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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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Maintenance and Replacement Blog Series: Preventing Water Hammer with SCV® Check Valves

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For more than 70 years, DFT® Inc. has focused on manufacturing dependable and high-quality check valves across all industries. We have a long history of solving valve problems and preventing failures, exemplified by our line of SCV® Check Valves. Specially designed for tight shutoff, high cycling, and system protection from the effects of water hammer,… Read More


Vacuum Breaker Check Valve diagram

Maintenance & Replacement Valves Blog Series:
Vacuum Breakers and Their Applications

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Valves play an integral part in many applications performed by anyone from a manufacturer to an engineer to a construction manager. The basic function of a valve is to control both the flow and pressure within a process or system. The functions of a valve include: Regulating a flow or process pressure Relieving a system… Read More

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DFT Inc HQ Expansion

DFT® Expansion Features Added Warehouse Space and State-of-the-art Training Facility

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Good things are happening at DFT! We have just completed a 10,800 square foot expansion to our Headquarters located in Exton, Pennsylvania.  The expansion includes additional warehouse space to support new machinery, inventory equipment, and an on-site training facility. The facility expansion consists of major inventory enhancements, which includes a Vertical Storage Retrieval System (VSRS),… Read More

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10 Things Engineers & Maintenance Managers Should Know About Check Valves

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Check valves serve a wide variety of purposes and services. Understanding how they work is essential to accessing the range of benefits they offer. We all want to purchase check valves that are not only of the highest quality, but offer long-lasting durability and sustainability. Finding the best valve for your project requires research and… Read More