Breakthroughs in Steam Valve Technology Are Outlined in New White Paper

A new white paper, titled “Seven Breakthrough Advantages of New Steam Valve Technology,” details recent major breakthroughs in steam valve technology and how to achieve dramatic performance improvements.
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Aug. 7, 2012 - PRLog -- A new white paper details recent major breakthroughs in steam valve technology and how— by choosing the right next-generation steam valve — to achieve dramatic performance improvements such as 60% higher flow rates, four times longer life, and more in a wide variety of applications.

The new white paper, titled “Seven Breakthrough Advantages of New Steam Valve Technology,” is available for download from

Solenoid-based valves that control the flow of steam and hot water are critical components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end users of commercial and industrial laundry, sterilizer, boiler, dishwasher, and food preparation equipment. Until recently, specifiers and users of even the best traditional valve technology had to accept certain limitations — such as relatively restricted throughput, comparatively short valve life, and time-consuming maintenance or replacement.

The white paper discusses how a host of new approaches and technologies, incorporated into a new generation of steam valve products, are dramatically improving performance factors. The paper reports the newest designs combine several features proven to offer significant benefits in traditional valves, such as threaded bonnets, a floating PTFE diaphragm, and a zerominimum operating differential design. They also add innovative new approaches — such as optimized geometry, DC construction, and a lower power coil.

In contrast to established flow control components, these advantages can significantly impact core attributes such as flow rates and product life, according to the paper. As a result, OEM specifiers and end users who choose the right valve can enjoy dramatically more efficient and reliable service than ever before.

“Seven Breakthrough Advantages of New Steam Valve Technology,” was written by Anne-Sophie Kedad-Chambareau, Valve Product, Marketing Manager, ASCO, and Gerry Longinetti, Marketing Manager, ASCO. It is available for immediate download on the ASCO Valve website at

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About ASCO Numatics

ASCO Numatics, an Emerson company, offers comprehensive fluid automation solutions, including fluid control and fluid power products, for a wide range of industry-focused applications. The ASCO Numatics product line in North America consists of more than 50,000 valves, an extensive selection of air preparation equipment, and a full line of actuation products. ASCO products include solenoid pilot valves, angle body piston valves, linear indicators, redundant control systems, and pressure sensors. The Numatics line covers valve manifolds, cylinders, grippers, filters, regulators, and lubricators. For more information about ASCO Numatics products, visit

About Emerson
Emerson , based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit
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