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Focus application : PTA (terephtalic acid)

Uses of PTA PTA, (or purified terephtalic acid – chemical formula C8H6O4), derived from crude oil by chemical synthesis, is one of the main components of polyesters. It is used for : – The manufacture of polyester fibers based on […]

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New valves solutions for mining application

CONTEXT Some valves installed in a gold mine are defective, the operator is looking for a reliable manufacturer to replace them. The requirement is for diverter valves for underground installation to convey the cemented paste backfill into the “empty” areas […]

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Good practices for industrial valves maintenance – 1/8

In industrial valves, maintenance is an essential aspect for the performance of a site. You want to know the gestures and good practices of a successful maintenance? Manufacturer since 1921, Guichon has created a series of 8 sheets to better […]

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Season’s greetings !

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How Guichon performs on steam crackers

CONTEXT Steam cracking is the first step to produce the simplest olefin: ethylene. It is one of the simplest of all the olefins and present everywhere around us. It is used as base product for several applications: Plastics, paints, solvents, […]

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Focus application: Vinyl chloride

Vinyl chloride applications: Vinyl chloride (VCM), is an industrial chemical compound, mainly used to produce its polymer: polyvinyl chloride(PVC). PVC is the third high consumption thermoplastic polymer (after polyethylene and polypropylene). – Rigid PVC, mainly used in building materials – […]

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“Industrial valves fundamentals” training

Yesterday, a training day dedicated to the basis of industrial valves took place at Guichon. Five industry professionals coming from France but also from Belgium and Algeria were present for this first on line/open registration international edition. The program: a […]

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Valco Agent Seminar

For the 3rd time, Guichon Valves welcome its international agents during a 3 days seminar. This year organized by Valco Group, this seminar allowed the agents to have a technical training on Guichon, SNRI & Malbranque brands, but also to […]

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Guichon Valves : integrated solutions for PVC manufacturing

Context: The PVC worldwide demand is still increasing strongly. It can be used in many applications! PVC is today present in most of the packaging, helmets, coatings, floor coverings…etc. The world competition is stiff and manufacturers are always looking for […]

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Steam Cracker – Take it to the top !

“Steam Cracking: the first step to produce the simplest olefin” Ethylene is one of the simplest of all the olefins and present everywhere around us. It is used as base product for several applications: Plastics, paints, solvents, packaging, cosmetics… The […]

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ACHEMA 2018

Guichon will be exhibiting at the ACHEMA 2018 in Francfort (Germany), from June 11th to 15th, 2018. Hall 8.0 – Booth C64 Come and meet a part of Guichon’s team, to talk about your projects and exchange on your process […]

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Iran Oil Show 2018

Guichon Valves will be exhibiting to the Iran Oil Show, in Tehran, from May 6th to 9th, 2018. Our enthusiastic team, in partnership with our local representative, IRFACO, will welcome you on hall 44B, booth 1308, to talk about your […]

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Guichon Valves at PCH Meetings

Guichon Valves will be at PCH Meetings (Lyon, France) next March 28th & 29th. You will be able to meet our sales manager to discuss about a product or a process problematic.

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Valco Group at NAPEC Exhibition

Valco Group will be exhibiting at NAPEC, in Oran (Algeria), from March 25th to 28th, 2018. It will be the occasion for our clients and prospects to meet the subsidiary company Malbranque Algeria and to discover the Guichon and SNRI […]

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Guichon Valves at Pumps & Valves exhibition

Guichon Valves, with its representative Vena Contracta, will be present at the Pumps & Valves Exhibition, in Antwerp (Belgium), on March 21 & 22, 2018. Come and meet us on booth E4240 – Hall 4  

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A substitute for Stellite™ on sealing surfaces

Context: Today, the hardening of sealing surfaces is performed by welding a material harder than the valve body material. Most of the time, this material is Stellite™, a cobalt-base. It is selected according to the grade: more or less cobalt, […]

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A training coordinator at Guichon

Since September, Guichon has incorporated a “training coordinator”. Her mission: being closer to our customers and reach a maximum satisfaction level. Jennifer tells us a bit more about her job: « My name is Jennifer, I am in charge of customers’ […]

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Delayed Coking Unit – How to improve the process performance ?

Delayed Coker, n. : “Simple, clean & efficient way to upgrade heavy petroleum residues” Back in the 30’s, vehicles’ improvements and war activities have increased the global gasoil and diesel fuel demand. In order to deal with this matter, ‘heavy […]

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Critical valves – Best practices for CSP & MSR – Molten salts applications

” The beginning is behind us but the best is yet to come.” Since the 70’s, several types of molten salts have been used in various industrial applications. The general chemical industries already have a good experience with them and […]

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Overcome the multiple constraints of a complex case, such as manufacturing piston valves for polyethylene

Background Guichon is assigned providing special valves for one of the biggest polyethylene manufacturing sites. Valves detail: 16 pneumatic piston valves: type 606 (metal to metal) – from 1×2 inches Class 600 to 3×3 inches CLASS 600 passing through 2×2 […]

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