Valve Seats

Valve Seats

SRS - Self-Relief Seat

In some applications, such as Dowtherm or Syltherm, when media gets trapped in the valve cavity and its temperature is very low, cavity pressure in the valve body can reach dangerously high levels (thousands of psi) if the valve is suddenly exposed to heat. If there is no allowance for pressure relief the seats can collapse into the pipe passage and cause seizure of the ball. This is very common...

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Federal-Mogul Corporation Supplies Components for Nine of Ward's '10 Best Engines' for 2009

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 14 -- Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML) is proud to supply components or systems for nine of Ward's 10 Best Engines" for 2009 model year vehicles. Federal-Mogul has designed and manufactured parts for 50 of the 70 engines recognized as the "10 Best" by Ward's in the past seven years. Federal-Mogul provides a wide range of power-cylinder, sealing and heat insulation...

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Valve Plates Made with Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK Reduce Compressor Down Time
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Valve Plates Made with Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK Reduce Compressor Down Time

WINONA, MINN., USA - (November 10, 2008) - To create a tough compressor valve plate with high thermal and dimensional stability, Hoerbiger Corporation, the world's largest independent compressor valve manufacturer, worked with custom compounder RTP Company and chose an RTP 2200 Series low flow, carbon fiber reinforced PEEK compound for their valve sealing elements, or valve plates. According to...

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PTFE Seats, Seals & Gaskets Match Specific Performance Requirements
Valve Seats

PTFE Seats, Seals & Gaskets Match Specific Performance Requirements

A wide range of seats, seals, gaskets, washers, and related parts that can be fabricated to customer specification from PTFE, PFA, and TFM are being introduced by Interstate Specialty Products of Sutton, Massachusetts. Interstate PTFE Components are engineered from various formulations of PTFE, PFA, and TFM to achieve specific performance characteristics with respect to lubricity, wear-, heat-,...

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