Case Studies

The Retrofit route to large-scale refinery automation

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 Turkey’s largest industrial company and leading refiner, operating four refineries of...

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Rotork valve automation at solar power plants

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 salt batteries to maximise their power generating capacity. The parabolic trough...

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Rotork actuators with Profibus

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 projects undertaken by Wessex Water serve to illustrate the benefits of adopting Profibus-enabled Rotork actuators...

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