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Conval: Camseal Metal-Seated Ball Valves Feature New Stem Position Indicator Disc

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.

Technical

Evolution of Butterfly Valves on Aircraft Carriers

Butterfly valves are an integral part of keeping an aircraft carrier’s firemain system operating smoothly.

Technical

Unique Operating Dynamics of Trunnion-Mounted Ball Valves

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.

Education

Ball Valve Repair 101

From time to time, we are re-posting well-received or particularly valuable articles that have previously run on VALVEMagazine.com so that those who might have missed them will be able to catch up on the best of the best.

Education

Triple Offset Butterfly Valves

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.

MRO

Tightening Bolts Can Help Tighten Budgets

In highly-corrosive chemical and refining applications where in-line and atmospheric sealing is critical, sleeved plug valves provide essential defense against leaks and fugitive emissions.

Technical

AUMA: New Solutions for Oil and Gas Applications

AUMA has developed new actuation solutions for a range of specialized oil and gas applications, including an innovative approach for lift plug valves.

Technical

New API Standard for Globe 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.

Design

Forensic Engineering Tracks Valve Failures

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.

Manufacturing

Cameron Announces Joint Venture with CNPC

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.

Technical

New AUMA Actuators Offer Significant Torque Advancement

AUMA is extending its portfolio of modular electric actuators to include an SQ.2 part-turn range for butterfly and ball valve automation.

Technical

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control's EST Group Launches New GripTight Isolation Plug

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.

Technical

The Vic-Ball Super Duplex Valve Series 726D from Victaulic

The Vic-Ball Super Duplex Valve Series 726D from Victaulic is a high pressure, full port ball valve with grooved ends.

Technical

Ball Valves in Power Plants

Can metal-seated ball valves provide effective long term, economical solutions for critical applications in steam-generating power plants?

Technical

A-T Controls M-Series Metal Seat Ball Valves for High Temperatures and Abrasive Surfaces

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.

Design

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions Krombach® Metal Seated Ball Valve

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.

Technical

Ball Valve Coatings: Different Coats for Different Apps

Coatings protect valves and actuators against wear, erosion, chemical attack and other forces that threaten their durability and effectiveness.

Technical

Camseal Zero Leakage Ball Valves

Coval's CAMSEAL® zero leakage forged ball valves are designed, tested and precision-manufactured for the world’s most demanding high-pressure, high-temperature new construction and MRO applications.  

Technical

FLOWSERVE: Valbart Trunnion-Mounted Control Ball Valve Helps Control Noise and Cavitation

Flowserve Corporation introduces the Valbart Trunnion-Mounted Control Ball Valve (TMCBV), which is designed to reduce noise, control cavitation and provide increased reliability.

Technical

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions: XOMOX XLB Lined Ball Valve

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions XOMOX® has started shipping its new XLB Lined Ball Valve.

MRO

Preventive Maintenance and Repair for Sleeved Plug Valves

Preventive maintenance and repair for valves is an important part of keeping operations running smoothly and efficiently.

Technical

CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions Debuts Krombach MSBV Video Surrounding Product Launch

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.

Technical

VELAN: Forged Ball Valves

Specifically designed to serve the oilfield market, this powerhouse valve is available in 2000, 3000, or 6000 WOG rating.

Technical

CAMERON: Enhanced Triple Offset Butterfly Valve

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.

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