Pneumatic Actuators

Pneumatic actuators are devices that convert energy from a gas(pressurised) into energy. Pneumatic actuators can produce rotary and linear motion and are usually powered by an electric compressor. Pneumatic actuators are more reliable, cheaper and safer than other types of actuator.

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Rotork Master Station launched for increased valve actuator control

Rotork’s latest generation of its innovative system for controlling and monitoring valve actuators and plant equipment has been launched. The Roto...
Valve User Issue 49

Biffi Italia introduces the new CON3000 electric actuator at IVS Bergamo 2019: Innovative electric valve actuation solution display at show

Biffi Italia, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of highperformance valve actuation systems, will introduce ICON3000, the newest release of the ...
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Versatility Meets Design

Modular, resilient, versatile – these are the core properties of the quarter-turn actuator DFPD from Festo. This rack and pinion combination is thus t...
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SmartAct Actuators break the mould when it comes to materials used

At the Smart Actuator Company, we believe in using the best and most applicable materials for the manufacturing of our products. Have you ...
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AVA open new UK Facility following a successful 2018

Following a very successful 2018, AV Actuators (AVA) are opening a new facility here in the UK to allow its next stage of development. AVA has spent t...
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Albion Actuated Valves

Actuation is set to play an increasing role in process industries globally, according to a recent report. Here, Les Littlewood - Sales & Marke...
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AIV acquires Zenith Supply

AIV, LP, a Houston-based global wholesale distributor of valves and actuators for the oil & gas, power generation, chemical, petrochemical, re...
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Hydravalve (UK) Now Stock WRAS Approved Bronze Ball Valves

Hydravalve’s Process Valves & Actuation catalogue was released on the 8th January and since then are pleased to announce the positive feedback...
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J3C-S Series J+J Electric Actuators - Flexibility Offers Unrivalled Delivery Times: In many cases these days, orders seem to be being placed nearer to the ‘required on site date,' despite quotations confirming delivery times

This typically results in suppliers having to exert pressure on manufacturing colleagues to pull ‘rabbits out of hats’ to get the products delivered o...
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Branded Label Printing Service Now Available at Hydravalve (UK): New to April 2018, Hydravalve (UK) can now offer branded labels on all stocked actuators where the customer’s logo and information can be placed

Due to the continuing expansion of the company, Hydravalve (UK) have Invested in thermal technology, allowing the company to create vibrant, robust, U...
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J+J Stock Power Genex Products

J+J Automation, a leader in valve actuation solutions in the UK for over 20 years now has stock in Matlock of Power Genex products, the qualit...
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‘Supply chain agility crucial to capitalise on recovering market’ claims Actuated Solutions: Actuated Solutions Ltd emplore the Oil & Gas sector to embrace agile supply chain practices

In February, a month after Brent crude surpassed the $71 marker for the first time in three years, specialist provider of value automation products, A...
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Bonomi Growth Leads to Opening of New UK Actuation Centre

Process valve and actuator specialist Bonomi has consolidated its recent growth in the UK marketplace by expanding its actuated valve workshop...
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NEW Process Valves & Actuation Catalogue from Hydravalve (UK): The comprehensive 600+ page catalogue showcases renown European and worldwide brands and new product lines.

The new additions from Haitima include the FW range of stainless steel 1, 2 and 3 piece ball valves and the 2013KMDR reduced bore 3 piece firesafe app...
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Trends in Pneumatic Spring Return Valve Actuator Selection

The demands for safety, efficiency and environmental responsibility from the oil, gas and energy industries have significantly impacted the se...
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F31K2– Valve Position Sensing with a Global View: Traditionally, limit switch boxes with mechanical, magnetic or inductive contacts are used to detect the position of the valve in valve actuators.

However, open solutions are also gaining in popularity on the market due to their compact design and easy installation. The F31K2 dual inductive senso...
Valve User Issue 43

Take The Stress Out Of Valve Spring Design & Sourcing

Springtech regularly receive enquiries from valve manufacturers and their maintenance networks requesting an engineering review of springs whi...
Valve User Issue 43

Oil Field Contract Generates Innovative Rotork Actuator Solution: Rotork has received an order for 220 pneumatic actuators for the NASR Phase II Full Field Development Project in the UAE.

The aim of the project is to increase the field’s oil production capacity to 65,000 barrels per day (BPD) from the existing capacity of 22,000 BPD. ...
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Multiple Orders For Rotork Actuators At Grassroots Middle East Refinery: Rotork fluid power valve actuators have been ordered for multiple applications at a new grassroots refinery under construction in the Middle East.

With a capacity of up to 400,000 barrels a day, the refinery will process crude oils to manufacture petrol, ultra-low-sulphur diesel and fuel oil for ...
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New Pneumatic Actuator For Diaphragm Valves Used In Sterile Applications: September 2017 saw KSB’s Luxembourg subsidiary SISTO Armaturen S.A. launch a new double-acting or single-acting pneumatic actuator.

It is designed for diaphragm valves used for sterile applications in the beverage, food and pharmaceutical industries. A special technical feature...
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Autumn 2019 // Issue 50
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