Engineering News | Valves https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/valves-1 Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:40:30 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New valves rapidly exhaust compressed air https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-valves-rapidly-exhaust-compresses-air-2019-04-30 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518415 1557817858 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796238_resized_valvesfeatureparkhannifin0420191022.jpg SAFETY FIRST The new safety valve has a patented fail-safe design and is suitable for use in applications up to Category 4 performance level 511 287 New valves division will provide solutions across industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-valves-division-will-provide-solutions-across-industries-2019-04-29 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518329 1557817858 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796262_resized_valvesfeaturestainlesssteel3piecefullboreballvalve0420191022.jpg A TURNING POINT The predominately used quarter-turn pneumatic actuator turns the valves 90 through degrees 511 287 Playing field not level for local valves manufacturers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/playing-field-not-level-for-local-valve-manufacturers-2019-05-03 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518747 1557817859 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 IoT unlocks potential for valves data storage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-unlocks-potential-for-valves-data-storage-2019-05-02 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518629 1557817859 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797016_resized_valvesfeaturemoeketsimpotutechnicaldirector0520191022.jpg MOEKETSI MPOTU The Internet of Things will enable valves, piping and associated accessories maintenance providers to store vast amounts of data 511 287 Valves range will assist in reducing leaks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valve-range-will-assist-in-reducing-leaks-2019-05-03 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518740 1557817859 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797019_resized_valvesfeaturepastedgraph020191022.jpg KNOWLEDGE IS POWER Ultra Control Valves will launch a course on water hydraulics with a focus on water hammer 511 287 ENERGYValves: A division of EMVAfrica https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energyvalves-a-division-of-emvafrica-2019-05-17 Creamer Media Reporter Valves Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519391 1557733864 1558044000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798504_resized_mg00911022.jpg 511 287 KLINGER: connect with quality https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/klinger-connect-with-quality-2019-05-17 Creamer Media Reporter Valves Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519392 1557734049 1558044000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798509_resized_untitled1.jpg 511 287 Company offers first-class equipment to a variety of industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-first-class-equipment-to-a-variety-of-industries-2019-04-30 Khutso Maphatsoe Valves Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518413 1558694552 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Business confidence recovering amid looming challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-confidence-recovering-amid-looming-challenges-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502682 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762146_resized_invinciblevalvesdylan11181022.jpg LOCAL MANUFACTURE Member companies of the South African Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Association account for about 80% of the valves and actuators manufactured and/or assembled locally 511 287 Company extends life span of critical steam systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-extends-life-span-of-critical-steam-systems-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502726 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762238_resized_snclavalinsasolproject11181022.jpg SASOL STEAM SYSTEM The steam system on the Sasol refinery is the main steam header which links the steam generation plant to the rest of the factory 511 287 Demand increases for thermoplastic valves https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-increases-for-thermoplastic-valves-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502679 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762129_resized_safivalvebmg11181022.jpg PROCESSING PLANT BMG’s SAFi range of valves can be used in mining, energy, environmental, process plant, agriculture, and food and beverage applications 511 287 Lack of valve traceability hampers local industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-valve-traceability-hampers-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503014 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762845_resized_valve1022.jpg VALVE STANDARD The local valves industry needs to conform to a certain standard in terms of traceability 511 287 Modernisation presents opportunities in industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-presents-opportunities-in-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502681 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763350_resized_vikingvalveparkerhannifin11181022.jpg GROWTH OPPORTUNITY Parker Hannifin Sales Company South Africa has identified the integration of electronics into its range of hydraulic and pneumatic valve products as a growth opportunity 511 287 Valve repair and refurbishment present vast opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valve-repair-and-refurbishment-presents-vast-opportunities-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502675 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762118_resized_testbenchbrimisengineering11181022.jpg TEST BENCH Brimis Engineering has procured a pressure relief valve test bench to service 90% of the installed pressure relief valves in the local market 511 287 Valve companies upgraded to Level 1 BBBEE status https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valve-companies-upgraded-to-level-1-bbbee-status-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503687 1541755419 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764249_resized_unitedvalvescompanygeneralmanagerrubenvanloggerenberg1018cm1022.jpg United Valves Company GM Ruben van Loggerenberg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/76630_2018-11-01_ainsworth_-_hd_web.mp463901741Ainsworth Engineering and United Valves Company CEO Siyabonga Meyiwa and United Valves Company General Manager Ruben van Loggerenberg discuss the state of the valve industry and company developments. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Ainsworth Engineering and United Valves Company CEO Siyabonga Meyiwa and United Valves Company General Manager Ruben van Loggerenberg discuss the state of the valve industry and company developments. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Cost-effective and lasting automatic drain valves for compressors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-effective-and-lasting-automatic-drain-valves-for-compressors-2018-05-18 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485549 1526307378 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723652_resized_trucompressorsolutionsvalve04181022.jpg RELIABLE AND LASTING Tru Compressors Solutions' automatic drain valve for compressors can last up to 15 years 511 287 BMG appointed valves distributor in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dual-valves-appoints-bmg-as-its-distributor-in-africa-2018-05-18 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485198 1526307377 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723413_resized_bmganddualvalvesint04181022.jpg EXPANSION BMG has been appointed distributors for Dual Valves products in South Africa and into Africa 511 287 New diaphragm valves to be supplied in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-diaphragm-valves-to-be-supplied-in-s-africa-2018-05-02 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485069 1526307377 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722681_resized_astorekeyamakdkvalve04181022.jpg NEW PRODUCT Astore Keymak is the sole distributor of Formatura Iniezone Polimeri's industrial valves in South Africa 511 287 Safety valves manufacturer invests in growth, celebrates 200 years https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-valves-manufacturer-invests-in-growth-celebrates-200-years-2018-05-18 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485397 