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OSHA Process Safety Management

(iii) Relief and vent systems and devices; Pressure relief valves, rupture discs, low pressure tank vents, vacuum relief valves/vents, and other similar devices are often subject to special scrutiny by OSHA and other governmental agencies. Few other components in the petrochemical processing industry have this level of visibility or are the subject of more violations. “Relief…

Limitorque Blue Ribbon Service and BEYOND with C&K

“Limitorque Blue Ribbon Service” is a well-used moniker designating “official” Factory Certified Service representatives for Limitorque actuation systems. This was traditionally a difficult to obtain designation typically given to stocking distributors for a given area that also had a SOLID and experienced service department. Unfortunately, the modern version appears to include every new distributor with a technician…

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C&K proudly announces new Zook line

WATKINSVILLE, GA (November, 2017) – Chalmers & Kubeck – South is pleased to announce that we have been appointed the EXCLUSIVE representative for ZOOK rupture disk for the states of GEORGIA, FLORIDA, SOUTH CAROLINA, NORTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA, and TENNESSEE. This prestigious manufacturer will expand our offering for overpressure protection to include Consolidated Pressure Relief Valves, Consolidated…

Why use a “Smart” Positioner like the Masoneilan SVI2AP?

Thinking of making the jump from Analog to Digital Smart Valve positioners? It’s easier than you think and Smart Positioners can actually be less expensive than the old analog type. Considering all the separate analog accessories that are built into today’s smart devices, the cost savings vs analog can be significant. But not all Smart…

Digital Asset Manager or OSHA Compliance Tool? Both?

It is no secret that our industry has become more and more regulated and customers are required to do MUCH MORE with fewer resources. Whether it is the increasingly stringent EPA fugitive emissions standards and the resulting LDAR programs or OSHA’s 1910.119 Process Safety Management requirements, documentation continues to rule. The “must have it NOW”…

LTM – A Fable “Limitorque humor”

We all know that Limitorque is an industry leading actuation solution. Since the Early 1900’s, it has continued to innovate from the very first torque and limit switch to todays digital products with absolute encoders, apt cards and more. Through these many years, numerous industries have grown to rely on Limitorque actuators on their most critical…

Safety Valve 101 – Codes and Compliance Webinar Recording

This is a recording of the Safety Valves 101 – Codes and Compliance Webinar presented on October 21st, 2014. This webinar is a short introduction to Safety Valves and the common terms when talking about them in reference to codes and compliance. Hosted by company CEO and President, Charlie Weiland, he covers a little bit on…

A day in the life of an MOV

An MOV is an automated means to open, close and position a valve. It can be operated using Electricity, Hydraulics or Gas. It has Limit Switches used to stop the actuator at the open and closed positions. It has Torque sensing switches. It can also have installed a wide variety of user friendly options for…

Consolidated 1700 Series Maxiflow® Safety Valves – How SAFE is SAFE

Consolidated® safety valves have been the industry leader since 1879. The Consolidated® Maxiflow® 1700 series valve continues to be synonymous with the protection of life and property from boiler over pressurization. With set pressures ranging to 5360 psig (369 bar) and temperatures up to 1120⁰F (604⁰C), this workhorse safety valve is installed on the majority…

Webinar Recording: Introduction to Dashboard

This recoding is an introduction to Dashboard from Limitorque . This is a free program downloadable from the factory website ( link provided below) that allows end users to connect with MX and QX actuators through IR or Bluetooth, and access the Configuration or Diagnostics files and data. You can also use this to commit…