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Our Featured articles are long reads that require more reading time than our news articles. In this section, you can find our cover stories, compelling content featuring prominent manufacturers, end-user interview with valve experts around the world, in-depth technical articles and interesting project reports from various industries, ranging from oil & gas, chemical and petrochemical to power generation, pharmaceuticals and food and beverage industries.

Growing Demand in Various Industrial Sectors Will Offer Lucrative Opportunities for the Steel...

In the last few years, there has been a rise in the demand for the steel casting industry. Increase in consumer demands for components in various markets such as mining, oil, gas, and power generating industries, agricultural sector, and other manufacturing industries, drives the growth of the global steel casting market.

The Effect of Recent Nickel Prices on Industry

Nickel is one of the most versatile metals currently available. It is resistant to high temperatures, corrosion, and oxidation, among other features, making it a key component in a wide variety of everyday objects. Nevertheless, one thing this essential metal is not impervious to, as everyone has learned over the last couple of years, is global supply chain disruptions.

The Minimum You Should Know About Valve Standards

If you are new to the valve industry, it is very easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of different types of valves one might encounter: ball, butterfly, gate, globe, knife, check, diaphragm, pinch, safety relief, solenoids, … wait, what? Are ball valves and solenoid valves in the same category? No, they are not.

Challenges in Valve Packing During Shutdown

Valves are an important operational component in most, if not all, industrial processing systems. By regulating the flow of the process media, they contribute to ensuring the safety, reliability, and efficiency of the overall system processes. Depending on the type and scale of a particular plant, the number of valves can vary from a few hundred into the thousands.

International Standard Valve: Beyond Standard Procedure

Since its establishment in 2010, International Standard Valve (ISV) has gone above and beyond for its customers, providing high-quality valves assembled and made in the United States. With a customer base that spans coast-to-coast, a vast portfolio that services several industrial sectors, and a deep respect for its employees’ talents, skills, and contributions, ISV has earned the trust of customers worldwide.

Valve Automation Bracketry The Key To Efficient Functioning Of Automated Valve Packages

Proper linkages of all the components that comprise automated valves are critical to the performance of process control operations.

Evolution, Explanation, and Applying ESG

To begin, the acronym represented by ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance. Its simplest definition is that it comprises an organization of initiatives, including companies who are looking to be able to identify risks through more transparency.

Asset Integrity Management Systems: Operation and Commissioning Issues on Valves in the Field

Large projects contain 1,000’s of valves, and on most occasions a lot of things are overlooked, such as large bore pipeline valves in gas lines. This article will explore further how the flow performance testing is conducted on specific applications on valves.

How Using Valve Tags Can Streamline Maintenance Programs

Industrial fluid systems have dozens of valves that control the flow of critical fluids from one part of the system to another. Putting mission-critical data on tags can help prevent significant downtime.

Multiple Valve Forecasts Needed in Uncertain Times

Managers of valve companies urgently need a more flexible strategy based on a range of market forecasts. The impact of COVID-19 and the Chinese tariff war pale in comparison to the crisis in Eastern Europe.