Tag Archives: Electric Actuators

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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Valve Actuator Terminology

Valve Actuator– The mechanism for opening and closing a valve: typically pneumatic, electric or hydraulic Choosing the properly sized actuator will reduce maintenance costs, increase plant safety and will increase up-time. The following are valve actuation terms which are often referenced … Continue reading

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Wiring B Series AC and DC Electric Actuators

This is the wiring instructions for the B Series Electric Actuator by Assured Automation Assured Automation: your source for Manual and Automated Valves & Flow Meters. The B Series is a reversing motor actuator with end of travel limit switches … Continue reading

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K Series 120V Electric Actuator-Wiring Instructions

Assured Automation: your source for Manual and Automated Valves & Flow Meters. This is the wiring instructions for the K Series 120V electric actuator The K Series is a reversing motor actuator with end of limit travel switches to stop … Continue reading

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Wiring for K Series 120V Electric Actuator with Modulating Positioner Board

Assured Automation: your source for Manual and Automated Valves & Flow Meters. This is the wiring instructions for the K Series 120V electric actuator with Modulating Positioner Board A wiring diagram can be found on our website or if needed on the … Continue reading

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What Our Customers Are Saying …

Customer feedback is very important to us.  Check out what our customers have to say about Assured Automation’s staff, products, delivery and unique valve configurators. Appreciation for Service and Support  “What I like the best is when I call for … Continue reading

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Vertical Carousel Shelving Solves Product Inventory Issues

In order to satisfy the increasing demand for product inventory, Assured Automation has acquired two new vertical carousel shelving units to boost inventory levels in Clark, NJ. These automated shelving carousels are designed and engineered to increase productivity.  These units … Continue reading

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Q&A: Valve Sizing & Selection – Part I

Key Considerations For Effective Valve Specification Jack Siedler has spent 43 years in the valve industry, including his current eleven year stint as a technical sales specialist with Assured Automation. During his career, Mr. Siedler has worked with bar stock … Continue reading

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Determining Factors in Choosing Pneumatic vs. Electric Actuators

Pneumatic vs Electric Actuators Since their technologies are so different, determining whether to choose a pneumatic or electric actuator for a process system may seem confusing.   Typically, electric actuators are known for their high levels of precision while pneumatic actuators … Continue reading

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Some Determining Factors in Valve Actuator Selection

When deciding to actuate a valve, whether for precision process control, inaccessibility to remote areas, for emergency fail-safe requirements or because of excessive valve operating torque, it is important to choose the proper actuator for the specific application. Valve Actuator … Continue reading

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