Tag: actuators

Stainless long-life ball valves

When Worcester Controls' valves and Norbro actuators were installed at a fine chemicals manufacturing plant in Middlesbrough in 1997 they had a target to achieve one million uninterrupted cycles.

Tiny actuators with but one moving part

Addressing the large applications gap between macroscopic motors and micro-electromechanical systems, Nanomuscle actuators from Steadlands International (Northumberland, UK) use the properties of shape-memory alloys to create tiny actuators that can be produced at a fraction of the size and cost of traditional electric motors.

Compact cylinders from Norgren

Global pneumatics specialist Norgren has launched a new range of interchangeable compact cylinders to enhance its existing wide selection of actuator products and compact cylinder ranges.

Stainless air treatment increases flow

A new range of air preparation equipment from Midland Pneumatic has been developed to give higher flow rates and more precise control of air pressure and flow in arduous environments such as food, water processing and petrochemical applications.

Stainless steel encapsulation upgrade

The standard Forac Actuated Valve Assembly consists of a pneumatic actuator enclosed in a stainless steel dome with a base of polypropelene mounted to any of the 90-degree operating valves such as ball, butterfly or plug.

FCx Pegler & Louden to supply Asian pharmaceutical

FCx Pegler & Louden Ireland has secured the contract – through Jacobs Engineering’s Cork based design office – to supply carbon and stainless steel actuated packages for a pharmaceutical plant Jacobs will design and build in the Asia Pacific region.