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Valves in a Cement Slurry Line

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

Surge is characterized by fast flow reve...

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

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

In the valve industry, the cast versus f...

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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...


1994 Articles

FALL 1994
Improvements in Materials Used in Valve Manufacturing
By Brooke C. Stoddard

Knowledge Networking
By Ronald J. Bennett, Ph. D.

Sanitary Equipment is Crucial to Diary Industry
By Betsey T. Lyon

Advances in Coatings and Platings
By Marvin E. Beasley, P.E.

Introducing Valve Magazine's Editorial Review Board

By Lisa M. Cherubini

Changing Times in the Petrochemical Industry
By T. Lynn Ash

Gaskets: Advances in Testing
By Jim Lingenfelder

Fire Safety: The Valves are Better, But Old Issues Remain
By Brooke C. Stoddard

The State of the Economy and the European Valve Industry
By Werner Engelhardt

Valve Maintenance to Optimize Performance
By Gene Crouch

The Design & Performance of Valve Stem Packings to Control Fugitive Emissions
By Christian Dresch

How Customers Influence Design in Valve Manufacturing
By David Plum

The Effects of Improper Boiler Water Treatment on Safety Valves
By Randall J. Miller

New Strategies in Mechanical Design Automation

By Samuel Rose

Computers in Valve Repair
By Kevin Kruse & Dana Bresler

Forgings Versus Steel Castings
By Felicia Miller Day

Factors That Affect the Accuracy of Method 21
By Patrick M. Dolan

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