Mr V Murugappan, Instrumentation Engineer at Dow Chemical International Pvt Ltd. discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using a single valve for both throttling and on/off functions.
Additive manufacturing (AM) and creating a Digital Inventory are inextricably linked. If companies strive to adapt AM and reap its full benefits, they have to digitalize their inventories.
As a member of the Technical Expertise Team at Ludwigshafen, Alexander Hein deals with automated valves in various production plants across BASF’s oldest and largest Verbund site.
Many have already made additive manufacturing a major part of their day-to-day operations, while others are just beginning to experiment with this revolutionary technology.
The energy transition will impact the oil and gas sector and its supply base, including the flow control industry.
co-developed and introduced the Integrated Pneumatic Module (IPM) mainly
to simplify the configuration of linear and quarter-turn actuators, both in standard and more complex configurations.
With 23-years of maintenance and reliability management experience in the chemical industry, Alex Chen has a unique opinion on reliability.Yara Sluiskil, located in the Dutch province of Zeeland, has been producinginorganic fertilizers since the late 1920s.
With 23-years of maintenance and reliability management experience in the chemical industry, Alex Chen has a unique opinion on reliability.
Mr. Kuldeep Singh kick-started
his career in instrumentation as an operations and maintenance engineer in a chemicals plant in India.
Seasoned industry expert Mr. Mrinal Das kindly discusses his new role with specialty chemical manufacturer Dorf Ketal and looks at some of the valve challenges currently being faced.
In the valve industry, the end-users represent a broad spectrum of professionals, organizations, and sectors that rely heavily on valve technologies for the smooth and safe operation of various systems. These users can be found in industries such as oil and gas, water and wastewater management, power generation, mining, and chemical processing, among others. Their operational requirements and safety standards demand valve products that are both robust and precise.
For these end-users, valves are not just components but critical assets that ensure efficiency, safety, and reliability in their respective operational landscapes. They often seek solutions that not only adhere to stringent quality standards but are also aligned with the contemporary trends of automation and digital integration.
As the industry evolves, the emphasis continues to be on developing valve technologies that offer enhanced durability, better control, and greater environmental sustainability. Collaborative efforts between manufacturers and end-users are fostering innovations that aim to meet the rising demands of various industrial landscapes, ensuring that the valves of the future are equipped to handle the complexities and challenges of modern industry operations. The continuous dialogue with end-users aids in crafting products that stand up to real-world demands, ushering in an era of reliability and excellence in the valve industry.