SURREY, B.C. (Jan. 27, 2012) - Singer Valve appointed Mark Gimson as the new business bevelopment & marketing manager.  Gimson is responsible for strategic development in new markets,...
Establishes Policy to Return Capital to Shareholders and Enhances Corporate Governance Flowserve Corporation, a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure...
Sales of industrial valves will exceed $53 billion in 2012 according to the latest updates in the McIlvaine report titled Industrial Valves: World Markets. The oil and gas sector will be the largest...
Flash Steam Recovery Using Condensate Tank Vent Condensers
With today’s energy prices and the need to reduce emissions, a plant cannot allow its steam/condensate systems to vent flash steam to the atmosphere.Depending on the installation costs, plants will...
Theory, Applications and Sizing of Air Valves
Editor's Note: Due to the high number of responses from our readers for more information regarding valve applications in "Surge Control in Pumping Stations" (Pumps & Systems, March 2007), this...
Ball Valve Replacement Increases Savings
Rubber-seated ball valve replacement saves energy, money and downtime.Located in northwestern Ohio, the City of Findlay is the epicenter of Hancock County. Built in 1931, the Findlay Water Treatment...
Export control agencies have continuously intensified their focus on pump, valve and other fluid handling equipment companies. In particular, there has been a great deal...
Healthy Control Valves
A simple maintenance routine can help ensure trouble-free valve operation.Whether the control valve in your system is the first one that has required maintenance or if you are experienced with...
Hydraulic Institute Pump FAQs July 2011
Q. I see that many pumps for pumping slurries are made of either hard metals or elastomers. Why is this and which is better?A. A large variety of metals and elastomers are used for slurry pumps...
Reducing the causes of friction and choosing the proper pump will increase efficiency and cost-savings.Imagine a major-league pitcher standing on the mound. He looks for the signal, nods in agreement,...
Green Motors Save GreenbacksPrepare for the new motor manufacturing changes with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.The U.S. has not enacted a wide-reaching, industrial energy efficiency...
The Benefits of Pump Restoration and Coating
Part one of a two part seriesLast April, I received an email from Paul Maier of the Monroe County Water Authority (MCWA) in Rochester, N.Y. Paul attached a copy of his 2009 WEFTEC presentation and...
Valve Helps Meet Fire Flow Demands
Millcreek Township connects to neighboring township with a pressure-reducing valve with integral backup.The Millcreek Township Water Authority (MTWA) near Erie, Penn., was created in 1974 to provide...
Wall Street Pump and Valve Industry Watch August 2011
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) pump and valve stock indices outperformed the broader S&P 500 Index. The JKC Valve Stock Index was up 37.9 percent over the last 12 months, above the broader...
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) pump and valve stock indices outperformed the broader S&P 500 Index. The JKC Valve Stock Index was up 37.9 percent over the last 12 months, above the broader...
Wall Street Pump and Valve Industry Watch September 2011
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was up 11.0 percent over the last 12 months, slightly below the broader S&P 500 Index which was up 14.8 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index...
Pumps & Systems, November 2007Our repair shop came upon a customer that purposely buys oversized pumps and immediately operates them at nearly 80 percent closed valve. Each year, after the hot...
Surge Control in Pumping Stations
This primer presents basic surge control principles and the functions of various valves associated with pumping stations.Water pipelines and distribution systems are subjected to surges almost daily,...
Water Hammer (Part Two): Causes and Variables
Last month we used a hypothetical example to illustrate the onset and effects of water hammer. This month we will investigate its major causes and gain an even better perspective on the variables that...