...

Choke valves rise to the challenge

Severe service applications Choke valves are the first primary valve used to control flow and pressure when oil and gas exits the well. In this position the valve is exposed to ...

Bray Controls - Butterfly Valves and a whole lot more!

Bray Controls is a world renowned manufacturer of rugged and reliable butterfly valves, and the company’s red valve logo is one of the most instantly recognisable in the industry. ...

New Flowserve Application Guide Outlines Solutions for Noise Attenuation

Flowserve has released a comprehensive publication that provides solutions to resolve noise issues in gaseous equipment. Flowserve Gaseous Noise Control is a comprehensive guid...

ACHEMA 2009 - MEETING PLACE FOR GLOBAL PUMP AND VALVE USERS

Despite the global financial situation, we are told that exhibitor bookings for the three Pumps and Valves Halls at ACHEMA 2009 are running at record levels. Three months before th...

Emerson’s Smart Wireless Solution Reliably Monitors Critical Fuel and Feedstock Delivery at BP Bitumen

Monitoring by wireless instruments increases plant availability Emerson Process Management’s Smart Wireless technology has been successfully used to overcome a fuel supply outa...

Econosto UK - 25 Years sterling service, much more in the pipeline

In 2009 Econosto UK Ltd is celebrating 25 years in the valve supply business and it is shaping up to be a busy as well as challenging year. From the company’s inception in 1984 ...

Rotork pipeline valve actuators in Kurdistan economic improvement project

Rotork Fluid Systems has supplied heavy duty GO Range gas-over-oil valve actuators for a new strategic gas pipeline bringing economic benefits to the Kurdistan region of Iraq. T...

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...

Emerson Enters into Supplier Services Agreement with Fluor Corporation to Provide Automation and Control Solutions and Services.

Emerson Process Management has been selected as a preferred supplier of automation and control instrumentation and services to Fluor Corporation. The two global industry leaders ha...

PPE LAUNCHES NEW GENERATION LEAD-FREE, STEAM RESISTANT SEALS

High performance elastomer seal expert, Precision Polymer Engineering, has launched a new range of lead-free FKM grades that comply with REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorizat...

Valve Solutions for Biofuels: by Jari Kirmanen, Product Manager Neles, Metso’s Automation Business Line

Introduction Biofuel production is growing very fast. The main drivers for growth are greenhouse gases and the need to reduce the use of conventional crude oil. In addition, the...

Rotork valve actuators specified for southwest China’s first major refinery

More than one thousand Rotork intelligent electric valve actuators have been ordered for the US $1.6 billion Qinzhou Refinery project in South China. The new refinery, which is own...

Norgren’s 48xx Series

New stainless steel solenoids of the 48xx series for the most extreme operating conditions in the chemical and petrochemical industries. Norgren has been a leader in the explos...

AEON CHOOSES THE KITEMARK® TO ENHANCE ITS VALVES

To confirm the quality and safety of its renowned double-seal gas and water valves and to further enhance their appeal in both UK and overseas markets, Aeon, one of the UK’s leadin...

Emerson Unveils New Smart Network Switch for the DeltaVTM Digital Automation System

New smart switches are pre-configured out-of-the box, ‘plug and play’ for use in DeltaV system network Emerson Process Management has unveiled a new line of smart network switc...

Xomox® XLD Lined Butterfly Valves

Resistant to permeation, Xomox® XLD offers safety and extended product life. Xomox®XLD process butterfly valves have robust liners: The wall thickness in the flow area is a mini...

Emerson’s AMS® Suite Enables Solvay to Increase Maintenance Productivity by up to 15 per cent

PlantWeb® digital plant architecture supports intelligent device commissioning and diagnostics for enhanced reliability Solvay’s plant in Tavaux, France has applied technology s...

Six figure contract for Weir Valves & Controls UK Ltd.

Weir Valves & Controls UK Ltd. part of the Weir Power & Industrial Division, is pleased to announce it has won a six figure repeat order for its Batley Butterfly Valves (BV) 22000 ...

Proximity switch turns 50: The inductive proximity switch - indispensable for modern automation

In 1958 - 50 years ago - the proximity switch was invented in a Mannheim laboratory owned by Pepperl+Fuchs. What was originally conceived as a customer-specific solution for an int...

Pakscan digital valve control goes wireless

Starting with site trials in 2009, market-leading valve actuation specialist Rotork is extending the capabilities of the globally acknowledged Pakscan digital control system with t...

Truflo Marine hosts 19th BAE Key Supplier Forum

On Tuesday 27th January, Birmingham based Truflo Marine were honoured to host the Key Supplier Forum for the first time on behalf of BAE Systems (Submarine Solutions). The event pr...

Flowserve Launches ValveSight

An Asset Manager for Control Valves, ValveSight Reduces Costs, Improves Uptime Through Predictive Diagnostics Flowserve has recently announced the launch of Flowserve ValveSight...

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