VALVE Magazine Winter 2021 ISSUE

VALVE Magazine Winter 2021
January 2021 | Digital Edition
FEATURE STORY

The Strong and Growing Biopharmaceutical Market

Thousands have been involved in the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines—among them, valve and control manufacturers.

COLUMNS

Insights

Creating a Standard for Severe Service Valves

Severe service valves are offered in several standard designs, including non-return, isolation and control types.
Applications

A Reference Manual on Elastomers

The history and general application of elastomers in pipes, valves and fittings is the subject of the Manual of Practice developed by the American Water Works Association (AWWA).
Insights

Extended Reality Tools Enhance Training

Training becomes increasingly critical as companies deal with the retirement of more and more knowledgeable, experienced staff.

ARTICLES

Education

Nuclear: A Partner in the Quest for Clean and Sustainable Energy

The nation’s nuclear energy industry has deep roots that have always been focused on reliability and safety.
Insights

Practical Steps for Transferring Knowledge

Using three fast-learning knowledge transfer techniques will help multiple generations in the workforce learn from each other.
Technical

Isolation Valves for High-solids Severe Service

Understanding suspended solids and their effect on equipment is critical in choosing isolation valves for slurry service.