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Valves

Curtiss-Wright Exlar announces new Tritex EVA for oil & gas valve actuation

Curtiss-Wright’s Actuation Division announced that its new Exlar Tritex EVA electric valve actuator has achieved CSA Class 1, Division 2 Hazardous Location certification.

Digital Feature: Guiding a chopper valve application

Sample high-viscosity fluids safely in refinery settings

Swagelok: Dixon, M.

In a modern refinery setting, production processes are expected to be streamlined to maximize value from beginning to end.

Maximizing the advantages of electric actuator diagnostics

Emerson: Gundaboina, B.  |  Kmitta, A.

Driven by stringent greenhouse gas emissions regulations and technical improvements, electric valve actuators are becoming increasingly common in applications throughout the process industry.

Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Oxygen analysis for general industrial use has been simplified for customers following improvements to one of Servomex’s legacy analyzers.

How to successfully coordinate a global megaproject

Swagelok: Hernandez, E. A.

When it comes to major petrochemical plant construction projects, logistical complexity can be one of the biggest hurdles builders face.

Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

The automation experts at ATC Diversified Electronics, maker of devices for automation, motor protection, process monitoring and power quality, have introduced the new MPA2 motor protection analyzer.

Control reciprocating compressor pressure pulsations to ensure long-term operational reliability

Contributing Author: Eshaghi, M.
Consultant: Perez, R. X.

Reciprocating compressors receive and deliver gas in discrete slugs (or pulses) as the pistons move back and forth.

Select the appropriate construction materials for valves and accessories

Emerson: Babakr, A.  |  J. Griffin

In refineries and petrochemical plants, valves and related components often come into contact with process media.

Process safety: Protecting LNG processes

REMBE GmbH Safety & Control: Lloyd, C.

At roughly 50 yr old, the liquified natural gas (LNG) industry is a relatively new part of the global energy market.