Tag: valve

Working together to find the best solution

To improve performance of heat exchanger tubing in challenging urea production environments, Sandvik worked with Stamicarbon BV to develop Safurex Star, an advanced alloy for use with high pressure (HP) strippers. Oscar Johansson, Global Product Manager, Heat Exchanger & Fertilizer Tubing for Sandvik discusses.

Fittings from stainless steel are the first choice

From modest beginnings in the family garage to the internationally active group of companies with 27 subsidiaries, GEMÜ Gebr. Müller Apparatebau GmbH & Co. KG, from Ingelfingen in Baden-Württemberg, made a name for itself worldwide as a specialist for fittings in the industrial sector. In conversation with Stainless Steel World, Marco Becker, head of sales marketing at GEMÜ, explains the reasons behind the success story of the stainless steel fittings and looks at the latest market development

Val-Matic stainless steel wastewater valves

Val-Matic Valve & Mfg. Corp. offers all-stainless steel wastewater air valves in sizes 1”- 4” for single housing and sizes 1”- 8” for dual housing.

Air valves for sea water / offshore application

Air valves are normally required on piping systems, for example, offshore fire fighting systems, to vent air from a pipeline/riser on pump start-up and admit air back into the system under vacuum conditions. Often they are overlooked, yet play a crucial role within a pipe/pump system. It is important that they are correctly specified with their function, size and location to help in ensuring that the system is operating efficiently.

McJunkin Red Man to acquire SPF

McJunkin Red Man Corporation (MRC) has signed an agreement to acquire Stainless Pipe and Fittings Australia Pty Ltd (SPF). This brings MRC one step closer to realizing the company’s strategic vision to be the world’s leading pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) distribution company for the energy and industrial markets.

Steel foundry focused on valve industry

Karmen Castmetals (a division of Karmen International Pvt. Ltd) has commissioned its steel and alloy steel foundry in Chennai, India.

Hi-Tec Spray teams up with solar energy company

Hi-Tec Spray Ltd, a UK coating specialist, has been chosen to design, build and install equipment for a manufacturer of solar power generation systems.

CPCL to set up desalination unit

Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd proposes to set up a 5.8 million gallons-per-day seawater desalination plant at Ennore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Reducing fuel consumption

A lightweight valve made from a nickel alloy has won first prize in the "Steel in Research and Development" category of the 2003 Steel Innovation Prize.

Protecting oilfield valves

Weld overlay cladding specialist Arc Energy Resources has applied a coating of corrosion-resistant alloy for A. Finkl & Sons, to protect a brand new oilfield valve and refurbish an old one.