Actuator: Fisher Control-Disk Valve from Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management says its Fisher Control-Disk Valve is a high-performance butterfly valve offering twice the standard control range.
Emerson Process Management says its Fisher Control-Disk Valve is a high-performance butterfly valve offering twice the standard control range. This technology provides an economical alternative to more expensive segmented ball valves and globe valves, especially in larger line sizes. The Fisher Control-Disk valve is reliable and has low maintenance requirements. That translates to higher availability, especially when the device is paired with a Fisher spring-and-diaphragm actuator and Fieldvue digital valve controller. This assembly can capture and deliver diagnostic data to AMS ValveLink software, providing an accurate picture of valve, actuator, and digital valve controller performance. www.Fisher.com
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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