The Series DX slurry knife gate valve is designed for heavy slurry applications in the power and mining industries.
The Series DX slurry knife gate valve is designed for heavy slurry applications in the power and mining industries. When the valve opens, reinforced elastomer sleeves seal against each other to provide a full port opening, minimizing turbulence. When the valve is closed, the sleeves provide a drop-tight seal. It is designed to discharge a small amount of slurry each time it strokes. The valve provides drop-tight shut-off in both directions.
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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.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey