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Benefits of Remotely Set Pressure Reducing Valves

April 19, 2018

In previous blogs, we’ve touched on the “Regulator Hierarchy”.  As a review, the hierarchy is as follows: Self-operated PRVs are…
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The Everchanging Landscape of the Valve Industry

April 12, 2018

Two thought provoking articles in Valve Magazine started me thinking about all the changes over the years in the Valve…
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Did I Mention…We Do Specials?

March 22, 2018

Every manufacturer makes “standard” products. Many manufacturing processes today are well suited to large runs of standard products that are…
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Regulators in Series

March 1, 2018

Occasionally, you may have an application where a single Jordan Valve Sliding Gate regulator will not be able to handle…
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The Use of a Line Strainer

February 15, 2018

Last week, we discussed the Ideal Installation of a Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV).  A commonly asked question about regulators and…
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Ideal Installation of a Pressure Regulator (PRV) in a Steam System

February 8, 2018

Your Pressure Regulator will provide long, trouble-free service if it is correctly installed and maintained. Figure 1 shows the ideal…
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Regulators in Parallel Installations

February 1, 2018

When sizing regulators, many manufacturers will suggest selecting a Cv that will allow the regulator to operate between 30% and…
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Pressure Recovery Factor Explained

January 25, 2018

Cv is defined as the number of gallons per minute of water that will pass through a given flow restriction…
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Calculated Cv versus Optimal Cv

January 18, 2018

Most Application Engineers encourage the use of a manufacturer’s valve sizing program as a means to attain more accurate information…
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Frozen Pipes Revisited

January 11, 2018

I will briefly share my recent tale of woe.  Monday morning, barely into my first cup of coffee, I received…
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A Quick Guide to End Connections

January 4, 2018

The following is a list of the most common end connections for valves: ANSI Flanges — are connections that do…
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Heat Tracing Systems (Blog)

Heat Tracing – Internal Tracing and Jacketing (Part 5)

January 12, 2017

As stated in Part 3 of this series, there are three types of steam tracing: • External • Internal •…
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Heat Tracing Systems (Blog)

Heat Tracing Systems (Part 4) – External Method

January 5, 2017

There are three types of steam tracing: • External • Internal • Jacketing In this installation, we look at the…
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Heat Tracing Systems (Blog)

Heat Tracing Systems (Part 3) – Ambient Temperature Regulators

December 15, 2016

This is the third installment of a five part series discussing Heat Tracing.  In this post, we will begin to…
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Heat Tracing Systems (Blog)

Heat Tracing Systems (Part 2)

December 8, 2016

This is the second installment of a five part series discussing Heat Tracing systems. In the first installment, we took…
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