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Technical

Ball Valve Basics

By: Greg Johnson

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.
#basics #knowyourvalves #ball-butterfly-plug

Insights

Creating a Standard for Severe Service Valves

Severe service valves are offered in several standard designs, including non-return, isolation and control types.
#standards #gate-globe-check #maintenance-repair

Education

Triple Offset Butterfly Valves

From time to time VALVEmagazine.com will open up the archives and re-publish some of our most popular articles from years past.
#ball-butterfly-plug #basics

Applications

The Basics of Eccentric Plug Valves

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug #water-wastewater #basics

Technical

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.
#materials #ball-butterfly-plug

Technical

Evolution of Butterfly Valves on Aircraft Carriers

Butterfly valves are an integral part of keeping an aircraft carrier’s firemain system operating smoothly.
#automation #ball-butterfly-plug #knowyourvalves

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.
#automation #ball-butterfly-plug #pressure-relief

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.
#maintenance-repair #ball-butterfly-plug #basics

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug #basics

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug #maintenance-repair

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug

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.
#standards #ball-butterfly-plug #gate-globe-check

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.
#materials #ball-butterfly-plug

Technical

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug

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.
#actuators #ball-butterfly-plug

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug #pressure-relief

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug #pressure-relief

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?
#ball-butterfly-plug #materials #components

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug #materials #controls

Technical

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.
#ball-butterfly-plug #materials