Proper selection, installation and maintenance can ensure optimal performance and longevity.
Avoiding these shortcuts can prevent many headaches in the long run.
Read these guidelines, and use the scorecard at the end of the article to find out.
In 1996, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's Advanced Test Nuclear Reactor operators manually shut down the reactor after noticing pressure oscillations. A control valve, which...
With today's mandate for reduced fugitive emissions and improved air quality in industrial valves, proper installation of stem packing has become critical. But the importance of effective sealing by...
Methane (CH4) is the second largest source of greenhouse gas emitted in the U.S. In 2013, CH4 accounted for about 10 percent of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from human activities. Methane's...
Isolation valves, centrifugal solids separators and clean-in-place connections improve thermal performance.
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 25.8 percent over the last twelve months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 9.3 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index also decreased 20.6...
In the coastal city of Salalah, Oman, the valves supply consistent service throughout the city's tourism season.
Specialized software helps end users address problems before they happen.
Part one of two: This column discusses valves and fittings and evaluates how these devices affect the operation of piping systems.
Manufacturers and end users should consider how this standard will affect their business.
End users should be aware of the latest standards revisions to employ the most up-to-date valve sealing practices.
The valves, 78 and 84 inches (1.9 and 2.1 meters) in diameter, were the largest the manufacturer had ever produced.
Real-time monitoring software and trained support staff provided early warning of critical equipment issues and prevented costly faults.
LNG benefits have increased the demand for this cleaner burning fuel and associated production and distribution equipment.
Drops in pressure and shifting flow rates were significant hurdles of a $403 million water project.
Manufacturers can provide solutions for aging water and wastewater systems.
End users must be aware of the valve emission standards to meet industry requirements.
First of Two Parts Cavitation can severely damage pumps and is affected by pump design and system issues. What affects it most? Does the suction behavior from the discharge side (system) of a pump...
Correctly selecting and installing the ideal component provides significant health, environmental and economic benefits.
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was up 10.4 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 17.8 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index was up 26.5 percent for...
How does this team enhance pump and valve seal performance?
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index increased 28.5 percent during the last 12 months, comparable to the broader S&P 500 Index, which was up 28.1 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index was...
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was up 29.3 percent during the last 12 months, above the broader S&P 500 Index which was up 23 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index was up 37.8...
Fugitive Emission Compliance  Requirements for Valves
Minimizing the potential for leaks by applying proper design and material-selection standards is the first step in emission prevention.
Pump & Control Valve Optimization
Improving inefficiencies provides opportunities for energy savings.