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The Newest Member of the DFT Family: The Doosan Puma 700

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Who doesn’t love a new piece of machinery for the shop? Here at DFT Valves, we’re excited to announce the addition of the Doosan Puma 700 turning center to our in-house valve machining capabilities. As you can see, it’s a pretty serious piece of equipment. The picture below shows the new Doosan at work, machining… Read More

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Saving Salmon with a Simple Water Valve

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At DFT, we know that high quality water valves can do many different things. However, one story out of Auburn, California caught our eye. It seems that a man by the name of Robert Hane has found a way to use a water valve to help bring more water to the local salmon and steelhead… Read More

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Moving Clean Energy Along

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In the pursuit of cleaner energy, natural gas is one of the most practical and viable solutions currently available. According to the federal Energy Information Administration, from now until 2035, natural gas will account for 80% of new electricity generation capacity. As you probably know, natural gas can’t just be extracted from any location. Geologists… Read More

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Keep City Hydrants in Check

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Although its official start was June 20, the dog days of summer are already in full force for many parts of the country. Heat waves, a string of days with temperatures of 90° or more, have hit several areas, sending some folks searching for shade, while others seek out beaches, swimming pools, or anywhere some… Read More

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At What Cost Would You Pay for Safety?

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Almost 45 years ago, nine people died in a terrible gas pipeline accident in Georgia. The truly sad part of the whole story is that it was completely preventable. If the pipeline in question had been equipped with a simple and relatively inexpensive safety valve the accident would not have happened. You might imagine that… Read More

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