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Rotork plc - IQ3 Electric Actuator

Benefitting from over fifty years of practical operating experience throughout the world and continuous feedback from all of Rotork's valve actuation markets, the IQ3 now introduces new levels of functionality and asset management abilities combined with further refinements to a well-proven and rugged mechanical design. The third generation intelligent electric actuator strengthens the p... (read more)

Rotork plc - IQT Electric Part-turn Valve Actuators

3rd Generation IQT Intelligent Electric Part-turn Valve Actuators (read more)

Rotork plc - Remote Hand Station

The Remote Hand Station enables safe and secure local monitoring and control of Rotork IQ3 actuators installed in inaccessible locations. (read more)

Rotork plc - ELB Line Break Detection System

Rotork’s ELB (Electronic Line Break) is a robust self-contained electronic pipeline monitoring system designed for use in the gas & oil industry. (read more)

Rotork plc - CMA Compact Modulating Control Valve Actuators

CMA series modulating actuators deliver a series of sizes suitable for linear, quarter-turn and rotary control valve and pump applications requiring precise position control and continuous modulation. (read more)

Rotork plc - IB-AWWA C560 and C561 Gearbox

The IB AWWA C560 and C561 series of multi-turn operators are suitable for manual actuation of AWWA C560 cast iron gate valves and C561 fabricated stainless steel gate valves. (read more)

Rotork plc - 3rd Generation Skilmatic for Failsafe Actuation

The Rotork Skilmatic SI self-contained electro-hydraulic valve actuator combines all-electric simplicity with the precision of hydraulic actuation and the reliability of mechanical failsafe operation. Typical applications for Skilmatic actuators include functional safety related Emergency Shutdown (ESD) and Remotely Operated Shutoff Valve (ROSoV) duties. (read more)

Rotork plc - ExMax Range quarter-turn explosionproof actuators

ExMax electric 90º quarter-turn damper and valve actuators are designed for use in Ex areas for all gases, mists, vapours and dust. (read more)

Rotork plc - CQ Range Compact Actuator

CQ Range, single and double-acting, pneumatic and hydraulic, compact helical actuators. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Rotork plc:

02/15/2018

Flow Control News from Rotork

02/05/2018

Now under construction, Iraq's State Company of Oil Projects' (SCOP) Karbala Refinery will use state-of-the-art refining processes and automated control to maximise production of liquefied gas, petrol, gas oil, fuel oil, jet fuel and asphalt.

01/08/2018

In a recent application, the introduction of Fairchild electro-pneumatic transducers has improved the performance of die casting machinery and reduced overall costs.

12/04/2017

Recent rehabilitation at the drinking Water Treatment Plant #2 in Olathe, Kansas, USA, has included the installation of Rotork IQ3 intelligent electric valve actuators to replace electric actuators from another manufacturer.

11/15/2017

The Rotork CK range of modular electric valve actuators have replaced obsolete actuators to provide a reliable and economical upgrade on irrigation gate valves on the Rio Grande River in New Mexico.

09/15/2017

Rotork Gears has introduced the SPI Smart Position Indicator, designed to provide a vastly improved, more robust, reliable and accurate solution compared with previously available equipment.

08/17/2017

Rotork has received an order for 220 pneumatic actuators for the NASR Phase II Full Field Development Project in the UAE.

06/21/2017

Rotork CK range modular electric valve actuators have provided a reliable and economical automated flow control solution for a hydroelectric generating station in Mexico.

05/30/2017

Rotork fluid power valve actuators have been ordered for multiple applications at a new grassroots refinery under construction in the Middle East.

04/24/2017

The upgrade at the Rio Manso WTP at Brumadinho in the south east of Brazil involved the building of an additional filter plant, the replacement of obsolete actuators on existing plant and the introduction of a Profibus digital control network.

01/13/2017

Opened in 2014, the 2.1 kilometre bridge also carries two 400 mm diameter district heating pipelines which are now protected by an emergency shut-off system incorporating Rotork pneumatic actuators.

