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Soft start valves from SMC increase life of compressed-air machines
January 15, 2018 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

…periods. SMC Corporation, an internationally renowned manufacturer of pneumatic products, solves this problem with its AV Series soft start valves. This line of valves, which is available in Canada through Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd., can prevent this unnecessary wear. Gradual increase in pressure SMC soft start valves work by…

New Festo piezo valves use less energy for pressure-control applications
February 2, 2018 by Festo Inc

For more than four decades, Festo has benefited Canadian industries with innovative, intelligent automation solutions that cut costs and boost productivity. Now, the manufacturer has launched two unique designs of piezo valves, the VEAA and the VEAB, which rise above standard solenoid valves with their minimal energy use and…

Protect valuable assets with redundant safety exhaust valves
November 22, 2017 by Wainbee Limited

…the monitoring of downstream pressure in the system. Memory, monitoring and air flow control functions are integrated into two identical valve elements, and the valves lock-out if asynchronous movement of valve elements occurs during actuation or de-actuation. Additional details P33T Series safety exhaust valves are dirt tolerant and offer a…

Festo’s new solenoid valves offer reliable performance and quick delivery
October 12, 2017 by Festo Inc

Festo’s new rugged VUVS-…-S and compact VUVG-…-S  solenoid valves for individual connection offer several advantages to customers. They are both reliable, attractively priced, combinable as valve terminals and available for delivery in Canada in one to two business days, even in large volumes. The VUVS-…-S The VUVS-…-S is an…

The valve industry is another sector that Daemar serves well
December 29, 2017 by Daemar Inc.

…industry applications. Another important sector for Daemar’s business is the valve industry. The company distributes plenty of sealing, retaining, and protection solutions for valve manufacturers. The importance of valves Valves are a crucial part of almost every industrial process, including oil and gas, mining, sewage, food processing, plastics, chemicals, and…

Directional control valve offers safe operation and low energy losses
November 22, 2017 by Wainbee Limited

…operated directional control valves — Series D3W — feature a compact design with inductive position control that provides high functional limits up to 150 litres a minute, in combination with a low, energy-saving pressure drop. These low forces result in safe operation and low energy losses, while also allowing high…

Technology-driven bulk handling solutions available from Firing Industries
July 18, 2017 by Firing Industries Ltd

…carbon or stainless steel. The use of SINT engineering polymer composites considerably increases resistance to abrasion compared to traditional valves. Special low-profile slide gates made of cast aluminum are also available. Butterfly valves: VFS Butterfly Valves consist of two high-pressure die-cast semi-bodies manufactured from aluminium alloy, a swivel disc in…

Machine guarding contributes to increased productivity
June 29, 2017 by Ross Canada

…alternative measures are safe and appropriate, reliable safety systems that provide effective protection can be used to isolate hazardous energy. Ross Controls offers a variety of energy isolation – lockout valves designed to increase safety with little impact on production, including its line of manual lockout L-O-X valves. Improve uptime…

Firing Industries’ comprehensive lineup aids in drug development and production
November 1, 2017 by Firing Industries Ltd

Firing Industries has been supporting the growing needs of the pharmaceutical sector for 45 years. The leading distributor supplies a wide variety of process equipment from world-class manufacturers. This broad portfolio — from bulk bag systems, vacuum dryers and blenders to cone valves, dust monitors, analyzers and more —…

New angled seat valve features field-friendly modularity
April 27, 2017 by Festo Inc

…long, reliable service life. In addition, the unit is quick and easy to clean inside and out because there is virtually no dead space inside. But what really sets VZXA apart from other angled seat drives is its modular design. A unique design VZXA valves consist of the angled seat…

Wainbee carries Clippard miniature pneumatic cylinders and valves
July 23, 2015 by Wainbee Limited

Clippard’s goal is to provide customers with useful, productive and affordable products. Known as a pioneer in miniature pneumatic cylinders and valves — its Minimatic line — Clippard has earned a reputation for quality, service, performance and value. As a manufacturer of pneumatic and electronic control devices, the company’s…

IPEX Inc. lineup of thermoplastic valves designed for reliability
February 6, 2015 by Ipex Management Inc.

Quality. Performance. Reliability. These three words are how IPEX describes its  comprehensive range of thermoplastic valves. With more than 50 years of design and manufacturing experience, IPEX says its lightweight, long-life, maintenance-free valves will save customers time and  money thanks to a high-tech automated manufacturing and testing facility, which  ensures…

John Brooks expands product offering with acquisition
June 27, 2017 by John Brooks Company Limited

John Brooks Company Limited is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets and operations of Hurricane Pump Distribution Inc., a supplier of industrial process equipment. John Brooks is known for its expertise in pumps, spray nozzles, filtration equipment, valves and custom-engineered systems, and this acquisition broadens its…

The advantages of single-point lockout
July 7, 2017 by Ross Canada

…up to a full eight-hour shift of additional production time over a five-day period. Additional information This topic was addressed recently in a white paper authored by Ross Controls entitled Standards Increase Productivity as Well as Promote Safety. To learn more about SPLO and the advantages of safety valves from…

The hydraulic valves, oils and fluids beginner’s cheat sheet
July 30, 2014 by Alco Valves Inc.

Valves are designed to control the flow of liquid through a system of ducts or pipes. While there is a diverse range of valve products based on the different purposes they serve, below is a sampler on the kinds of hydraulic valves, oils, fluids, as well as its functions….

IPEX features extensive line of check valves
April 27, 2015 by Ipex Management Inc.

