Importing Control Valve Data

Versions 12 and Above

control valve data cannot be imported from manufacturers' valve selection programs.

Version 2009 and Before

Control valve data can be imported from manufacturers' valve selection programs when the programs have export capability.  The specific format for valve data is documented in the file CVALVE.XLS which can be downloaded from this article. 

For example, Fisher's valve sizing and selection software, Fisher® Specification Manager, has the capability to format their control valve data for PIPE-FLO.  For information on this software, click on:

You can obtain a copy of this software from your local Fisher representative.  You can find your Fisher representative by going to

To see how to use this feature, download the file FISHER.ZIP from this article.  Step-by-step instructions are found in the file FISHER.DOC.