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News and technical articles pertaining to the importance of industrial pump seals as well as how to maintain seal integrity and methods on selecting the best seal for a given application.

Schubert & Salzer Type 4030 Ball Sector Valve

The Type 4030 ball sector valve from Schubert & Salzer has been designed for superior performance with enhanced seat seals, reduced wear, and low maintenance.

Bonomi New Sealing System for Valves

Bonomi has introduced an advanced sealing system for valve stems, suitable for use with chemicals. V-Pack is a PTFE stem sealing system that removes the need for an elastomer O-ring.

Design Considerations for Extreme Temperatures

Due to the elliptical design of the port and sealing areas being most difficult to hold the most stringent sealing, even most triple offset valves will not allow for zero leakage.

Meet Your Valve World Americas Course Instructors!

At Valve World Americas, we are holding several courses to expand your valve knowledge. Meet your expert course instructors and course details below.Location: George R.

Ball Valve Seat Selection for Chemical Industry

As a manufacturer of high performance and engineered ball valves, we are often asked about what industry standards affect these products and what should be referenced when specifying and ordering.

Fluid Sealing Association Launches New Website

The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) has announced the launch of their newly updated website at The website has been redesigned with the end users of fluid sealing products in mind.

EGC Holding Company Acquires Slade

EGC Holding Company LLC (EGC Enterprises, Inc.) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Slade, Inc., a Statesville, North Carolina manufacturer of patented graphite yarn and braided valve and pump packings.

EnPro Announces Leadership Transition

EnPro Industries, Inc. an industrial technology company leveraging materials science across its portfolio of businesses, announced that Eric Vaillancourt, President of Sealing Technologies, has been appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Emerson’s New Gate Valve for Demanding Conditions

Emerson has launched a new Clarkson KS1 knife gate valve, designed for oil sands companies to increase productivity during slurry processes.

ESA Offers Free Online Training on Compression Packing

The European Sealing Association (ESA) is offering a new online training course on compression packing. Designed as an introduction to this method of sealing, the course aims to help engineers, technicians and users of packings understand what packings are and how and when they can be used successfully.