For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser. Save to read list Published by Tom Mostyn, Editorial Assistant Hydrocarbon Engineering, Thursday, 03 October 2019 10:57 CIRCOR International has announced the RTK® Bottom Blowdown Valve, ideal for optimising equipment efficiency and simplifying blowdown operations. The bottom blowdown valve features a unique angle design that offers quick and problem-free clearing particulate and dissolved solids from the bottoms of steam and hot water boilers. Additional controls promote trouble-free operation over a longer lifetime. The RTK blowdown valve’s seat design enhances valve life with hardened trim and an anti-flashing seat that protects the valve body from cavitation and flashing effects. The angle design manages and reduces pressure in a single stage configuration for PN 63 / DN 20 to PN 160 / DN 50 applications. This means there is no need for frequent replacement or valve rebuilding during routine maintenance. Two styles of quick-open angle blowdown valves are available for high pressure conditions – pneumatic-powered or manual actuation...