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Valves in a Cement Slurry Line

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Triple Offset Butterfly Valves

Triple Offset Butterfly Valves

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Digital Valve Control Leads to Increased Plant Availability

Digital Valve Control Leads to Increased Plant Availability

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Cast vs. Forged: The Ongoing Debate Takes a New Direction

Cast vs. Forged: The Ongoing Debate Takes a New Direction

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VMA Members Among Plant Engineering 2016 Product of the Year Finalists


Several VMA members are among this year’s Plant Engineering Product of the Year finalists. Emerson has products nominated in four different categories, while Siemens has several products nominated in a total of three different categories. Chesterton and Hunt Valve have products up for awards the...


MSS Publishes Revised American National Standard for Steel Pipeline Flanges and Receives ANSI Approval


The Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) announces that the substantially revised Standard Practice, SP-44-2016, Steel Pipeline Flanges, has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a Revised American National Standard (ANS).

The first edition of MSS SP-44 was publish...


U.S. Chemical Industry Remains Optimistic for 2017


Moving into 2017, the U.S. Chemical Processing Industry continues to enjoy optimism about future investment, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook . Much of this activity stems from the continued low cost of natural gas liquids (NGLs), a primary feedstock for building-block che...


Hydraulic Institute Celebrates Centennial with New Logo

Hydraulic Institute Celebrates Centennial with New Logo

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) will celebrate its centennial in 2017 with a new logo as part of a larger initiative to position HI for the next 100 years of service to the pump industry. The new logo is a key element of HI’s overall brand refresh and redesign process.

The logo includes a hidden &ld...


U.S. Adds 178,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate at 4.6%


The unemployment rate declined 0.3% to 4.6% in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the Department of Labor reported today. Employment gains occurred in professional and business services and in health care.

Employment in construction continued on its recent upward trend...


Third Quarter GDP Revised Up to 3.2% Growth


Gross domestic product (GDP) in the U.S. increased at an annual rate of 3.2% in the third quarter of 2016, according to the second estimate released by the Department of Commerce. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 1.4%.

This new GDP estimate is based on more complete source data than were avail...


1997 Articles

FALL 1997
Select the Proper Bus for Your Valve Application
By Ross Kunz

Testing the Fugitive Emission Standards
By Matthew J. Wasielewski

Selecting a Safe Service Contractor
By Ronald L. Allen

API 598 Seventh Edition: Valve Inspection and Testing
By R.H. MacDonald

Packings & Gaskets: Keeping Plants Safer & Operations Smoother
By Brooke C. Stoddard

ASME Section VIII: Pressure Vessels
By the VMA Pressure Relief Valve Committee

An Analysis of Nuclear Check Valve Performance by Valve Type
By K.L. McEhlaney

Smart Valve Technology: Digital Positioners
By Bruce Gumstrup

Optimizing Bellows Seal Valve Selection

By Bruce Grumstrup

Basic Principles & Practices of Desuperheating
By W.W. Mott

Balancing Fluid Networks Using Three-Way-By-Pass Valves
By Grahame Leslie

ASME Section IV: Heating Boilers
By The VMA Pressure relief Valve Committee

Material Hardness: What It Is, What It Means, and What It Doesn't Mean
By Don Bush

Excellence in Product Development Through Innovative Engineering Design
By Christian P. Burger

ASME Section III: Review and Summary
By the VMA Pressure Relief Valve Committee

Selecting a Steel Casting Supplier
By Dennis Allen and Raymond W. Monroe

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