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Arca – Refurbished as good as new

Before and after servicing of the Arca compressor blow off valves. 48″ x 24″ class 150 (DN1200xDN600) KVS 6000 4,500kg each These Arca control valves with low-noise trim are required mainly during start-up and shut-down of the compressor. In critical operation or if the compressor must provide constant revolutions during fluctuation in consumption, excess air is either diverted or blown off. The most important task of the surge limit control valve, however, is to serve as safety va…

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HCL Burner Commissioning – On Site with Johan

Our Regional Manager Johan Jacobs on site commissioning our equipment with one of our favorite clients, a global leader in Sustainable Packaging and Paper with operations around the world. This phase was 120 + pieces of manual, on/off and control valves. More that 1,000 pieces supplied over the last few years on various chemical plant upgrades on this site. Valve supplied this phase, Richter KN series lined ball valves & KNR Lined control valves Richter RSS lined globe control valves Richte…

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Arca in Space – Ariane 6 Rocket

ARCA were also part of the team at the start of the latest launcher generation ARIANE 6. Engineering Excellence is in demand here, near the city of Kourou in French Guiana. A reliable supply under the highest loads has to be guaranteed at the rocket launch pad of the European Space Agency ESA. Our control valves are installed in the fuel filling system, where they ensure that helium, oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are fed reliably into the fuel tanks of the rockets. Read more in the latest ARCA-R…

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ARCA ONCE AGAIN NA­MED AS BASF’S “MAIN VAL­VE VEN­DOR” (MVV4) ARCA has once again been named as BASF’s MVV partner (MVV4) for the period from 2021 to 2026. After the conclusion of the award process, the pleasing news came that ARCA will continue to be MVV4 supplier for the Awarding Cluster Unlined Global Control and both sides are looking forward to continuing the current cooperation. The framework agreement will shortly be finalised and signed. Arca is thus one of two global key supp…

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Successfull FAT on a 16″ ARCA Globe Control Valve

Our Gauteng team recently completed another successful FAT on a 16″ #300 Arca globe control valve for Sasol that will be used to protect critical process equipment. Body material is A351CF8M. Thank you RJ, Desmond and Gideon for taking care of a very special client. Contact our team of technical specialists to see how we can assist with your process control applications.   …

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Read about the following in the latest magazine BASF Chemical Plant in Germany supplied with 250 pieces Arca globe control valves. Arca bypass steam stations for paper mill. Arca receives silver medal in Ecovadis Awards. New steam conditioning station for chemical plant. Any so much more. To find out more download the latest Arca 2021 magazine.   …

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Arca – Their new 2020 magazine is here

Sustainability is a major issue with ARCA Flow Group as you will read in our latest magazine. Sustainability has many faces. In our latest magazine we would like to introduce some of them from our everday life to you. Be it packaging reduction, be it measures for the long-term reduction of energy consumption or the increasing use of our products in biomass power plants for example. Download the latest magazine and read for yourself or visit the Arca Control Valve section to learn more.   …

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ARCA – Around the Steam Turbine

At the heart of a power station are the steam turbines and Arca has the excperience. They serve as a generator or mechanical drive for pumps and compressors. For its operation a network of valves is built around the turbine. Steam inlet valves direct the steam flow into the turbine while extraction valves withdraw the steam from the different intermediate stages. Gland steam and leakage steam control valves provide the labyrinth seals in the hub areas with steam, that seal the turbine shaft towa…

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ARCA is now certified “Main Valve Vendor” of BASF Chemicals in Germany and one of only two global suppliers for automated process control valves. The Main Valve Vendor Concept (MVV 3) is a selection process for suppliers developed by BASF Chemicals that is aimed at supplying standard valves for plant maintenance and projects with key suppliers. Early in 2014 BASF started a concept for qualification of suppliers that has been divided into three phases and was decided using the criteria of qua…

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Arca Control Valves New Company Video

Arca Control Valves in Germany is a family owned company now in its 3rd generation. Established more than 100 years ago, Arca now employs more than 500 hundred people in various countries. Arca has more than 100 patents registered showing that they lead the way in control valve technology. Arca and Valve & Automation have been partners in South Africa for more than 20 years. Take a look what Arca can do for you. Watch the new video now. …

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ARCA: Comprehensive Solutions for all Processes of the Coal Gasification

Due to the availability of coal, coke and other refinery residues in almost all industrial and emerging countries, as well as the high efficiency and the excellent CO2 balance, the energy production in so called Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power stations will in most countries show growth in the future. In IGCC power stations, synthesis gas is burned in a gas turbine and the waste heat of the gas turbine can by way of heat reclamation be used for energy generation. During the …

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