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May River Capital and Hunt Valve Company Acquire Precision Technology

Complementary Electro-Mechanical Motion Control Technology broadens Hunt Valve Company’s engineered products, components and services offering. May River Capital and Hunt Valve Company have broadened their engineered products portfolios, which primarily serves the attractive defense vertical, by purchasing the assets of Precision Technology, a severe duty, solutions-based designer, manufacturer and supplier of linear motion actuators for automation, machinery, material handling and..

Hunt Valve Releases the Longest Lasting Descale Valve Available

Higher-durability valves deliver continuous production, minimal downtime and cost savings Hunt Valve, a fluid power engineering company specializing in severe-duty valves and components, has released a new descale valve that delivers two to three times longer service life than any other plunger-style descale valve. The new Mega-Flo “C” plunger-style descale valve incorporates the world’s most advanced ceramic materials for reliable,..

Selecting the Right Valve for High-Pressure Water Applications

Appeared in Valve World Magazine on November, 2016. Valve selection is never a “one-size-fits-all” process. Any engineer who has had the responsibility of designing a hydraulic or pneumatic circuit knows that selecting the right components during the initial design process will alleviate a lot of headaches down the road. System safety, useful life and overall efficiency can be greatly improved..

High-pressure water valve selection, Part 2

Appeared in Flow Control Magazine on November 11, 2016. Designing a high-pressure water hydraulic system is no easy task. First, the engineer must select the proper high-pressure water valve design as well as the valve’s optimal configuration. Then, the appropriate materials of construction for the valves and valve components must be selected based on corrosion level, temperature and pressure of..

Hunt Valve Named Plant Engineering Product of the Year Finalist

Hunt Valve, a fluid power engineering company specializing in severe-duty valves and components, has been selected as a Plant Engineering Product of the Year Finalist for 2016. Among eight finalists in the fluid handling category, Hunt Valve’s proportional poppet descale valve was chosen for its ability to control water hammer, operate for an extended service life and simplify maintenance. “For..

Hunt Valve Offers Custom-Engineered Valve Solutions for Military and Industrial Applications

Hunt Valve, a fluid power engineering company specializing in severe-duty valves and components, offers custom valve solutions to address unique engineering challenges that off-the-shelf products cannot solve. Custom- engineered valve solutions help plant and maintenance engineers increase efficiency and reduce operational costs in both military and industrial applications. Hunt Valve has successfully developed the following custom-engineered valve solutions:“Our Experts in..

Avoid Water Hammer Problems in High-Pressure Hydraulic Systems

Appeared in Valve Magazine on October 11, 2016. Water hammer, high-velocity fluid flow and contaminated hydraulic media are among the worst enemies of high-pressure hydraulic systems. Water hammer, in particular, can be very destructive in high-pressure descaling applications. At steel mills, persistent water hammer in high-pressure piping systems often leads to burst pipes, cracked welds and descale header damage. In..

High-pressure water valve selection & maintenance, Part 1

Appeared in Flow Control on October 10, 2016. Hot strip mill process line. All graphics courtesy of Hunt Valve Experienced plant and maintenance engineers know that designing a high-pressure water hydraulic system is no easy task. During the design and planning phase, it is vital to take the time to specify the system parameters and analyze the additives flowing through..

Hunt Valve Releases Pump Bypass Control Valves for Steel Manufacturing

Hunt Valve, a fluid power engineering company specializing in severe-duty valves and components, has released pump bypass control valves for high-pressure centrifugal pump systems that require a minimum flow to provide cooling for the pumps when there is no system demand. With fail-safe features included, this valve technology provides increased pressure for the application while saving energy and improving efficiency. “Traditionally,..

Hunt Valve Provides Reliable Remanufacturing of Legacy Descale Valves

Hunt Valve, a fluid power engineering company specializing in severe-duty valves and components, now offers reliable remanufacturing services on the company’s plunger-style descale valve designs that need repair or reconditioning. Hunt Valve’s remanufacturing technology helps plant and maintenance engineers extend the value and useful life of their legacy descale valves. “When your severe-service descale valve needs to be repaired or..