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Firm claims to offer ‘most advanced range of actuators on the market’

10th November 2006 Tyco Valves and Controls can boast the most advanced and comprehensive range of actuators currently on the market. 

Components offer solution to aggressive media

10th November 2006 A leading manufacturer and developer of engineering polymer components and solutions is suppling a range of TIVAR components to the pump industry to solve a wide variety of problems associated with aggressive media. 

Preset operating pressure

10th November 2006 A new space saving, direct-acting water pressure reducing valve model cycle gard IV, series CB152E, has been launched. 

Environmentally safe solution offered

3rd November 2006 The drum valve systems manufactured by Micro Matic USA offer an environmentally safe solution to the standardisation of liquid containers and drums for returnable packaging. 

New bulb strap ensures good thermal contact

12th May 2006 For many years the development and evolution of expansion valves focused on optimising details such as materials, tolerances, dimensions, bulb charge and many others. 

Diaphragm product the control valve of choice

12th May 2006 A German life-science specialist has designed, constructed and commissioned a complete production line for manufacturing infusion solutions for Russia. ? 

Diffuser plates for globe control valves

12th May 2006 Locally-manufactured Spirax-Mitech diffuser plates are designed for use with their globe- control valve on high-pressure drop applications for gases and vapours. 

Transmitters for analogue and digital applications

12th May 2006 The Spirax-Mitech positioner range can be fitted with either a digital or full analogue position feedback transmitter. 

The valve that loves dirt, dust, sludge and grease

12th May 2006 Maintenance engineers in the power, mining and waste-water industries are plagued by problems caused by choked and eroded valves. 

Spring-return actuators have new corrosive protection blocks

12th May 2006 In many applications where the surrounding atmosphere is filled with corrosives coming from the environment of plant pollutants, it is necessary to protect the actuator spring chambers and internals from sucking external air during the spring stroke. 

BEE firm clinches important valve distributorship

12th May 2006 Local black economic-empowered (BEE) company Sureseal SA has been awarded the South African and African distribution agreement for KITZ valves and actuators. 

Combination ball valve cost-effective and efficient

12th May 2006 Local manufacturers and supplier of mining consumables West Rand Engineering continues to add value to the mining industry with its time and cost efficient range of products. Notable in this endeavour is the manufacture of the West Rand Engineering Combi Valve. 

Valves to suit Africa’s unique conditions

By: Laura Tyrer     12th May 2006 Local manufacturer Umzantsi Africa Pumps and Valves produces a range of valves suited to Africa’s unique conditions. 

Firm clinches R35m supply contract at power station

By: Laura Tyrer     12th May 2006 Supplying the local market with the electric actuators used to automate valves and dampers, Auma South Africa was recently awarded a contract in the Grootvlei power station demothballing project. 

Valve giant commissions state-of-the-art coating plant

By: Laura Tyrer     12th May 2006 Africa’s largest valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) recently commissioned a state-of-art fluidised-bed coating plant at its Benoni operation. The locally-designed and -constructed plant, which will be used to coat DFC’s Hawle and Vent-O-Mat products, incorporates the... 

Equipment supplier new distributor for Japanese valves

12th May 2006 Equipment supplier Stewarts & Lloyds has been appointed a distributor of Kitz valves by Sure Seal SA, which is the Africa agent for Kitz Corporation of Japan. 

German technology and quality at a reasonable price

12th May 2006 A long association with its principal, VAG of Germany, has given Ainsworth Engineering the opportunity to remain one of the leading and preferred suppliers in the water works valve market. 

Quality and reliability for a long service life

12th May 2006 Established in 1943, Ainsworth Engineering is now the oldest local valve manufacturer in South Africa. 

High-temperature valve for safe and simple sampling

12th May 2006 Tyco Valves & Controls has launched its Neotecha Sapro high-temperature sampling valve, providing the simplest and safest industry solution for taking samples of aggressive and corrosive high-temperature media. 

