The Basic Facts About PVC, Brass, & Stainless Steel Ball Valves

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Since 2015, BI-TORQ Valve Automation, a division of Strahman Valves, has been a preeminent provider of PVC, CPVC, brass, and stainless steel ball valves, plus actuators. We specialize in automated and manual valve packages for a variety of industries and applications, including: Oil and Gas Industry Municipal and Commercial Applications Chemical and Plastic Manufacturing Food and […]

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Industries That Rely on Valve Automation

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Since 1981, BI-TORQ Valve Automation has provided valve and actuation products to industrial, commercial, and municipal customers across a diverse set of industries. Over our three decades working with reputable valve and actuator manufacturers, we gained a deep understanding of the industry, which allows our experts to match the right products to the right applications. […]

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Case Study: Handwheel Extensions

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Let’s just say that things don’t always work out as planned. In plant design, this can lead to odd piping offsets and valves in places that are inaccessible or in unsafe operating locations. Luckily, our design team and manufacturing division has the experience and capabilities to help rectify some of those oddities. Problem: In the current […]

Case Study: Thermal Shut-offs Valves in a Commercial Building

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Company Type: Major Visual Effects Company in Singapore Application: Fuel Pump Problem: A recent audit from FM global recommended that a fire safety shut-off valve be installed on their 2” fuel line before it exits the pump room.   Solution: After a web search, BI-TORQ was determined to the best fit for this application. The subsequent […]

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Case Study: Thermal Shut-off Valves on Machine Lubricant Lines

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Company Type: Bearing Manufacturer Application: EDM machining centers. (Electrical Discharge Machine) Problem: a fire broke out at a plant where EDM machines are operating. Following an investigation by FM Global, it was determined that the flammable EDM lubricant contributed to the fire after their lines were compromised. Solution: FM approved FLP series fusible link valves […]

Case Study: Thermal Shut-offs Valves in a Commercial Building

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Company Type: Major Visual Effects Company in Singapore Application: Fuel Pump Problem: A recent audit from FM global recommended that a fire safety shut-off valve be installed on their 2” fuel line before it exits the pump room. Solution: After a web search, BI-TORQ was determined to the best fit for this application. The subsequent […]

Case Study: Handwheel Extensions

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Let’s just say that things don’t always work out as planned. In plant design, this can lead to odd piping offsets and valves in places that are inaccessible or in unsafe operating locations. Luckily, our design team and manufacturing division has the experience and capabilities to help rectify some of those oddities. Problem: In the […]

Product Spotlight: Electric Actuated Ball Valves at BI-TORQ

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BI-TORQ has been an industry leader in valve automation components for almost 40 years. Between our diverse inventory, experienced technical staff, and customizable packages, we are proud to call ourselves a single-service provider for industrial, commercial, and municipal valve automation needs. Controlled by an electric actuator mechanism, automated ball valves represent one of our most […]

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Quarter Turn Valves for Industrial Applications

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Valves are relied upon to regulate flow in a variety of commercial, residential, and industrial applications. Multi-turn valves are widely used, predominately in manual or metering applications. These valves require multiple turns to fully open or close them. Quarter-turn valves are so named because they only require a 90° rotation for the valve to be […]

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What is a Fire-Safety Valve with a Fusible Link and How Does It Work?

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A fire-safety shut-off valve, also known by thermal shut-off valve or simply a fusible link valve, is a safety device designed to provide automatic valve shut-off in the event of a fire. Fire-safety valves of this type are designed for facilities that utilize flammable or toxic gases and chemicals in their production or for fuel […]

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