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Upgrade of turbine intake damper controllers on SS Cape Isabel
Sector: Marine
SS Cape Isabel is a 655ft, 15,000 ton roll on/roll off cargo ship based at Long Beach and operated by the US Military Sealift Command. Launched in 1976, the ship is powered by two steam turbines.
River weir upgrade illustrates Rotork’s extended scope capabilities
Sector: Water & Waste Water
Rotork is well known for supplying flow control equipment for new and upgraded industrial plants and processes on a global scale. In these contracts, often involving tens or hundreds of valve…
The Retrofit route to large-scale refinery automation
Sector: Oil & Gas
A major petrochemical modernisation programme in Turkey includes a retrofit project that will deliver automated actuation and control for over 900 valves at a refinery’s tank farms. Tupras is…
Intelligent electric valve actuation on China’s West-East Pipeline
Sector: Oil & Gas
The West-East Pipeline (WEPP) network is described as the largest and most significant gas industry project ever planned in China. Intended for the development of the western regions in China, the…
Wireless valve control – a “perfect fit” for tank farm automation
Sector: Oil & Gas
Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (MMLP) is a publicly traded limited partnership with primary business lines focused on terminalling, storage, processing and packaging services for petroleum products…
Tank terminal demonstrates the electrically operated solution for ESD Valves
Sector: Oil & Gas
Since the disastrous fire at the Buncefield fuel depot in 2005, much has been done to ensure that such a catastrophic accident should not happen again. Led by COMAH (Competent Authority/Industry…
The advantage of speed for damper drive applications
Sector: Power Generation
There certainly is no substitute for speed. In nature, on the athletic field or on the computer, superior speed makes all the difference. Pneumatic-powered damper drives are excellent choices for…
Rotork is ‘one-stop actuation shop’ for storage tank expansion project
Sector: Oil & Gas
Rotork has demonstrated its ability to be a one-stop shop for valve actuation products and services for an oil storage tank expansion project in Holland. Rotork's activities have encompassed the…
Rotork valve automation at solar power plants
Sector: Power Generation
Spain is now the world's largest generator of electricity from solar power plants. Spanish solar energy plants utilise parabolic trough technology combined with a thermal storage system using molten…
Valve actuation at the world’s largest flow metering calibration facility
Sector: Oil & Gas
Situated by the New Meuse River in Rotterdam, EuroLoop will be the world's largest research and test site for the calibration, verification and type testing of industrial flow meters in the oil and…
Rotork actuators with Profibus
Sector: Water & Waste Water
Rotork IQPro intelligent electric actuators with Profibus two-wire digital control provide an adaptable, reliable and economical solution for automated valve monitoring and control. Two recent…
Rotork fluid power valve actuators in the Chilean pipeline industies
Sector: Oil & Gas
Pipeline, storage and associated applications in Chile serve to illustrate Rotork's scope of supply for fluid power valve actuators in a range of different technologies to suit diverse and…
Valve actuation and control in the modern refinery
Sector: Oil & Gas
The Reliance refinery at Jamnagar in India is one of the largest single refinery sites in the world and virtually all of its valves are motorised with Rotork actuators. Almost 3000 Rotork IQ…
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