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MSS Revises Standards for Instrument Valves, Sealing of Rising Stem Valves

Tuesday, 19 September 2017  |  Chris Guy

The Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) is pleased to announce the publication of the following revised Standard Practices:

  • MSS SP-99-2016a, In...

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MSS Revises Standards for Instrument Valves, Sealing of Rising Stem Valves

1 HOUR AGO

The Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) is pleased to announce the publication of the following revised Standard Practices:

  • MSS SP-99-2016a, Instrument Valves (replaces 2016 edition)
  • MSS SP-105-2016a, Instrument Valves for Code Applications (replaces 2016 edition)
  • MSS SP-120-2017, Flexible Grap...

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Spirax Sarco Celebrates 4 Years Without a Lost-Time Accident

6 HOURS AGO

Spirax Sarco recently reached a safety milestone – 2.4 million man-hours, or 4 years without a lost-time accident, which means 288 employees did not miss work due to an injury suffered on the job. This significant accomplishment was celebrated  on August 10th with a fun lunch.

When asked why...

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Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Operations Returning to Normal

6 HOURS AGO

According to the IEA’s latest Oil Market Report , disruption to local oil markets in the U.S. Gulf Coast is easing on a daily basis and its impact on global markets is likely to be relatively short-lived . Given the severity of the storm, it was inevitable that the normal output and distribution o...

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Cause of 2016 ExxonMobil Refinery Fire Found

8 HOURS AGO

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a safety bulletin on the November 22, 2016 fire that severely burned four workers at the ExxonMobil refinery in Baton Rouge, LA.

The fire occurred during maintenance activities when operators inadvertently removed bolts that secured a piece of pressure-containing...

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Harvey Caused Steep Drop in U.S. Industrial Output

1 DAY AGO

Industrial production declined 0.9% in August following six consecutive monthly gains. Hurricane Harvey is estimated to have reduced the rate of change in total output by roughly 0.75%. The index for manufacturing decreased 0.3%; storm-related effects appear to have reduced the rate of change in facto...

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Empire State Manufacturing Shows Strong Growth in September

1 DAY AGO

Business activity continued to grow strongly in New York State, according to firms responding to the September 2017 Empire State Manufacturing Survey . The headline general business conditions index held steady at 24.4. The new orders index rose four points to 24.9 and the shipments index climbed four...

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1993 Articles

FALL 1993
Control Valves: The State of the Art
By Felicia Miller

New Rules Affecting Valve Stem Leaks
By John Heil

The Evolution of Fuel: MTBE and Elastomers
By Gordon M. Smith

ISO 9000 Quality Systems: How to Select a Registrar
By R.T. "Bud" Weightman


SUMMER 1993
Power Generation: Today's Challenges
By Felicia Miller

New Concepts in Valve Stem Seals
By John Heil

Qualifying Gaskets to Reduce Fugitive Emissions
By Jeffrey S. Ore

ISO 9000 and Certification: Back to Basics
By R.T. "Bud" Weightman


SPRING 1993
Corrosion: The Price, the Problem, the Plan
By Robert J. Abbott

The Clouded Future of Nuclear Power
By Felicia Miller

Designing Tomorrow's Valve Control System Today
By Ray Hawkins

The "Single" European Market: How European Valve Companies See It
By Dr. Savino Rizzio


WINTER 1993
Valves in the Service of Safety
By Brooke C. Stoddard

Pressure Relief Valve Basics
By Howard Shideler

Foundries: What Valve Manufacturers Expect
By Felicia Miller

Control Valve Cavitation
By J. Stares & F. Volpe

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