Materials & Manufacturing

The design and manufacturing process of valves and actuators is instrumental in attaining and maintaining the desired quality of the product. We cover the foundry and casting sector and also more modern technologies, such as CNC machining and 3D or additive manufacturing.

SwRI expands hydrogen valve performance

The Flow Component Testing Facilities (FCTF) at Southwest Research Institute have expanded safety and performance testing capabilities to include hydrogen valve testing.

Extended Bianca range for operating pressure of 10 bar

With the type-examination according to the Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU (PED) of the Bianca butterfly valves DN

Bürkert introduces new seat valves

Bürkert Fluid Control Systems is now offering durable and low maintenance on/off and control valves for switching and controlling gases, liquids, and steam in the process and food industries, suitable for media pressures up to 25 bar and temperatures up to 230°C.Low maintenance on/off and control valves are essential in the food and process industry.

Valve Manufacturer launches specialty O-ring seals

Total Valve Systems has been manufacturing and repairing industrial valves for nearly four decades. So, they have learned a thing or two about the unique demands placed on the O-rings used in those valves.

AAK’s hydraulic pressure valve

AAK has supplied Parker series hydraulic pressure valves with not only a 95% opening rate, but also a 90% closing rate, and the pressure swing is controlled at ±0.1MPa.

Greene Tweed’s Chemraz SFX increases productivity

Chemraz SFX, a custom-engineered FFKM, is an ideal choice for sealing system upgrades because it has been designed to withstand harsh chemicals and high temperatures.

Freudenberg’s Simmerring radial shaft seals

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has developed a broad portfolio of Simmerring® radial shaft seals to meet the diverse challenges of the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries.

Arako delivers valves to biodiesel plant in Ghent

Through the customer BDI-BioEnergy International GmbH, at the end of June Arako supplied High-Pressure Shut-off Valves V46.2 and High-Pressure Lift Check Valves Z15.2 in stainless steel flanged design.

Master distribution agreement with Nooney Controls

Flow-Tek™ announces Nooney Controls in North Kingstown, RI, has been appointed as the new Series M4 Severe Service Ball Valve Master Distributor and Center of Excellence for the NorthEast.

Val‐Matic products for the power industry

Val‐Matic’s Quarter‐Turn, Air Valves, and Check Valves are designed to meet the unique needs of the Power Generation Industry in various areas from renewable power to natural gas, nuclear energy, oil, and coal.