Line blind combats downstream leakage

12th May 2006 The Clarkson man-safe line blind is one of the most innovative and flexible products currently offered as part of Tyco Valves & Controls’ wide selection of knife gate and slurry valves. 

A comprehensive valves offering

12th May 2006 Thanks to the combined strength of three major brands – Clarkson, L&M Valve and Rovalve – Tyco Valves & Controls is now able to offer the widest range of knife-gate and slurry valves currently on the market with the added advantage that all products are now available from a single... 

More valves for hygienic applications

12th May 2006 Tyco Valves & Controls has further expanded its range of valves for hygienic applications with the introduction of the new Keystone F250D double block and bleed butterfly valve (BFV). 

Smooth control of aggressive slurries

12th May 2006 The inclusion of Clarkson under the Tyco Valves & Controls brand means that the unique Clarkson C-Valve slurry-throttling valve is now available from Tyco’s established worldwide network. 

Ball valves provide high performance at an attractive price

12th May 2006 Mecafrance three-piece ball valves from Tyco Valves & Controls provide an economical solution to high-quality valve performance. ? 

New Nigeria branch for valves manufacturer

By: Laura Tyrer     12th May 2006 Manufacturing a variety of ball, butterfly and check valves, Enserve Engineering, of Vanderbijlpark, is in the process of establishing a branch in Nigeria’s Port Harcourt. 

Improved products for road tankers

12th May 2006 The changing and emerging markets and the introduction of changes in legislation of the transport of dangerous goods by road have prompted Fulcrum Engineering, of Johannesburg, to grasp the opportunity to improve their products. 

A company of many trades

By: Laura Tyrer     12th May 2006 Besides its main activity of reconditioning control valves, GP Control Valves and Engineering, of Sasolburg, offers a full range of services from specialised machining work to assembly and testing of new control valves. 

Valve supplier in rebranding and restructuring exercise

By: Laura Tyrer     12th May 2006 Local supplier of valves to the South African market Lockwood Valves South Africa has recently changed its name to LVSA Valves. 

Producers to benefit from infrastructure projects

By: Laura Tyrer     12th May 2006 South Africa’s valve manufacturing industry is set to be revitilised by the major water infrastructure projects now being implemented. 

Gearing up for growth

12th May 2006 Globe control valve manufacturers Spirax Sarco, of Gauteng, branded Spirax Mitech and trading as Mitech, is on the expansion trail, with increased access to international markets set to significantly boost export volumes. 

Accreditation changes may necessitate course revision

By: Laura Tyrer     12th May 2006 Changing accreditation requirements may necessitate the revision of the ‘Working with Valves’ course offered by the South African Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Association’s (SAVAMA). 

Valves manufacturer active in water sector

By: Mischa Drotsky     31st March 2006 Represented globally since 1989, Gunric Valves is the only manufacturer of metal-seated butterfly valves in South Africa. 

Company has strategy to meet market challenges

By: Keith Campbell     24th March 2006 Specialist South African manufacturing company Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) is acting and investing to meet the challenges it faces in the local and international markets. 

UK group buys out two SA firms

By: warren robertson     11th November 2005 Companies still seeking new market niches 

BEE deal integral to firm’s competitiveness strategy

By: warren robertson     11th November 2005 An Edenvale based valve supplier has recently entered negotiations to develop Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) at the company. Allied Tube fittings and Valves Director Charles Gracie tells Engineering News that the company expects the contracts to be complete very soon on a deal which will see... 

Home-grown product enjoys growing global acceptance

By: warren robertson     11th November 2005 Nearly 60% of group's turnover now arising offshore 

Better pressure control offered

By: warren robertson     11th November 2005 Automation specialists have become increasingly aware of the need to improve functionality and performance without compromising on cost or space. 

New range emerging after merger

11th November 2005 Recently merged companies Spirax Sarco and Mitech have both recently announced the development of a number of new products which complement the companies’ already extensive ranges.?The first new product is the Steri-Trol clean service control valves from Spirax Mitech which are... 

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