Pumps & Valves

ABB to share its flow measurement expertise at forthcoming factory open day

abb march 15ABB Measurement & Analytics to hold open day at its Stonehouse factory to demonstrate its flow testing facility and expertise for industrial flow measurement applications

ABB Measurement & Analytics will be holding an open day at its Stonehouse factory on the 25th March to share its expertise on flow measurement and calibration. Free to attend, the event is open to anyone involved in the specification, operation and maintenance of flowmetering equipment and will cover a variety of areas relating to flow measurement and calibration.

New Sauer standard for safety valves

sauer-april-5They make a considerable contribution to safe operation: Safety valves have to defy high temperatures, pressure fluctuations and vibrations while reacting precisely – requirements that mass-produced valves often do not satisfy sufficiently.

NERO Launch New E-Commerce Website

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NERO's E-Commerce website has been designed to provide customers with a user-friendly experience with improved functionality and navigation throughout. The site includes NERO's entire range of stainless steel pipe fittings.
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Control Pinch Valves and their Application

Controlled Processing of Product Flows

In a fully opened position, the flow of a processing product is in direct line with the critical elastomer sleeve, which maintains a direct control over the flow of a liquid, fluid or material. The Control Pinch Valve has a form constructed of a casing, flanged or screw type ends and the unique elastomer sleeve, the controlling factor of this variety of valve. This innovative valve has a designed construction, making it able to operate without damaging cavitations for specified conditions. The opening and closing of the valve whether a screw type or flange, is either by manual means or compressed air pressure fed into the casing.


Manual operated Pinch Valves and Innovative Parts

Innovation in Design and Construction


A Manual operated Pinch Valve is an innovative type of valve, by its design and construction simplicity. However, it has established a reputation for extremely high and effective performances in applications such as slurries, liquids and suspended solids, in comparison to other valve varieties. The valve consists of three basic parts, only one of which has any direct contact with a processing product. It provides a sealing process by using an elastomer sleeve, situated inside the valve casing. The remaining integral part of the valve, are flanging located at either end of the casing.

Weir acquires South Korean Valve Company, HIM Tech

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Weir strengthens global valves business with acquisition of South Korean valves business formerly operated by HIM Tech Co Ltd (“HIM Tech”). HIM Tech designs and manufactures control and choke valves for severe service power generation and oil & gas applications.

Wind power buy expands Weir’s renewables presence

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The Weir Group PLC has acquired a majority shareholding in wind power maintenance specialist, Ynfiniti Engineering Services SL (“YES”). Based in Madrid, Spain, and with subsidiaries in Portugal, Italy and the USA, YES provides operating and maintenance services to the growing installed base of wind turbines.

Weir buys Indian valve business

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Weir buys Indian valve business The Weir Group PLC has agreed to acquire the valves business of BDK Engineering Industries Limited (“BDK”). Completion is conditional on tax clearance and is scheduled for early October 2010. The business had gross assets of £16.7m (INR 1.22bn) at 31 March 2010.

Weir expands in renewable energy

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The Weir Group PLC (“Weir”) has acquired American Hydro Corporation (“American Hydro”), a manufacturer of high-efficiency turbine components for hydro-electric power generation.

Growing wind energy capability

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Weir Power & Industrial’s Alloa Service Centre in the UK are embracing opportunities to provide excellent engineering solutions and customer focussed service to the onshore wind industry.

Weir Engineering recognised by Rolls Royce

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Weir Power & Industrial, part of The Weir Group PLC, is pleased to announce that Edmond Nowicki, a senior engineer at the company’s valve facility in Lille, Northern France, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Engineering Excellence through Innovation’ prize from Rolls-Royce as part of a team with Rolls-Royce engineers.

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