10/21/2016

The Viseu Sul WWTP in Portugal’s Viseu County is the first in the country to adopt advanced membrane filtration (MBR) wastewater treatment technology.

09/16/2016

Rotork RI Wireless is a revolutionary concept for wireless valve monitoring and diagnostics in the process industry.

08/24/2016

RWE Aberthaw Power Station in South Wales is now one of the most efficient coal fired power stations in the UK, through the use of automation that includes Rotork valve actuation.

08/01/2016

Rotork Japan has supplied IQ3 intelligent valve actuators for the automation of what is said to be the world’s first seven-way control valve.

07/06/2016

Designed for use in the oil and gas industries, the Rotork ELB is a robust, self-contained instrument that combines pipeline pressure monitoring with intelligent valve control.

05/12/2016

Drax Group, the largest conventional power station in the UK, is converting to burning sustainable biomass in place of coal – a process which has seen the station transform from the UK’s largest emitter of CO2 to Europe’s largest decarbonisation project.

04/19/2016

VTTI B.V., the worldwide independent provider of energy storage, has awarded a Client Support Programme (CSP) contract to Rotork for the maintenance of critical valve actuation assets at the VTTV Oil Storage Terminal in Cyprus.

03/15/2016

High temperature specification Rotork RC200 scotch-yoke pneumatic actuators have been ordered for a vital fire safety duty in new subway tunnels under construction for the Istanbul Metro.

02/25/2016

Rotork Schischek compact explosionproof valve actuators have been selected as the reliable solution for a critical petrochemical analysis process.

02/11/2016

Following extensive testing, leading glass container manufacturers are specifying the Rotork CMA electric actuator for a critical valve control function in the glass making process.

02/01/2016

As part of its digital strategy, Rotork has upgraded its website for global flow control products and services to meet the needs of visitors with mobile devices.

01/21/2016

A new Rotork IQ3 intelligent electric actuator will improve flood protection in a vulnerable area of a coastal town in west Wales.

01/14/2016

Following a formal tender process, Scottish Water has awarded the framework agreement for new valve actuators to Rotork UK.

01/06/2016

At the beginning of 2014 the Madeira River, the largest tributary of the Amazon, reached record heights and caused the worst flooding for a century across large areas of north-west Brazil

12/16/2015

Rotork has introduced a new model in its IQ range of non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators with an optimised combination of valve stem diameter acceptance and torque output...

12/08/2015

Rotork Skilmatic electro-hydraulic valve actuators have been ordered for increased safety ESD (Emergency Shutdown) duties on two new oil pipelines in China.

11/30/2015

A new publication from Rotork Hiller describes the benefits of the maintenance programme which the company performs for nuclear power industry valve actuators.

10/29/2015

Rotork CMA and CVA electric process control valve actuators were selected for their proven field performance.

10/20/2015

Following an in-depth Modest Integrity Assessment (MIG), EDF Energy has approved Rotork IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent valve actuators for balance of plant applications within its nuclear power stations.

10/13/2015

Rotork Fairchild has refined its proven I/P (electric current to pressure) transducer technology to develop new models which exceed recently released government requirements for allowable natural gas emissions.

09/24/2015

Soldo Controls, the specialist manufacturer of position feedback devices in the Rotork Instruments Division, has introduced a high temperature extension to its LSB range of compact limit switchboxes for valves and dampers.

09/10/2015

The new HOS/MPR multi-turn spur gearboxes from Rotork Gears are designed for the manual operation of gate, globe, sluice and penstock valves with torque demands from 508Nm to 15,917Nm.

09/09/2015

Global flow control company Rotork has announced the acquisition of the Bifold Group Ltd. (Bifold), a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and hydraulic instrument valves and components.

08/27/2015

An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales.

08/13/2015

The acquisition of M&M International Srl (M&M), a subsidiary of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, adds a complete range of solenoid valve products to the Rotork Instruments division.

