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The 4 most common mistakes when estimating valve packages for ship repair

The ship repair industry is a whirlwind. You need your valves, pipes, and fittings fast and you need your numbers for estimates even faster. But misinterpreting small details on an estimating spec can turn into costly mistakes when it comes time to purchase. Here are the four most common traps I see estimators fall into […]

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ABS Witness Testing now available in-house

Tork Systems is excited to announce that we can now perform hydrostatic pressure testing in our Alameda, CA facility. With our state-of-the-art test bench, we can now perform ABS witness testing and other technical assessments in house. We successfully tested our first batch of valves in the middle of 2020 and look forward to testing […]

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Ask The Experts: What is a butterfly valve?

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Jeremy is a former sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. His specialty is engaging customers in creative ways and building relationship with key players in marine PVF industry.
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What is a butterfly valve? As far as valves go, butterfly valves are a fairly new design. They are simple, easy to install, and easy to use. A butterfly valve uses a disc that turns 90° to allow materials to flow through. This is different from other valves that move the disc out of the way […]

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Ask The Experts: Valves 101

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Jeremy is a former sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. His specialty is engaging customers in creative ways and building relationship with key players in marine PVF industry.
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What are marine valves? For most of our customers, this may seem like a silly question. We get it salty dogs, this article isn’t for you. However, with a wave of millennials entering the workforce, someone needs to cover the basics. Today, I’m going to break down valves Barney-style so that when you start reading […]

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Ask The Experts: What Is A Check Valve?

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Jeremy is a former sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. His specialty is engaging customers in creative ways and building relationship with key players in marine PVF industry.
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What is a Check valve? Most valves are operated by a human, air pressure, or even electricity. When these elements are unavailable or fail to perform, a check valve keeps on working. A check valve is intended to automatically shut off when pressure reduces or changes direction so that fluids or gasses are only able to […]

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