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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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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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What’s Wrong With Your Actuator? 5 Things to Check

About a year ago, we published a blog post called 40 Reasons Your Actuator Isn’t Working. Since then, the article has generated thousands of views, and it continues to get hundreds more every month. While there may be 40 reasons … Continue reading

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How to Winterize Your Valves and Actuators

Winter is coming! For outdoor valves and actuators, winterization is a key component of proper maintenance and a crucial step to keep your valves working properly year-round. For example, buried valves have a gap between the torque tube and the … Continue reading

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Our Top 5 Articles of 2015

Here are the five most popular articles on our site in 2015. Thanks for reading! 40 Reasons Your Actuator Isn’t Working Actuator troubleshooting is complex. Depending on the type of actuator, the system, and other factors, there are many reasons … Continue reading

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What’s New in Actuator Design?

As the industry works to tap new sources of energy and valve technology improves, so does the design of the actuators that power those valves. One could say that valves and actuators are a bit like cars and trucks — … Continue reading

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How to Select a Valve Supplier: 5 Key Things to Look For

Whether you are in the market for a Kunkle valve to protect your blowers and compressors or a premium high-pressure safety valve for your power generating system, selecting the right supplier is one of the most important decisions you will … Continue reading

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