Posts Tagged ‘butterfly valve’

Components in a Butterfly Valve

Posted in Final Control Element on Monday, July 9th, 2018. No comments yet
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The team managing education services for the Fisher brand of valves and instrumentation has a lot of really good videos on valve basics. You’ll find these on Emerson’s Fisher Valves & Instruments YouTube channel. For example, a recently posted video, What are the Components of a Butterfly Valve?, provides an under 2-minute look at what […]

Butterfly Valve for Diverse Throttling and On-Off Applications

Posted in Actuator, Final Control Element on Monday, June 22nd, 2015. No comments yet
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References to the use of butterfly valves date back to James Watt, who: …made use of a butterfly valve in his steam engine, and the first Mercedes car built around 1901 introduced a butterfly valve in the fuel intake linked to the accelerator pedal. Wikipedia describes butterfly valves as from: …a family of valves called […]

Measurement and Final Control Technology Announcements from OTC

Posted in Oil & Gas, Subsea on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. No comments yet
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The news was flowing fast and furiously from the recent Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas. I wanted to highlight some of the news from Emerson in case you missed it. To help protect subsea well and pipeline integrity and support metering/allocation strategies, the Roxar subsea Wetgas Meter allows: …the earliest possible detection of […]

Controlling Variable Thickness in Rolled Steel Cooling System Applications

Posted in Final Control Element, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, February 6th, 2012. One comment so far
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In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Eric Kuebler, a metals & mining industry manager on the Fisher valve team, describes how a steel mill solved the challenge to produce steel sheets of varying thickness and receive ongoing operational savings. Water is used throughout all mining and ore processing plants and is an important player in all […]