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Choked Flow in Control Valves

Choked Flow in Control Valves


Choked flow is a poorly understood phenomenon that can affect control valve sizing, along with trim and material specification. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

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VMA Presents Virtual Market Outlook Workshop

VMA Presents Virtual Market Outlook Workshop


The Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) and the Hydraulic Institute (HI) announce the 2021 Virtual Market Outlook Workshop.

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Managing Component Obsolescence in Nuclear Service Valves

Managing Component Obsolescence in Nuclear Service Valves


Valcor Engineering Corporation, a world-class designer and manufacturer of custom precision fluid controls for nuclear, space, aircraft, and scientific/industrial industries, has just released a new white paper on O-ring obsolescence, entitled “Managing Component Obsolescence in Nuclear Service Valves.”

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Choked Flow in Control Valves

Choked flow is a poorly understood phenomenon that can affect control valve sizing, along with trim and material specification. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

VMA Presents Virtual Market Outlook Workshop

The Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) and the Hydraulic Institute (HI) announce the 2021 Virtual Market Outlook Workshop.

Managing Component Obsolescence in Nuclear Service Valves

Valcor Engineering Corporation, a world-class designer and manufacturer of custom precision fluid controls for nuclear, space, aircraft, and scientific/industrial industries, has just released a new white paper on O-ring obsolescence, entitled “Managing Component Obsolescence in Nuclear Service Valves.”

Clippard Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for the New Eclipse Proportional Isolation Valve

Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc., announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Patent No. 10,738,904 to Clippard’s new Eclipse Proportional Valve.

Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) announces 2020 Valve Industry Leadership Forum

The Annual Valve Industry Leadership Forum will be held February 27-28, 2020 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New Orleans. This is the industry’s premier executive networking event, featuring executive-level analysis on the trends, management strategies, manufacturing innovations, politics and economics affecting the valve industry.

Leybold announces Pumpfinder and LEYCALC online tools

With these web-based tools, users can select and build their vacuum solutions online. They are designed to be used for two different use cases: Users with vacuum know-how can use LEYCALC to calculate the behavior and performance of vacuum systems in detail. The Pump Finder guides beginners to suitable products by a questionnaire.

Rotork actuators help German town enhance water delivery

Stadtwerke Lohr am Main has been supplied with 39 GT pneumatic piston actuators and 13 CK modular electric actuators to be used at two municipal water works which supply the town of Lohr am Main, in Bavaria, and surrounding areas.

Fluid Components International (FCI) announces registration open for Product Knowledge Workshop

This workshop is designed to provide customers training on FCI thermal dispersion mass flow meters, flow switches, and level switches.

Frost & Sullivan Report: Industrial Valves and Actuators market set to surpass $7 billion by 2024

The primary factors driving the $5.8 billion market towards $7.05 billion by 2024 include an increased focus on automation across industries to improve operational efficiencies and initiatives like Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Quantum Water Services announces start of operations focusing on wastewater in oil & gas industry

The company looks to capitalize on this large and growing market focusing on comprehensive wastewater treatment generated during the on-shore production of oil and gas from either conventional or frac-drilled wells.

Rotork helps Australian sewage treatment plant to enhance flow control

Third generational IQ multi-turn electric actuators have been installed on eight penstock gate valves to control the flow of wastewater entering the STP in Murrumba Downs, a suburb in the country’s state of Queensland.

Flow Research releases Volume X: The World Market for Flowmeters, 7th Edition

Volume X is a product that captures the growth in all the flow technologies, including Coriolis, ultrasonic, positive displacement, turbine, variable area, and other types.

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