Need Help Retrofitting Pneumatics to Electric Actuators?

In the current economic times it can be difficult to convince a client that it is necessary to remove a working valve just to change out the pneumatic actuator controlling it.  Re-piping and draining the system alone means down time and extra labor that probably isn’t in the budget.  The obvious solution is to leave […]

Read Post

When Electricity Acts Up

This past weekend, we were just back from a trip to market, and my wife was busy stowing the fruits, veggies, oils, kimchi, and spices. I was doing my usual chore of qualifying and sorting the plastic shopping bags as to fitness for cat litter duty, kitchen waste duty, and “other,” based on leakage potential. […]

Read Post

How Many Square Feet Does a Gas Sensor Cover?

That’s a common question. If there was a good, all-purpose answer to it, we’d make sure it was in every data sheet and on every Web page. Unfortunately, physical area isn’t the limiting factor in all cases. The gases that mix well with air (CO, CO2) can sometimes be treated by area because they fill […]

Read Post