Archive for the ‘Fluid Control & Pneumatics’ Category

Exercising Solenoid Valves in Safety Applications

Posted in Fluid Control & Pneumatics, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Monday, January 6th, 2020. No comments yet
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Valves used in safety applications tend to stay in opened or closed positions for very long, time intervals. As Emerson’s Joe McHugh explained in a Plant Engineering article, Double up on solenoid safety: …all valves experience stiction if they remain inactive for too long. (Note: Stiction is the friction that tends to prevent stationary surfaces […]

Biomanufacturing Fluidic System Single-Use Technologies

Posted in Fluid Control & Pneumatics, Life Sciences & Medical on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019. No comments yet
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As medicines and therapies become more specialized for individuals, the requirements of biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes are dramatically changing, especially in the transition from large-scale to single-use production processes. In a Processing magazine article, Process Control Automation Systems Maximize Biomanufacturing Agility in Single-Use Applications, Emerson’s Mukta Sharma highlights important technologies for single-use production processes. Mukta opens […]

Rapid Exhaust Pneumatic Valves for Safer Machine Operations

Posted in Fluid Control & Pneumatics on Friday, August 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Despite advancing automation, operators in many of the hybrid and discrete manufacturing industries must interact with the machinery and avoid getting injured. In a Hydraulics & Pneumatics magazine post, Reliable Pneumatics Ensure Safe Machines, Emerson’s Andreas Blume and Dusko Markovic share how technology advancements have helped create safer machine operations. They open describing the perils […]

Filters-Regulators-Lubricators for Reliable Pneumatics

Posted in Fluid Control & Pneumatics on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019. No comments yet
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Hybrid industries manufacturers having a combination of process manufacturing and discrete manufacturing, as well as discrete industries manufacturers, require pneumatic controls in their machine automation. A critical component in reliable pneumatic control are filters, regulators, and lubricators (FRLs). In a Machine Design article, The 6 Things Engineers Should Know About Pneumatic Filters, Regulators, and Lubricators, […]

Combustion Safety Valve Considerations

Posted in Fluid Control & Pneumatics on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019. No comments yet
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Process manufacturers who required heating as part of the process may have several different types of industrial heating equipment. These may include boilers, dryers, furnaces, heaters, ovens, dehydrators and more. The use and upkeep of this equipment is governed by a variety of standards and regulations. In a Process Heating magazine article, Understanding Combustion Safety-Valve […]