Product News: Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Bulk Storage Relief Valve suits propane tank applications.

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April 25, 2014 - Typically used on tanks 30,000 gallons and larger, Fisher® Type 63EGLP is UL-certified and approved for bulk propane storage relief installations compliant with NFPA 58. Dual-pilot design provides high accuracy relief and ability to service one pilot while other pilot controls relief valve for uninterrupted protection, helping to minimize maintenance time.

Fisher Controls Regulator Div., Emerson Process Management

310 East University Dr., McKinney, TX, 75070 8004, USA

Original Press Release

Emerson Releases New Bulk Storage Tank Relief Valve for Propane Tank Applications

Press release date: April 11, 2014

Fisher® Type 63EGLP Bulk Storage Relief Valve eases installation and reduces maintenance costs

McKINNEY, TEXAS — Emerson Process Management has released the new Fisher Type 63EGLP Bulk Storage Tank Relief Valve, typically used on 30,000 gallon and larger propane tank applications. The Type 63EGLP offers multiple benefits over traditional multiport relief valves, including a 40% increase in relief capacity, a 20% weight reduction for easier installation, and reduced maintenance costs. The UL-certified relief valve is approved for bulk propane storage relief installations compliant with NFPA 58.

The Type 63EGLP achieves significantly greater relief capacity than a traditional multiport relief by incorporating a highly accurate pilot controlling valve. This pilot controlling valve has been used for decades in petrochemical and natural gas applications and has proven to be both accurate and highly reliable. The 40% capacity increase translates into significant savings for tanks of 90,000 gallons or larger, requiring only two Fisher Type 63EGLP's versus three traditional multiport relief valves. Installation is simplified due to a 20% reduction in weight and a reduction in overall size in comparison to multiport relief valves, along with an included lifting sling.

The Type 63EGLP’s unique dual-pilot design provides high accuracy relief and the ability to service one pilot while the other pilot controls the relief valve for uninterrupted relief protection, helping to minimize maintenance time and costs

With an increased capacity, ease of installation, reduced maintenance costs, and a history of decades of accurate, dependable service in the petrochemical industry, the 63EGLP provides great value to the propane industry.

More information about the Type 63EGLP relief valve and other Fisher LP and pressurized fluid products can be found at www.fisherregulators.com  or by contacting your Fisher LP-Gas Equipment Distributor.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management (www.EmersonProcess.com), an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Bettis™, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™ and AMS Suite.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE:EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2013 were $24.7 billion.  For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
 
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Tiffany Sonnier
Emerson Process Management
972.548.3189
Tiffany.Sonnier@Emerson.com

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