Blogs

August 13, 2018
With Industry 4.0, The Evolution Of The Cavagna Group Continues

The current industrial scenario is turning into nothing less than the fourth industrial revolution. And it is increasingly characterized by companies that adopt solutions in line with the technological progress in their fields. In particular, devices are now being installed and integrated in manufacturing sites in order to facilitate interconnection and dialogue between plants: this […]

August 6, 2018
The Cavagna Group Code Of Ethics

The Code of Ethics applies to all people who, within the scope of their duties and responsibilities, work with and/or for the Cavagna Group in Italy and abroad. Compliance with the Code is crucial to the Group’s efficiency, reliability and reputation. Indeed, these very factors characterize the Group and play a key role in its […]

August 3, 2018
The Era of Natural Gas Smart Meters Has Come. What advantages will it bring?

If we want the next generations to inherit a world that is still rich in energy sources, we must think at how we are managing such sources today. Natural Gas, a non-renewable, naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas, is one of the energy sources that we all must learn to manage with care, if we want it […]

July 30, 2018
Natural Gas: An Increasingly Popular Primary Energy Source

Global energy demand is growing rapidly, with no signs of letting up. What’s more, there are increasing calls for that energy to be “green”, and an ever greater need for energy networks to expand their coverage. Against this backdrop, all estimates of future energy scenarios point to natural gas as the primary source with the […]

July 26, 2018
Smart Gas Meters: accuracy and interaction

With the introduction of meters that can communicate, the way we measure our household consumption of natural gas is now faster, easier and more transparent. It has also helped us become more aware of how much gas we use and just how we use it. The first step towards the proper management of any energy […]

July 25, 2018
The Viproxy valve product range continues to innovate thanks to the addition of a new digital product.

The digital gauge and control systems on the Viproxy NEOS integrated pressure regulator valve pave the way towards an Industry 4.0 evolution in the regulation of oxygen and medical gases. Having already successfully innovated its application range, the Viproxy integrated pressure regulator valve has now gone digital in order to provide an even safer, more […]

July 23, 2018
Cavagna Group and Cotrako a “high-level partnership”

Thanks to the long-lasting partnership between the Cavagna Group and Cotrako, a broad range of level gauges have been launched on the market which offer the latest competitive solutions. One such example is the innovative level gauge made for medium-sized tanks and bobtails. Based in Calvenzano (Bergamo), Cotrako is a company that designs, manufactures and […]

July 20, 2018
Get to know LPG bobtail trucks: Chapter #2: Relief Valves

Get to know LPG bobtail trucks: Chapter #2: Relief Valves In our blog last week, we covered the various internal valves available for bobtails. Link This week we are going to share with you some interesting information about Relief Valves for LPG delivery trucks. Let us briefly recap, the set of components for Bobtail trucks […]

July 16, 2018
Get to know LPG bobtail trucks: Chapter #1: Internal Valves

In this post we are going to share with you some interesting information about LPG bobtail delivery truck equipment. But what is a bobtail for? LPG (propane) has many uses for everyday life but is most commonly used to heat residential homes and businesses as well as fuelling private vehicles and fleets. LPG is transported […]

July 11, 2018
A long list of reasons why I-VIPR Valve is the best choice for welders.

There are many valves available on the market that allow welders to weld. Naturally, welding should be performed by qualified welders or operators possessing the appropriate level of competence, but using the right tools is just as important. I-VIPR is a valve with an Integrated Pressure Regulator suitable for industrial gases: Oxygen, Acetylene, Ar/C02 mix. […]

June 6, 2018
The revised ISO 15996-2017 standard means more safety for gas cylinders

Changes have been made to ISO 15996:2017, with clearer specification of design, type testing and marking requirements for valves which incorporate residual pressure devices (residual pressure valves, or RPVs) on cylinders conveying compressed or liquefied gases.   The standard does not apply to RPVs for portable fire extinguishers, cryogenic equipment, low pressure refrigerant gases (cylinder […]

June 4, 2018
It makes good money-saving sense to fit VIPRs, instead of standard cylinder valves.

It makes good money-saving sense to fit VIPRs – Valves with integrated pressure regulator), instead of standard cylinder valves, wing to their proven performance and the little maintenance they need over their long service lifespan. Read here to find out why it make more sense money-wise to opt for VIPR Integrated valves in every case. Cylinders […]

March 14, 2018
Metered LPG estates advantages – Tutti i vantaggi della fornitura GPL a contatore

There are millions of properties, which are off the grid and rely on an alternative fuel type for heating and cooking. Metered LPG estates are a popular choice for housing developments in areas without access to the mains gas network. This means that homes benefit from a metered service that feels very much like being […]

February 2, 2018
The harmonization of standards is a benefit for everybody

If we want to speak a common language in the world of gas cylinders, we must ensure the standardization of their characteristics and safety in accordance with ISO/TC 58. Whether you are a producer and seller of gas, a part of the distribution chain or even the end user, being able to refer to parameters […]

January 19, 2018
LPG is the ideal energy source to cope with natural disasters

Many areas around the world were hit by severe natural disasters over the course of 2017, including some devastating hurricanes and strong earthquakes. Specifically, in the span of just a few months, North America was struck by unprecedented phenomena both in terms of frequency and breadth of affected areas. In the U.S.A. alone, natural disasters […]

December 29, 2017
Always know how much gas is left in the tank

Thanks to a gas regulator with display, it is now possible to know how much gas is left in the cylinder at any time. The Cavagna Group markets a very practical and competitive product for domestic and outdoor uses, achieving success in many European and Middle Eastern countries. When you are using LPG at home […]

September 29, 2017
The importance of good definitions

Clear definitions (that are understood and agreed upon by all parties) are essential. This document is intended to help to set common definitions and is an essential tool for a successful understanding when discussing about VIPR. A VIPR is a cylinder valve with an integrated pressure regulator used to reduce the high cylinder pressure to […]

May 17, 2016
Unfolding Compressed Gas Applications

The industrial gases industry literally touches everyday people’s life in more ways that anyone realizes. Yet this industry, is little known by the general public, and even by many users of the various gases. The average citizen is somewhat familiar with oxygen; after all, that’s what hospitals, specialists and paramedics provide to patients. They probably […]

May 11, 2016
Portable Oxygen Benefits

We understand the need for people to remain active when it comes to living with a lung disease that requires using additional oxygen and in order to do so, they need lightweight and portable solutions. Looking at the benefits of portable oxygen, people get out of the house and remain engaged in life outside their […]