Case Studies

To help you with the various fluid management challenges that may arise in your industry, DFT Inc. has compiled a variety of valve case studies. Below you will find check valve and fluid management case studies covering topics ranging from water hammer to maintenance to inspection. There is also a study that was conducted over a 20 year period outlining the savings and Return on Investment of using DFT non-slam check valves vs. swing check valves. We hope you find these resources helpful. 

If you have questions about an issue you are experiencing or simply would like to speak to an expert, make sure to contact us.

Case Study Paper Spring v Check Valves

When Low Cost is Really NOT Low Cost

Return on Investment Assessment:
Spring Assisted Non-Slam Check Valves vs. Swing Check

The ROI of Reliable DFT Valves

Case Study:
Cooling Towers

Case Study Paper Industry

Solving Water Hammer Issues

Case Study:
Pulp and Paper Industry

Case Study Power Industry

Preparing for an Upcoming Plant Outage

Case Study:
Plant/Facilities Maintenance

Additional Application Success Stories

These DFT Success Stories can be downloaded and printed for your reference. Click on the item to access the PDF for print.

Industry: Application: Challenge: PDF to Print
Building Maintenance University boiler feed lines Low Flow, Chatter  Print Building Maintenance Industry Success Story
Chemical Cooling Tower Service Loop system Pressure Spikes, Water Hammer Print Chemical Industry Success Story
Food Processing Temperature Migration Wash Down Stations Temperature Migration Print Food Processing Industry Success Story
Mining Mine Dewatering Water Hammer Print Mining Industry Success Story
Natural Gas Nat. Gas Compressor Discharge Print Natural Gas Success Story
Natural Gas/Petrochemical Turbo- Expander Vertical Install Low Flow- Excessive Cycling Print Natural Gas/Petrochemical Success Story
Petrochemical Chilled Water Cooling tower variable speed pump Excessive Wear, Failure Print Petrochemical Industry Success Story
Petroleum Production Refining Vertical Treater Dump Valve High flow and foam back up Print Petroleum Production Refining Industry Success Story
Petroleum Production Refining Waste Water Treatment – Water Hammer Water Hammer Print Petroleum Production Refining Industry Success Story
Pharmaceutical Clean in Place requirement Sanitary, low cracking pressure Print Pharmaceutical Industry Success Story
Power Gen Boiler Feed Pump – Swing Failure Sanitary, low cracking pressure Print Power Gen Industry Success Story
Power Generation Combustion Turbine High Flow Lockout Print Power Generation Industry Success Story
Power Generation Turbine Energy Station Clean Well Pump Discharge High Cycling Print Power Generation Industry Success Story
Primary Metals Sump Pump Back Flow Valve Failure-Leakage Print Primary Metals Industry Success Story
Pulp and Paper Batch Digester Steam Inlet Variable Flow, Valve failure Print Pulp and Paper Industry Success Story
Pulp and Paper Dryer System Excessive Cycling High Cycling Print Pulp and Paper Industry Success Story