Valves, Actuators & Pump Control


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Simple and easy to use, yet smart enough to automate
January 2018, Valve & Automation
The V&A iCon® valve positioner family combines simple calibration and easy operation with high-level integration capability.

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Precise control with segment disc valves
January 2018, Macsteel Fluid Control
Segment disc valves work on a very simple but effective principle. The central throttling elements – the segment discs that glide and seal against each other – are positioned in the valve body perpendicular ...

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Valve partner to the food industry
December 2017, Macsteel Fluid Control
When it comes to manufacturing or processing foodstuffs and drinks, having the right valve in the right place is essential if things are to run smoothly. Of course it is important to consider whether ...

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Special valves for steam systems
November 2017, Macsteel Fluid Control
Robust segment disc valves contribute to availability of industrial power plants.

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Deionisation of boiler feed water using an ion exchanger
November 2017, GEMÜ Valves Africa
In steam boiler systems, salts that have dissolved in the water lead to corrosion and deposits. To avoid this and depending on the operational mode and design of the steam generator, there are important ...

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Added reliability in triple offset valves
September 2017, Valve & Automation
Sealed bearings can eliminate common failures in critical oil and gas applications.

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Metso valves protect petrochemical complex in Oman
August 2017, Metso South Africa
Neles emergency shutdown valves safeguard demanding processes in Orpic’s new petrochemical complex.

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Pinch valves offer easy inline sleeve changing
August 2017
Afrivalve, a division of eDART Slurry Valves, now offers a simple patented design of the Red Roc Hi-Lift pinch valve that allows for inline changing of the rubber sleeve, without the use of lifting equipment. This ...

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Arca expands Ecotrol range
August 2017, Valve & Automation
The Arca Ecotrol 8C control valve has proven itself in the process chemical, oil and gas as well and power generation industries for many years. The unique cage retainer/clamping seat system enables simple ...

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Schubert & Salzer valves in ­packaging applications
August 2017, Macsteel Fluid Control
Angle seat valves and sliding gate valves from Schubert & Salzer are used in the production and filling of soft and alcoholic beverages (e.g. beer), milk products and mineral water. Steam is used for ...

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ARCA anti-surge valve in China’s largest LNG tanker
August 2017, Valve & Automation
China’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Pan Asia was launched in Hudong Zhonghua shipyard, Shanghai. The Pan Asia is the first tanker for the Pan Union LNG project and, with a capacity of 174 ...

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Single-use diaphragm valves simplify biotech manufacturing
June 2017, GEMÜ Valves Africa
Automated controllable valve systems increase process reliability.

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Valve solutions for biomass plants
June 2017, Macsteel Fluid Control
Sliding gate valves open up enhanced flexibility for power plant planners and operators.

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Ticona solves tricky situation with ball sector valve
May 2017, Macsteel Fluid Control
When an expensive control valve breaks down after three months only, a remedy is needed badly. But resin producer Ticona had to live with this situation for a considerable time due to its extraordinary ...

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New cost-competitive positioner
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Metso South Africa
The new single-acting NDX positioner is very cost-competitive. It is easy to use and features many new functionalities. Visit Stands E40-E41 to find out more about its key characteristics, which include ...

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The Beck advantage
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Limit Africa
Beck damper drives and valve actuators have superior control, high reliability, and outstanding low maintenance durability. These unique electric actuators combine the positioning necessary for optimum ...

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Robust globe control valves and actuators
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Spirax Sarco South Africa
Spirax Sarco’s comprehensive range of robust globe control valves and actuators is designed for use with steam, water, oils and most industrial fluids. Visit Stand D29 to view the Spira-trol valve, which ...

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Ball sector valve proves itself in slurry applications
April 2017, Macsteel Fluid Control
Ball sector valves from Schubert & Salzer excel in abrasive slurry applications.

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Energas supplies HFO storage facility
April 2017
Energas Technologies was commissioned by DRA Global to design a High Fuel Oil (HFO) storage facility for the Elandsfontein phosphate mining project in the Western Cape. Elandsfontein is home to the biggest ...

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A guide to testing control valve positioners
April 2017, Comtest
Valves, the actuators that move them, and the electronic circuits that control them, are all subject to ageing after they are installed. Valve seats wear from repeated seating and from the liquid or gas ...

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