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IQ-CHem Contest to Aid Innovative Petrochemical Start-Ups

Posted on: January 25, 2017

The petrochemical industry is constantly growing and discovering new ways to produce and use chemicals to benefit the industry and the world. Now, SIBUR is helping to advance the industry even further with the IQ-CHem contest. About the IQ-CHem Contest The IQ-CHem contest will discover and promote innovations in petrochemical production and application. It gives petrochemical […]

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What It Means to Meet the SUBSAFE Certification

Posted on: January 25, 2017

The SUBSAFE Program has served as a platform for creating capable and safe vessels for the United States Navy. Established in 1963, just two months after the loss of the USS Thresher, the SUBSAFE Program works to ensure the watertight integrity and recovery capability of all naval vessels through the SUBSAFE certification process. Find out what […]

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How the Skills Gap Could Affect Your Manufacturing Business

Posted on: January 24, 2017

The United States manufacturing industry is booming, but has yet to overcome the skills gap. The skills gap is not the newest challenge for the industry, but it’s the biggest. And with the surge of retiring baby boomers and the increasing dependence on smart manufacturing technologies, the skills gap is only expected to grow wider […]

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3D Printing: Changing the Future of the Manufacturing Industry

Posted on: January 24, 2017

3D printing is slowly becoming the standard for many manufacturing businesses, and it’s easy to see why. Known to promote faster production times and reduced operation costs, 3D printing is one of the most useful pieces of technology for any manufacturing company. 3D printing is relatively new, but we can already tell that it’ll transform the […]

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What to Do If a Pressure Relief Valve Is Leaking

Posted on: January 16, 2017

Pressure relief valves ensure efficiency and safety in many chemical, oil, and gas plants, but they’re susceptible to leaks. If a pressure relief valve is leaking, systems can become overpressurized and even fail, especially if the valve isn’t addressed or repaired quickly. To help you prevent system issues and dangerous overpressure conditions, here’s your guide […]

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How Does a Check Valve Work?

Posted on: January 16, 2017

Check valves are responsible for ensuring proper flow within a fluid system. Also known as non-return or one-way valves, check valves are specifically designed to prevent reverse flow within a pipeline. But how does a check valve work? Check Valve Function and Operation To really understand the question: how does a check valve work, you […]

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How Does a Needle Valve Work?

Posted on: January 16, 2017

Like most valves, needle valves are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of industrial machinery. They control the flow rate of fluid within a pipeline, but how does a needle valve work? To give you a better understanding of these common industrial valves, here’s everything you need to know about your question how does […]

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Valve Repair & Maintenance Safety: Important Topics to Address

Posted on: January 16, 2017

Safety should be your company’s top priority. But as the industry continues to evolve, it’s getting more difficult for businesses to promote valve repair and maintenance safety in their plants. Fortunately, understanding and communicating vital information can ensure peace of mind on the production floor. To help you better promote valve repair and maintenance safety […]

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Life-Cycle Costing: The True Cost Associated

Posted on: January 16, 2017

Buying valves, tools, and other industrial devices for your company isn’t an ordinary purchase; it’s an investment that may require additional expenses over time. So how do you know if a product is worth your money? This is where life-cycle costing, or LCC, comes in and the true cost associated with it. What is Life-Cycle […]

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Valves 101: The Ultimate Guide to Valves

Posted on: January 16, 2017

With more and more advanced technologies being developed every day, it’s easy to forget that valves are still one of the most critical components in industrial plants. In fact, without the proper valves, systems are more likely deteriorate and ultimately fail. To prevent these catastrophic system failures, here’s your ultimate guide to valves to help […]

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