Focus On : Valves, Actuators and Positioners

valves and actuators

Advances in control valves, valve actuators and positioners are changing the shape of industrial automation and control for plant engineers.

Examples include: a digital valve controller (electronic positioner) with automated diagnostics; and a wireless plug-in for accessing valve maintenance data even on plants running with older 420mA control systems. Then there are: new packings and seals, to reduce fugitive emissions; improved valve trims, for plant noise reduction and increased valve life; and valve controllers with contactless feedback, cutting out mechanical actuator linkages and, again, improving maintenance-free control valve life expectancy.

News
18/01/2024 Emerson launches new valve Emerson has introduced its Fisher 63EGLP-16 Pilot Operated Relief Valve ... » Read More


14/11/2023 Parker launches valves Parker Hannifin has launched valves with O-Lock tube connections to help ... » Read More


07/11/2023 Emerson unveils application Emerson has released its Plantweb Insight Valve Health Application, a ... » Read More


19/09/2023 Celeros unveils system Celeros Flow Technology has launched a sealing system that is said to ... » Read More


30/08/2023 Dopag expands product range Dopag, a company offering valves for contactless spray and shot ... » Read More
Alfa develops valve unit - 19/05/2023
New valve position indicator - 23/03/2023
Emerson introduces cartridge - 14/03/2023
Burkert upgrades valve island - 10/02/2023
Emerson launches valves - 06/01/2023
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02/07/2024 The push towards efficiency In the field of industrial automation, achieving success depends on ... » Read More


19/12/2022 Pros and cons of actuators Rotating machinery has almost entirely shifted to direct electric power, ... » Read More


14/11/2022 Industrial valve digital ID To further drive digitisation in the process industry, manufacturers ... » Read More


14/11/2022 Successfully sizing up valves Specifying a replacement control valve can be a challenge. Making the ... » Read More


14/03/2022 Leading the way in digital The UK’s first Schneider Electric smart factory, in Flint, Wales, provides ... » Read More
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