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Actuator for explosion-proof applications

New Jamesbury® Valvcon QX-Series Actuator An economical alternative for explosionproof 12VDC and 24VDC On/Off applications.

Aw 10615 Qx Series

The new Jamesbury® Valvcon QX Series DC powered actuator from Metso Automation is an economical alternative for12VDC and 24VDC On/Off applications particularly in the oil and gas industries. It is easy to install and operate, making it ideal for field, offshore rig and remote skid applications.

QX-Series actuators incorporate a holding brake to prevent back-driving, two auxiliary limit switches that can be used for indication, and an internal relay that eliminates the need for external-signal polarity reversal in order to change the direction of travel.

QX-Series actuators are compliant with NEMA 4/4X/7&9 standards, carrying a CSA (C US) mark indicating that they have been tested to both Canadian and U.S. standards. QX-Series actuators are available in eight sizes ranging from 150 lb-in to 3000 lb-in.

For more information about new QX-Series Actuators and to locate the nearest Jamesbury® Valvcon stocking distributor, please visit


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