Backwards compatibility of 60 years with the launch of Rotork’s IQ3 SET actuator
Rotork’s IQ3 intelligent actuator is now backwards compatible to the 1960s with the launch of IQ3 SET. This backwards compatibility is for legacy actuators that have non-integral starters (known as “SyncroSET”).
Rotork announce appointment of Chief Executive Officer
Kiet Huynh, previously MD of our Water & Power and Chemical, Process and Industrial divisions, has agreed to be Rotork’s new Chief Executive Officer. Kiet has joined the Rotork Board and assumes the role of CEO with immediate effect.
Green battery factory in Sweden supported by Rotork actuators
Rotork has supplied over 1,000 RC200 actuators to innovative Swedish manufacturer Northvolt, who create lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. The compact pneumatic actuators will operate valves on the production line in Skellefteå, northern Sweden.
Rotork electro-hydraulic actuators provide critical safety function in Malaysian rail network infrastructure enhancement
Rotork electro-hydraulic #actuators provide critical safety functions for Malaysian rail network, operating fire dampers.
Rotork provide flow control to Russian oil transhipment terminal
Over 100 IQ3 part-turn intelligent electric actuators from Rotork have been installed on an oil terminal on the Black Sea coast, controlling the flow of petroleum products in a demanding environment.
Texas water treatment plant boosted by Rotork’s K-TORK actuators for ultrafiltration processes
A water treatment plant in Texas has ordered hundreds of #Rotork’s K-TORK rotary vane actuators for its ultrafiltration system. They will replace existing #actuators to ensure reduced maintenance & replacement costs.
Rotork assists BAE Systems in upgrades to Portsmouth Royal Naval Base
Rotork has worked with BAE Systems to upgrade a series of A-range actuators to IQ3 actuators at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth).
HMNB Portsmouth is one of three naval bases in the UK that is run by the Royal Navy. Around two thirds of the Royal Navy’s surface ships are based there. It hosts the strategic logistic and support facilities that ensure constant availability fo
Rotork provides electric actuators at Johan Sverdrup, ground-breaking Norway oil field
Rotork has been selected as the sole provider of intelligent electric actuators for one of the largest offshore development projects in the Norwegian continental shelf, Johan Sverdrup.
Actuator control network solution provided at Spanish chemical processing plant
Almost 150 intelligent electric actuators on Rotork’s Pakscan™ control network have been ordered for the Quimica Puente Mayorga chemical processing plant in Cádiz, Spain. The actuators were installed on gate valves and control the flow of unprocessed fluids, as well as providing ESD functionality. In an emergency, they release the fluids into suction and discharge pumps for isolation.
Rotork joins Endress+Hauser Open Integration partner program
Rotork is pleased to announce it has joined the Endress+Hauser Open Integration partner program. Endress+Hauser are a global leader in the provision of process and laboratory instrumentation, products and solutions for industrial process measurement and automation. Their Open Integration program is a collaboration of 13 manufacturers, now including Rotork, to streamline interaction of complementin
Rotork launches a cloud-based Intelligent Asset Management system
Rotork has launched a programme of advanced analytics for the management of intelligent flow control assets. It is a system of advanced analytics to improve reliability and availability of key assets (such as valves) across all industries that use flow control processes.
Rotork releases AC version of PAX1 linear actuator
Rotork has updated the PAX range of actuators by adding an AC power variant of the PAX1 linear actuator.
Rotork IQ actuators control water at Grand Coulee Dam in Washington State, USA
The Grand Coulee Dam Washington State, USA, is the largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States. It is a gravity dam, with three hydroelectric power generating plants and a pump generating plant (which works to create energy from a back-up reservoir at a higher elevation when demand is high) which provide a total generating capacity of 6,809-megawatts.
Rotork GP actuators selected for Asian LNG Terminal
GP range pneumatic actuators have been installed at a South Korean LNG Terminal. The terminal houses four Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage tanks, each capable of storing up to 52.8 million gallons, a 45,000 tonne Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tank and a regasification plant.
Rotork aids production of carbon-free hydrogen with CVL actuators on electrolysis skids
Rotork CVL linear process control actuators have been provided to French equipment manufacturer AREVA H2Gen where they will play a critical role within a hydrogen generator.
Over 700 CK modular actuators installed at Chinese wastewater treatment plant
Rotork has installed over 700 CK modular electric actuators at the Shantou wastewater treatment in Guangdong, southern China facilities, where they enable sewage treatment to be carried out in accordance with new environmental regulations.
Shutdown Battery option added to IQ range to provide continued operations in a power outage and fail-to-position functionality
Rotork has launched the IQT Shutdown Battery to provide further operational flexibility to the IQT3 range of part-turn 1-phase, 3-phase and DC electric actuators with the addition of a new integral battery option that provides fail-to-position functionality in explosionproof applications.
Rotork electric and fluid power actuators supplied to oil production site in the Middle East
Rotork has supplied over 250 IQ3 intelligent electric actuators with IW quarter-turn gearboxes, five GP heavy-duty scotch yoke pneumatic actuators and five SI electro-hydraulic actuators for use at an oil production site in the Middle East.
Rotork electric modular actuators controlling rainwater storage after construction of new road in Polish city
Rotork multi-turn electric actuators have been installed to control rainwater retention along a new road which has been built in Poland.
Anglian Water returns to Rotork after signing new framework agreement
Rotork is pleased to announce the award of a new framework agreement for the supply of its products and services to Anglian Water, who supply water and water recycling services to more than six million customers in the east of England and Hartlepool.