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Festo online configurator tool simplifies sizing of process valves
April 2020, Festo South Africa
From manually operated to automated process valves, the new configurator tool for process valves from Festo makes selecting the right solution easy and less time-consuming.

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Early detection of faults in BMW’s light metal die casting
April 2020, Macsteel Fluid Control
Sliding gate valves from Schubert & Salzer optimise process reliability.

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All around the turbine
April 2020, Valve & Automation
At the heart of a power station are the steam turbines, which serve as generators or mechanical drives for pumps und compressors. For their operation, a network of valves is built around the turbines. ...

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Monoblock for sampling and injection processes
March 2020, WIKA Instruments
WIKA’s new monoblock has been designed to meet the requirements of the process industry. It is especially well suited to applications in natural gas and aggressive media. The compact design integrates ...

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Digital transformation enables new solutions for valves and pumps
March 2020
With the emergence of IIoT-enabled remote management solutions, process industry end users can begin to take full advantage of remote monitoring, analysis, and management services provided by valve and pump suppliers or third-party service providers.

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Flow control valves from BMG
February 2020, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
BMG’s Fluid Technology division supplies and supports an extensive range of components for fluid technology systems and general industrial applications. These products include valves, hydraulic hoses ...

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Large anti-surge control valves from ARCA
February 2020, Valve & Automation
Arca supplies its extensive range of valves to nearly all types of industries, but an important part of the product range are valves for turbines and turbo compressors, especially anti-surge control valves. ...

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AVK helps water industry meet local content
February 2020
AVK Valves Southern Africa is helping key players in the water and wastewater treatment sectors comply with the Department of Trade and Industry’s requirements for local content. Since 2016, following ...

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Control valves with positioner suitable for gas and burner installations
January 2020, Macsteel Fluid Control
Sliding gate valves are true all-rounders in the valve technology field and can be used for high-precision control purposes in the fields of natural gas applications, combustion and firing installations, ...

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ARCA: masters of innovation and variety in control valve solutions
January 2020, Valve & Automation
Dating back to 1918, ARCA Regler has earned global recognition for specialising in control valves, manufactured and marketed around the world primarily for the chemical, food, power, petrochemical, steel, pharmaceutical and oil and natural gas industries.

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Process to instrument valves
November 2019, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South
Parker highlights the leak elimination benefits of close-coupled instrumentation.

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Schubert & Salzer controls paper grammage precisely
October 2019, Macsteel Fluid Control
The Grünewald paper company, headquartered in Austria, recently modernised its process control to improve profitability. Thanks to a new control system and a grammage-weight control valve, the company’s ...

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Valve technology for tyre presses
September 2019, Macsteel Fluid Control
Production plants for tyres place extremely high demands on valves. Tyre curing presses work at high pressures of steam, water, and nitrogen, as well as at high temperatures. In addition, the very short ...

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Stafsjö valves protect installations
September 2019, Valve & Automation
When it comes to industrial fire protection systems, reliability is essential. The system, which is often on constant standby for long periods, should be able to respond immediately and extinguish possible ...

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Innovation embedded in Metso’s DNA
August 2019, Neles South Africa
Apart from the role in technology development, digitalisation is one of Metso’s key enablers to serve its customers better.

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Valves for molten sulphur or sulphur tail gas applications
August 2019, Valve & Automation
Design engineers at Zwick have solved the ongoing problems experienced with valves on sulphur units. Typical valve problems on large bore line sizes range from seizing of the packing to severe seat damage ...

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ARCA anti-surge control valves in operation
August 2019, Valve & Automation
Arca supplies its extensive range of valves to nearly all types of industries, but an important part of the product range are valves for turbines and turbo compressors, especially anti-surge control valves. ...

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Biffi Italia electric actuator launched
August 2019, Emerson Automation Solutions
Biffi Italia, a leading manufacturer of high-performance and reliable valve actuation systems, has introduced the new Icon3000 electric actuator: a smart, powerful multi-turn actuator that offers improved ...

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New manifold valve design for pressure transmitters
July 2019, Emerson Automation Solutions
Emerson has introduced a new manifold product family for its Rosemount pressure transmitters. Manifolds shut off or equalise pressure at the transmitter and also provide the critical mounting mechanisms ...

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Double-acting pneumatic cylinder
July 2019, Valve & Automation
Stafsjö’s standard double-acting type SC pneumatic cylinder is manufactured by Ebro Armaturen. It has a solid construction and is designed for tough knife gate applications from 100 up to 320 mm bore ...

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