Category Archives: Pharmaceutical

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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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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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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Heat Activated Pneumatic Shut-Off Valve Improves Fire Safety Systems

Problem: A major pharmaceutical company was seeking to improve their fire safety systems. They were currently using either fusible plugs or plastic tubing on their automated valves. The fusible plug/plastic tubing would melt under high temperatures venting the valve actuators … Continue reading

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V Port Ball Valve used to Achieve Precision Control in Pharmaceutical Industry

Featured Application: V-Port Ball Valve Series Problem: A major Pharmaceutical plant was having trouble servicing their globe control valves and was looking for an alternative. Process engineers needed to achieve precision control of liquid ingredients in their drug processing lines … Continue reading

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Full Port Sanitary Ball Valve Package

Below is our 36C Triclamp full port ball valve with E Series pneumatic actuator.  The 3-Piece Stainless Steel Ball Valve features a 180 grit interior finish and ISO direct mount pattern for compact automation. The limit switch on this unit … Continue reading

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