13 Feb 15
The Val-Matic Swing-Flex™ Resilient Hinge Check Valve (RHCV) has been used in wastewater and clean water applications around the world for nearly 30 years. The significant benefits of the Swing-Flex™ check valve can now be realised in clean water applications across the UK, as this innovative valve not only meets the British Standards for check valves and is WIMES compliant, it is also available..
24 Jul 14
If you are looking for a completely CLOG FREE & potentially MAINTENANCE FREE costs within your wastewater application, MGA Controls have the solution to your problem. Solution – Val-Matic Swing-Flex™ Resilient Hinge Check Valve The Val-Matic Swing-Flex™ Check Valve, exclusive to MGA Controls, has operated successfully for over 25 years around the world. It has now featured heavily in..
23 Jun 14
The Val-Matic Swing-Flex™ resilient hinge check valve supplied exclusively by MGA Controls, has now passed extensive trials at a UK based major water company. The Swing-Flex™ NRV’s were installed to replace the standard ball check valves supplied with the RAM pump used to remove sludge from PST’s. This was to assist with the long standing problems of clearing blockages within the ball checks..
12 Jun 14
MGA Controls exhibited at the Pump Centre conference at Telford in May 2014. The PIF team had the opportunity to interview MGA’s Technical Manager, Jason Dean about the innovative Resilient hinge and Recoil Resilient hinge check valves (known as the SwingFlex and the Surgebuster) that they were exhibiting. WIMES compliant Swing Check Valves MGA Controls are the EXCLUSIVE distributor for the Val-Matic..
12 Jun 14
David Wilson, Managing Director of MGA Controls interviewed by PIF at the recent Pump Centre Conference, Telford. David talks in the video about the success that MGA Controls are having within the water and wastewater industry. Their exclusive innovative range of WIMES approved Val-Matic resilient hinge and recoil resilient hinge check valves, known as Swingflex and Surgebuster will assist the industry..
29 Jul 13
A major UK water utility company was experiencing serious problems with their wastewater check valves installed at one of their sites. The site had 3 x typical wastewater weight & lever style check valves installed, mounted horizontally. The weight & lever check valves were failing regularly due to excessive wear and slam. Furthermore, valve hinges were leaking, dry wells were flooding and..
29 Jul 13
A major UK water utility site was suffering significant problems with pumps repeatedly failing causing significant damage, pressure surges and slam. The site had installed 4 x 400mm (16”) typical weight and lever style, PN 16 flanged swing check valve. The weight & lever swing check valves were mounted immediately after pumps before a 10-12m rising main. The carbon steel pipework then follows..
06 Mar 13
Resources and environmental systems used in the water industry are under increasing pressure. To ensure we are able to fulfil the vision for sustainable water now and in the future, it is important to understand the true value of the resources available and to align the overall economic, social and environmental goals. To achieve the goal of sustainable water systems, Ofwat (the Water Services Regulation..

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12 Feb 13
Poor joining practises in pipelines Asset integrity specialist Control Point is proving that poor joining practices are the real reason behind pipe leakages, not polyethylene pipes. Severn Trent Water (STW) has now established its role in improving PE pipe joining by making it compulsory for all contractors undertaking its capital programme to use a RedBox telemetry system, developed by Control Point. The..

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