It is very easy to upgrade your existing Single Isolate Ball Valve installation. By simply using a Double Block and Bleed (DBB) Valve with Face-to-Face and End-to-End dimensions acc. to ASME [...]
How to install a DBB Valve where a single isolation ball valve was previously installed?
Industry giants with the likes of Shell, Exxon, BP, Total and any major players for that matter, have rules and standard set in place dedicated to one subject area called Energy Isolation. Energy [...]
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 [...]
Ever since 1922, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) has been defining pipeline safety upon demand from both industry and government. One of their standards has to do with [...]
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 [...]
Much confusion exists over the terminology and the differences between Double Block & Bleed Valves and Double Isolation & Bleed Valves. One point of confusion comes because many people [...]