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Could Electric Actuators have prevented the Great Flood of Paris?

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Since the middle of the 20th century, to regulate the level and the flow of water of a river, many cities use sluice,...

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3 Passive Fire Protections for Actuators

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There are many dangers when extracting, transporting and refining oil & gas or any other dangerous materials. Two of...

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2 Applications for Compact Electric Actuators

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The common idea of an automated valve is a large valve with a heavy-duty actuator, typically powered by a three-phase...

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How to Evaluate Industrial Valve Actuator Repair Companies

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Entire actuator or automation package replacement can be expensive and time-consuming. In-field repair and modification...

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Industrial Valves: Innovative and Practical Products of Technological Advancements

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Continued advancements in technology have undoubtedly touched almost every aspect of human lives, giving us more...

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Is Your Automation Process Lean?

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Lean manufacturing is based on finding efficiencies and removing wasteful steps that don't add value to the product. No...

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5 Good Reasons to Be in Favor of the Keystone XL Pipeline

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Here are 5 arguments showing why, despite more than 5 years of debating and controversy and the project still not being...

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History of Threaded Screws: Small but Vital Component of an Actuator

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There are more than 4,300 years between the invention of a threaded screw and the modern industrial threaded screw as...

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Valve Actuator Opportunities with Shale Gas in the U.S. in 2014

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Domestic Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) production is projected to increase by more than 45% by 2040. What are the...

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Introduction to Valves: Industry Standards

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This article presents and explains specifications used in the valve industry in the USA and around the world, with a...

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Introduction to Valves: Overview

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This article serves as an introduction to the industrial valve industry and is designed to inform about basics such as...

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4 Myths about Electric Actuators Exposed

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Are you still using hydraulic and pneumatic actuators? You may want to read on and reconsider your decision. Electric...

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21 Steps to Adjust a Modulating Electric Actuator AC & DC Controls

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Here is a guide on how to fine-tune a Modulating Electric Actuator AC & DC Controls. The following instructions are a...

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How does an electric actuator work?

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If you need an answer to the following questions, you are looking in the right place:

  • What are the main components of...
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How to Select the Right Valve (with Pros & Cons)

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The suitability of a valve for a specific application is defined by the materials used in relation to the transported...

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NEMA 6P Submersible Electric Actuator

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Here at Indelac Controls, we strive to innovate and always offer new reliable products. In this effort, we have come...

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