Case Study #03 - Control Valve Case Study
SUR-FLO CONTROL VALVE SET-UP ON OFFLOADING TRUCK – LETHBRIDGE
Customer: Horizon Truck and Body
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta
The Application: Crude Oil Loading Truck and Transfer
A Simple, Easy To Use, Low Maintenance, and Cost Effective Solution” - Ken, General Manager at Horizon Truck and Body
In order to load and offload crude oil from the truck, the customer needed to install two expensive, single direction regulators to create a bi-directional flow, using two control points. This required more tubing, costs, maintenance, and labour.
Removing unnecessary tubing and both regulators to install a single Sur-Flo Control Valve which can bi-directionally control the loading and offloading of the oil at one set point. Horizon uses instrument air to control the set pressure of the valve. This solution provides a cost effective, easily maintained, and reliable set up.
The Sur-Flo Control Valve works with all types of processes, whether liquid or gas, sour or sweet, debris or waxy, there are no applications too challenging. With our direct control over manufacturing and materials, Sur-Flo is able to customize the control valve to you. From sizes ranging from 1” to 10” we will ensure a valve that suits your application.
• EASY MAINTENANCE
• ONLY 4 COMPONENTS
• NO SPRING/DIAPHRAM