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Major fuel terminal upgrade

Valve World, December 2016
Major fuel terminal upgrade

Independent tank storage provider Vopak is increasing and enhancing fuel capacity at the Vopak Terminal Durban in South Africa, an important site where activities encompass the import, export and distribution of petroleum products.The programme aims to expand and enhance Vopak's...

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Fast network control for valve actuators

Valve World, November 2016
Fast network control for valve actuators

Reliable and comprehensive data communications are essential elements in the modern process plant. Plant managers demand more information, more quickly than ever before. Process operators must have the ability for full control at all times, 24 hours a day, 365...

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The impact of actuation developments on fugitive emissions

Valve World, June 2016
The impact of actuation developments on fugitive emissions

Efforts are being made worldwide to reduce emissions from industrial activity - from vehicles to virtually every manufactured product - led by policies and then by the products that lower or eliminate emission levels as demanded by the general public....

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Developments in electric actuation for process control

Valve World, April 2016
Developments in electric actuation for process control

Actuators are among the most universal process control system elements used in today’s industrial processes. Advancements in DC motor technology which have removed restrictions on modulation rates have created a comprehensive market for electric actuation in new areas, where the...

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Rotork Instruments announces new products and services

Industry & Chemistry, March/April 2016
Rotork Instruments announces new products and services

As a specialist manufacturer of products for flow control, pressure control, flow measurement and pressure measurement serving diverse duties and a wide variety of applications, Rotork Instruments delivers solutions that are trusted wherever there is a need for high precision...

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Rotork Fluid Systems ready to meet all challenges

Valve World, December 2015
Rotork Fluid Systems ready to meet all challenges

Rotork’s Fluid Systems division recently completed the first shipments of three new products, one of which – the SkilmaticSI 3rd Generation – is built at their new manufacturing facility in Leeds, UK. Despite only being opened in September 2014, this...

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Innovation through synergy

Industry & Chemistry, November-December 2015
Innovation through synergy

As a specialist manufacturer of products for flow control, pressure control, flow measurement and pressure measurement serving diverse duties and a wide variety of applications, Rotork Instruments delivers solutions that are trusted wherever there is a need for high precision...

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Asset management “pays for itself”

Valve World, June 2015
Asset management “pays for itself”

At a plant in Spain where Rotork has the asset management contract, actuators are installed in a particularly arduous process where they are operated so frequently that they would use up their design life after only eight months. However, these...

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Your partner for automation and control

Industry & Chemistry, March/April 2015
Your partner for automation and control

Automation and control are the key areas of activity for the market leading companies that make up Rotork Instruments.These companies – each with their own area of expertise – enable Rotork Instruments to present innovative and elegant design solutions to...

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Intelligent valve actuators assist compliance

Water & Sewarage, 2015
Intelligent valve actuators assist compliance

The stringent regulation of the water and waste treatment industry demands more efficiency and improvements in process performance. A key area is the elimination of unexpected breakdowns and interruptions to processes which can have quality, environmental and financial consequences.

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Choosing DC valve actuators with the lowest energy consumption

Valve World, April 2014
Choosing DC valve actuators with the lowest energy consumption

Around the world there is a growing need for automated valve control in remote locations where mains electrical power is not available. For example, effective water management demands efficient and responsive flow control for applications such as groundwater remediation, irrigation...

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