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SAMSON Implements C-TPAT

November 13, 2015

SAMSON will join over 10,000 companies worldwide by implementing the US Customs and Border Security Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program best practices at the new larger man...

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Predicting Cavitation Damage in Control Valves

December 19, 2016

Cavitation can occur when the pressure of the process media changes as it passes through a control valve, resulting in increased noise and possible damage of the valve....

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ISA Texas Channel

April 12, 2017

Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other ...

SAMSON Implements C-TPAT

November 13, 2015

SAMSON will join over 10,000 companies worldwide by implementing the US Customs and Border Security Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program best practices at the new larger manufacturing and logistics facility in Baytown, TX.

SAMSON Expands Representative Network

October 15, 2015

Having a combined salesforce of almost 300, this representative network gives SAMSON customers greater access to its high-quality linear and rotary line of control valves and accessories.

SAMSON CONTROLS Merger

November 1, 2014

As of November 1, 2014, SAMSON Controls, Inc. absorbed both SAMSON Products, the production company, located next door in Baytown and SAMSON Project Engineering, the project management company, located in the Houston energy corridor.

Predicting Cavitation Damage in Control Valves

December 19, 2016

Cavitation can occur when the pressure of the process media changes as it passes through a control valve, resulting in increased noise and possible damage of the valve.

How Steam Conditioning Valves Improve Your Process

June 28, 2016

Steam Pressure and Temperature control – In one unit.

Improved Control Valve Sizing for Multiphase Flow

October 21, 2015

Process media in the chemical and petrochemical industries can be comprised of a gas/vapor and liquid phase as it enters a control valve. This article examines the calculations for sizing control valves that are used in such processes.

Safety in the Process Industry

October 21, 2015

Human error and technical failures have caused some of the worst chemical and petrochemical accidents. This article responds to the changing responsibilities and roles of the many entities involved in preventing such accidents.

Partial Stroke Testing for Final Elements

October 20, 2015

Partial stroke testing means partial movement of the safety valve without interfering with the operation process in any way.

Control Valves with Extremely Fast and Precise Positioning Capabilities

October 20, 2015

Some industrial processes, such as the Parex™ process in the petrochemical process or compressor bypass control in the energy sector, need valves with quick and precise acting movements. This article examines those processes and the control needs

Enhanced Reliability for Final Elements

October 20, 2015

Process valves can be the most decisive factor for measuring and calculating the SIL Level for the safety instrumented function (SIF).

Control Valve Design Aspects for Critical Applications in Petrochemical Plans

October 20, 2015

In the oil and gas market sector, many valves are high power [∆p x flow] converters and in combination with fluid corrosion and fluid contamination the valve body and trim may be parts subject to wear.

Diagnostic Tools for Control Valves

October 20, 2015

Digital positioners offer features regarding improved process plant reliability and maintenance.

Cutting Costs Using Self-Operated Regulators

October 20, 2015

Self-operating regulators have existed for over 100 years to control temperature and pressure of process media. This article outlines how cost effective these regulators can be.

Seat Leakage Detection

October 18, 2015

Seat leakage may not be detected from the outside of a valve if the tight shut-off is impaired causing deterioration of control.  This article examines how uncovering seat leakage can be done using appropriate sensors.

Plant Design and Control Valve Selection Under Increasing Cost and Time Pressure

October 17, 2015

Designing plants under current time constraints has proved difficult for engineers possibly resulting in "quick and dirty" sizing of control valves.

Control Valves for Critical Applications

October 16, 2015

In refineries the process media flowing through valves are primarily liquids. With liquids, critical operating conditions caused by cavitation or flashing may occur.

Implementation of Safety-Instrumented Systems in the Process Industry – SIL in Practice

October 15, 2015

Standards for handling safety-instrumented systems have become widely accepted, but when to implement them in daily operations can lead to uncertainty.

ISA Texas Channel

April 12, 2017

Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems,

ISA Calgary - Conference & Expo

April 19, 2017

The 2017 ISA Calgary Show returns this April, boasting even more new features, technology, education programs, networking events and much more! Get in touch with products and innovations at the forefront of the automation industry.

Offshore Technology Conference

May 1, 2017

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters.