Category Archives: Biofuel Industry

FM Fire-Safe Emergency Shutdown Protection for Fuel, Oil, Gas

Factory Mutual’s rigorous testing of the FM Fire-Safe ensures the quality and reliability of the shutdown system. Factory Mutual certifies that the FM Fire-Safe emergency shutdown valves have been tested and will protect properties from loss according to their internationally … Continue reading

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3 Types of Emergency Shutdown and Emergency Isolation Valves

The two most common methods used to trigger a thermal shutoff, eliciting a failure position in pneumatically operated Emergency Shut Down and Emergency Isolation Valves are: (1) Fusible Plugs, and (2) Plastic Tubing. Both of these techniques have been used … Continue reading

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FM Fire-Safe Shutoffs Use as Emergency Block Valves (EBV) For Flammable or Combustible Liquid or Gas Service

FM Fire-Safe Shutoff emergency block valves prevent or thwart catastrophic losses. Too frequently small accidents become major losses when fuel continues to flow in an emergency situation. When used correctly, these FM Fire-Safe Shutoffs keep hazardous materials from entering an … Continue reading

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Assured Automation’s FM Fire-Safe Fusible Link Valves

FM Fire-Safe Fusible Link Valve Protects Refineries and Chemical Processors from Fire Hazards The FM Fire-Safe Shutoff fusible link valve assemblies from Assured Automation are API 607 and Factory Mutual approved for flammable liquids, and are commonly used to: To … Continue reading

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Thermal Safety Shut-Off and High Performance Butterfly Valves for Biofuel Producers

Assured Automation’s High Performance Butterfly valves, Angle Seat and Safety Valves provide durability and reliability to meet stringent demands of the biofuel industry As energy consumption is predicted to increase by 84 percent by 2035, new sources of energy, including … Continue reading

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Emergency Block Valves with Fusible Links & Electro-thermal Shutoffs Increase Safety Factor

  The FM Fire-Safe Electro-Thermal Link ball valve is activated by either heat or signal from smoke detector to dump flammable fluids to another source. The fire safe thermal shutoff closes to prevent fueling of a fire in petroleum and … Continue reading

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Valve Solutions for the Biofuels Industry

Global ethanol fuel production reached 22 billion gallons in 2012, with the United States and Brazil being the world’s top producers. This accounts for 87% of global production of this biofuel additive for gasoline The world’s largest biodiesel producer, a … Continue reading

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Specialty Valve For the Biodiesel Industry

A biodiesel company needed confirmation that a manual valve was in the correct position before beginning a reactor process. They required a specialty valve with a flanged connection on one side of the valve and triclamp on the other. The … Continue reading

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