1526307377 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723405_resized_leservalve05181022.jpg GROWTH Leser celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, with the share of its profits last year spent on the development of its facilities 511 287 Valves system ready for African oil production market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-system-ready-for-african-oil-production-market-2018-05-18 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485339 1526307377 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723402_resized_mokveldstyphoonvalvesystem05181022.jpg NEW PRODUCT Mokveld’s Typhoon Valve System is now available in Africa through Mokveld’s distributor in South Africa, Energas Technologies 511 287 Ultra Control Valves https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ultra-control-valves-2018-05-18 Creamer Media Reporter Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486466 1526371722 1526594400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725824_resized_pastedgraphic231022.jpg 511 287 1 000 locally manufactured valves sold to aid electrical power distribution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/1-000-locally-manufactured-valves-sold-to-aid-electrical-distribution-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468988 1510037530 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687604_resized_aluminiumbutterflyvalvecsir07171022.jpg PALTECH BUTTERFLY VALVE Forms part of a number of products selected by Eskom for localisation 511 287 400 emergency shutdown valves supplied to Oman petrochemicals project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/400-emergency-shutdown-valves-supplied-to-oman-petrochemicals-project-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469077 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687838_resized_soharrefinerycourtesyoforpic1022.jpg SOHAR REFINERY Orpic is undertaking strategic growth projects including the Sohar Refinery Improvement Project and the Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex 511 287 New course for employees to launch in 2018 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bursary-competition-new-course-for-employees-to-launch-in-2018-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469305 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688270_resized_invinciblevalvestrainingvalves2017.jpg COMMITTED TO EDUCATION The training facility, operational since May this year, caters for 12 employees who will be completing three valves training course 511 287 Company expands fluid technology services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-fluid-technology-services-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469043 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687799_resized_bmgdiaphragmandpinchvalves10171022.jpg VERSATILE PRODUCTS FPV diaphragm and pinch valves are available in many different materials, with various pressure ratings, for diverse sectors 511 287 Dart valves, samplers enhance mineral processing plant efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/-dart-valves-samplers-enhance-mineral-processing-plant-efficiency-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469061 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687802_resized_booysendalvalveinstallationedart10171022.jpg TURNKEY SERVICE After the original installation at Booysendal, eDART assisted in the optimisation and fine tuning of the plant 511 287 Handheld ProcessMeter enables in-field valve positioner checks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/handheld-processmeter-enables-in-field-valve-positioner-checks-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469021 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687796_resized_v212379flukeinfieldvalvepositioner1jpg1022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE TOOL The ProcessMeter comprises all the necessary tools for checking and recalibrating electronic valve positioners 511 287 Electrohydraulic actuators installed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/installation-of-electro-hydraulic-actuators-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468998 1510037530 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687607_resized_craneinstallationofskilmaticsiactuatoratmauritiusairportfebruary20171022.jpg SAFETY FIRST The ATEX-rated failsafe actuators have been installed in critical valve areas at the airport’s Joint Users Hydrant Installation fuel storage depot to prevent potential spillages 511 287 New knife gate valve gains traction in mining market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-knife-gate-valve-gains-traction-in-mining-market-2017-10-26 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469154 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687938_resized_northambooysendalevening1022.jpg MINE INSTALLATIONS Having secured installations at Limpopo and Mpumamlanga mines, Victaulic is confident that it can increase sales of its Series 795 knife gate valve 511 287 Petrochemicals product supplier launches ball valve https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrochemicals-product-supplier-launches-ball-valve-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469094 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company offers valve solutions for abrasive, slurry applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-valve-solutions-for-abrasive-slurry-applications-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469013 1517489331 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687610_resized_arvalvthroughportknifegatevalvesforabrasivescalingapplications10171022.jpg ARVALV KNIFE-GATE VALVES Unlike traditional push-through knife-gate valves, the partially-energised seats remain in their natural state when the gate is retracted 511 287 Upgrades in pipeline for valve manufacturing facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upgrades-in-pipeline-for-valve-manufacturing-facility-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451184 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646338_resized_avkacquisitionofgunricvalves20171022.jpg BIGGER RANGE AVK Southern Africa expanded its product offering with Gunric’s range of butterfly valves 511 287 Company reaches 400-mark installation milestone https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-manufactures-and-installs-locally-developed-diaphragm-valves-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451182 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646329_resized_amanziiflowprojectsvalvesfdsdv20171022.jpg AUTOMATIC APPLICATION The equipment requires no electrical supply or labour to operate 511 287 Training facility in final stages https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-facility-in-final-stages-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451187 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646691_resized_invinciblevalvestrainingvalves20171.jpg KNOWLEDGE IS POWER Employees undertake basic valves, control valves and working with valves training 511 287 First orders for installation-ready knife gate valve https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-orders-for-installation-ready-knife-gate-valve-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451465 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company offers process solutions for valve systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/a-criteria-for-valve-safety-2017-05-19 Johane Turkstra Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451354 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646767_resized_gemucontrolvalvevalves2017bloomberg1022.jpg VALVE SAFETY Several criteria are taken into consideration when choosing the best valve technology for a specific process 511 287 Valves association provides platform for training https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-association-provides-platform-for-training-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451190 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646350_resized_savamavalvestraining0520171022bloomberg.jpg WORKING WITH VALVES Knowledge within specialised industries such as valves is essential for economy-wide maximum growth and productivity 511 287 Best practice guideline aims at enabling global competitiveness https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/best-practice-guideline-aims-at-enabling-global-competitiveness-2016-11-04 Nadine James Valves Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432763 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599530_resized_victormanavhelancpcsa10161022.jpg VICTOR MANAVHELA The best practice guideline has been well received by the valves manufacturing industry 511 287