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API 6D -24th Edition Certification:
Why it’s Important for Quality and Safety of Your Check Valves

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What is the API Q1 ninth edition and API 6D 24th edition monogram specification? The American Petroleum Institute (API) is a trade association that has led the development of petroleum and petrochemical equipment and operating standards. Its API Monogram Program verifies that manufacturers are operating in compliance with industry standards. The API Q1 ninth edition… Read More

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Valve Tips for Fall Shutdowns

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Fall shutdown season is upon us. Once a year, generally in September, manufacturers spanning every industrial sector — from metal stampers to power plants — shut down for anywhere between 1 to 3 weeks. As you well know, these fall shutdowns are not company-wide vacations; instead, they allow facilities to perform the important cleaning, repairs,… Read More

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Maintenance and Replacement Blog Series: SCV-R® Check Valves for High Cracking Pressure

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At DFT® Inc., our SCV-R® Check Valves exemplify our commitment to providing products that can withstand the toughest environments, including applications with high cracking pressure. These products are fully comparable to their counterpart, the DFT® Model SCV®, but with enhanced features that allow them to endure high cracking pressure conditions—including a spring-assisted, non-slam design that… Read More

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Ways to Maintain Your Control Valve Maintenance Budget

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Today’s power generating plants face two major factors: reduced maintenance budgets and competition from renewable energy. Maintenance budgets are tight, often forcing managers to put off problems that really require serious attention. The increasing popularity of renewable energy sources is diminishing the demand for traditional fossil power generation.  As a result, plants are regularly operating… Read More

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Valve Basics Seminar Recap

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Each year, the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) hosts a series of highly regarded Valve Basics Seminars & Exhibits to give industry associates — ranging from engineering students to experienced professionals looking to broaden their subject knowledge — a hands-on crash course in valves. Last month’s three-day seminar hosted approximately 70 participants at the… Read More

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