The Valve Manufacturers Association of America announced that the next Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits is March 6-7 at the Hilton NASA Clear Lake in Houston. At the heart of this event is the Valves & Actuators 101 course, designed to guide attendees through the world of valves and the systems they help control.
Redesigned, the PC585-70 cast bronze ball valve features a new design that allows a leak to occur during testing, if the press connection is not properly crimped. According to the manufacturer, the design provides immediate results in a testing environment.
With twice the flow capacity of its original drain tempering valve (DTV), the new 1-inch DTV valve is available. The valve is designed in response to customer demand for a valve that can be used in applications where a high volume of effluent must be tempered.
A new catalog for the Skinner™ and Gold Ring™ solenoid valve product offerings is available. The 300-page catalog represents the company’s complete offering of two-way, three-way, and four-way general purpose and specialty valves engineered to control virtually any media over a wide range of applications.
Autodesk® Seek, the online source for product specifications and building information modeling (BIM) for building design, now features Uponor’s parts in its database library. By searching ‘Uponor’ in Autodesk Seek, design professionals can gain access to information on more than 70 of the manufacturer’s parts.
An enhanced model of the 810 Series angle body piston valve features stroke limitation while maintaining the standard optical valve position indicator. The indicator allows the user to see if the valve is functioning open or closed, enhancing the product’s ease of use and operation.
The Wags (water and gas shutoff) valve is a simple, inexpensive, and reliable way to guard against disastrous water problems that can arise when water heaters develop a leak. The valve, which can be used for new or existing water heaters, is totally mechanical and can be installed with or without an electric harness.
So exactly how does the TEV help the unit achieve higher efficiency? In this article we will answer this question and provide some basic knowledge of TEV operation on residential unitary a/c applications.