08/10/2015

Following formal pre-qualification and tender processes, Rotork UK has been awarded a new and exclusive valve actuator supply framework agreement with South East Water for a period of three years, with the option to extend to five years.

07/17/2015

Following an accidental fire at the IOCL Jaipur Terminal, an extensive review of safety measures recommended by the MB Lal Committee has resulted in the introduction of failsafe actuators for critical tank farm applications.

07/02/2015

Rotork CMA electric control valve actuators have delivered an efficient and reliable process control solution at remotely sited shale gas installations in the USA.

06/24/2015

Rotork UK has announced the opening of a new Service Centre in Glasgow to provide enhanced, faster and more economical support for its flow control products in Scotland.

06/16/2015

The latest addition to the market-leading range of gearboxes manufactured by Rotork Gears is a rugged, industrial grade product designed for use with motorised quarter-turn valves and dampers.

06/08/2015

The introduction of the new Rotork IQT electric valve actuator brings the advanced functionality and asset management capabilities of Rotork’s 3rd generation intelligent technology to the direct-drive operation of part-turn valves.

05/29/2015

Rotork IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators have been chosen to replace unreliable actuators for the operation of radial gates on an important river management weir on the River Thames.

04/10/2015

Rotork has increased its range of flow control products and services for the worldwide marine and offshore industries with the acquisition of Masso Ind s.p.a., an established and respected manufacturer of innovative shipboard valve remote control systems

03/10/2015

Rotork has announced an extensive advancement of CMA electric actuation technology for the operation of process control valves, introducing new options to meet evolving customer and market requirements.

02/13/2015

Air volume control is the key to delivering cost effective and environmentally friendly ventilation in modern buildings and industrial facilities.

01/12/2015

The launch of the Rotork CQ Compact introduces a range of fully concentric, balanced design pneumatic and hydraulic valve actuators that deliver a reliable and efficient self-contained solution for applications demanding functional integrity and safety..

11/13/2014

Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuator technology has successfully delivered an improvement in performance with reduced operating costs for the vital gas blending process on a European natural gas distribution network.

10/31/2014

The Metropolitan Copenhagen Heating Transmission Company (CTR) has selected Rotork IQ3 valve actuators to replace actuators from another manufacturer that have suffered permanent damage from the effects of hot water.

10/13/2014

The Shan-Jing Gas Pipeline network is one of China’s key national projects, supplying natural gas from the western province of Shaanxi to the capital city of Beijing.

09/15/2014

Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuators are enabling the Sydney Water Corporation in Australia to control the pressure in the city’s water supply network with greatly increased response and accuracy.

07/14/2014

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water company, providing essential services for 15 million customers in London and the Thames Valley.

06/10/2014

Rotork has received orders for over 700 of its latest IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent electric valve actuators with Pakscan P3 two-wire digital control systems for the Pengerang Terminal on the south east coast of Malaysia.

05/12/2014

Rotork CVA electric control valve actuation technology is helping Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) to increase efficiency and reduce energy costs at its Wakefield production plant.

04/10/2014

Market leading actuator manufacturer and flow control company Rotork plc has expanded its range of instrumentation products with the acquisition of Young Tech Co. Ltd. (YTC).

03/10/2014

Environmental legislation demands ever stricter efficiency and control of emissions from industrial boilers, furnaces and other power plant processes.

02/10/2014

A gold mine in Nevada USA has been able to take advantage of wireless Pakscan digital control for newly installed IQ intelligent electric valve actuators on the water filtration plant.

01/10/2014

The overriding majority of valve actuation applications in today’s industries are fulfilled with standard products. In some cases an actuator may need to be modified to suit specific operating requirements...

12/12/2013

Rotork Gears, the valve gearbox and valve accessory division in the Rotork group of flow control businesses, has successfully completed a landmark contract in the history of the Chinese subsea valve industry.

