There are many different kinds of valve actuators. Some are manual, but the majority are power valve actuators, meaning that another source of power controls what the valve actuators do. If this sparks your interest, and/or you would rather have more power actuators in your plant than manual ones, here are the different types of power valve actuators and their benefits.
Electric Valve Actuators
Electric valve actuators are powered, obviously, by electricity.
If you are involved in an industry that works with high levels of pressure, such as the fuel industry, then you might be familiar with JIC fittings. These seemingly simple fittings are often used to help with preventing pressure, moisture and more from escaping from hoses and tanks, and you may use them on a wide range of equipment within your industry. Even though you might use a lot of these fittings, you might not be particularly familiar with purchasing them.
If you factory has recently ordered a load of copper tubes for use in your machine shop, you may be uncertain as to how to store them properly. If so, use the following tips for storing the tubes until you need them for your next project.
Select a Dedicated Spot for the Copper
When deciding on the location for the copper tubes, select a spot that will be dedicated only to them.