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June 2019

New valves solutions for mining applications

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 created by the extraction of ore.

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How to optimize a flow ?

In some processes the valves used must be designed in a manner to optimise flow.
The first criteria to define is the diameter of the flow path in function of the operating conditions, particularly the flow rate, the Delta P, and the type of fluid.
Next, some specifications will require additional studies on the turbulence and pressure losses linked to the equipment, on the reduction of non circulation zones or even on the optimisation of the speed of the fluid for the process.

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Good practices for valves maintenance

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 understand the maintenance of industrial valves.

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Recent articles on our website

   Focus application : PTA

PTA, (or purified terephtalic acid – chemical formula C8H6O4), derived from crude oil by chemical synthesis, is one of the main component of polyesters.

Guichon proposes a wide range of products adapted to PTA’s constraints.

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    News on the website

A new application page is online on our website! From now on you can find all Guichon solutions adapted to mining applications : mineral ore processing, cement processing and paste backfill processing.

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Valve for chemical application

Tank bottom valve for chemical application, DN 8”, Class 150 Lbs, Stainless steel 304L, with manual actuator






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