The FlexiDrive remote valve actuator from U.K.’s Smith Flow Control has been in the market for more than a decade. However, new European safety regulations are leading to a surge of installations for the cable-driven actuator.
Plant engineers and project managers know a well-crafted commissioning plan, created in tandem with instrumentation equipment suppliers and installation contractors, is their ally in getting a system up and running on time. Here is a template to craft that plan.
Recently enacted worker safety regulations in Europe and the U.K. are among the factors behind a surge in use of an innovative remote mechanical valve actuator (RMVA) from Smith Flow Control … [Read More...]
In any industry that uses process instrumentation for monitoring and control, the testing or commissioning to verify that the product meets the required specifications is universally acknowledged as a … [Read More...]
A sure sign of spring is the resurgence of trade shows, especially in northern Europe, where major exhibitions this month and next will attract manufacturers of pumps, valves, controls, and related … [Read More...]
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[Editor's Note: This article was adapted from the Grundfos white paper entitled "Piping Connection Considerations."]
Although the piping system operating with a pumping system may appear … [Read More...]