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.

Detonation flame arrester

Tyco’s AG Marvac Detonation Flame Arrester 600 is suitable for operation under stable and unstable detonation conditions with gas / vapour operating line pressure of up to 10 PSIG.

Valves for Powergen

Powergen has chosen Keystone Figure 56 butterfly valves from Tyco Valves & Controls for critical water services at its Connah’s Quay power station.

Marwin introduces characterised plates

Marwin Valve now offers a variety of characterised plates available on the CV-3000 Series characterized control valve.

Sinter machine to China

Kvaerner PLC has been selected by Daqing Petroleum Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation, to provide a GBP 2 million lump sum contract for a sinter machine.

Finnish paper coating binder plant

BASF Oy (Finland), Ludwigshafen, has awarded a lump sum turnkey contract to a consortium, made up of Technip and Rintekno, for the design and construction of a paper coating binder production plant at Hamina, Finland.

Parker’s Integrated Piston

Parker Hannifin’s Seal Group has introduced its new Integrated Piston™, a device that combines piston, bearing and seal into a self-contained package for low, medium and high-pressure hydraulic cylinder applications.

Schering-Plough invests in Singapore

Schering-Plough Ltd. will build four new production facilities in Tuas, Singapore. More…

Asbestos destruction

ARI Technologies Inc. is to deploy its transportable Thermochemical Conversion Technology (TCCT) to destroy asbestos-containing materials. More…

Orton FCx’s ultimate valves

Orton FCx, designer and manufacturer of triple eccentric metal-seated valves has developed the ultimate design evolution for critical applications by providing a bolted body seat.