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Where Valves Are Used

Tank Cars

14 spr tank cars 1newThe next time you‘re stopped at a crossing waiting for a mile-long train you think will never pass, take a good look at how many of those cars are tank cars. Doesn’t it seem like many more tank cars are riding the rails these days?


The Boom of Hydrogen Service

13 sum hydrogen fuelingstationIf someone used the word “hydrogen” while playing a word association game, the first word that would probably come to mind would be “bomb.”


Keeping Our Water Flowing

13 spr water introOne place where valves are used that touches every one of us every day of our lives is the clean water industry. When we turn on the tap for a drink or open the hydrant to water our roses, we are interacting with the last valve in the clean water pipeline. The valves used in this piping-intensive, complicated industry perform yeoman’s duty behind the scenes and often behind security fences—24 hours a day.


Behind the Walls: Valves in Building Systems

13wnt building systems 1Today’s building systems move many types of fluids and gases through their lines to keep operations such as HVAC, fire protection, water and waste­water functioning. Valves play a key role in keeping those systems flowing.



Technical Challenges in Valves in Oil Sand Extraction

sagd-centre-330x330Recent developments in heavy oil extraction technology for the Canadian oil and gas industry have created a need for new flow control solutions in steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD). SAGD uses a pair of horizontal wells drilled from a central well pad to recover heavy oil.


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Valve Magazine Digital Edition

14 SUM CVR 160x214Inside the Summer 2014 issue…

• Attracting Talent
• Advances in Machining
• Severe Service in Power Plants
• SIS Tests and Standards

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