Oil and gas pipelines often pass over long distances through rough environments. They face exposure to temperature variations and other weather influences. The technology used must meet the [...]
How to install a DBB Valve where a single isolation ball valve was previously installed?
When I started my career as a valve engineer, one of the first lessons were: Which materials are used for valve components. Didn`t know too much about the details of the different materials, for [...]
The higher the pressure, the more the sealing elements are pressed together - and the higher are the forces on the ball and the seat. This would not be a big problem, if the valve has not to be [...]
When I think back 20 years, I nearly cannot imagine how we were able to provide such high quality valves without the means of testing them in such an extensive way like we do this today. I [...]
When creating the design specification for our Taurus Series we came along the point 'face to face' dimensions. Immediately some colleague said "ASME B16.10 and EN 558 - but same length as a [...]