11/11/2013

Rotork has announced the acquisition of the GTA Group, comprising of GT Attuatori Srl, GT Attuatori Europe GmbH and Max Process GmbH. GT Attuatori was established in 1963 and is a leading manufacturer of rack and pinion pneumatic valve actuators.

10/18/2013

Rotork flow control products have been selected for applications throughout the giant Queensland coal seam gas-to-LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) projects in Australia.

09/10/2013

The swift delivery of a total of 82 large GP Range pneumatic valve actuators has assisted the completion of a natural gas pipeline owned by the Gas Authority of India Ltd many months ahead of the originally planned schedule.

08/09/2013

Rotork Fairchild, a member of the Rotork group of flow control companies, has increased the high pressure capacity of its compact leak-free pneumatic regulators for instrument and industrial control applications with the introduction of a new HPP range.

07/18/2013

Rotork Gears, the specialist valve gearbox manufacturer in the Rotork group of flow control companies, has introduced the NTBG series of bevel gearboxes, designed specifically to comply with the Russian GOST-R Standard.

06/10/2013

Rotork Valvekits, the Rotork flow control group’s specialist valve mounting kit company, has been appointed as the UK stockist and distributor for the well established Centork range of valve positioners.

05/10/2013

The Rotork Pakscan wireless valve control system is described as a “perfect fit” for a petroleum tank farm automation project in the USA.

04/11/2013

Rotork valve actuation and two-wire digital control technology has been chosen for a major upgrade and automation programme at the Tupras Izmit refinery in Turkey.

03/11/2013

Rotork Gears reports that international markets have reacted positively to the introduction of its range of 242 Series manual gear operators and orders have been received.

02/11/2013

Rotork-Hiller, the specialist manufacturer of pneumatic and hydraulic valve actuators for the nuclear industry, has successfully completed the full qualification of a new scotch yoke rotary pneumatic actuator to the latest industry standards.

01/18/2013

Rotork flow control products have been selected for applications throughout the giant Queensland coal seam gas-to-LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) projects in Australia.

01/11/2013

Hundreds of Rotork electric actuators are being installed on the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales, both of which will be 920ft long and weigh in at 65,000 tonnes full displacement.

12/11/2012

These apparently random statistics are all connected with a giant oil storage project in Central China created as part of a key national energy programme to provide crude oil reserves for national and commercial consumption.

11/13/2012

The Rotork SVM (Smart Valve Monitoring) system has been selected to provide a networked solution for digital valve monitoring and partial stroke testing on a large scale oilfield installation in the Middle East.

10/15/2012

Rotork Fairchild has launched a new range of compact high pressure pneumatic regulators for instrument and industrial control applications.

09/10/2012

The new CVL-5000 actuator extends the scope of Rotork Process Controls’ innovative CVA electric control valve actuator range to enable the automation of larger valves and valves with higher pressure ratings.

08/10/2012

The robust GO Range now provides a more compact and reliable solution for automating heavy duty valve applications found in the gathering, transmission, compression and storage of gas.

07/13/2012

Rotork Process Controls has launched a new range of compact, robust and reliable electric actuators for control valves, regulators and other continuous modulating applications.

06/12/2012

Rotork electric and electro-hydraulic valve actuation and Pakscan control technologies have been specified for a major petroleum storage tank farm expansion project at Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates.

05/14/2012

Global flow control engineering group Rotork has announced the introduction of the third generation of its flagship IQ range of intelligent non-intrusive heavy duty electric valve actuators.

03/12/2012

Flow control specialist Rotork has extended the capabilities of the globally acknowledged Pakscan digital control system with the addition of a wireless option.

02/09/2012

Rotork’s latest electric control valve actuation technology has been selected for the automation of metering pumps in Group 2C hazardous areas in an automation project at an oil refinery in India.

01/10/2012

Rotork’s innovative CVA electric actuator has been specified for critical valve control duty on high temperature gas turbine pre-heater equipment supplied to the power generation industry.