Check Valve Cost of Ownership

Why are in-line check valves so expensive? June 8, 2017 By: Bruce Ellis and Stephanie Jouppien   As Canada’s national DFT Check Valve channel partner, we speak with many different people across many different industries in need of an in-line check valve. Once we’ve priced out a valve that fits someone’s needs with custom sizing,… Read more »

Size Matters! How to Properly Size Check Valves

March 2, 2017 By: Bruce Ellis and Stephanie Jouppien   You may have heard this one before but size really does matter!   When it comes to check valves or one-way valves, the properly sized valve is the best preforming valve. As simple as this logic is, check valve sizing is largely misunderstood. Check valve… Read more »

Check Valves for Reciprocating Compressors

Gas problems? No need to raise a stink! May 31, 2016 By: Bruce Ellis   If you work in natural gas processing and refrigeration, chances are you know the demands of storing and transporting gas. Compared to fluid sealing and discharge, the media flow isn’t steady, instead, gas “pulses” (through a pipeline) from a reciprocating… Read more »

A 360° Look at Check Valve Flow Orientation

January 12, 2016 By: Bruce Ellis We are going to discuss check valve flow orientation and position! The issue can come from different requirements caused by pump design or space limitations. As we know, not all styles of check valves are suitable for different flow directions. It is important to consider this when designing a… Read more »