Tuesday, June 18, 2019

CTi Controltech Service and Support: Improving Our Customer's Safety and Profitability

CTi Controltech Service and Suppor

With engineering, design, and support resources available in Northern California and Western Nevada, CTi Controltech delivers value-added solutions that improve operations and increase profitability for our customers in the power generation, alternative energy, municipal water, wastewater treatment, gas & oil, chemical, refining, mining, agricultural, food service, pharmaceutical, and aerospace industries.

CTi Controltech offers our customers a group of services designed to provide outstanding value and cost savings throughout your equipment's life span. By integrating access to best-in-breed equipment manufacturers, decades of application experience, and state-of-the-art tools, CTi Controltech helps customers:
  • Improve plant and personnel safety
  • Optimize asset uptime and performance 
  • Lower total cost of operation and maintenance
  • Increase equipment reliability


CTi Controltech mobile service personnel and advanced diagnostic technologies, along with the unparalleled expertise of their technicians, is equipped to address virtually any process equipment service requirement, regardless of the manufacturer.

Repair and Upgrades — CTi Controltech repairs and/or upgrades equipment, providing new life to existing process instrumentation, valves, and control systems.

Replacement Parts and Components — Using its broad network of manufacturer's service facilities, and our own local stocking centers, CTi Controltech provides timely delivery of quality parts that keep your operations running smoothly and profitably .

Field Service Personnel — From maintenance to management, highly qualified CTi Controltech project managers, engineers and technicians will assist you in keeping your plant running smoothly .


Technical Analysis — CTi Controltech can perform system audits to identify operational issues that may be constraining output or elevating operating costs, and then recommended laser-focused solutions.

Reliability and Efficiency Services — CTi Controltech lends their decades of hands-on experience to offer practical solutions that improve the performance, efficiency, and reliability of your process control equipment - all while lowering your total cost of ownership.

Loop Design, Integration and Engineering Support — CTi Controltech engineers engage with our customers, providing on-site support for grassroots project planning, system design, or project management requirements.


CTi Controltech continues to invest in its capabilities and technologies to help our customers realize more payback from their plant assets.

Equipment Life Cycle Optimization — Through a combination of on-site assessments and technology, CTi experts help customers benchmark operational performance, define key metrics, and implement precise solutions to achieve long-term operational goals.

Intelligent Product Solutions — By employing an array of sophisticated products, services, and software that collects, examines and understands data, CTi Controltech helps customers use predictive analytics to take action and improve asset reliability and reduce downtime.


CTi Controltech offers a wide range of innovative training programs to help plant operators, managers, reliability specialists, engineers and maintenance staff further develop their understanding of critical equipment and processes.

Training at CTi — At our state-of-the-art facility in San Ramon, California, highly trained instructors provide hands-on training and instruction in the principles of process control, instrumentation maintenance, control valve operation, and equipment reliability.

Customer On-site Training — CTi Controltech will design, develop, and deliver training programs tailored specifically around the people, equipment and processes at a customer’s facility.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Reversing the Fail Action and Air Action on the Flowserve Valtek VL Actuator

The Flowserve Valtek VL series spring cylinder linear actuators are powerful, compact, high-performance pneumatic actuators that provide solid throttling or on-off operation for automatic control valves. The positioner supplies air to both sides of the piston, providing stiff, precise movement and high-frequency response and quick stroke speeds.

The VL series is the standard set of actuators for Valtek control valves, providing precise control and reliable performance. Providing maximum thrust from a compact lightweight package, the VL cylinder has set the industry standard for two generations.

For more information about Flowserve Valtek products, contact CTi Controltech by calling 925-208-4250 of by visiting https://cti-ct.com.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Flowserve Valve, Actuation and Instrumentation Portfolio

Flowserve valve, actuation and instrumentation
The Flowserve valve, actuation and instrumentation portfolio includes world-class quarter-turn, rotary, linear, control and special configuration valves. Additionally, Flowserve also offers precision actuation and instrumentation for every application, from remotely controlled, fully automated electric, hydraulic and pneumatic actuators to electronic positioners and level switches . Fail-safe isolation, on-off modulation and precision process control ensure efficient and reliable operation, even in the most hazardous environments.

Flowserve valve and actuator products deliver industry-leading performance and reliability, with embedded technologies that make them easy for operators to use and maintain. By coupling their control solutions with real-time system analysis, predictive maintenance and remote service capabilities, today's manufacturing plants get end-to-end intelligence that maximizes their uptime.

View the embedded document below, or download your copy of the Flowserve Valve, Actuation and Instrumentation Portfolio here.

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