Regulators

Differential Pressure Regulators

May 3, 2018

The important point to understand with differential pressure regulators is that there are two loading pressures acting on the diaphragm. …
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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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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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Back Pressure Regulating Valves (Blog Post)

Back Pressure Regulating Valves (BPRV)

January 21, 2016

Back pressure regulators perform the opposite of pressure regulators.  A back pressure regulator is normally closed while a pressure reducing…
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The Differences between direct & pilot-operated regulating valves (part 2)

Differences Between Direct & Pilot-Operated Regulating Valves ( Part 2)

December 16, 2015

Last week, we discussed the basic differences between direct and pilot-operated regulators. Today, we will discuss the differences in operation…
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Differences Between Direct & Pilot-Operated Regulating Valves ( Part 1)

December 11, 2015

Regulators, both pressure and temperature, can be classified as either “direct” or “pilot” operated depending on their design characteristics. The…
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A blog post of sizing control valves and regulators

Calculating A Reasonable Safety Factor When Sizing Control Valves & Regulators

November 13, 2015

I am often asked, “How do I calculate a safety factor when sizing a control valve or regulator?” It is…
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Blog post of proper valve selection and application training

Application Training

November 5, 2015

Applying the proper valve is critically important.  Proper valve selection can determine the success or failure of a system or…
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Blog post on temperature regulator applications

Temperature Regulator Applications

September 23, 2015

In our last post, Tim Gainer, Richards Industries Regional Sales Manager, presented a case for mechanical temperature control.  Let’s take…
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Blog post on temperature regulators

Temperature Regulators

September 18, 2015

Most of our recent posts focused primarily on pressure regulators as they represent the vast majority of industrial regulators applied…
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A picture of regulators in parallel

Regulators in Parallel

September 9, 2015

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