Shenandoah, TX, USA (May 23, 2011) – CRANE Energy Flow Solutions® will showcase its extensive line of fluid handling products for the petroleum and refining industries during NPRA’s (National Petrochemical & Refiners Association’s) 2011 Reliability & Maintenance Conference & Exhibition (May 24-27, Denver, CO, USA; Booth #1119). Among the trusted brands and products CRANE will showcase is the Krombach® Metal Seated Ball Valve (MSBV), which has only recently been introduced to the U.S. refining & petrochemical industry.
“The Krombach Metal Seated Ball Valve is a high-performance metal seated ball valve that can be used in a variety of severe-service applications within the Refining and Petrochemical industry. Some key Refining applications are Fluidized Catalytic Cracking (FCC), Coking, and Continuous Catalytic Regeneration (CCR) service. Thus, what better venue to introduce it to the U.S. industry than NPRA’s Reliability & Maintenance Exhibition,” said Mike Truby, Global Business Manager, CRANE Energy Flow Solutions.
Features of the Krombach MSBV include an innovative interchangeable ball and seat, polygon stem-to-ball connection and self-cleaning system. Other products CRANE will have on display include the Pacific® Wedgeplug Metal Seated Plug Valve, Pacific Pressure Seal, Duo-Chek® High Performance Check Valve, Xomox® HF Alkylation valves, Xomox Jacketed Sleeved Plug Valve, Saunders® Industrial Diaphragm Valve, as well as the Crane 2009 edition, Technical Paper No. 410 (TP-410). Crane’s TP-410 is a technical resource for engineers, designers and engineering students that explains the flow of fluid through valves, pipes and fittings to aid in the appropriate selection of equipment for piping systems.
Crane Co. is a diversified global manufacturer of engineered industrial products traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CR). One of its segments, Crane Fluid Handling, provides highly engineered products for fluid handling applications worldwide.
CRANE Energy Flow Solutions® manufactures and sells a variety of valves for commercial and industrial process pipelines including: gate, globe, swing check, wafer check, nozzle check, resilient-seated butterfly valves, high performance and triple offset butterfly valves, metal seated ball valves and metal seated plug valves. Focused on the Energy sector including Power Generation, Petroleum Refining, Oil & Gas, and Commercial Construction, Crane’s portfolio of familiar brand names and highly engineered product solutions are widely specified and used throughout the world.