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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

6 HOURS 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

11 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

11 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

13 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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SPIRAX-SARCO: Releases New SPIRA-TROL range

spirax sarco spira-trolSpirax Sarco, Inc. announces the release of its control valve range, SPIRA-TROL, in 6- and 8-inch sizes and with more control options. Launched in 2006, SPIRA-TROL has quickly established itself as the first choice general service control valve, in a wide range of industries. Its popularity with users is based on control performance, reliability and ease of maintenance.

These reliable valves are easy to maintain and do not require any special tooling due to the “clamp in seat” design, resulting in reduced downtime and cost of ownership.

In response to high demand, the SPIRA-TROL range has now been extended to include valve sizes 6 and 8 inch. The number of options has also been extended to ensure the valve can be optimized for the specific requirements of a customer application. Pneumatic piston actuators have been added to the diaphragm and electric actuator ranges. The free float design provides the user with longer stem seal life and better valve shut-off performance. Also, the valve now features better capacities and a balanced trim option for high differential pressures.

SPIRA-TROL is part of a total controls solution available from Spirax Sarco. Contact your local Spirax Sarco representative to assist you with your business requirements.

For more information, visit www.spiraxsarco.com/us

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