Mining

Submitted by Jon Monsen || Valin Corporation
on Thu, 03/11/2021
Calculating the Installed Flow and Gain of a Control Valve

A simple process method based on the principle that piping pressure losses are approximately proportional to flow squared is presented.

Submitted on Tue, 02/23/2021
Industrial Tank Heating: Immersion Heaters

There are two main applications when it comes to tank heating- maintaining temperature or increasing temperature.  Temperature maintenance, is typically accomplished via external means like heat trace or with insulating blankets wrapped around the tank.

Submitted by Corey Foster || Valin Corporation
on Fri, 12/11/2020
Remote Access

As long as products have had ethernet ports, people have been asking for remote access to them. They believed they could just plug the devices into the internet, and it would all work. As more software tools became available and internet speeds increased, capable users found ways to give themselves access, however, there was a catch.

Submitted by Iwaki Air
on Tue, 07/14/2020
Pros and Cons of Air Powered Pumps

When designing a pump system, the way the unit is powered must come into consideration. The two most prominent ways of powering a pump are via electrical power or compressed air.

Submitted on Thu, 04/23/2020
SMX pump

Iwaki self-priming SMX series pumps are an ideal alternative to air operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps when pumping chemicals. 

Submitted on Thu, 04/23/2020
Iwaki's Self-priming SMX Series Pumps

SMX Series of magnetically driven non-metallic pumps offer an innovative true self-priming design with no mechanical seals for years of trouble-free service. 

Submitted on Fri, 12/06/2019
Des-Case Breathers

Des-Case rolls out a new and improved, patent-pending breather construction. More desiccant and increased airflow without increasing the external dimensions of the breather.

Submitted by Jay Van Horn || Valin Corporation
on Wed, 11/20/2019
Heat Tracing

Laying out an effective heat tracing design requires careful attention to detail. Every aspect of the system must be meticulously considered, including both the temperature requirements of the fluids being protected as well as the physical characteristics of the equipment being heat traced.

Submitted on Wed, 10/30/2019
Jamesbury® EasyFlow JA Series Butterfly Valves

Jamesbury® EasyFlow JA series concentric disc resilient seated butterfly valves are suitable for a wide range of applications in manual or automated on/off through throttling control services.

Submitted on Thu, 04/11/2019
Iwaki Air's Latest Series of AODD Pumps

Iwaki Air’s TC-X 401/501/801 series high-quality, precision-engineered AODD pumps are available in both Metallic and Non-Metallic wetted materials with multiple elastomer configurations to meet any and all chemical transfer applications.