Vibrations in Rotating Equipment

Causes of Excessive Vibrations in Rotating Equipment             In rotating equipment, excessive vibrations can be a serious source of many problems both to-be and pre-existing. Finding the sources of excessive vibrations in machinery can sometimes be a challenge, though a necessary step to resolve current issues and prevent future downtimes … Read more

When Actuators Become Necessary

When Actuators Become Necessary             One of the most useful and under-appreciated inventions in the world of rotating equipment and valves is most definitely the valve actuator. This is because without an actuator, many industrial processes requiring a valve would become much, much more time-consuming, if even still possible at all. Actuators “control the opening … Read more

Pros & Cons of Using a Weld Neck Flange

Pros & Cons of Using a Weld Neck Flange               There are over a dozen different types of flanges commonly used in industrial piping systems, the most common flange being used today is known as a weld neck flange. A weld neck flange is a type of flange which “features … Read more