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Control Valves Modulation Vs On-Off

The US economic recovery faces significant risks in 2022. You want your business to be as competitive as possible in this rapidly-changing environment. You can't afford unnecessary downtime or inefficiencies. Using the right control valves helps you optimize your flow control system. Is it time for a new on-off or modulation control valve? Learn more [...]

2022-01-14T10:58:17-06:00January 13, 2022|

Where to Find the Best Online Store Valves, Actuators, and Controls

Did you know that some valves can have a lifespan of 25 years? This lifespan fluctuates based on the type of tools, how they were made, their level of quality, and what they are used for. Valves, actuators, and controls are all important tools for any business and some cannot work without the other. For [...]

2022-01-14T19:23:13-06:00December 15, 2021|

Electrohydraulic Valve Actuators vs Electric Actuators

Electrohydraulic Valve Actuators vs Electric Actuators Did you know that there are various types of electrohydraulic valves and electric actuators, and they can all be applied in different ways? There are variations in proportion, on and off versions, and closed-loop or open-loop controls. These types of valves are electrically operated. They control hydraulic fluid sent [...]

2021-11-15T05:15:27-06:00November 6, 2021|

Thermoplastic Valves for Acid Applications

Thermoplastic Valves for Acid Applications The cost of corrosion in the US is equivalent to 2.7% of the total GDP. That's over $600 billion! Industries like oil and gas, chemical, and water treatment face significant challenges in fighting corrosion damage to equipment and facilities. Corrosion is just one of the problems that thermoplastic valves can [...]

2021-09-25T17:40:09-05:00September 14, 2021|

Electric Actuators vs Pneumatic Actuators for Service Flow Control

Electric Actuators vs Pneumatic Actuators for Service Flow Control Analysts expect the global valve actuator market to grow at a CAGR of 8.2% over the next six years. Pneumatic actuators have long been a staple of many industries. However, electric actuators are on track to lead the market in the near term. Choosing a valve [...]

2021-09-25T17:27:32-05:00August 10, 2021|

Mechanical Partial Stroke vs Electric Partial Stroke in Valves

Mechanical Partial Stroke vs Electric Partial Stroke in Valves   When there's something in the pipeline, making sure everything is running well is essential. And, in the case of a pipeline itself, checking for any leaks or mechanical failures is vital but often a challenge. What if you could send someone with a set of [...]

2021-07-29T14:28:44-05:00July 22, 2021|

Metal Seated Ball Valves and Knife Gate Valves for Severe Service Applications

Metal Seated Ball Valves and Knife Gate Valves for Severe Service Applications Several recent pipeline shutdowns highlighted the serious consequences of unexpected downtime. No matter the size of your operation, keeping it running is extremely important. You rely on valves to keep your system working. You count on efficiency and safety. When you need valves [...]

2021-06-26T07:36:46-05:00June 24, 2021|

Your Guide to the Different Types of Ball Valves

Your Guide to the Different Types of Ball Valves Ball valves are a critical part of industries including oil and gas, manufacturing, chemical, and water treatment. They even have residential uses. With so many different applications, it's not a surprise to find many different types of ball valves. These include trunnion ball valves, welded ball [...]

2021-06-26T07:44:08-05:00June 10, 2021|

A Guide to the Different Types of Gears Used in Flow Control

A Guide to the Different Types of Gears Used in Flow Control Gears are such a useful concept that they even occur in nature. From the ancient Greeks to today, gears are a fundamental part of technology. In industries ranging from oil and gas to food, gears for flow control are critical in production systems. [...]

2021-04-28T08:04:02-05:00April 27, 2021|

Differences Between Electric, Pneumatic, and Hydraulic Actuators

We have Xhiter Anckeleman as the person to thank for the first actuators. In particular, he introduced the pneumatic and hydraulic actuation systems. He made these inventions during the time of World War II to create better breaks. Today, you’ll see actuators in different applications across all industries. We also now have electricity-based systems along [...]

2021-04-22T11:19:25-05:00April 22, 2021|

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