Blog post published Nov 25, 2016 Blog: Metso on the road

Blog: About correct valve selection for ESD - Metso expert at Valve World Conference

Tuesday, November 29th: Correct valve selection for ESD in the Safety / SIS session (Room 1, at 16:20)

Choosing the correct final element is a vital part of safety life-cycle and plant safety. In emergency situations, only application-based valve selection can guarantee maximum reliability and safety.

If you are at the Valve World Conference, welcome to listen to my presentation on Correct valve selection for ESD in the Safety / SIS session, Room 1, at 16:20!

Ville Kähkönen

Head of on/off and ESD Valves, Oil & Gas

P.S. Don't miss my colleague Tommi Bergström's presentation earlier on Tuesday on CFD in control valve cavitation modelling, it's in Control Valve session (Room 1, at 11:00).

Ville Kähkönen works as a Global Business Manager on-off valves for oil & gas industry in Metso Flow Control. In addition, he is Functional Safety Engineer TÜV Rheinland # 7374 /13. Ville has experience in different roles from research & development, engineering and product marketing. He holds a Master’s degree in materials science and industrial management from Helsinki University of Technology. He can be reached at

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