FEATURED ARTICLESin Valves & Pumps
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...
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,...
NEWSin Valves & Pumps
- Rotork acquires Masso
- Flowserve to Supply Valves to Giant Pulp Mill in Brazil
- Updates to Industry Standards Offer New Options for Fugitive Emissions Testing
- ISA conference to be held in Abu Dhabi
- 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
PRODUCT NEWSin Valves & Pumps
Emerson releases Fisher CS804 regulator
Integral slam-shut minimizes cost of ownership by providing a long service life and easy maintenance.
Festo Introduces VSNC Series NAMUR Valves
With multiple coil options, including Class I Division 1(FM) or intrinsic safety, the VSNC is suitable for hazardous locations.
Rotork enhances CMA electric valve actuators
Enhancements include local controls, LCD positional display and programmable fail-to-position performance.
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
Pumps & Systems
The BP Whiting refinery had 1947 vintage Ingersoll-Rand, 3BEV, two-stage horizontally split pumps. They used reverse engineering...
The Rotork actuators operate 26 inch, 20 inch and 12 inch ball valves installed in tandem with non-return check valves at six valve stations along...
When LVDT signal cables from valve positioners were bundled together or laid close to each other in a wire trough, even for short distances, the...
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.