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Are your valves lasting a year or less in your application? If the answer to this question is “yes”, then you may have the wrong valve for your application. There are several critical factors to consider when selecting a valve. Selecting the right valve for your application conditions can help…

Why you should choose FLEXIM ultrasonic meters for data centers If you are looking for flow meters for your data center, you have a number of options. If you want the most accurate and least invasive flow meter, we suggest FLEXIM’s ultrasonic meter. This equipment has several advantages that are…

When you need a valve quickly, Cross is here to help! Finding the parts you need, when you need them can be tricky. With the current supply chain issues, it can often be months before the part you need will arrive. The world of valves is no exception, but Cross…

Industrial control valves are constantly moving and therefore will wear faster than an on/off block valve. They require more maintenance than block valves and can be very expensive to replace. Proper material selection, sizing and maintenance are crucial to extending the life of control valves. Pneumatic Control Valves Pneumatic Control…

As an integrator we are often brought into new projects later than what would be ideal, which results in the creation of additional work for the integrator and additional cost for the customer. If the OEM or custom equipment has already been spec’ed and ordered before engaging an integrator, there…

Commissioning For Process Controls: The Pursuit of Excellence Commissioning is a team effort to document the continuity of a project as it moves from one project phase to the next. To achieve commissioning excellence requires that the testing documents be accurate and written in an orderly fashion. The Documentation Gatekeeper,…

Why migrate your process to a new control system? You have probably heard the old adage “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it.” While there are some great arguments for leaving well enough alone, it isn’t true for your control system. There can be serious advantages to moving your outdated…

Understanding How Ultrasonic Flow Meters Work Ultrasonic Flow Meters are a non-invasive flow technology that uses sensors/transducers to generate ultrasonic sound waves that are directed into the flow and used to determine flow velocities. On-board flow computers use the given velocity and the current flow profile of the pipe to…

Why Rupture Disc Replacement Isn’t Always Straightforward So, you need to order a new rupture disc? As long as you tell the sales rep what pressure the tag states, the disc size, and the materials of construction, you’ll get an identical disc…right? Unfortunately, it is not quite that easy. Disc…

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