Technical Hints and Tips
Do you know what the major cause of pneumatic actuator failure is?
What's the difference between a uni-directional & bi-directional knife gate valve and which one do I need? Read our guide to knife gate valves to find out more.
Problem Solving - Pneumatic Actuated Ball Valve is slow to close or open - Read our troubleshooting guide for more information.
A typical problem that is always being raised and occurs more than it should is: ‘I have recently purchased a solenoid valve and it leaks’. Obviously that is not a good outcome. Our experience finds that the problem is one of three things.
Choosing solenoid valve seals and selecting the correct material will ensure that your valve is not only safe, but that it will have a long working life. You will often find that the seal is the limiting factor for many applications where solenoid valves are used.