Edmonton Valve & Fitting Blog

Weekly posts for northern and central Alberta engineers, plant operators, and buyers.

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Oct 15, 2020 @ 14:10 PM

When rotating equipment fails, it’s often due to a seal failure. In fact, about 40% of all unscheduled critical pump shutdowns are caused by mechanical seal failures. Learn best practices …

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by Derek Green, on Tue, Sep 29, 2020 @ 08:09 AM

Need a 6,000 psig valve with more flow, available for sour gas? Check out our GB Series ball valve designed for easy installation, fewer leak points, and long service in corrosive …

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Topics:DownloadsResourcesValves

by Katie Reid, on Thu, Sep 17, 2020 @ 14:09 PM

In a new technical briefing you'll learn about the most common errors in steam sampling and six keys to doing it right. Industrial steam expert Kelly Paffel and Edmonton Valve …

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by Katie Reid, on Wed, Aug 26, 2020 @ 14:08 PM

In a new technical briefing you'll learn why the common practice of simply reordering a failed hose is so risky... and what to do instead Access this recorded technical briefing …

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by Katie Reid, on Wed, Aug 19, 2020 @ 13:08 PM

Your tubing documentation is easy to access and just a click away We have been working hard in-behind-the-scenes to bring our customers an updated self-serve portal for accessing tubing Material …

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by Luke Wurban, on Tue, Jun 30, 2020 @ 14:06 PM

This compact PDF offers easy access from your desktop or mobile device Check out our line card where you can see all of our products and services on demand! We're …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, Jun 19, 2020 @ 14:06 PM

When a hose fails unexpectedly, it can bring down your whole production line How critical is hose protection and maintenance? One failed hose can mean thousands of dollars of lost …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, Jun 12, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

When rotating equipment fails, the culprit is often a bad seal This pie chart shows how important shaft seals are for keeping pumps up and running (Photo Courtesy of Mechanical Shaft …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, May 29, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

All of our literature, on demand, at your fingertips. The eDTR keeps you current with monthly content updates, ensuring all documents and references include the most recent information. Viewing our …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, May 15, 2020 @ 10:05 AM

Depressurizing the right way increases safety, reduces downtime and lowers costs Swagelok offers a wide range of components to safely and correctly depressurize your fluid systems. Do you follow safe …

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