Cavitation and Control Valves: What You Need to Know

Cavitation is a phenomenon that occurs in control valves. It can cause severe damage to your valves, significantly shortening their lifespan. In this article, we’ll look at what cavitation is, what effect it has on your valves and other equipment, … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Your Valve Technicians Should Be Factory Trained

We understand that you have choices when it comes to valve maintenance and repair. You may even have technicians on-site that you task with keeping your valves in good working order. Here are four reasons why anyone who performs any … Continue reading

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U.S. Manufacturing Index Hits Two-Year High

The U.S. manufacturing industry is strong and getting stronger, according to the results of the latest Institute for Supply Management report. The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), which measures the economic health of the manufacturing sector based on new orders, inventory … Continue reading

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How Valves Help Food and Beverage Processors Achieve Higher Output and Increased Efficiency

According to a new report by Transparency Market Research, increased use of valves in the food and beverage industry is a key driver of global valve market growth. The report attributes the rise in the use of valves to the … Continue reading

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Winter Flush and Lube: Allied Develops New Process for Pipeline Preventative Maintenance in Sub-Freezing Temperatures

Every winter, sub-freezing temperatures blanket much of the United States for months at a time, putting many outdoor service operations on hold. Until recently, that included pipeline valve maintenance. In the past, it was a challenge to perform this maintenance … Continue reading

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Our Top 5 Industrial Valve Articles of 2016

2016 was quite a year! The manufacturing industry saw a significant rebound, and oil prices started to recover as well. Both of these trends are expected to continue in 2017. At Allied Valve, we also saw some big changes this … Continue reading

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How to Improve Pipeline Safety

Earlier this year, President Obama signed a bill to renew the federal government’s pipeline safety program. The bill was passed unanimously in both chambers of Congress. This bipartisan effort, which was lauded by industry organizations like the API, is evidence … Continue reading

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3 Trends to Watch Out for in the Oil and Gas Industry in 2017

As we make our way down the home stretch of 2016, it’s time to look ahead to what might be coming down the bend. Here are three trends that we think will shape the oil and gas industry in the … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Winter: Q&A on Protecting Your Valves and Actuators from the Cold

Winter is just around the corner. And according to the current predictions, this one will be quite a doozy. Most of the northern part of the country is expected to get hit pretty hard. The Midwest should prepare for bitter … Continue reading

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A New Option: EVT 2.0 Pro X Pressure Relief Valve Recertification

We understand that you face numerous regulations regarding the ongoing certification of pressure relief valves. These regulations and timeframes can vary from state to state, and from OSHA 1910.119 process safety requirements, to insurance carrier requirements, even to local jurisdictional … Continue reading

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