Opportunities and Challenges Presented by Business Automation

There are a number of reasons why you might choose to automate some of the processes in your business. Automation is commonly used to rid processes of tasks that are time consuming, costly and manual work by replacing them with automated ones. Automation, because of its ability to provide uniform quality, also heightens customer experience… Continue Reading

How to Introduce Automation to Your Workplace

While machine automation can boost productivity and lower costs for your business, it can also bring an overwhelmingly large change to your standard operating procedure. This can be discomforting for your employees, your targeted growth and especially your business’s finances. Because of this, any decisions based around automation should be made with absolute care and… Continue Reading

Manual Valve Vs Automated Valve

In today’s extremely automated industrial cleaning equipment depends heavily on valves remotely actuated either by a qualified operator or by an automated computerised control system. However performing predominantly the same function as manually operated valves, automated valves operated by electricity, air, hydraulics or some other means are considerably different than manual valves not only in… Continue Reading

A brief look at different control valves and their applications

  Control Valves In the processing industries, many valve types are used for process control. This article examines several different control valve types, their functions and positioners. The quarter-turn control ball valve’s design is commonly used to control liquids in throttling systems in which the direct control of flow rates working with pressure, temperature and… Continue Reading

Types of Actuators

Actuators are mechanical or electro-mechanical devices that provide controlled and limited movements or positioning which can be operated electrically, manually or by various fluids. The two basic motions are linear and rotary. The linear actuators can convert energy into the straight line motions. The positioning for the application have a push and pull function which… Continue Reading

Valve-Actuator Types

There are three types of actuators namely electric, pneumatic and hydraulic. The pneumatic valve actuators are powered by air and gas. The air pressure acts as a piston to create the linear force to close the open valve. The power plants have always used pneumatic actuators to drive the control valves throughout the facilities. The… Continue Reading

New developments in pneumatic valve

Pneumatics are widely used in packaging machines to drive the motion and he actuates machine sequences. It is reliable, compact and a lightweight technology that provides effective control and actuation to help with packaging machines and the designers create innovative systems that are unique while staying competitive. Pneumatic valve technology plays a big role in… Continue Reading