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Meet the PDC Valve, DFT’s Unique Check Valve

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Industry professionals responsible for proper fluid and gas flow are well aware of the importance of check valves. Since many check valves operate automatically and are not under constant human control, choosing the right type of valve is critical. Every application demands a unique valve; this is particularly true when referring to the discharge side… Read More

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Pressure Testing DFT Check Valves

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Check valves are known for their versatility and durability in diverse applications and processes. Many professionals rely on check valves daily, and as such, the valves they utilize must be of the highest possible quality. Moreover, check valves must conform to industry standards to ensure successful results. DFT Inc. has manufactured check valves for over… Read More

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My Control Valve is Causing Problems, What Do I Do?

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It’s my weekend off and I get a call from the plant. The level alarm has gone off and our process had to be shut down. It turns out that the level control valve has once again failed in its task. We do our typical “work around” to start up the system and operate the… Read More

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Once Upon a Time This Valve Worked Well

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Our process had to be shut down again.  It seems that the original valve is no longer up to the task.  Should I continue to simply repair the valve or should I look for another solution?  Up until now, it was far easier to repair the valve and/or replace it in kind … but my… Read More

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The Importance of Good Information About Valves

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Proper valve selection is critical for ideal operation of any system. Improper valve selection can cause system underperformance or failure. The greatest problem when selecting valves is incorrect information. Often, we may only have access to incomplete or dated information regarding valve applications. Do we know enough about the system the valve will be used… Read More

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