The oil and gas boom continues to present business opportunities in valves, with Oerlikon Metco starting a new business unit to supply protective carbide coatings for applications in harsh environments. Terminal automation, meanwhile, will affect valve automation.
The KSB Group unveiled last month an innovative butterfly valve with an integrated shutoff and pump check valve for use in high-volume pumping operations such as industrial cooling circuits, water transport, water distribution, desalination of seawater, and hydropower.
Smith Flow Control’s latest iteration of its dust plug has an entirely mechanical interlocking system for locking and unlocking valves. The interlocks have color-coded lock-unlock tags with alphanumeric access codes specific to each production site.
Dutch manufacturer BBA Pumps has added to its product line two portable systems for field operations: a bolt-on pump package plus a new piston pump. Applications for the former include mining, dredging, and oil and gas.
Metso Corp., a major global supplier of process equipment, is relying on three product areas, among them flow control equipment, in a strategic realignment that is aimed at maximizing sales in … [Read More...]
Protecting valves and related components from harsh environments is vital to reliable and cost-effective operations. One company that’s promoting a line of carbide coatings for such applications is … [Read More...]
The KSB Group unveiled last month an innovative butterfly valve with an integrated shutoff and pump check valve for use in high-volume pumping operations such as industrial cooling circuits, water … [Read More...]
Many times, simple trumps sophisticated when it comes to mechanical devices. Case in point: Smith Flow Control’s latest iteration of its dust plug, which is designed to protect valves and aid … [Read More...]
The oil service industry could be witnessing the emergence of a major equipment supplier whose chief products will include valves and related technology.
In late June, it was announced that Flux … [Read More...]