Introducing the Consolidated 1900 Series Restricted Lift Option

Do you have pressure relief valves with inlet pressure losses greater than 3% of the valve set pressure? Do you have oversized pressure relief valves causing valve chatter? Did you know a restricted lift pressure relief valve could solve these … Continue reading

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FAQs About Flashing and Cavitation in Control Valves

Flashing and cavitation are common, harmful, and frequently misunderstood occurrences in control valves. Here, we’ll answer some FAQs about these phenomena. What’s the difference between flashing and cavitation? The words flashing and cavitation are frequently uttered in the same breathe. … Continue reading

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A Guide to Masoneilan Anti-Cavitation Control Valves

In a previous article, we described the problems associated with cavitation in control valves. Namely, cavitation can damage your valves and cause them to fail. Since a valve is often the final control element in your system, failure simply isn’t … Continue reading

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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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