Spirax's newest valve works with steam, water, gases and other liquids at up to 204C (400F), and a maximum pressure of 27 barg (400 psig). It comes in a two and three-way configuration. The three-way version works in applications that combine two fluids or diverting a single fluid for temperature control, while the 2-way plug/stem models can be replaced without removing the valve or actuator. All versions come in ½-inch to 2-inch body sizes, and has reliable shut-off, using long-life stem seals and one-piece plug/stem design and non-threaded seat. It is built on a cast bronze body, a nitrile-reinforced rubber diaphragm and 300-series stainless steel head, stem and seat.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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