Bulk Materials Handling Home Valves 

TitanSlide Gate (TSG) Provides a Solution for Waste Management

A waste and recycling company’s process includes bulk storage, discharge and transfer of a variety of residues, which are the byproduct of incinerating chemical, clinical and municipal wastes. These are solids and residues from flue gas treatment, APC, FTG and fly ash. The company had experienced problems with the existing valves located on the outlet of their bulk storage silos.... Read More
Home Valves 

Jacobs introduces 2-step variable valve actuation system to enhance engine performance and efficiency

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has launched a new 2-Step Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system. By enhancing performance and efficiency across an engine’s operating range, 2-Step VVA will help engine manufacturers further improve fuel consumption and reduce tailpipe emissions, as well as deliver a range of other benefits.... Read More
Featured Valves 

Case Study: Vortex Global Provides Process Solution for Chemical Company

Based in Cheshire, UK, Tata Chemicals Europe is one of Europe's leading producers of sodium carbonate, salt and sodium bicarbonate, among other products. Tata Chemicals is the only manufacturer of soda ash and sodium bicarbonate in the UK. Their high-quality soda ash is used in the manufacture of glass, detergents and chemicals, and in several other industry applications. Their many... Read More
Featured Valves 

Victaulic Launches World’s First Grooved Mechanical Piping System for Saturated Steam

World leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining systems launches world’s first grooved piping system for saturated steam Launch includes coupling & fittings suitable for temperatures up to 198°C and pressures up to 1379 kPa Grooved steam system removes need for welding, making installation easier, safer and up to five times faster, and makes system maintenance and expansion simple Victaulic, the... Read More
Home Valves 

Eaton expands AxisPro proportional valve portfolio and enhances configuration software to increase flexibility and ease-of-use

Power management company Eaton has announced the advancement of its AxisPro® industrial valve platform, including new two-stage valve offerings and release of its all new Pro-FX® Configure software. The latest capabilities are designed to offer ease of configuration, enriched user flexibility, enhanced reliability and improved diagnostics to a wider range of industrial machinery. Eaton’s AxisPro valves are now available in... Read More
Home News Pumps Valves 

Pump and valve innovator finds a test rig technology that talks the torque

To analyse the long term performance and reliability of hard working valves and pumps, serial innovators Manchester-based Bifold Group has adopted radio frequency based torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd for two of its specialist test rigs. An inter-generational commitment to advancing science and engineering has seen Bifold transform from a 19th century mining lamp maker into a leading manufacturer... Read More
Home News Valves 

Vortex European Office Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

DARLINGTON, UK – As of December 2017, Vortex Global Limited has been certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Vortex Global’s parent company, Salina Vortex Corporation, made a recent announcement that it too had obtained ISO 9001:215 certification. Previously, Vortex Global was certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standard, and has been ISO-certified since its establishment in 2007. ISO 9001 is an... Read More
Home Valves 

Inflatable Seated Butterfly Valve from Posi-flate

An inflatable seated butterfly valve designed for dry bulk solids or liquid slurry applications is available from Posi-flate. The valve is ideally suited for abrasive materials such as sand, feldspar, fly ash and most other dry, granular materials, which reduce valve life. The inflatable seat design provides a better seal by utilizing air pressure to expand the seat against the... Read More
Valves 

Posi-flate Gate Lock Valve Assembly

The Gate Lock Valve Assembly by Posi-flate is a low cost and low maintenance alternative to the traditional rotary airlock feeder and provides a positive seal that can accommodate either full vacuum or pressure up to 100 PSIG. The air-operated seat inflates to provide a long-lasting high integrity seal and easily handles high cycling of dry granular or fine powdered... Read More
Valves 

Vortex Valves Used to Replace Inconsistent Flap Diverters

It is not unusual for a flour mill to have problems with in-line flap diverters when installed in a pneumatic conveying system. There are several problems inherent in the design, as the soft seals around the flap are exposed to direct blast abrasion from grist or wheat flour. This can create significant pressure drops in the conveying system, as well... Read More