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We've Updated Our Site

Valin 1/1/2019

Valinonline Redesign 2018We updated the look of our homepage and added new features to support easier navigation throughout the site.  The homepage now includes a Shop By Categories Section, our new Gauge Finder Tool, Featured Manufacturers, and Featured Products. We also made some improvements to our header. We added a blog section, and made it possible to shop by manufacturer and register directly from the header. 

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How to Select a Pressure Gauge

Valin 1/1/2019

How to Select a Pressure Gauge

Selecting the appropriate Pressure Gauge can be challenging, particularly when you don't have a part number and when you have already tossed the old gauge. The following step-by-step guide will walk you through the basics of selecting a pressure gauge. Once you have determined the type of gauge use the Gauge Finder to purchase a pressure gauge.

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Clearwater Technologies, Inc. merges with Valin Corporation

Valin 12/31/2018

Clearwater Merger

Effective December 31, 2018, Clearwater Technologies, Inc. will officially merge with Valin Corporation. This merger will strengthen our efforts to provide our customers with excellent customer service and product solutions, as well as our capability to provide our customers with a broader more complementary product offering, improved customer support, and faster service turnaround. You can still find all of the same products you are used to finding on the Clearwater website on Valin’s ecommerce site, www.valinonline.com.

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Dale Foster Sales officially merged with its parent company, Valin Corporation

Valin 12/31/2018

Dale Foster Merger

Effective December 31, 2018, Dale Foster Sales officially merged with its parent company, Valin Corporation. This merger will strengthen our efforts to provide our customers with excellent customer service and product solutions, as well as our capability to provide our customers with a broader more complementary product offering, improved customer support, and faster service turnaround.  You can still find all of the same products you are used to finding on the Dale Foster website on Valin’s ecommerce site, www.valinonline.com.

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Are You Still Using a Mercury Thermometer?

Valin 11/2/2018

Are You Still Using a Mercury Thermometer?

Are you still using an industrial thermometer that is filled with mercury?  You may be and not even know it.  Unlike some components in pressure systems, industrial thermometers are very hardy and rarely break or fail, negating the need to replace them with any frequency.

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How to Purchase a Replacement Fire Sprinkler Gauge

Valin 11/2/2018

How to Purchase a Replacement Fire Sprinkler Gauge

The most important thing to look for when replacing a pressure gauge for a fire sprinklers is Underwriters Laboratory (UL) listed and Factory Mutual (FM) approved certification for fire protection sprinkler service.

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What is a Compound Pressure Gauge and When to Use One?

Valin 11/2/2018

What is a Compound Pressure Gauge and When to Use One

Simply put, a compound gauge is a device that can display both positive and negative (vacuum) pressures. You need to use a compound gauge when you are measuring a system that is exerting both positive and negative pressure on the gauge.

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When to Use a Pressure Snubber and How to Choose One

Valin 11/2/2018

When to Use a Pressure Snubber and How to Choose One

Did you know that a pressure snubber will protect pressure gauges from the harmful effects of vibrations generated in a pressurized system? The pressure snubber works by evening out the rate at which the fluid or gas being measured arrives.

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Fluid Power Product Group Announcement

Valin 10/30/2018

Fluid Power Product Group

Effective November 30, 2018, Valin Corporation will no longer be providing products or services related to our fluid power offering.  Our company focus will be on our automation, fluid management, precision measurement, process heating, and filtration products. Browse the product categories below to explore Valin's product offerings.

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