Valve-actuator controls for Taiwan refinery nearly complete

Rack-mounted Pakscan masterstations and Pakvision cabinets, shown here, are destined for Formosa Plastics Chemical Co.'s new Mailiao refinery. This equipment is in the final stage of inspection and testing at Rotork's U.K. factory. AT THE END OF 1997, FORMOSA PLASTICS CHEMICAL CO., Kao Hsiung, Taiwan, contracted Rotork Controls Ltd. to provide nearly 3,000 valve actuators and associated control systems. The new equipment will be installed in Formosa's new 21 million metric ton/year grassroots refinery at Mailiao, to be completed in 2000. Rotork is providing its Pakscan two-wire digital control system to operate about 2,000 Rotork IQ intelligent...

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