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We are an Emerson approved distributor and the Australian Valve Centre valve engineering, test & automation facility is Emerson approved. We stock Bettis & Biffi double acting & spring return actuators up to 30,000 NB as well as accessories such as handwheel & gear over-rides. All automation & controls are performed in-house in our valve […]

Stocked in AS 2129 Table D/E, AS 4087 PN14/16 and ASME 125, 50NB up to 600NB in CF8, CF8M, and WCB body. We stock NBR, Viton, EPDM & PTFE seat, all leak tight shut off (including PTFE). We also stock metal seat. Multi layer stem packing comprising of braided PTFE silicon and PTFE sheet assures long life […]

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NPT is for fittings, LP is for pipe but is also used for high pressure plain pipe nipples/swages. Yes the thread is the same, but… The differences are: B1.20.1 NPT V.S API 5B LINE PIPE (LP) THREAD FORM 1. NPT HAS NO RECESS – LP HAS A RECESS 2. FEMALE THREAD – PLANE OF VANISH […]

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Valve, gearbox & actuator manufacturers often refer to obsolete/superseded mount pad drilling standards. Some derive from old USA standards that were not carried forward onto MSS SP-101. Some are metricated versions of MSS SP-101 which were never adopted by ISO 5211 but never the less, are in use. This comparison guide attached allows manufacturers, suppliers & […]