TECHNICAL

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Latest version of Neles Expertune PlanTriage software offers enhancements

The latest version of Neles Expertune PlantTriage software, made available in August 2021, continually monitors and diagnoses issues, helps find the root cause, prioritizes according to economic and technical factors, and provides a complete set of analysis tools to resolve the problem at its source.
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Lightening the load of multi-material manufacturing with 3D printing

The rise of 3D printing transformed the manufacturing industry, enabling manufacturers to quickly and precisely create specialized parts for any application.
#actuators

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Valve Forum Technical Track Live "Watch-Along" event Sept. 13-15

There's just one week left before the VMA Valve Forum Technical Track Live Watch-Along event.
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Emerson helps Alaska's largest wind farm provide reliable, affordable clean energy

Sustainable grid solutions reduce costs by 65% and support the delivery of low-cost renewable power.
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Recycling Foreign Metals: Buyer Beware

The North American steel-making industry, with its historic record of quality control, is no longer the world’s top producer.
#materials #components

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Ball Valve Basics

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

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Curtiss-Wright to Develop Reactivity Control and Shutdown System

Curtiss-Wright Corporation and X-energy jointly announced that Curtiss-Wright has been selected to develop the Reactivity Control and Shutdown System for the X-energy Xe-100 Generation IV High-Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor.
#automation

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Live Loaded Packing vs. O-Ring Stem Seals

Valve seals are vital for preventing leakages and fugitive emissions of volatile compounds or toxic gases.

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America Moves Toward a Stronger Infrastructure

Here’s what you need to now about the multi-billion-dollar funding designated for the water and wastewater markets as part of the American Jobs Plan.
#water-wastewater

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What’s Your Temperature?

For decades, valve manufacturers have provided the maximum recommended working pressures and temperatures for their products, based on the materials used in the pressure-containing parts.
#standards #pressure-relief #materials

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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.
#maintenance-repair #VMAnews

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National Compassion Fund and Mueller Water Products Establish Survivors’ Fund

In the wake of the Albertville tragedy, National Compassion Fund, a subsidiary of the National Center for Victims of Crime, announced the launch of the Albertville Survivors’ Fund with support from GoFundMe and Mueller Water Products.
#water-wastewater #VMAnews

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Effective Check Valve Selection and Placement for Industrial Piping Systems

When planning a check valve installation, the primary goal is to achieve a valve and piping system that offers the longest service life at the lowest cost.
#gate-globe-check #maintenance-repair #automation

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MSS Publishes Revised and New Industry Standards

The Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the Valve and Fittings Industry is excited to announce publication of the new Standard Practice SP-158-2021, Supplemental High-Pressure Gas Test Procedures for Valves.
#standards #pressure-relief

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Christmas Tree or Wellhead?

From time to time, we re-post well-received editorial from VALVEMagazine.com.

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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.