Valves, Actuators & Pump Control


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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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Schubert & Salzer in control at PVS
May 2019, Macsteel Fluid Control
Belgium-based PVS Chemicals produces extremely pure chemicals for use in the semiconductor industry. One of the company’s outstanding innovations is the production of ultra-pure sulphuric acid. As the ...

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Ball sector valves and sliding gate valves
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Macsteel Fluid Control
Macsteel Fluid Control is exhibiting ball sector valves and sliding gate valves from Schubert & Salzer Control Systems at Stand D17.    The robust, efficient ball sector valves are capable of very precise ...

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Actuators for precise positioning
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview
Beck actuators provide precise positioning of valves, dampers, fluid couplings and other final control elements.    Unlike pneumatic and conventional electric actuators, they can withstand continuous ...

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Valve island with CoilVision technology
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Hydramatics Control Equipment
Camozzi Automation’s Series D valve island has the ability to combine two different valve sizes in the same island with the help of only one initial electric part, bringing important benefits in terms ...

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Speedy, reliable mA loop valve testing
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Comtest
Fluke’s new 710 mA loop valve tester allows technicians to source the 4-20 mA signal while it interrogates HART data to collect critical information about a valve’s position and status, providing quick ...

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Extended valve offering
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Metso South Africa
Flow control specialist, Metso is showcasing the latest additions to its offering for the process industries, as well as the most comprehensive line of control valves available on the market today. Pay ...

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New Rotork master station for valve actuator control
May 2019
Rotork has launched the latest generation of its monitoring and control system for valve actuators and plant equipment. Suitable for use in all industries, the Rotork Master Station is capable of operating ...

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RS Components introduces Fluke valve tester
May 2019, RS Components SA
RS Components has announced availability of the Fluke 710 mA Loop Valve Tester, which is an easy-to-use tool that greatly simplifies the testing of control valves, enabling the quick measurement of critical ...

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The evolution of partial stroke testing
April 2019, Valve & Automation
The failure of these valves in crucial moments can be catastrophic, potentially rendering useless a Safety Instrumented System (SIS), put in place to reduce the possibility of an accident. Though static ...

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Stafsjö introduces Linak electric actuator
April 2019, Valve & Automation
Linak’s electric actuator is a compact maintenance-free unit for on/off operations with a speed of 7-11 mm/sec. It is available as standard in a 24 V DC version but it can also work on 230 V AC or 120 ...

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Quarter-turn actuator for harsh conditions
February 2019, Festo
Thanks to its versatility and flexibility, Festo’s quarter-turn actuator DFPD can be used in a variety of applications. Its modern, simple and compact design impresses whether it is used with ball valves, ...

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First Metso valves with 3D printed parts
February 2019, Metso South Africa
Metso’s Helsinki plant has delivered the first valves with 3D printed parts. The units include 3D printed metal components that allow them to perform in a particularly demanding application, where they ...

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Richter’s PFA-lined ball valves
February 2019, Valve & Automation
Richter, a leading supplier of PFA-lined pump and valve solutions, has a new size control ball for its KNR and KNAR valve series. Increasing production quantities in the chemical and petrochemical industries ...

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Schubert & Salzer adds GS4 series
February 2019, Macsteel Fluid Control
Sliding gate valves optimised for pressures up to 160 bar.

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Control of abrasive slurries
October 2018, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
BMG’s range of industrial slurry valves, which are designed to cope efficiently in harsh mining conditions, includes robust butterfly and knife gate valves, as well as diaphragm and pinch valves. “These ...

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Schubert & Salzer stabilises paper production
October 2018, Macsteel Fluid Control
The Austrian company, Grünewald Paper, recently modernised its process control to improve profitability. Thanks to a new control system and a grammage-weight control valve, the company’s throughput and ...

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Quarter-turn actuator for dosing ­applications
August 2018, Festo
Thanks to its versatility and flexibility, Festo’s quarter-turn actuator DFPD can be used in a variety of applications. Its modern, simple and compact design impresses whether it is used with ball valves, ...

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Arca’s new approach to severe-duty microflow valves
August 2018, Valve & Automation
Control valves are used in a wide range of capacity, from butterfly valves with a rated flow coefficient (KVs) of more than 50 000 m³/h, enough capacity to fill an Olympic swimming pool within three minutes, ...

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