Read about our products, industry standards, questions posed by customers, problem solving and much more.
Ideal Installation of a PRV in a Steam System
Following the steps in the process below will maximize the performance and service life of your pressure reducing valve in critical services, especially steam.
Benefits of Remotely Set Pressure Reducing Valves
What are the benefits of remotely set PRVs?
The Ever-changing Landscape of the Valve Industry
Change is change and it's going to happen!
We Offer Solutions For Your Special Applications
Need help with a difficult application? Call us!
Regulators in Series
What if one regulator is not enough to handle the pressure drop?
The Use of a Line Strainer
Why is a line strainer so important with PRVs? Read on!
Pressure Recovery Factor Explained
Read on to understand pressure recovery factory.
Calculated Cv versus Optimal Cv
Learn more about Cv's and why sizing valves is so important.
A Quick Guide to End Connections
Here is a quick reference guide to typical end connections.
Heat Tracing Systems
Read an in-depth article on heat tracing systems.
Mark 50 Series Back Pressure Regulator Seat Adjustment & Operation
Watch this video on seat adjustment and operation.
How Does a Self-Operated Temperature Regulator Work?
What this video to learn about the Sliding Gate Temperature Regulator.
Troubleshooting the Mark 67 Piloted Pressure Regulator
What is the load pressure tubing on a Mark 67?
What is the Expected Life of a Mark 608 Tank Blanketing Regulator?
Interesting question. Watch the video to find out!
Can a Mark 66 Air Loaded Regulator be Controlled by an I/P Regulator?
Watch this video to find out!
Having Concerns with the Shutoff of your Pressure Regulator?
Are you Experiencing a Downstream Pressure Increase when your Pressure Regulator is Shut Off?
What is Tank Blanketing (Part 2)
Learn more about tank blanketing.
How to Convert a Mark 80 Temperature Regulator to the Open Position
How to fill the system when your regulators are in the closed position.
Are Mark 60 Series Pressure Regulators Suitable for Water Service?
We answer a customer's question about whethe their Mark 60 Series regulators are suitable for water service.
What Is Tank Blanketing?
Learn the basics about tank blanketing. Read on!
Is Your Internally Piloted Regulator Suitable for Sea Water Services?
Watch this quick video to learn if your regulator is suitable for sea water service.
Interview with Rick Cromer – Chemical Industry Expert
Learn what a chemical industry expert has to say about valves.
Back Pressure Regulating Valves (BPRV)
Want to learn more about back pressure regulating valves? Read on!
Preventing Frozen Pipes
How to prevent frozen pipes - know before they freeze!
Why Water Pipes Freeze & Burst
Why do water pipes burst and why do they always fail the same way?
Differences Between Direct & Pilot-Operated Regulating Valves
What is the difference between direct & pilot-operated valves?
Challenges Faced When Conducting Business in a Global Market
What should you consider when doing business in a global market?
The History of Valve Standards
Ever wondered why and how the ASME was formed? Read on!
Calculating A Reasonable Safety Factor when Sizing Control Valves & Regulators
It is important to include a reasonable safety factor when sizing.
Applying the proper valve in an application is critical.
Hands On Product Training Most Effective
Why we prefer hands-on training rather than classroom training.
Industry Valve Delivery Time
What are the delivery time metrics for manufacturers?
Temperature Regulator Applications
What types of applications are temperature regulators the choice? Read on.
Understanding Temperature Regulators
Mechanical temperature regulators are often overlooked as a simple solution for temperature control.
Regulators in Parallel
When are two regulators in parallel a solution? Read on.
Regulator Selection & Sizing
When selecting a regulator, proper sizing is critical.
Industrial Valve Terminology
Basic definitions for industrial valve terminology.
How do you manage droop with industrial regulators? It's possible - read on.
How Accurate Are Industrial Regulators?
Interested in learning about the accuracy of industrial regulators? Read on to learn more.
How Do Industrial Regulators Work?
Interested in knowing how industrial regulators work? This is the blog post for you.
What To Know About Regulators
A basic understanding about industrial pressure regulators. Read on!
Differential Pressure Regulators
What are differential pressure regulators? What do they do? Let’s take a look and find out.