Gearing up for Valve Basics in San Antonio
Registration is now open for the next Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits being held at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX from Oct. 21-23.
The additional day of 201 level training introduced in the Charlotte seminar in May proved exceptionally well-received and will again be featured during the last day of the 3-day event this fall.
The complete program brochure and exhibitor prospectus are now available, as well as links to register, on the Valve Basics page on VMA.org.
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In the Summer 2015 issue…
Critical Service Valves and Applications
Today, with the tight focus on safety and the environment, the industry is tackling the toughest of sealing challenges. New critical service testing standards combined with new product designs produce higher confidence that these critical service valves can meet these challenges. MORE
Coming in the Fall 2015 issue…
Materials QA: NACE MR0175/ISO 15156 and NACE MR0103
Failure of equipment in oil and natural gas production and natural gas treatment plans could pose a risk to the health and safety of the public and personnel or to the equipment itself. NACE MR0175/ISO 15156 gives requirements and recommendations for the selection and disc qualification of carbon and low-alloy steels, corrosion-resistant alloys, and other alloys for service in these plants.
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