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About Brian Booth

Brian Booth is Vice President of Sales at Assured Automation, a leading provider of Automated Valves, Flow Components, and Fire Safety Products for industrial process control applications for over 30 years. Assured Automation provides state of the art automation ranging from small equipment manufacturers to the Fortune 500 Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Companies. The Assured Automation product line consists of a complete offering of standardized automated valve assemblies with a variety of commonly used accessory items. In addition, we offer complete valve automation services where we supply special automated valve assemblies designed around your specified products or your particular applications. Full design capabilities are offered including AutoCAD, Solidworks or other commonly used design and drawing programs. In addition to standard products, Assured Automation develops customized solutions for specific customer requirements.

Decision Tree on Selecting Electric or Pneumatic Rotary Actuators with Quarter Turn Valves

Valve Actuators: Selecting Electric vs Pneumatic It is easy to get lost in the weeds when choosing between electric and pneumatic actuators for quarter turn valves. Brian Booth, Assured Automation’s Vice President of Sales and Product Manager for thermal and remote … Continue reading

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Improved Fire Safety for Pneumatic Control Systems

FireChek® with Quick Exhaust and Pilot Valves Quickly Shutdown Large Pneumatic Actuators in Fire Situations FireChek® FC-4 Series-Heat Activated Pneumatic Shut Off Valve Clark NJ – Now FM approved FireChek® thermal shutoffs with resettable memory shape alloy can be used … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Valves Key in Protecting Lives At Natural Gas Facilities

“FireChek®” and “FireChek® Plus” fire safety valves protect Automated Valves at Major Natural Gas Fracking and Processing Facilities Problem: Natural Gas Plants are looking for ways to protect lives and property by installing fire safety valves on, or near automated … Continue reading

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FM Fire-Safe Emergency Shutdown Protection for Fuel, Oil, Gas

Factory Mutual’s rigorous testing of the FM Fire-Safe ensures the quality and reliability of the shutdown system. Factory Mutual certifies that the FM Fire-Safe emergency shutdown valves have been tested and will protect properties from loss according to their internationally … Continue reading

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Heat Activated Emergency Shut-Off Valve

FireChek Heat Activated Emergency Shut-off Valve Video Assured Automation: We Make Automation Easy!! FC-4 Series FireChek from Assured Automation FireChek is a heat activated emergency shut-off valve for 1/4 inch pneumatic air lines. FireChek is used in conjunction with pneumatically actuated … Continue reading

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FM Fire-Safe Durable Fusible Link Design Saves Field Maintenance

When selecting a thermal or electro-thermal shutoff, it is important to determine the correct valve material for the media you will be using, the correct size, the regulations and industry standards you need to conform to, the valve type (ball … Continue reading

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FM Fire-Safe Shutoffs Use as Emergency Block Valves (EBV) For Flammable or Combustible Liquid or Gas Service

FM Fire-Safe Shutoff emergency block valves prevent or thwart catastrophic losses. Too frequently small accidents become major losses when fuel continues to flow in an emergency situation. When used correctly, these FM Fire-Safe Shutoffs keep hazardous materials from entering an … Continue reading

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Assured Automation’s FM Fire-Safe Fusible Link Valves

FM Fire-Safe Fusible Link Valve Protects Refineries and Chemical Processors from Fire Hazards The FM Fire-Safe Shutoff fusible link valve assemblies from Assured Automation are API 607 and Factory Mutual approved for flammable liquids, and are commonly used to: To … Continue reading

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How to Choose between the FM Fire-Safe Shutoff and the EIV Series When Designing Your Fire Safety Shutoffs

Having a fire safety shutoff system in place is quite important at any facility which deals with flammable liquids or gasses. Whether processing or consuming flammable materials, safety is paramount. Fuel, toxic chemicals, or even oxygen lines can be susceptible … Continue reading

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Thermal Safety Shut-Off and High Performance Butterfly Valves for Biofuel Producers

Assured Automation’s High Performance Butterfly valves, Angle Seat and Safety Valves provide durability and reliability to meet stringent demands of the biofuel industry As energy consumption is predicted to increase by 84 percent by 2035, new sources of energy, including … Continue reading

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