Flow Switches for Pump Protection

“We recently introduced the FF type series flow switch which has applications specifically suited to the water, oils, gas, food and beverage sectors as well as in general industry where pump protection is required. Its 200-bar pressure and piston valve seat design makes it a unique flow switch for a variety of industry applications” says […]

Efficient Pinch Valves

Included in BMG’s extensive portfolio of industrial slurry valves is a range of pinch valves, which have been developed to control the flow of liquids, powders, solids and abrasives in many industries. Explains Willie Lamprecht, Sales Manager, Fluid Technology division, BMG, “Pinch valves have been added to our product offering, enhancing our wide range of […]

Knife Gate Valves

Long regarded as a leading brand in abrasive slurry applications, Krebs Technequip knife gate valves now allow less stockholding of spares through the enhanced interchangeability of components. Most of the components are standard across the range, explains Herman Britz, Regional Product Line Manager for Pumps, Cyclones and Valves at FLSmidth. The upgrade of the legacy […]

New Valve Position Indication Unit

This first pure valve-sensing unit is maintenance-free and does not require manual adjustment or programming. It enables 360° LED visual status indication from all directions. It also provides convenient control-room monitoring of the real-time status of Alfa Laval hygienic valves used across the dairy, food, beverage, home and personal care, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and many other […]

Sometimes Online is not Good Enough

The advent of online purchasing has meant that consumers have access to a broader range of sales channels than ever before. However, according to Lionel Maasdorp, MD at Allmech, leading South African manufacturer of boilers and supplier of water treatment components, there is still value in partnering with an authorised agent for certain purchases, including […]

A Good Year for Slurry-related Valves

Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS), which specialises in the design and manufacture of slurry-related valves, was established by the Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) of Invicta Holdings Limited, as part of the Group’s strategy to expand its fluid technology services in Africa.  “Our AFS team works closely with our sister company BMG, to extend specialist services, through […]

Positional Feedback Valves

“Many industrial processes, such as power generation, mining, food manufacturing and chemical manufacturing, use a series of ball valves, and could benefit from positional feedback valves in certain applications,” says Lynette Morrey of Allmech, a South African manufacturer of boilers and supplier of water treatment components and the sole official agent in South Africa for […]

Further investment into Namibia

The recently-established KSB Pumps and Valves Namibia will be headed up by newly-appointed managing director DeWet van Wyk. The evolution from a sales office of the South African operation to a fully-fledged company comes at a time when soaring demand for pumps and services necessitates a move to bigger premises with a fully-stocked distribution warehouse, […]

Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS) is launched

Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) part of Invicta Holding Limited, has established a new company, Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS), that specialises in the design and manufacture of slurry related valves.  “ESG’s strategy to further expand its fluid technology services, through the launch of an in-house manufacturing facility, strengthens the Group’s position in the valves sector on […]

Setting Up Your Valves For Success

Most valve damage is caused by installation and related issues, says JP Thysse, Senior Technician at Allmech, a leading South African manufacturer of boilers and supplier of water treatment components. This includes: water damage to motor and electrical components, damage caused by power spikes, debris (sand, grit or stones) stuck in the valve, erosion or […]