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Introducing our New LowFlow Valve Engineer

December 7, 2016

LowFlow Valve would like to welcome an exciting new addition to the team, our new engineer, Matt Miller.  A native…
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How to Avoid Stainless Steel Diaphragm Failures

October 25, 2016

Are you tired of dealing with stainless steel diaphragm failures, repairs and replacements in your gas regulators?  Why not make…
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Valve Sizing for Mixed Medias

September 28, 2016

If you need to size an application when there are multiple medias mixed together, use the below guidelines to select…
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What is Live Loaded Packing?

What Is Live-Loaded Control Valve Packing?

September 2, 2016

Control valve packing is typically the last line of defense against valve leakage.  In LowFlow valves, this packing can be…
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Which Seat Material Is Best For Your LowFlow Valve?

August 26, 2016

Many LowFlow control valves and regulators can be manufactured with a range of options when it comes to soft seat…
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Why LowFlow Control Valves Use Rolling Diaphragms

August 17, 2016

The LowFlow rolling diaphragm, sometimes called a rolled hat diaphragm, is a tough, flexible seal with a unique construction that…
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What to know about process diagrams

Process Diagram Symbols

July 14, 2016

Process Diagrams are fundamental requirements for project design and engineering.  Last week, we highlighted the three types of process diagrams:…
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The Three Types Of Process Diagrams

July 6, 2016

Process Diagrams are fundamental requirements for project design and engineering.  There are three types of process diagrams: Block Flow Diagram…
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How To Prevent Freezing In Gas Pressure Reducing Systems: Part Four

June 23, 2016

Another method for reducing the occurrence of freezing in a pressure reducing station is to introduce an antifreeze solution.  In…
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How To Prevent Freezing In Gas Pressure Reducing Systems: Part Three

June 3, 2016

Another method of reducing freezing problems in a pressure reducing system is by heating the piping or even the regulator….
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How To Prevent Freezing In Gas Pressure Reducing Systems: Part Two

May 27, 2016

In this post, we will begin to discuss ways to reduce freezing problems. Moisture in a gas system is prone…
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How To Prevent Freezing In Gas Pressure Reducing Systems: Part One

May 19, 2016

Gas system freezing has been a problem since the dawn of the gas industry.  Ice crystals can form within pipes…
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What is a LowFlow Application

What Constitutes A LowFlow Valve Application?

May 6, 2016

I get asked this question all the time, and I answer it this way: LowFlow Valve manufactures high quality, engineered…
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Welcome To The LowFlow Valve Blog!

September 15, 2015

Welcome to the LowFlow Valve Blog!  LowFlow is one of six Richards Industries brands.  Richards, an American manufacturer, is located…
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