Case Studies

Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme

Sector: Water & Waste Water
Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme
An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The…
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Gas blending process adopts CVA for improved accuracy, economy and...

Sector: Oil & Gas
Gas blending process adopts CVA for improved accuracy, economy and environmental performance
Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuator technology has successfully delivered an improvement in performance with reduced operating costs for the vital gas blending process on a…
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Modernising gas fired power plant boiler damper drives and damper bearings

Sector: Power Generation
Modernising gas fired power plant boiler damper drives and damper bearings
The challenge of modernising the instrumentation on an old utility boiler can be overwhelming, especially when the boiler was originally commissioned in 1964. Power utility base load preference has…
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District Heating – hot water serves up a successful recipe for Rotork

Sector: Power Generation, Water & Waste Water
District Heating – hot water serves up a successful recipe for Rotork
The Metropolitan Copenhagen Heating Transmission Company (CTR) operates the largest district heating system in Denmark. Seven combined heat and power (CHP) and two waste incineration power plants,…
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Rotork electric valve control contributes to Coca-Cola Enterprises’...

Sector: Food & Beverage
Rotork electric valve control contributes to Coca-Cola Enterprises’ environmental improvements
Rotork CVA electric control valve actuation technology is helping Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) to increase efficiency and reduce energy costs at its Wakefield production plant. CCE has invested over…
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Upgrade of turbine intake damper controllers on SS Cape Isabel

Sector: Marine
Upgrade of turbine intake damper controllers on SS Cape Isabel
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.
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River weir upgrade illustrates Rotork’s extended scope capabilities

Sector: Water & Waste Water
River weir upgrade illustrates Rotork’s extended scope capabilities
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…
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The Retrofit route to large-scale refinery automation

Sector: Oil & Gas
IQ actuators on Tupras Izmit Refinery.
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…
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Intelligent electric valve actuation on China’s West-East Pipeline

Sector: Oil & Gas
Intelligent electric valve actuation on China’s West-East Pipeline
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…
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Wireless valve control – a “perfect fit” for tank farm automation

Sector: Oil & Gas
Rotork IQ actuators installed on MMLP tank farm at the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas.
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…
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Tank terminal demonstrates the electrically operated solution for ESD Valves

Sector: Oil & Gas
The Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT)
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…
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The advantage of speed for damper drive applications

Sector: Power Generation
Type K damper drives are also installed in other areas of the Manatee Station. Here, Gary Barnett, Type K Area Sales Manager, inspects units on the station’s Super-Heat and Re-Heat dampers.
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…
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Rotork is ‘one-stop actuation shop’ for storage tank expansion project

Sector: Oil & Gas
General view of the Vopak Phase 8 plant
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…
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Rotork valve automation at solar power plants

Sector: Power Generation
A section of the parabolic troughs in a solar power plant
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…
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Valve actuation at the world’s largest flow metering calibration facility

Sector: Oil & Gas
Valve actuation at the world’s largest flow metering calibration facility
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…
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Rotork actuators with Profibus

Sector: Water & Waste Water
IQ actuators on the dissolved air flotation inlet penstocks at Maundown
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…
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Rotork fluid power valve actuators in the Chilean pipeline industries

Sector: Oil & Gas
One of the Rotork HPG actuator installations at the Electrogas gas terminal in Quillota
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…
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Valve actuation and control in the modern refinery

Sector: Oil & Gas
Rotork senior control and instrumentation engineer Mike Howard with the examples of the Pakscan P3 master station and IQPro actuator products that were ordered for the new Reliance refinery
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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