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Technology vs. Execution Expertise: Industrial plant manufacturer positioning in global marketplace

Trend towards large and mega projects continues European industrial plant manufacturers face major challenges Investors in the chemical industry are looking for new project partnership models The chemical industry is a booming sector for industrial plant manufacturers.Among other things, the shale gas bonanza in the US is inundating European and especially German industrial plant manufacturers with new projects.However ...


Wireless Control Foundation: Continuous and Discrete Control for the Process Industry

The Wireless Control Foundation book details how recent technical innovations enable wireless measurements and wireless valves to be used in closed loop control for continuous and discrete applications in the process industry. Information is provided on how to integrate a wireless network into a legacy control system how to modify the PID for wireless control using ...


Video: The FCI FLT93 as an Interface Device

This video from Fluid Components International (FCI) demonstrates how the FLT93 Flow Switch can be configured to detect the interface of air, oil and water in oil/gas production operations, refining plants and storage facilities. ...


Featured Valve: Stainless Steel Vacuum Rated Double Actuator

Two vacuum rated Gemco Valves will be mounted in an Airlock arrangement on a Thin Film Evaporator (TFE) for an Indian based Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). The stainless steel valves feature double actuators providing balanced extra torque to the shut-off disc overpowering the toughest powder and wet cake. Also a mirror internal finish with spray nozzles ...


Gemco Valve's enhanced the “My Order” page.

With a simple click on the MY ORDER page,  customers can get detailed information about a pending or past order. The Valve database is accessed by customer purchase order number and Gemco Valve serial number. End user can access pertinent details about their valve order such as schematic drawings, installation/operation manuals, expected delivery date, shipping and ...


European based nuclear research lab uses two Gemco Valves

  A European based nuclear research lab uses two Gemco Valves in an airlock arrangement for process containment. They specified a control panel with push buttons to operate each valve separately but interlocked so two valves cannot be open at the same time. The interlock override switch was mounted internally in the panel so only authorized personnel ...


Gemco Valve Tested for Lunar Duty

A specially designed spherical disc valve manufactured by Gemco Valve Company has been tested as part of a system that is intended to extract oxygen from volcanic ash rich in minerals. The recovered oxygen will be used by the lunar space station that NASA plans to construct as part of extended habitation on the moon. Gemco ...


Free Gemco Valve Converter App

Increased demand for applications and utilities that can be used in both business and daily life across a wide variety of platforms, prompted Gemco Valve to re-vamp its existing unit conversion tool. In addition the steady advance of smart phone functionality for business as well as personal use and the increasing limitations imposed by content ...


Reactor Isolation Valve

This 12” Reactor isolation valve with gear operators for was engineered for an industrial manufacturer of general chemicals and textiles and shipped to Texas. ...


Video: FCI VeriCal In-Situ Calibration Sensor Installation and VeriCal Procedure Demonstration

FCI's VeriCal In-Situ calibration verification system provides you the ability to perform periodic field validation and verification of your FCI flow meter's measuring performance without extracting the meter from the pipe or process. This video demonstration illustrates the VeriCal procedure and ease of sensor installation. Validate performance on-site in minutes and comply with ISO and local regulations for periodic calibration verification with FCI's In-Situ Flow Meter Calibration Solution. ...


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