Welcome to the first in a series of Valve Basics articles, each focused on a major product type and written especially for newcomers to the industries that use and make valves and related products.
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Conval recently announced that its popular Camseal© metal-seated, forged ball valves feature a new Stem Position Indicator Disc for easy, precise on-site identification and inspection of the open-close status of the valve.
Butterfly valves are an integral part of keeping an aircraft carrier’s firemain system operating smoothly.
For a very long time, the idea has existed that a trunnion-mounted ball valve can be opened under full differential pressure if the piping system can withstand the rapid increase in pressure and the forces induced by it.
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Since their introduction to the market more than 50 years ago, triple offset valves (TOVs), which are also known as triple eccentric valves, have continued to evolve, while uses for this type of valve have expanded across multiple industries.
Severe service valves are offered in several standard designs, including non-return, isolation and control types.
AUMA has developed new actuation solutions for a range of specialized oil and gas applications, including an innovative approach for lift plug valves.
While the American Petroleum Institute (API) and other organizations published a variety of valve standards covering gate, ball, check, butterfly and plug valves for decades, the first for globe valves came out in 2013.
Due in part to the condominium boom, there have been a large number of suite HVAC unit isolation brass ball valve failures reported in fan coil or heat pump based heating/cooling systems high rise buildings.
Cameron has announced an agreement with CNPC to establish a joint venture for the manufacture of pipeline ball valves mainly for use by CNPC to support its plans to build pipeline across China in the coming decade.
AUMA is extending its portfolio of modular electric actuators to include an SQ.2 part-turn range for butterfly and ball valve automation.
EST Group, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is introducing its new GripTight® Isolation Plug, the latest addition to its pipe plugs and pressure testing tools.
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The Vic-Ball Super Duplex Valve Series 726D from Victaulic is a high pressure, full port ball valve with grooved ends.
Can metal-seated ball valves provide effective long term, economical solutions for critical applications in steam-generating power plants?
New M-series metal seat ball valves from A-T Controls are engineered with specially coated matched balls and seats to stand up to high temperatures, pressures and abrasive materials encountered in the oil/gas, chemical, power generation, pulp and paper, food processing and mining industries.
CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions presents its Krombach® Metal Seated Ball Valve (MSBV), a product line whose design and production are the culmination of over 25 years of development and manufacturing experience.
Coatings protect valves and actuators against wear, erosion, chemical attack and other forces that threaten their durability and effectiveness.
Wastewater systems present many challenges to pumps and valves because the flow can contain grit, solids and debris, depending where in the process the equipment is located.
Flowserve Corporation introduces the Valbart Trunnion-Mounted Control Ball Valve (TMCBV), which is designed to reduce noise, control cavitation and provide increased reliability.
CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions XOMOX® has started shipping its new XLB Lined Ball Valve.
Preventive maintenance and repair for valves is an important part of keeping operations running smoothly and efficiently.
CRANE ChemPharma Flow SolutionsTM, a leading provider of highly engineered products for fluid handling applications worldwide, recently announced the online debut of its overview video for the Krombach Metal Seated Ball Valve (MSBV). Featuring a detailed parts and assembly animation, this video, which can be found on the company's website, highlights the essential design features that give Krombach's MSBV its special leak-protection capabilities.
Specifically designed to serve the oilfield market, this powerhouse valve is available in 2000, 3000, or 6000 WOG rating.
Cameron Valves & Measurement now offers the WKM® TriAx™ triple offset butterfly valve, which provides the same reliable, metal seating, zero leakage, cost-efficient features that the company’s triple offset valves have come to be known for, however, the TriAx also offers some superior and unique features.