Electric Actuators Articles

Electric actuators, also known as electric machines are electromechanical devices that convert electrical energy into mechanical torque. No oil is used which makes it a very clean type of actuator. This is usually enabled through the interaction of magnetic fields and current-carrying conductors to create force. In some cases, electric actuators can also be used as generators to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy.

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SACO Powers into UK Market with BVAA membership

SMART ACTUATOR manufacturer SACO has announced its membership of the British Valve and Actuator Association timed to unveil its ground-breaking techno...
Valve User Issue 26

Zoedale to Supply 319 Actuators to Prestigious Middle East Construction Project

Following on from the success of an initial order for 41 actuators to suit large 350mm and 600mm butterfly valves to a very prestigious development in...
Valve User Issue 25

Variable speed technology selected for Taiwan scheme

SIPOS Aktorik’s specialist variable speed actuators are supporting modernisation of the Hsinta power plant in Taiwan. Originally built in 1994, Taipow...
Valve User Issue 25

AUMA flow control supports major environmental scheme

Electric actuators manufactured by AUMA are assisting flow control processes at a major wastewater treatment works (WwTW) in Tullamore, Ireland which ...
Valve User Issue 25

Retrofit upgrade at Turkey’s largest refinery chooses Rotork valve automation

Rotork valve actuation and two-wire digital control technology has been chosen for a major upgrade and automation programme at the Tupras Izmit refine...
Valve User Issue 25

SIPOS actuators’ pioneering approach to presentation

The time delay between introducing a new product series and updating documentation has been addressed at SIPOS Aktorik. Parts inevitably have to be pr...
Valve User Issue 24

Rotork actuators on the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers

Hundreds of Rotork electric actuators are being installed on the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales,...
Valve User Issue 24

All-electric Rotork valve control package selected for offshore wind farm

Rotork is supplying an all-electric valve actuation package encompassing isolating, regulating and modulating actuators with two-wire digital control ...
Valve User Issue 24

The Use of Brushless DCV Motors in Electronic Valve Actuators: Prepared by: Earnest Carey, Jr. and Scott Wilkerson

Since 1929, electric valve actuators have been used for valve actuation, using both AC and DC volt motors. Motor technology remained virtually unchang...
Valve User Issue 24

Sophisticated SIPOS actuation supports Moscow heating scheme

With temperatures dropping as low as -40°C, thousands of multi-flat dwellings in Moscow need heating for a large part of the year. A modernisation pro...
Valve User Issue 24

Plant includes leviathan valves

Situated on the coast at Chixi Town, south of Guangzhou in China’s Guangdong Province, the Taishan Nuclear Power Station is expected to be one of the ...
Valve User Issue 23

Polymer manufacturing turns to Rotork for improved control valve performance

The introduction of Rotork CVA all-electric control valve actuation technology has improved the efficiency of the production process for a leading pol...
Valve User Issue 23

Specialist actuation skills showcased by SIPOS

SIPOS Aktorik will present its range of actuation products and services at the Valve World Expo (booth 3D36). Capabilities in specialist solutions wil...
Valve User Issue 23

SIPOS’ rapid response to South American water shortage

Bottlenecks and shortages in water supply to the Colombian City of Valledupar, (870km north of Bogotá), required urgent attention. Within two weeks, S...
Valve User Issue 23

New generation treatment plant selects Rotork for electric control valve actuation

Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuation technology has been selected for a demanding duty involving continuous modulation at what is ...
Valve User Issue 22

Colorado water station adopts SIPOS actuators

A new high service water delivery pump station at the East Cherry Creek Valley (ECCV) Water and Sanitation district in Colorado incorporates pump and ...
Valve User Issue 22

Rotork flow control technologies specified for major petroleum storage expansion project in the UAE

Rotork electric and electro-hydraulic valve actuation and control technologies have been specified for a major petroleum storage tank farm expansion p...
Valve User Issue 22

SIPOS commission confirmed for RWE coal plant

SIPOS Aktorik has received confirmation of the commissioning and DCS integration of more than 2,000 SIPOS Aktorik electric actuators at RWE Eemshaven ...
Valve User Issue 22

AUMA is approved actuator contractor for Mochovce NPP

AUMA’s ability to supply products to meet the requirements of inside and outside containment was key to the company achieving approved actuator contra...
Valve User Issue 22

United Utilities returns to Rotork for new actuation framework agreement

Flow control engineering group Rotork is pleased to announce the award of the new framework agreement for the supply of valve actuators to United Util...
Valve User Issue 22



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