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Guide to Choosing the Correct Valve for your Application

Choices can become overwhelming when selecting a valve for an instrumentation system. To name a few, there are; check valves, excess flow valves, needle valves, ball valves, relief valves, control valves, diaphragm and bellows valves. All of these are available in many configurations, materials, sizes and actuation types, making thousands of possible combinations.  

 

Have you matched the valve type to its function?

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Monitoring Critical Environments, How Can We Make It Easier for You?

When monitoring critical environments, safety needs to be maintained. Whether it is in compounding pharmacies, cleanrooms or operating rooms there are always regulatory standards that need to be met.

Monitoring many environmental parameters is usually required, the most common examples of telemetry points are:
 

  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • Light levels
  • Door status
  • Air velocity
  • Particulate count
  • Temperature
  • Relative humidity
  • Differential pressure

 

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The Ability to Grasp Wastewater Treatment

In the 1800’s there was a disease called Cholera Pandemic, it was uncontrollable and no one, not even doctors could establish its origin. It killed over 23,000 people just in Britain.

 

Discovery

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Flow Monitoring: Beer and Brewing

At the last count in 2017, there were over 2,000 breweries in the UK. The revolution of craft beer has seen Britain become a ‘brewing powerhouse’ as there are 64% more breweries now than there was five years ago.

Brew pubs (brewed and sold on site) are becoming increasingly popular in the UK and the USA so customers can enjoy the homemade taste of ale on-site. Pubs, craft breweries and microbreweries together are no-doubt making millions of bottles filled with traditional and innovative brews.

 

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Bespoke Control Box Assemblies

A new client, who are one of the leading companies in the aerospace and defence market across the globe, contacted us for assistance in designing a bespoke solution for controlling their on-site air and water supply feeds.  

Each special control box consisted of pressure reducing regulators fitted with gauges, relief valves, flexible hoses and tube fittings to act as a “plug and play” solution.

 

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