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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Valves: Sustainability and Cost Savings for the Oil and Gas Industry

Oil prices fluctuate, but environmental sustainability needs to remain a constant focus, even during downturns like we’re seeing now. The good news for oil and gas companies looking to comply with the EPA and environmental guidelines is that the sustainable … Continue reading

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Process Safety Management: What OSHA 1910.119 Says About Valves

OSHA fines recently skyrocketed, which means companies can no longer afford to take a “wait and see” approach to compliance. One of the most-cited OSHA standards across a variety of industries is 1910.119: Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals. … Continue reading

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Are Your Safety Valves Really Keeping You Safe?

In August of this year, OSHA fines increased 78%. This was to make up for 26 years of no change in penalties. Going forward, the fines will be adjusted yearly to account for inflation. The bottom line is: If you’re … Continue reading

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What is a Masoneilan Authorized Repair Center (MARC)?

Earlier this year, we announced an expansion of our relationship with GE. Allied Valve is now authorized to sell, service, and repair GE’s complete line of Masoneilan products, including control valves, smart positioners, instrumentation, and the associated software within our … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Improve Your Control Valve Performance

Control valves play a large role in the success of your plant. They help you achieve higher product quality and higher levels of efficiency. This means better products and more cost savings. Here are three ways you can improve the … Continue reading

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Is Unplanned Downtime Eating Away at Your Profits?

Do you know what downtime at your facility costs you every year? A frequently cited statistic is that downtime eats up about 5% of a plant’s productivity. As big as that number sounds, the real statistic is likely higher — … Continue reading

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Good News for Oil and Gas, Manufacturing

If you’re in the oil and gas or manufacturing industry, expect the rest of this year to look up. Here are three pieces of good news August is bringing this year. U.S. paves the way for faster oil and gas … Continue reading

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Maximizing Your Control Valve Performance: A Guide to Control Valve Selection, Maintenance, and Repair

In any given process plant, you may find hundreds, or even thousands, of control valves. These valves are the final control elements, the equipment that is ultimately responsible for keeping process variables like flow, level, pressure, and temperature within the … Continue reading

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