Check valves are the ideal solution when there is a need to prevent back-flow of process media — when two incompatible fluids cannot be allowed to mix, or when reverse flow would cause undesirable drainage of a system line or tank.  Many styles of check valves exist, including simple…

Wainbee lineup designed to offer increased efficiencies
September 8, 2017 by Wainbee Limited

Wainbee offers a series of products with efficient designs for optimal performance. Its lineup includes the Parker IO-Link and Mobile Directional Control Valve, as well as Exlar’s All-in-One Actuator and Ingersoll Rand’s QX Series Tools. These products offer many features designed to promote efficiencies in the workplace. Parker…

IPEX diaphragm valves offer precise control
March 23, 2015 by Ipex Management Inc.

Diaphragm valves are the perfect solution when precise flow throttling is  required. The weir style design — no dead space in the valve — is ideal for  abrasive slurries, and they are widely used in high purity applications because  their design prevents friction and subsequent particle creation when cycling. …

Butterfly valves offer unparalleled reliability
March 9, 2015 by Ipex Management Inc.

IPEX Inc.’s highly versatile butterfly valves, part of the company’s line of thermoplastic valves, can be used for simple on/off service, but also for processes requiring precise throttling. End-of-line installation of a lugged version allows for downstream piping disassembly with the upstream system still under pressure. The extensive size range…

IPEX ball valves have many features and benefits
February 17, 2015 by Ipex Management Inc.

IPEX Inc. offers high-quality, high-performance ball valves as part of its lineup of thermoplastic valves. Ball valves are generally used for on/off service, but can range from simple moulded-in-place construction to high-end industrial designs with many features and benefits. Multi-port ball valves allow for mixing, diverting and bypassing flow, and extensive…

Incorporating safety valves into lockout procedures results in significant savings
February 24, 2017 by Ross Canada

…observed, and SPLO is incorporated, real savings and benefits can be realized. Case in point In a white paper, entitled Safety + Update = Money, ROSS Controls discusses a consumer products company that put lockout/tagout standards to work with its double valves to reduce lockout time and save money. The…

EVOLUTION pumps from York Fluid Controls provide optimized performance
December 5, 2017 by York Fluid Controls Ltd

…and PVDF. They also include elastomer options and check valves. Standard Duty pumps are light and portable, with some weighing as little as one kilogram, and are built with discharges and ball check valves to guarantee high-flow pumping. A wide variety of designs The EVOLUTION Standard Duty Ball pumps are…

Bulk solids handling products ideal for many industries
May 2, 2017 by Firing Industries Ltd

…selection available from Firing Industries includes engineered screw conveyors, bucket elevators, slide gates, butterfly valves, bin activators and mixers. Screw conveyors: The selection includes trough, tubular and shaftless varieties in both carbon and stainless steel. Tapered, high-temperature, food-grade, heavy-duty and many more models are available. Bucket elevators: Various configurations are…

Heavy Duty Flap pumps can deal with tough solids
December 1, 2017 by York Fluid Controls Ltd

…and end up settling inside, which not only affects the pump’s operational ability, but can also shorten its life. Each of Sandpiper’s innovative HDF pumps includes a bottom discharge that allows solids to pass through and prevents them from settling inside. Flap check valves also assist in handling large solids….

Valves enhance machine and worker safety
February 21, 2017 by Ross Canada

To ensure a machine is properly safeguarded, it is important to evaluate the entire system, including the pneumatic valves operating within the system. This important topic was addressed in a recent white paper by ROSS Controls. Provisions According to the authors of the white paper, properly specified machine safeguarding…

New Clippard pinch valves available from Wainbee
February 9, 2016 by Wainbee Limited

As a leading distributor of industrial products across Canada, Wainbee offers solutions from top manufacturers. Clippard is among them. Many of the company’s pneumatic and electronic control devices are available from Wainbee, including its new NR Series 2-Way Pinch Valves. Valve details In applications where fluid must be isolated…

Skinner and Gold Ring valves are available from P.I.C.
September 23, 2015 by Process Instruments and Components Inc

Process Instruments and Components Inc. (P.I.C.) can supply a wide variety of Skinner and Gold Ring solenoid valves made by Parker Fluid Control. The Skinner and Gold Ring product lines feature durable and versatile valves with many options to choose from. Valve features Skinner and Gold Ring valves offer…

Pinch valve info in a cinch
August 28, 2014 by ASCO Numatics – Div. of Emerson Electric

…bend or pinch in the hose. Think of industrial pinch valves operating in a similar way on a more sophisticated scale. A pinch valve comprises of a body, tube and sleeve designed to control or restrict the flow of fluids or granular materials. Fluid remains housed in the supply tube…

IPEX offers specialized valves for unique requirements
April 27, 2015 by Ipex Management Inc.

With more than 50 years of design and manufacturing experience, IPEX offers one of the most comprehensive ranges of high-quality, high-performance thermoplastic valves and actuation products available today. Among these products are specialized valves — sediment strainers, solenoid valves, laboratory valves and seat valves — for unique process requirements.  RV Series Sediment Strainers….

Gas filling achieves new highs for productivity and accuracy thanks to valves
November 24, 2014 by CPV Manufacturing

…Air-Operated Valves and CPV O-Seal Valves and fittings. And because this plant fills cylinders with many different types of high pressure gases, CPV valves and fittings were specified due to their proven leak-proof performance and operating reliability.  ”The valves,” according to Weldcoa's chief engineer, Carl Schmidt, ”were specified in the…

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