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Valves & Actuators

Valves for highly abrasive, heavy-duty material handling

Salina, Kan.-based Vortex Valves engineers and manufactures slide gates, diverters and iris valves for handling dry bulk powders, pellets, granules and aggregates. Since 1977, it has worked with 15,000 plants in the food, chemical, mineral, mining and power generation industries.
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Sometimes the problem is putting it back together

The weld-end ball valves found in many process-control applications can be a problem. For many years engineering firms have searched for valves with extended pipe ends. The issue: Rapid heat transfer from the welding process can damage valve seat and seal materials, if not properly handled.
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Right for severe wash down applications

The Burkert Type 8681 control head from Charlotte, N.C.-based Burkert Fluid Control Systems is optimized for the automation of pneumatic hygienic process valves.
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High Flow Rate Directional Control Valves

ASCO Numatics’ 503 Series of pneumatic directional control valves with ultra-high flow ratings is designed for automation and piloting across a wide range of automotive and tire, food and
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Cast Iron Rotary Airlock Valves

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Metering Ball Valve

GF Piping Systems has introduced the new Metering Ball Valve Type 523, completing the company’s 5 Series Generation of Ball Valves. The new series incorporates a number of unique
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Self-powered Actuation for Remote Locations

A complete QM Remote Cycle unit consists of an Asahi/America Series 94 electric actuator with self-powered battery and open/close timer mounted to a ball or butterfly valve for use
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Rod-style Electric Actuators

Tolomatic’s ERD electric cylinders are now available with a reverse-parallel motor mount that makes a more compact package and belt reduction options that offer flexibility in sizing the motor.
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Slide Gate

Vortex Valves’ new HDPV2 Slide Gate offers significant enhancements over the original HDP design. New features include a wider bonnet that eliminates a dead pocket where material could potentially
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Integral Module for Enhanced SIL Capability

A new module designed by AUMA provides enhanced Safety Integrity Level (SIL) capability for electric actuators. The development enhances application of AUMA’s modular actuation technology, which is widely adopted
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