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Posted March 27, 2018

How to Reduce Your Descale Valve Costs

Is focusing on reducing costs from your hydraulic valve one of your 2018 goals? Or, maybe your overall budget was cut this year. Whatever the case, there are ways you can cut costs or save money with your valves.

Posted February 08, 2018

Is a New Descale Valve in Your 2018 Budget Plans?

For many of us, the new year brings with it a new budget. If you’ve noticed a downgrade in performance from your descale valve, chances are that you’ve included upgrading or replacing it in your 2018 plans. But, before you call your supplier and just order the same replacement model, you should check out what new technologies are available since the last time you needed a valve.

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 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 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 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.

Posted February 28, 2017

3 Biggest Risk Factors for Leakage in Your Descale Valve System

In a past post, we explained how to minimize leakage in your high-pressure water valve system by choosing a descale valve that operates within its recommended design parameters. However, this is easier said than done. You also need to consider the following risk factors related to operation, flow media and alignment:

Posted February 21, 2017

3 Steps for Choosing High-Pressure Water Valves that Minimize Leakage

High-pressure water valve leakage is the enemy of any hydraulic system operating in a harsh environment. Over time, valve leakage can diminish the performance and efficiency of the system. Excessive stress on the system components can create unnecessary operating, maintenance and replacement costs.

Posted February 14, 2017

How to Determine Tolerable Amounts of Descale Valve Leakage

If you take the time to properly design and configure your high-pressure water hydraulic system, then valve leakage should be minimal. The first step to managing this issue is understanding the difference between internal and external leaks. Some leakage may be inevitable and tolerable within a descale valve system.

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