In case you missed our article in Valve World Magazine

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In case you missed it, BI-TORQ Valve Automation was the cover story of Valve World’s Control & Smart Valves Special. We were very excited to be able to showcase our capabilities and demonstrate the fact that we are a leader in not only the valve automation and customized mounting hardware industries, but now in the […]

Lockout Devices

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BI-TORQ® Valve Automation’s lockout device for automated quarter turn valves prevents accidentally opening or closing of a critical shut-off device from a remote location like a PLC. The valve can be locked out in either the open or closed position, allowing maintenance personnel to work on other parts of the system without concern that the […]

Fusible Link Application – Lubricants

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APPLICATION: EDM MACHINING CENTERS. (ELECTRICAL DISCHARGE MACHINING) 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 (also known as thermal shut-off valves) were mandated on […]

Announcement

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At the beginning of September, BI-TORQ Valve Automation became part of the Strahman Valve family. We could not be any more pleased. When I first had the pleasure of meeting CEO Augie Percoco and the rest of the Strahman team earlier this year at their world headquarters in Pennsylvania, I was struck by the similarity of the […]

Our Fusible Link Assemblies are the Real Deal

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As the leader in the fusible link (or thermal shut-off) valve market, BI-TORQ Valve Automation takes pride in knowing that every valve assembly we send out the door is built to our own exacting standards and meets all current product standards and approvals. We’d like to think that not only do we provide you with the […]

WHAT WE DO BEST

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The automated valve market in North America is nearly $1.5 billion and growing. That means BI-TORQ® Valve Automation is part of a very large industry–it would be easy to get lost in the shuffle. Thankfully, we have no desire to be one of the many “me too” companies in the marketplace, so we have tried […]

TESTING AN ELECTRIC ACTUATOR WITHOUT A CONTROL SIGNAL

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Electric actuators make valve automation easy, but they can be subjected to some pretty tough conditions. The need to pull the actuator off the valve and bench test it may arise during an actuator’s lifespan due to those conditions. So, what happens when you go to test an electric actuator with a 4-20mA positioner, but […]

CUSTOMER SERVICE PHILOSOPHY: DO THE RIGHT THING EVERY TIME

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20 years ago, BI-TORQ® Valve Automation started with a modest concept: to simplify the selection and purchase of automated valve packages. Over the past two decades, that philosophy has helped us become one of the most trusted brands in the industry. Our goal always has been total satisfaction and we have been able to achieve […]