Rotork Actuators at London Olympic Park

Rotork valve actuators at the London Olympic Park Energy Centre

A Rotork IQTM modulating actuator fitted with custom-designed linkage to enable the simultaneous operation of two valves

Rotork intelligent electric valve actuators have been installed at the London Olympic Park Energy Centre, a combined cooling, heating and power plant incorporating a biomass boiler fuelled by sustainable wood pulp and natural gas.

Rotork IQT and IQTM direct drive quarter-turn actuators are operating isolating and modulating butterfly valves in plant that will provide heating, cooling and electricity to buildings on the Olympic Park and Athletes’ Village. Applications include the air conditioning chillers, where special linkages have been designed to enable single actuators to operate two valves simultaneously. For some duties actuators are also equipped with battery packs to enable operation in the event of a mains power failure.

Rotork IQT and IQTM actuators feature an IP68 watertight enclosure with nonintrusive setting, commissioning and interrogation technologies. Integral data loggers enable effective asset management programmes to be implemented, helping to maximise plant utilisation and minimise the risk of unexpected plant interruptions.

Rotork Controls Ltd
Tel: 01225 733200

Published in Valve User Magazine Issue 19

Summer 2020 // Issue 53
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