Pneumatic Actuators

Pneumatic actuators are devices that convert energy from a gas(pressurised) into energy. Pneumatic actuators can produce rotary and linear motion and are usually powered by an electric compressor. Pneumatic actuators are more reliable, cheaper and safer than other types of actuator.

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Orseal Valves Utilised in BP’s £3bn Quad 204 Offshore Project

Quad 204 is the £3bn redevelopment of the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, located 175 km west of Shetland in Blocks 204 and 205 of the UK Continental S...
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New Year Success for Denholm Valvecare

International valve service supplier Denholm Valvecare continues to fight against falling energy prices and a tough trading climate, with high hopes f...
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J+J Launch New Range Of Pneumatic Actuators

J+J Automation UK, the UK arm of the European electric actuator manufacturer J+J, has launched a new range of rack and pinion pneumatic actuators, the...
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Advanced Valve Solutions Announce New Partnership with STI in the UK

AVS provides installation, commissioning and aftersales support for all STI products, services and diagnostics tools STI provides control solutions...
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ASCO Primed for New Explosion-Proof Product Certification

Emerson Industrial Automation announces its market-leading range of ASCO Numatics solenoid valves and fluid automation solutions has achieved Technica...
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MPs view workforce enrichment initiatives at SMC

Both of the Members of Parliament for Milton Keynes – Mark Lancaster and Iain Stewart – visited SMC Pneumatics in November to find out first-hand how ...
Valve User Issue 32

SMART-LOC™ delivers the modular solution for pneumatic actuator control

Rotork Midland introduces SMART-LOC, a new high integrity modular concept for pneumatic actuator control assemblies. Constructed in 316L stainless ste...
Valve User Issue 32

Rotork adds rack and pinion actuators to its product range

The acquisition of the GTA Group, comprising of GT Attuatori Srl, GT Attuatori Europe GmbH and Max Process GmbH, has added an established range of rug...
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Emerson introduces Rotary Actuators for internal valves in LP-Gas Services

Fisher® P700 series rotary actuators for Fisher C series valves help to deliver full valve capacity and reduce maintenance in LP-gas applications E...
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Crane Expands Saunders S360 Range

With compact streamlined 316 stainless steel housing, maintenance-free piston technology and easy change compressors, Saunders’ range of S360 actuator...
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Bray broadens its horizons

Bray Controls has added the Series 98 Scotch Yoke Actuator to its already extensive offering of controls to the market. The primary focus of the curre...
Valve User Issue 30

Emerson actuator offers increased reliability and performance in tough environments

EL-O-Matic F-Series pneumatic rack and pinion actuators offer long-term corrosion protection and 'fit and forget' performance in a broad range of appl...
Valve User Issue 30

Rotork increases its valve instrumentation product range

Market leading actuator manufacturer and flow control company Rotork plc has expanded its range of instrumentation products with the acquisition of Yo...
Valve User Issue 29

Emerson introduces high thrust piston actuators

Fisher® actuator provides accurate and reliable actuation of a broad range of sliding stem control valves, in challenging oil and gas applications ...
Valve User Issue 27

The economical alternative to Pneumatically Actuated Ball Valves

Flow Control Experts Zoedale has reported a sharp increase in demand for their range of Co Axial VIP Valves for use in UK based Process Manufacturers....
Valve User Issue 27

Type K passes the speed test for power plant damper operation

The swift performance capability of the Rotork Type K vane type damper drive has provided the successful retrofit solution to a critical application i...
Valve User Issue 24

New FieldQ Flameproof Valve Actuator & Control Module

The ATEX 137 directive sets workplace requirements within the EU for the safety and health protection of workers in potentially explosive environments...
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Parker PID-T actuator range: Extends operating life and reduces maintenance costs

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has recently introduced its P1D-T range of actuators available with bore sizes ...
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Flowserve Automax RG-Series Pneumatic Actuators Featured at ACHEMA

Flowserve Corporation recently featured the Automax RG-Series Heavy-Duty Scotch Yoke Pneumatic Actuators at ACHEMA 2012, Germany. Released in 2011,...
Valve User Issue 22

K-TORK achieves long term success in vital power plant application

The unrivalled performance of the Rotork K-TORK vane type valve actuator has solved a difficult flow control application found in many coal-fired powe...
Valve User Issue 22

Autumn 2019 // Issue 50
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