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Leveraging the power of Profibus

In this interview, Auma's Kees Geldhof touches on some headline projects in Belgium that are making good use of Profibus technology. more
Technical article

Corrosion protection for actuators

Reliable and safe field device operation is of crucial importance for perfect and economical service in process technology. The resistance of devices against most adverse environments is a decisive fa more
Technical article

Proper actuator sizing for rotary control valves, Part 1

In the sizing of rotary control valves, cost pressure leads to the actuators being sized with the lowest possible safety factors so that smaller actuator sizes can be used. The problem is that no appl more
Written paper

Five minutes with Mr Fernando Spisto

In an on-going series of interviews, Valve World puts some rapid-fire questions to engineers working for end user companies and engineering contractors. In August 2008, one of Bechtel’s Senior Control more
Technical article

Shipping and storing butterfly valves with actuators

By popular demand, Günter Öxler returns to the topic of storage and shipping of valves. He discussed simple and cost-effective solutions to eliminate trouble and work on the job-site during installati more
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Scoth-Yoke or Rack-and-pinion pneumatic part-turn actuator?

Scoth-Yoke or Rack-and-pinion pneumatic part-turn actuator?

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