FEATURED ARTICLESin Valves & Pumps
How Efficient Is Your Pump?
Pumps & Systems
By Lev Nelik, Pumping Machinery
Increased efficiency means more money saved on energy. When competitive bids are evaluated,...
Variable Speed Does Not Always Mean Variable Frequency
Pumps & Systems
By Gary Patterson, DSI/Dynamatic
Among non-VFD solutions, the eddy current drive is the most common technology found in municipal...
Properly Size Control Valves
By Michael McCarty, Emerson Process Management
When trying to avoid — or correct — valve-sizing problems, it’s...
Smart Actuation: Where We’re At, Where We’re Going
By Chris Warnett
Design of the next generation of valve actuators will have both the current level of available technological...
NEWSin Valves & Pumps
- Rotork promotes two executives
- Oil & Gas Pump Market to reach $14 billion by 2020
- IMI CCI valves and actuators qualify for nukes
- Flowserve Water Pumps Meet New Energy Standards in Europe
- Rotork to supply electro-hydraulic actuators for oil pipeline in Colombia
- Nordson signs Japanese distributor
- Flowserve Attains NSF 61-G Certification for Potable Water Pumps
- Flowserve to Supply Pumping Systems for Power Plant in Poland
- Water & Wastewater Upgrades Generating Half a Trillion in Revenue
- Emerging Regions to buy more Industrial Valves and Actuators
- Servi Group to open factory in Houston, Texas
- Metso to supply valves for gas processing plant modernization in Malaysia
PRODUCT NEWSin Valves & Pumps
Rotork enhances CMA electric valve actuators
Enhancements include local controls, LCD positional display and programmable fail-to-position performance.
Rotork releases Soldo switchbox for manual valves
Soldo hazardous area limit switchbox for manual valves is designed with minimal moving parts and magnetic switching technology
Festo Introduces VS Series valves
The high-flow rate VS series is ideal for simple clamping and locking operations in semiautomatic assembly, end-of-line packaging, conveying and...
MEDIAin Valves & Pumps
RESOURCESin Valves & Pumps
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.
This service program supports GE’s Roots blowers, compressors and controls customers.
WHITE PAPERSin Valves & Pumps
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...
By Chris Wright, Global Heat Transfer
When heat transfer fluid (HTF) accumulates carbon residue and coke builds up on internal surfaces, it can...
CASE STUDIESin Valves & Pumps
By Rebecca Dettloff, SensoTech, and Holger Müller, SchuF Chemieventile Vertrieb
When an unnamed pharmaceutical manufacturer...
Control Engineering Europe
Guernsey Water has made the decision to use a pneumatic automation solution for the control of a remote pumping...
Process & Control Engineering
Zotter Schokoladen’s chocolate factory in Austria uses geared motors from Nord Drivesystems for conveying, mixing...
EVENTSin Valves & Pumps
HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.
The ISA Calgary 2015 Show is Canada's leading event for automation, instrumentation and control professionals. Gain access to technical and innovative solutions for the energy industry from instrumentation, systems and automation experts at the new ISA Calgary Show Conference. This dynamic conference puts the spotlight on case studies, technical papers and innovative solutions available in the...
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.