FEATURED ARTICLESin Valves & Pumps
Part II: An Insider’s Guide to Control Valves & Process Variability
By John Monsen
For good control, a valve is required that has its flow characteristic selected to match the process, is properly...
Head Off Hassles During Startup
By Amin Almasi
Commissioning and startup involve very special types of work that require very specific skills. This expertise...
Tackling Valve Misalignment Problems
Pipeline & Gas Journal
By Eric Lauber, Matrix Technologies,
Valve misalignments are a real issue in the petrochemical industry where...
Intelligent Pumps Evolve with Smart VFDs and Connectivity
By Amy W. Richardson
Variable frequency drives (VFDs) have been brought into play to replace control valves, and are particularly...
NEWSin Valves & Pumps
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PRODUCT NEWSin Valves & Pumps
Rotork releases IS21 high-thrust valve gearboxes
Designed for the operation of gate, globe and sluice valves and penstocks, IS21 has a thrust rating of 4350 kN for manual operation and 2900 kN for...
Rotork releases bevel gearbox for AWWA applications
Bevel gearboxes are for the manual operation of AWWA standard C560 cast iron and C561 fabricated stainless steel gate valves.
Emerson releases Fisher CS804 regulator
Integral slam-shut minimizes cost of ownership by providing a long service life and easy maintenance.
MEDIAin Valves & Pumps
RESOURCESin Valves & Pumps
The Sixth Edition is available in print, digital and app formats
ASCO Flow Calculator enables customers to quickly calculate flow for a valve or determine the Cv needed to properly size a valve.
Metso opened valve service centers in Horgau, Germany and Vitrolles, France.
WHITE PAPERSin Valves & Pumps
By Don Lundberg, FCI
Nothing damages a pump faster than the build-up of heat from dry running conditions. When there’s no liquid to provide...
Modifications in IEC 61508 regulations mean that industrial automation system designers and users must give new consideration to topics such as SIL...
Electric control valve actuators for this type of application require certification for hazardous environments as well as a robust...
CASE STUDIESin Valves & Pumps
Process and Control Today
A system integrator working for Nissan in Sunderland identified a control process within the engine casting plant that...
The plant has 1400 piping lines, 1700 manual valves, 300 motors and 1350 field instruments.
Pumps & Systems
The BP Whiting refinery had 1947 vintage Ingersoll-Rand, 3BEV, two-stage horizontally split pumps. They used reverse engineering...
EVENTSin Valves & Pumps
The agenda for this event is largely developed by customers, for customers with opportunities for knowledge sharing and networking. Join us as we discuss trends and new technologies impacting the automation industry.
The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.
The WWAC Symposium helps professionals in the water and wastewater industries understand how instrumentation, SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), and automatic control applications are vital to the treatment and distribution of water; the collection and treatment of wastewater; and the management of stormwater.