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The Ever-Popular Gate Valve

This low-tech valve may not have changed much in the last 100 years, but the gate valve plays a major role in virtually every refinery, chemical plant and industrial facility in the world. The most popular style of valve in … Continue reading

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Why Valve Qualification Programs?

As the valve world continues to turn and tilt its production towards new countries and their untested manufacturing plants, the potential backlash is a rise in quality issues. In decades past, when bottom-dollar pricing was not the chief procurement driver, … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing: Today’s Valve Standards

THE INCREASE IN GLOBALLY SOURCED PRODUCTS AND MUCH-REDUCED DOMESTIC MANUFACTURING HAS CAUSED EVERYONE IN THE VALVE SUPPLY CHAIN TO REQUEST AND REQUIRE MORE TESTING. HERE’S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE MOST COMMON VALVE TESTING STANDARDS IN USE TODAY. “Testing, … Continue reading

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