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Knifegate Valve Maintenance and Repair

Knife Gate Valve Maintenance and Repair 1Knife gate valves are used to provide isolation in various applications including oil sands slurries, pulp stock, waste water and power generation. It is one of the simplest valve designs, and with only one moving part, the preventative maintenance schedule is straightforward.

Update: API Standards on Fugitive Emissions

Update API Standards on Fugitive EmissionsThe API Standard Committee on Piping and Valves has published some standards on fugitive emissions. While other standards do address the issue of fugitive emissions, the API standards have also attempted to address leak rates and other aspects of valve performance.

Back to Basics: Pressure Relief Devices, Part 2

Back to Basics Pressure Relief Devices Part 2In Part 1 of Pressure Relief Devices, which appears in VALVE Magazine’s Winter 2016 issue, the author stresses the vital role pressure relief devices play in keeping end-user industries that deal with pressurized equipment safe. Such devices consist of reclosing- and nonreclosing-type devices. The magazine article covers reclosing; this article addresses the nonreclosing types of devices.



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