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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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How to Choose between the FM Fire-Safe Shutoff and the EIV Series When Designing Your Fire Safety Shutoffs

Having a fire safety shutoff system in place is quite important at any facility which deals with flammable liquids or gasses. Whether processing or consuming flammable materials, safety is paramount. Fuel, toxic chemicals, or even oxygen lines can be susceptible … 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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Thermal Activated Shutoff Emergency Isolation Valves

Thermally activated Emergency Isolation Valves (EIVs) are critical components in refinery, terminal and distribution safety systems. Thermal activated shutoffs work like fuses in the piping that carries extracted fuels. When a fire occurs, the fuel flow is shut down, preventing … Continue reading

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Assured Automation’s FireChek® Equipped Pneumatic Shutoff Valves Support Growth of LNG Distribution

FireChek triggers quickly, securing pneumatically operated process line valves LNG transport is growing as supplies for natural gas continue to grow in the U.S. LNG is used to transport natural gas to markets, where it is regasified and distributed through … Continue reading

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Refineries and Cryogenic Transfer Trailer Manufacturers Use Automatic Fire Safety Shutoff Valve to Protect Property and Life

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the cautionary response for Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) fire situations is to stop discharge, if possible.1Responses to LNG related fires need to be automatic and quick. Automatic Fire Safety Shutoff Valve … Continue reading

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