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Posted August 03, 2017

5 Reasons You Need to Upgrade Your Hydraulic Valves Now

Hydraulic and descale valves are the type of equipment that you tend to only think about when there’s a reason. And, those reasons usually relate to problems such as leaks, malfunctions, system downtime, etc. When addressing these issues, do you look for quick, band-aid-type fixes or long-term solutions?

Posted June 22, 2017

4 Extreme Customized Specialty Hydraulic Cylinders in Action

When it comes to system designs for steel/aluminum plants or nuclear and hydro power generating plants, you’ll need to incorporate hydraulic or specialty cylinders to move loads or to enable movement in specific applications.

While there are standard cylinders available, some applications require special designs due to the nature of the environment or the work it’s required to do. Hunt Valve designs and...

Posted May 05, 2017

Hunt Valve Has Your Biggest Takeaway at AISTech 2017

If you're heading to AISTech 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse from May 8-11, make sure you stop by the Hunt Valve booth #1351. You'll get the best takeaway for saving money on descale valve costs and return to work a hero! What could that be? We have the best, longest-lasting descale valves available! Our Mega-Flo C Plunger Valve and Proportional Poppet Valve are designed with state-of-the-art ceramic technology. The...

Posted April 27, 2017

Restoring Your Descale Valve: A Deeper Dive into Remanufacturing

In an environment as harsh and rugged as a rolling steel mill, your descale valve is going to need repairs at some point, especially if you haven’t replaced or upgraded your valve in several years. And, with many steel plants using a run-to-failure strategy, chances are simple repairs won’t be enough. You’ll need to remanufacture your valves.

Posted April 18, 2017

How to Detect Internal Descale Valve Leaks Before it Wrecks Your System

If you’ve been in the descaling industry for a long time, you’ve likely encountered your share of valve leaks. Leakage in descale valves can quickly turn into an entire system nightmare. We’ve got a guide that explains how to prevent leakage by selecting the right valve. But what if you have a leak in your current valve? How can you identify a leak and how do you handle it?

Posted April 12, 2017

What You Need to Know About Descale Valve On-Site Maintenance

Maintenance costs are a drain, but necessary to keep your system up and running in good working order. Regularly scheduled on-site maintenance is a convenient way to keep your valves working at their best. Knowing that, what should you look for in on-site maintenance services?

Posted April 04, 2017

How to Solve Your Descale Valve Continuous Prefill Flow Issues

There is a trend in the industry to transition to electro-mechanical actuators from pneumatic actuators. Even before Hunt Valve’s newly acquired Actuator Division, we began implementing electro-mechanical linear actuators to our latest descale valves, the Proportional Poppet Valve and the Mega-Flo C plunger-style valve.

Posted March 28, 2017

Poppet vs. Plunger: The Great Descale Valve Debate

When it comes to descale valves, one of the biggest questions is which type to use: poppet or plunger. While either can be used in most systems, there are situations to choose one over the other. We’ll examine what considerations to keep in mind when choosing, when to use each, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Posted March 21, 2017

Breakthrough Descale Valve Technology: Advanced Ceramic Materials

Hunt Valve is leading the way in innovation in the descale valve industry. It’s newest products, namely the Ceramic Proportional Poppet Valve and the Mega-Flo C Plunger Valve, feature advanced ceramic materials in key components of these valves. The ceramic technology makes these the longest lasting descale valves by a long shot over any other valves (up to five times longer for the poppet valve and up to three...

Posted March 14, 2017

New State of the Art Descale Valve Options Reduce Costs for Steel Mills

Our engineers have been working diligently over the past year, refining our proven descale technology to deliver the highest level of durability and reliability of any descale valve in the world. The result is a complete spectrum of descale valve options that help you reduce operating costs for steel producers.

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