Author Archives: Jeff_Rinker

Coaxial Valves vs. Ball Valves for On/Off Applications

For basic on/off service in process, water, or virtually any application, a ball valve is a common choice. There is, however, another option that should be considered. Coaxial valves are an excellent choice for on/off applications also, and have MAJOR … Continue reading

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P&IDs (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams) and P&ID Valve Symbol Library

A piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) is a graphic representation of a process system that includes the piping, vessels, control valves, instrumentation, and other process components and equipment in the system. The P&ID is the primary schematic drawing used for … Continue reading

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Make your Water Flow Meter into a Digital Water Meter

Adding a Remote Digital Display with Reset to a Mechanical Water Flow Meter. Mechanical water meters commonly used for residential and commercial water metering are typically “Totalizer Only.” This means that they simply measure the water that passes through them … Continue reading

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Valve Automation “Blast” from the Past

Retired Actuated Valves & Actuators Get New Life So, what happens to old automated valves and their actuators when their service life is over? Or if the facility they serve closes down? Most meet their fate by being hauled away … Continue reading

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