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Magnetic Flow Meter Basics

A magnetic flow meter, also referred to as mag flow meter or magmeter, is a volumetric flow meter that measures liquids or liquid slurries that have a minimum conductivity of 5 µS/cm.  Magnetic flow meters will typically not work with … Continue reading

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Fire-Safe Shut Off Valves for Distillery Application

Problem: A local distillery was directed by their insurance agency to incorporate fire safe shut off valves on their storage tanks to ensure closure of outlet valves to isolate flammable liquids in the event of fire. Solution: The head brewer … Continue reading

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Assured Automation to Exhibit at 2019 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America

April 8, 2019 – April 11, 2019 Location: Colorado Convention Center – Denver, CO Assured Automation Booth: 21090 The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is the only industry event that serves both brewpubs and packaging breweries. This is an annual show that travels … Continue reading

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Assured Automation Becomes an ITAR Compliant Valve Manufacturer

Products,  Procedures and Facility meet the strictest standards for military applications According to the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR ) Assured Automation has successfully registered with the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade … Continue reading

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2 Ball Valves Mounted on One Actuator

Project Showcase: Specialized equipment manufacturer requires 2 brass ball valves mounted on one pneumatic actuator for infrared boiler thermometer application Customer Type Specialized Equipment Manufacturer Application Infrared Boiler Thermometer Valve Series 101 Series Nickel Plated Brass 2 -Way Ball Valve … Continue reading

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Globe vs. V Port Ball Valves for Flow Control Applications

In most process applications there are two different types of valves used: on/off and control. On/off valves allow full flow or stopping flow completely. Control valves, in contrast have the ability to control the AMOUNT of flow, also known as … Continue reading

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Pneumatic Actuated Butterfly Valve for Water Treatment Application

Project Showcase : ST Series resilient seat pneumatic actuated butterfly valve ideally suited for water treatment applications. Application:  A leading equipment manufacturer required resilient seat pneumatic actuated butterfly valve for a horizontal pressure filter system. Customer Type Manufacturer of  Water … Continue reading

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Coaxial Valves vs. Ball Valves for On/Off Applications

For basic on/off service in process, water, or virtually any application, a ball valve is a common choice. There is, however, another option that should be considered. Coaxial valves are an excellent choice for on/off applications also, and have MAJOR … Continue reading

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When You Need a Diverter Valve for Ink, Paint Dispensing, and Caustic Media

Diverter valves are one type of 3-way valves. Unlike modulating and mixing 3-way valves that combine two inputs into one output, diverter valves separate one input into two outputs. Diverter valves are frequently used in control processes because they are … Continue reading

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Compact Valve for Aerospace Test Application

VA Series Compact On/Off Valve for Aircraft Engine Test Stand  Problem: A major aircraft component testing company required a compact valve for a customized panel designed to meter airflow in an aircraft engine sub-component test application. The ball valves currently … Continue reading

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