What were this year’s top rotary valve topics?

Posted by Megan Thompson on
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What’s your new year’s resolution? We worked hard and expanded this year, so we resolve to keep a good head on our shoulders in 2024. No matter how much we grow, we’ll stay humble and grounded to keep delivering the personal service you expect from ACS Valves.

Part of that means sharing tips, stories, and guides to help you get things done. These were our four most-read blogs in 2023 — if you missed them, now’s your chance to check them out.

A quiz about rotary valve OSHA safety

Quiz time! It’s always smart to stay current on OSHA regulations and identify potential safety hazards, so we created this quiz to test your knowledge. No worries if you don’t get every question right — we explain each concept at the end, so you can learn a bit about rotary valve safety and how to prevent injuries. Try it out and see how you do.

Take the quiz: OSHA safety for rotary valves

An overview of the valve quoting process

It’s easy enough for us to say, “Contact us to get a rotary valve quote.” But what actually happens after you get in touch? We covered everything you need to know about the process, including what you get for the price of a valve, what information we need to quote it, and what gets packaged into the quote you receive.

Read the blog: How do I get a rotary valve quote?

Tips for configuring a valve for cement

We know some tough cookies who work in the construction industry. Rotary valves need to be tough too, because cement and other abrasive materials can wear down parts quicker than usual. To extend the lifespan of your valve, you should know the right rotors, coatings, and options available to configure it effectively.

Read the blog: How do I configure a valve for conveying cement?

A primer on rotary airlocks for dust collectors

Dust collection systems are essential to maintaining a safe processing plant with decent air quality. Rotary airlocks contain the captured dust in an isolated stream, so you can change the dust bin without shutting down your system. To properly handle high volumes of dust, airlock design is extremely important. We explained the basics to help you choose the right one.

Read the blog: Airlocks for dust collection systems

Have a happy holiday

As always, thank you for reading. If you’re curious about any rotary valve-related topics or questions we haven’t covered yet, feel free to let us know on LinkedIn, Facebook, or X (formerly Twitter).

The team at ACS Valves wishes you a safe and restful holiday season (or a fun and exciting one, if that’s more your speed). Happy new year!

Categories: OSHA , Conveying Systems , Difficult Products , Quizzes