Drives and control
The GEMÜ 4242 combi switchbox is awarded ATEX approval for use in AS-Interface and DeviceNet fieldbus systems.
bar GmbH presents bar-agturn, a new pneumatic part-turn actuator. With its special design and maximum flexibility, the drive developed in-house meets the requirements of system planners and users.
For the fully electronically controlled “Tensor” actuator from ARIS, now a “Replacement Module” is available. This variant makes possible operations without continuous supply voltage.
At its stand at Valve World Expo, Rotork will be presenting its entire portfolio of electric, pneumatic and hydraulic actuators, motorised or manually operated valve gearboxes, controls, bus systems (network solutions), measurement technology/ sensors, instrumentation and accessories.
September 2017 KSB’s Luxembourg subsidiary SISTO Armaturen S.A. launched a new double-acting or single-acting pneumatic actuator. It is designed for diaphragm valves used for sterile applications in the beverage, food and pharmaceutical industries.
A new range of part-turn gearboxes, the GQB series, extends the gearbox portfolio of electric actuator manufacturer AUMA. The GQB gearboxes combine compact design with superior quality and reliability. Engineered and manufactured in Germany, they have been specifically designed to meet the requirements for basic 90° applications with standard industrial valves such as butterfly and ball valves.
AUMA supplied the electric valve actuation technology to EDF’s record-breaking Bouchain combined-cycle power plant.
PS Automation GmbH, Bad Dürkheim (Germany) extends its latest linear actuator range PSF/PSF-M with mechanical fail-safe function or manual override by an explosion-proof model.
The innovative CK range of modular electric valve actuators is designed to deliver a highly reliable, economical and flexible solution for duties and applications in many industries, the CK incorporates features developed with the benefit of decades of operating experience.
The new generation of AUMA SAI and SAN electric actuators for nuclear service have successfully passed demanding type tests.