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Is a VFD or Valve Faster?

In the ISA Automation Week Mentor Program, I am providing guidance for extremely talented individuals from Argentina, Brazil, Malaysia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and the USA. We will be sharing a question and the answers each week. If you would like to provide additional answers, please send them to Susan Colwell at ISA. The nineteenth question […]

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A Control Valve Primer by Hans D. Baumann

Do you know what to look for in a good Control Valve Design?  Do you know what you should NOT do with control valves? Learn from Hans D. Baumann’s experience in his book:  Control Valve Primer: A User’s Guide Fourth Edition which covers topics such as flow characteristics, control valve installation, environmental concerns, valve sizing, fail-safe […]

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A Little About Valves

What is Cv ? If you are a mechanic, you would probably say that it is the joints that are on a front wheel drive vehicle, however if you work in the field of process automation you might know that it pertains to control valves. Cv is the capacity of a control valve, or the […]

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