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IMI plc

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Non-negotiable: the importance of reliability in valve actuation 13 March 2017

For the optimal control of many processes, it is crucial that a valve reaches a certain position. For safety critical applications, the actuation of the valve (the ability of the system to move the valve to a safe condition in response to demand), is of fundamental importance. In this article, Richard Harvey of IMI Precision Engineering assesses the qualities and conditions required to achieve optimal operation, including unit design and operating forces....

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Bespoke pressure regulation solution helps Peruvian gas distributor 22 March 2016

When Peruvian gas company Contugas decided to expand its residential pipeline services into cities including Ica, Nazca and Marcona, the company approached IMI Critical Engineering for a bespoke and innovative valve solution. In order to extend supply coverage, a new facility, the Humay City Gate Station, had to be built....

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The world’s only ATEX intrinsically safe fail freeze valve introduced by IMI Precision Engineering 17 September 2015

IMI Precision Engineering, the world-leading fluid and motion control specialist formerly known as Norgren, has introduced the world’s only fail freeze proportional valve to be certified ATEX Intrinsically Safe (IS) for use in hazardous environments. ...

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Safety-critical valves in the nuclear sector 13 May 2015

Josh Leuenberger of IMI Critical Engineering examines the ever more stringent demands on safety-critical valves in the nuclear sector and how the sector’s leading players are responding with new solutions and technologies. He illustrates this with details of a recent application involving a US nuclear plant power uprate that required the innovative use of control valves for cooling purposes....

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