Check Valves – Back to the Basics – Part 2

Check Valves – Back to the Basics – Part 2

Dec 3, 2020 By: Bruce Ellis, Inside Sales Consultant at Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. What is meant by check valve sizing? Sizing a centre guided valve is not difficult. Along with the pipe size, pressure class, and type of valve required (flanged, wafer, etc.), users need the actual working pressure, flow rate, media type, temperature,… Read More »

Check Valves – Back to the Basics – Part 1

September 25, 2020 By: Bruce Ellis, Inside Sales Consultant at Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. Many informative articles have been written about check valves in the past… with that being said, let’s take this discussion “Back to the Basics”. Check valves, or one-way valves, are designed to stop backflow and ultimately, to protect pumps & compressors…. Read More »

Low Temperature Gaskets – How Low Can You Go?

June 6, 2019 By: Michael Pawlowski and Sylvia Flegg Modern technology often requires rare or ultra-pure materials that can only be handled or obtained within extreme environmental conditions. These same conditions present unique and hazardous difficulties when transporting or utilizing these resources. Resources such as liquid oxygen, nitrogen, or argon; all of which are classified as… Read More »

Sealing for Extreme Cold: Best Practices for Static Seals

As published in Pumps & Systems Magazine, July 2018 Co-written By: Chett Norton, C.E.T.   Flexible graphite and PTFE are commonly used in cryogenic sealing. Natural gas popularity is growing exponentially because of its low cost, low risk to transport and store, and its status as one of the cleanest burning fossil fuels. With increasing… Read More »

New Durlon® Flange Isolation and Sealing Kits

Durlon® introduces fresh products with tighter sealing capabilities at low pressures that can actually help to protect your industrial system.   Durlon® Sealing Solutions, a leading name in premium PTFE and semi-metallic gaskets, introduced its newest line of sealing technology, dubbed “Durlon® iGuard™” Flange Isolation and Sealing Kits. Conveniently packaged to contain all necessary components… 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 »

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