Blog

Featuring a variety of Val-Matic informational posts, as well as industry information.

Protect Your System with Val-Matic Pump Controls

Is Surge Control a problem? Watch Val-Matic’s video demonstrating their Pump Control System which offers system surge protection and provides significant energy savings. The Pump Control system is put to the test in Val-Matic's laboratory where a 40 horsepower Centrifugal Pump is connected to a Val-Matic 6 inch cylinder actuated Ball Valve.  Pump Controls are integrated with the ball valve to control the flow of fluid.  

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The University of Arizona caught a dorm’s covid-19 outbreak before it started. Its secret weapon: Poop.

As 5,000 students prepared for move-in day at the University of Arizona this week, the school warned they would be tested periodically for the coronavirus. One test, though, doesn’t involve a nose swab.

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Test Drive a Check Valve Today

Selecting a check valve is similar to buying a new car. There are many types of cars and buyers, each with an array of needs and wants. Similarly, there is a wide range of check valves that meet the varying requirements of pumping systems.

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Trends in Waterworks Swing Check Valves

In clean water and wastewater applications, all pumping systems require a check valve to prevent reverse flow when the pump is not in operation. Check valves operate automatically, require no external power or control signal and operate from the change in...

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A Manufacturing Marvel

Did you know that Val-Matic was featured on Fox Business Networks Manufacturing Marvels? Click below to learn more.

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Making Sure It Sticks

Val-Matic’s MAKING SURE IT STICKS! (Coating Adhesion) video demonstrates that Val-Matic’s Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coating has higher adhesion strength in comparison to the two-component chemically-cured epoxy coating.  The details of the coating test are given in ASTM Standard D4541, which is designed to measure the strength of the bond between the coating and the base metal. 

Visit our video web page to view all our videos or check them out on Val-Matic’s YouTube page.

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Zinc-Rich Coating System

Installing valves with Val-Matic’s Zinc-Rich Coating System ensures corrosion resistance for the entire pipeline system.  Val-Matic’s coating features a protective, reinforced zinc-rich primer base coat and a high-performance, chemically-cured epoxy top coat which provides exceptional abrasion and corrosion resistance. Check out Val-Matic's Zinc Coating Brochure for more information. 

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Savings Through Serviceability

The City of Elgin began serving its residents as a community water supplier in the late 1880’s using the Fox River as the source of drinking water.

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AIS Brochure

Val-Matic is committed to providing American Made products which are required when using state water pollution control revolving funds and drinking water treatment revolving loan funds. Our American Made Stock Items Brochure will show you what's available for your immediate needs.

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Drinking Water Week

Have you ever stopped to think about how many times a day you use water from a faucet? Learn more about where your drinking water comes from and what makes it safe to use during Drinking Water Week (May 3–9, 2020).

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