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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..