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QTRCO Actuators for Food & Beverage Industry

12/21/2022
QTRCO actuators are designed with the Food & Beverage customer in mind. Learn more about the world’s most durable actuator here.

Industrial Control Valve Maintenance, Repairs and Replacement Programs - Costs and Benefits

12/12/2022
flowserve valve repair qrcsWhat is the best maintenance, and should you repair or replace industrial control valves? Review these options and contact Carotek’s valve experts for info.

Flowserve Valtek Valdisk Soft Seat Valve Solves PSA Application Challenges

9/22/2022
papaerMillBackCarotek and Flowserve can collaborate with you on valve specifications as you design your plant processes. This expert selection assistance can ensure that any limitations experienced in previous projects can be overcome.

Uncommon Valve Specification Considerations

9/19/2022
valve-selectionValve selection is often based on criteria such as service conditions and piping considerations. However other undefined expectations may actually have a greater impact on valve specifications like startup and shutdown procedures, upset conditions, emergencies, shutoff and control capabilities. Read more in this DeZURIK article.

Pulp Mill Green Liquor Isolation Valve Case Study

9/19/2022
pulp-mill-valve-issue.jpgUrethane Lined Knife Gate Valves are ideally suited for abrasive slurry and dry abrasive applications in the mining, chemical, food and other industries. DeZURIK valves last two times longer than the competitor's valves in this service.

Flowserve Valve Selection Collaboration Improves Plant Process Design

9/14/2022
papaerMillBackCarotek and Flowserve can collaborate with you on valve specifications as you design your plant processes. This expert selection assistance can ensure that any limitations experienced in previous projects can be overcome.

Paper Mill Back Pressure Valve Problem Case Study

9/14/2022
papaerMillBackA lightweight coated paper mill was experiencing routine failures on an abrasive Kaolin clay slurry application due to the inability to reach the high process temperature due to inadequate back pressure. Learn how a different valve selection solved this problem.

Control Valve Urgent Need Solved with Valtek Mark One Quick Ship Program

9/14/2022
papaerMillBackQuickly Shipping Valtek® Mark One Control Valve Ends Oil Producer’s Leak Risks

Urethane Lined Knife Gate Valves in Hydrocyclones

7/27/2022
Monitor and Detect dangerous gas levelsUrethane Lined Knife Gate Valves are ideally suited for abrasive slurry and dry abrasive applications in the mining, chemical, food and other industries. DeZURIK valves last two times longer than the competitor's valves in this service.

How Valve Selection Impacts Pump Station Safety and Protection

7/27/2022
Monitor and Detect dangerous gas levelsSelecting the right valves for pump stations can have a critical impact on the safety and efficient operation of the pump station.  This article offers a video, explanation and a downloadable form for evaluating your pump station data a basis for valve selection.