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5 Ways to Improve Distributor Feedback and Increase Revenue

Both manufacturers and distributors have a vested interest in improving communication, and ultimately making the sales process more efficient and effective. The key to doing so rests in receiving better feedback and more information from distributors.

Part III: An Insider’s Guide to Installed Gain as a Control Valve Sizing Criterion

One can learn a lot about how well nonlinear control valves will perform in a particular system by examining their installed gain.

Control Valve Shutoff Classification and Allowable Leakage Rates

Often when commissioning or troubleshooting automatic control valves, there’s a discovery that the valve, even though fully closed, doesn’t fully shut off process flow.

QUIZ CORNER: What Is the Turndown of a Flowmeter That Can Measure Accurately From 10 to 100 Units?

What is the turndown of a flowmeter that can measure accurately from 10 to 100 units? 

Part I: How Heat Loads Affect Evaporative Cooling Tower Efficiency

Evaporative cooling towers are usually designed to provide the proper cooling needed for the process when both production and the outdoor conditions are at their maximum. When heat load is not at its maximum, air or water flow of the tower can be reduced and energy can be saved.

PUMP GUY: Why Most Pump Problems Aren’t Really Pump Problems

In my inbox was a message from Phil J., a name I couldn’t immediately place. The email subject was a question, “When is a pump problem not a pump problem?” I opened the message and read the answer, “When it is a pipe problem!”

Q&A: Is OPEC Influencing the U.S. Shale Market?

GlobalData's Matthew Jurecky fields questions from Flow Control on the future of U.S. shale markets and the impact of OPEC's recent moves to protect its market position.

How Ultrasonic Flowmeters Measure Natural Gas More Efficiently

In natural gas applications, ultrasonic flowmeters generally offer better performance, greater reliability, and lower capital and ownership costs than mechanical-type meters.

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Near Real-Time Ultrasonic Metering Enables Building Managers to Cut Energy Waste & Maximize Efficiency

With an increasing interest in cogeneration, or combined heat and power (CHP), for energy efficiency, an engineering firm develops a process to size and monitor CHP installations with ultrasonic flowmeters.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Managing Corrosion

To deliver enhanced long-term integrity, operators can consider the following points to ensure that corrosion protection is an ongoing and proactive task, rather than reactive.

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Near Real-Time Ultrasonic Metering Enables Building Managers to Cut Energy Waste & Maximize Efficiency

With an increasing interest in cogeneration, or combined heat and power (CHP), for energy efficiency, an engineering firm develops a process to size and monitor CHP installations with ultrasonic flowmeters.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Managing Corrosion

To deliver enhanced long-term integrity, operators can consider the following points to ensure that corrosion protection is an ongoing and proactive task, rather than reactive.

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