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Rotork Controls Ltd

Brassmill Lane Lower Weston
Bath
Avon
BA1 3JQ
United Kingdom

Telephone : +44 (01225) 733200
Email : steve.britton@rotork.co.uk
Web : WWW.ROTORK.COM


Editorial archive;

New features added to intelligent actuators 08/03/2024
Rotork has added new features to its IQ3 Pro range of intelligent actuators. These include increased speeds for the IQT3F Pro electric modulating actuators, independent open/close speeds for part-turn actuators and closed-loop control for the multi-turn and part-turn actuators. Full Story...

Rotork - connecting with our digital future 22/09/2023
The Rotork App provides intelligent control and communication capabilities for the IQ3 Pro electric actuator. The app introduces smart features, including a virtual setting tool, and a valve configuration setup wizard. Data logs from the actuator can be extracted via the App and exported to Rotork Insight 2 software or sent to Rotork's cloud-based intelligent asset management (iAM) system. Full Story...

Rotork – connecting with our digital future 11/09/2023
Rotork is excited to introduce the new IQ3 Pro with full mobile app integration. The Rotork App provides intelligent control and communication capabilities for the IQ3 Pro and is a practical and easy way to operate actuators using a smartphone. This evolution enables the continual development of new features that drive digitisation and future-proofing of electric actuation. Full Story...

Rotork - connecting with our digital future 04/09/2023
Rotork is excited to introduce the new IQ3 Pro with full mobile app integration. The Rotork App provides intelligent control and communication capabilities for the IQ3 Pro and is a practical and easy way to operate actuators using a smartphone. This evolution enables the continual development of new features that drive digitisation and future-proofing of electric actuation. Full Story...

Actuator range gains mobile App integration capabilities 22/08/2023
The IQ3 range of actuators from Rotork has been extended with the introduction of the IQ3 Pro with full mobile App integration. Full Story...

Supporting efficiency and asset management 11/04/2023
Santiago Murguia discusses the importance of digitalisation for valve and actuator automation. Full Story...

Electric actuators supplied to carbon capture storage project 30/01/2023
Rotork has been awarded a contract to supply IQ3 and Skilmatic SI range actuators to sn industrial decarbonisation project in Norway. Full Story...

Intelligent electric actuation adopted at a water adventure site 12/07/2022
Intelligent actuators have helped improve and modernise the flow control system at a white water centre in the north-east of England. Full Story...

Part-turn option added to actuator range 14/06/2022
The Rotork CK range of modular electric valve actuators has been extended to include a new part-turn variant, known as the CKQ. Full Story...

Managing the risk of aging assets 31/01/2022
Lifetime Management, the service and maintenance programme from Rotork, has been enhanced with the launch of the IQ3 SET actuator, which offering backwards compatibility to the 1960s. Full Story...

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions 10/01/2022
Part-turn intelligent electric actuators from Rotork have been installed in several gas pressure reducing stations in Belgium to provide reliable flow control without the release of undesirable greenhouse gas emissions. Full Story...

Water treatment plant boosted by actuators for ultrafiltration processes 19/10/2021
A water treatment plant in Texas has ordered hundreds of Rotork’s K-TORK rotary vane actuators for use in its ultrafiltration system. Full Story...

Actuator control network solution for Spanish chemical processing plant 26/03/2021
Almost 150 intelligent electric actuators on Rotork’s Pakscan control network have been ordered for the Quimica Puente Mayorga chemical processing plant in Spain. Full Story...

Rotork joins Endress+Hauser Open Integration partner program 16/02/2021
Rotork has joined the Endress+Hauser Open Integration partner program, which is a collaboration of manufacturers focussed on to streamlining interaction of complementing products. Full Story...

Pneumatic flow control gets smart 01/02/2021
Reliable flow control equipment plays an essential part in the control of many manufacturing and industrial processes. Control Engineering Europe takes a closer look. Full Story...

Rotork actuators used for precise oil and gas flow control on a Brazilian FPSO vessel 10/03/2020
Electric and fluid power actuators from Rotork have been installed on a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in Brazil. Full Story...

Electric actuators supplied to Korean fuel cell power plant 12/08/2019
Rotork linear actuators have been selected to control the flow of hydrogen gas at a fuel cell power plant in South Korea. Full Story...

Sewage treatment plant uses intelligent actuators to automate penstock gates 25/06/2019
Rotork intelligent electric actuators have been specified to control penstock gates at a sewage treatment plant (STP) in Australia. Full Story...

