Power Generation

Companies partner with Valin for results.  Read these case studies to learn how we achieve more together.

Submitted by Greg Neneman || Valin Corporation

A large utility company had a series of dams which controlled the flow of water into the local area. These dams were deemed as a critical infrastructure by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The spillways are controlled by large butterfly valves which are actuated utilizing hydraulics.

The wastewater treatment equipment market was worth over $35 billion in 2015, and is expected to reach more than $55 billion by 2023. Increasing demands for water, alongside a trend in recycling and reusing this precious resource, are two reasons for the growth. Learn more.

In geothermal plants, transforming the earth's heat into electricity imposes challenging conditions on pressure measurement equipment. WIKA's pressure monitoring instruments and diaphragm seals can withstand harsh environments, as shown in a recent installation in Southeast Asia. Learn more.

To comply with the Clean Air Act, a coal-fired power plant needed to heat flue gas to 455°C (850°F). Watlow engineered a customized design that would meet the customer's needs.

Submitted by Greg Neneman || Valin Corp.

A local power plant was having issue with clogged nozzles. The nozzles that spray the ammonia to neutralize the NOx began to clog forcing the customer to take the units off line. Valin designed and assembled a turnkey filtration system that consisted of 10 filtration assemblies. Learn more.

Submitted by Rick Frauton || United Electric Controls

A large energy company needed to lower costs, reduce maintenance and provide more reliable hydrogen-cooled generators for their customers. In order to monitor seal oil pressure remotely, provide switch control and be able to instantly view pressure readings, three discrete instruments were needed.

Submitted by Don Wolff || Valin Corp.

A manufacturer of natural gas-fired steam generators contacted Valin regarding a problem they were having with contamination. Valin delivered a new filtration solution that provided a higher confidence in the purity of their gas, and reduced the number of filter cartridge kits that they will need.

Submitted by Michelle Fischer

A Major Refinery in Washington Realizes a 20% Savings on their Maintenance Labor Thanks to Valin.

Submitted by Leslie Carmen

Because coal is dusty, it is common for mining and power plants to minimize the dust by spraying down the coal with a water-based chemical solution. In the colder months of the year, however, this solution causes the coal to freeze together in clumps and stick to the cold walls of the coal chute.

Submitted by Kari Kohonen

To meet growing demand for distillates and to also meet environmental and regulatory compliance, a large refinery in the Northwest began construction of a new Ultra low Sulphur Diesel Unit.

Submitted by Ron Novak

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines had a problem that needed solving and Valin® acted as the general contractor for this job providing project management, supervision and all of the cable and components.

Submitted by Don Wolff

Valin® was asked to provide a compact, failsafe electric actuation solution for high torque metal seated ball valves in a severe process application.