Posts Tagged ‘valve actuator’

Weathering the Storm: Equipping Wastewater Treatment Plants with Flood-Proof Actuators

Posted in Actuator, Water & Wastewater on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Steve Poling As we approach the 6th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and just passing the 1st anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the anxieties of facing another superstorm weighs on the minds of every coastal wastewater treatment operator. And with Hurricane Florence approaching the U.S. Carolinas, this string of major storms continues. Are we prepared? By […]

Setting Up and Calibrating Valve Positioners

Posted in Controllers & Positioners on Monday, February 15th, 2016. No comments yet
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Short videos are great ways to show how to perform an activity, such as calibrating a valve’s actuator to move the valve stem based on the 4-20mA signal it receives from the control system. In this under 5-minute “how-to” video, Emerson’s Alex Quah Shu Min demonstrates the setup and calibration procedure for the Fisher 3582i […]

How-to Video on Valve Actuator Torque Calibration

Posted in Actuator on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015. No comments yet
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There is nothing like a brief “how-to” video. I use these often around the home as a filter to determine if it’s something I can do myself or if I need to call out an expert. We have many examples of these in our world of process automation. Here’s one from the Emerson team managing […]

Valve Actuators for Safety Shutdown and Small Applications

Posted in Actuator on Friday, January 16th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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One of the world’s leading spots to learn about new developments in industrial valves, valve actuators and fittings is the Valve World Expo. This event was held last month in Düsseldorf, Germany. During this event, Emerson launched two new products: the Bettis EHO Electro Hydraulic Actuator and the Bettis TEC2 Electric Actuator with Model 500. […]

Solving a Pipe-Rattling Control Valve

Posted in Actuator on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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As we close in on the Emerson Exchange conference October 6-10 in Orlando, I wanted to share a problem solving story. This story is typical of what you’ll find throughout the weeklong conference. Jeff Wilson, with Emerson’s local business partner, Puffer-Sweiven, was asked to investigate a control valve that was shaking the pipe due to […]