Multiple valve actuator control solution 30/04/2019
Rotork has launched the latest generation of its monitoring and control system for valve actuators and plant equipment. Full Story...

Malaysian refinery gets maintenance support 24/04/2019
The Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad, a refiner, manufacturer and supplier of petroleum products in Malaysia, has chosen the Rotork Client Support Programme (CSP) for the asset management of valve actuation equipment at its Port Dickson refinery. Full Story...

Multiple valve actuator control solution 08/04/2019
Rotork has launched the latest generation of its monitoring and control system for valve actuators and plant equipment. Full Story...

Plug and socket option added to intelligent actuator 29/01/2019
Rotork IQ intelligent electric valve actuators are now available with the option of a bespoke plug and socket electrical connection. Full Story...

Electric actuators installed at Chinese oil refinery 10/12/2018
More than 2,500 Rotork IQ3 electric actuators have been installed at a Chinese oil refinery and petrochemical complex. Full Story...

Extended actuator range offers improved control valve automation 23/11/2018
Rotork has extended its CMA range of compact modulating actuators with new sizes specifically designed for reliable automation of larger linear control valves. Full Story...

Actuators support plans for advanced wastewater treatment 23/10/2016
The Viseu Sul WWTP in Portugal’s Viseu County is believed to be the first in the country to adopt advanced membrane filtration (MBR) wastewater treatment technology. The highly automated treatment facility, serves a population of 90,000. Full Story...

Wireless valve monitoring concept 21/09/2016
A new concept for wireless valve monitoring and diagnostics in the process industry has been introduced bu Rotork with RI Wireless which transmits real-time position indication to the control room and enables predictive maintenance for actuated valves. Full Story...

Control valve actuation passes the glass making test 16/02/2016
Rotork CMA electric actuators have been finding applications in the glass making process, to provide a critical valve control function. Full Story...

Enabling well compliance with EPA emissions mandates 07/07/2015
Electric control valve actuators from Rotork have delivered an efficient and reliable process control solution and eliminated venting and greenhouse gas emissions in compliance with new environmental protection legislation at remotely sited shale gas installations in the USA. Full Story...

Enhanced functionality for Rotork CMA boosts electric process valve control 31/03/2015
Rotork has announced an extensive advancement of CMA electric actuation technology for the operation of process control and choke valves, introducing new options to meet evolving customer and market requirements. Full Story...

Enhanced functionality for process valve actuators 03/03/2015
Rotork has advanced its CMA electric actuation technology for the operation of process control valves, introducing new options to meet evolving customer and market requirements. Full Story...

Fast-acting failsafe actuator 25/03/2014
A recent example of customised valve actuators from Rotork-Hiller, was the result of a requirement to build a fast-acting failsafe stop valve actuator for a plant firefighting system that demanded an exceptionally innovative design solution. Full Story...

Ensuring compliance with environmental legislation for furnaces and power plants 11/03/2014
Environmental legislation demands strict efficiency and control of emissions from industrial boilers, furnaces and other power plant processes. In the US, for example, the Environmental Protection Agency has recently introduced the MACT (Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology) rule, which requires operators to carry out tune-up procedures either annually or bi-annually. Full Story...

Valvekits to stock Pneumatrol solenoid valves 21/05/2013
Rotork Valvekits, the specialist valve mounting kit company in the Rotork group of flow control businesses, is now the official stockist and distributor for the industry-leading Pneumatrol Namur range of solenoid valves. Full Story...

Valve monitoring system forms vital part of predictive maintenance solution 22/01/2013
A networked solution for digital valve monitoring and partial stroke testing on a large scale oilfield installation in the Middle East will feature a Rotork SVM (Smart Valve Monitoring) system. Full Story...

Intelligent non-intrusive electric valve actuator launched 12/06/2012
Rotork has introduced the third generation of its flagship IQ range of intelligent non-intrusive heavy duty electric valve actuators. Full Story...

Valve control assists efficient mineral grading 01/05/2012
Rotork CVA electric control valve actuators have been specified for critical flow control duties on heavy duty mineral processing machinery manufactured by Mineral Engineering Processes (MEP). Full Story...

Critical valve control duties 27/03/2012
For critical valve control duty on high temperature gas turbine pre-heater equipment in a power generation application, the CVA electric actuator from Rotork has been specified. The application demands unrestricted modulation of a three-way valve to control the pre-heated temperature of fuel gas for electricity generating turbines. Full Story...