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ValvTechnologies and Severn Form Strategic Partnership

ValvTechnologies and Severn Glocon have reached a partnership agreement that will see collaboration between two of the world’s leading engineering and manufacturing companies specializing in innovative, high-end, severe-service valves.
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Selecting Non-metal Materials for Valve Components and Coatings

Non-metallic materials are commonly used for valve components, and the selection of non-metallic materials for valve design and for application-specific conditions is critical to ensuring product reliability.
#components #materials

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Enhanced Safety in LNG Applications

For more than 40 years, the safety record of the global LNG industry has been excellent, due to attention to detail in engineering, construction and operations.
#components #knowyourvalves

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Emerson Accepting Applications for ASCO Engineering Scholarship

Emerson reminds U.S. college students to apply, by May 31, to its 2021 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program.

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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

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The Strong and Growing Biopharmaceutical Market

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

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Practical Steps for Retaining Expertise

Losing the skills of experienced, trained engineers has always challenged original equipment manufacturers.
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An Overview of ASME B16.34-2017

The content of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Standard B16.34 is essential to those who deal with flanged, threaded and welded-end valves.
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The Actuators That Drive Subsea Operations

Subsea development includes different types of activities such as exploration, drilling, completion and production.Subsea manifolds are the arrangement of piping, valves, connections, structures and the foundation used in the subsea production system to receive, combine and distribute the hydrocarbon fluid
#automation #actuators #controls

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Pulp and Paper: Changing Habits

Different sectors of the pulp and paper industry have reacted differently to conditions during the pandemic, conditions affected by the surging demand for paper products, said Soile Kilpi of AFRY, an international engineering, design and advisory company.

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Controlling Our Water Systems, Part I

Editor's Note: This article is an excerpt from Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Control—Design and Installation, published by the American Water Works Association in 2015.
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Capstone Projects Team Undergraduates with Company Sponsors

With the increasing need for new talent, especially in engineering, companies are seeking ways to connect with students before they graduate to build relationships that aid in the recruitment process for new engineers and other professionals.

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Recommended Practices (RP) Changing Engineering and Supplying of Assemblies

The issue is that assemblies are not currently treated as “engineered” items — they are often produced by slapping the actuator on the old (or new) valve specified by the piping requirements without much understanding of the specifics of the interactions between valve and actuator connections through the drive train (coupling).
#actuators #controls

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The Evolution of OEM Support Services

The last several decades have seen a change in the U.S. valve industry landscape from the mainland of “do-it-all-ourselves” companies to independent islands of commerce focusing just on what they do best—design and manufacture.
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Equipment as a Service: Extending the Subscription Model to Industrial Equipment

Equipment as a Service (EaaS) is a relatively new concept similar to the widely used Software as a Service (Saas). SaaS allows customers to use cloud-based software on a subscription basis.
#automation #maintenance-repair

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Managing Valves in EPCM Projects

Engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM) is a form of contract agreement between a client (end user) and a contractor.