Actuators and Valves

Proving that the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 concepts are impacting all levels of industrial devices, Bosch Rexroth’s Dr. Steffen Haack explains why even such core technologies as hydraulics are part of the connected industry movement.
The 362 and 562 series are for valve automation in oil and gas applications.
Patterson pumps, driven by Baldor gearmotors, will be able to pump 11 million gallons per minute from New Orleans canals in the event of another natural disaster like the devastating Hurricane Katrina.
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On Aug. 6, 2012, the Mars rover Curiosity ended its six-month-long journey to Mars with a successful landing.
A member of our Automation & Control Facebook group recently posted this 2012 video from Heineken that is sure to be of interest to Automation World readers.
Festo revises its approach to actuator control valves to create new product designs that are 50 percent smaller than comparable actuators.
This podcast covers voice coil actuators—also known as moving coil actuators—which are commonly used in audio speaker manufacturing. But these actuators can do more than just be placed in speakers.
This podcast explains the use of timers and timing delays to coordinate the precise interaction of sensors and actuators in automated systems.
The 544 Series IntelliSwitch Iiv automatically switches between two high-pressure, high-flow gases to provide interchangeable service and continuous supply.
The clearest trend in technical education for manufacturing today is the increased involvement of industry players of all sizes participating in the process.
Asco Numatics offers a combination of fluid control products and fluid power products--fluid automation solutions for a wide range of industry applications including automotive, beverage, food, oil and gas, packaging, pulp and paper, metals and mining.
The VTUG offers flexibility in the choice of control options.
The Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200's stainless steel housing and sealed construction prevents corrosion damage to components.
FieldQ FOUNDATION fieldbus Version 3 has new diagnostic capabilities that simplify daily work practices.
ARC report points to pent up demand from the power, mining and oil & gas industries as the principal driver behind double digit flow meter sales growth in 2011 and 2012.
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