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Listening for Leaky Valve Seats

Posted in Final Control Element, Technologies on Thursday, May 9th, 2013. No comments yet
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Control valves are the workhorses of process automation. They touch the process and execute the control strategy coming from the automation system. Any valve seat leakage can impact the level of control and lead to safety issues, unplanned downtime, quality issues, increased maintenance costs, and more. To avoid seat leakage, control valves typically have been […]