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2014-09-29 12:23:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies' Fluid Power Automotive Lead Center in Findlay, Ohio has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants competition. The competition annually recognizes the best manufacturing facilities in North America. Freudenberg-NOK's Findlay plant is a lean benchmark among the company's 23 facilities operating in the Americas. The plant maintains nearly perfect statistics in the areas of...

2014-09-17 23:12:57

Plattco's High Pressure Mechanical Shaft Seal is a breakthrough for conveying abrasive materials like cement, lime, gypsum, and fly ash long distances, at high speeds, under high pressure PLATTSBURGH, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Plattco Corporation, producer of the most advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, today announced that it has been awarded a patent for a unique High Pressure Mechanical Shaft Seal that dramatically improves the performance and...

2014-08-22 08:25:46

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Electro Hydraulic Servo Valve Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Electro Hydraulic Servo Valve Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global electro hydraulic servo valve industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic...

2014-08-20 23:06:03

Transparency Market Research added a new report, "Global Actuators Market: Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020," to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The mining industry has seen a dramatic change in the use of new sophisticated technologies that has enlarged the scope of mining activities from the onshore locations to the ultra-deep seabed. The mining activities require the use of motors that can be used to...

2014-07-21 12:22:49

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HARRISON VALVE(TM) released a new line of robust industrial gas valves for high pressure DOT and UN ISO cylinders from 4500-6000PSI service pressure. The new double o-ring ultra high pressure brass valves are designed with heavy gauge forgings and internal parts to deliver industrial strength performance during the most critical applications in breathing air cascade systems, safety, and mining applications....

2014-07-14 23:00:43

Actuator is latest fluid-powered product to be launched under Limitorque brand. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced the launch of the Limitorque Hydraulic Scotch yoke (LHS) actuator. The LHS is ideal where hydraulic motive power is preferred and for services requiring a robust design, long service life, high-torque and high-speed operation. It...

2014-06-26 23:04:43

Adamant Valves the trusted global sanitary valves manufacturer, introduces Air Release Valves (ARV) for sanitary tanks and vessels, making valves even more reliable and secure from pressure fluctuations. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Adamant Valves the trusted global sanitary valves manufacturer, introduces Air Release Valves (ARV) for sanitary tanks and vessels, making valves even more reliable and secure from pressure fluctuations, thus extending the operational life of the...

2014-06-24 08:33:20

DUBLIN, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4s6kh/global_pressure) has announced the addition of the "Global Pressure Relief Valves Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Increasing competition among existing vendors has led to the development of new and innovative products in the market. Vendors are increasingly trying to retain customers by launching new and innovative...

2014-06-12 23:13:34

New pneumatic actuator control valves feature up to three functions in one space saving unit – more than 50 percent smaller than valves with comparable functionality. HAUPPAUGE, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Festo design engineers reimagined pneumatic actuator control valve design to create multi-functional units that are less expensive to purchase than comparable solutions, more than 50 percent smaller in terms of height, save energy, and are easier and faster to install, troubleshoot, and...

2014-05-14 08:34:15

LOGAN, Utah, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah State University (USU) Buried Structures Laboratory has published a comprehensive study on PVC pipe excavations, testing and life cycle analysis. USU, located in Logan, Utah is also home to the Utah Water Research Laboratory and has significantly contributed to water and wastewater research internationally for over 50 years. The study reviews past dig-up reports and presents new quality control testing results that continue to validate the...


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