ASCO Numatics has announced it will merge all of its ASCO and Numatics miniature valve product lines under the ASCO brand, effective immediately. The products include 25 series of direct-acting miniature solenoid valves and manifolds.
AIRTEC Pneumatics has announced the release of 316 Stainless Steel solenoid valves. These standard valves are suitable to IP67. IP69K is available on request.
BDI (Bearing Distributors, Inc.), headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, announced the acquisition of Salt Lake City, UT-based PneumaTrek National Inc., effective April 1, 2011.
Polygon Co. has announced their new pneumatic cylinder known as Constrained Tube Technology. CTT is a complete pneumatic system that allows the composite tube to be fitted within the confines of a thin-walled outer host.
Compressed air preparation is not exactly a hot topic for plant operators. As a result, carelessly maintained compressed air systems waste energy and result in premature wearing of high-quality pneumatic valves and drives.
Norgren Inc. has launched Norgren Express, a redesigned web store to make it easier for customers to find the products they want when they need them.
A thorough machine risk assessment should focus, at least initially, on the actuators, whether they are cylinders, air motors, air bags, or clutch brake mechanisms.
The OVEM vacuum generator from Festo is an energy-efficient solution. The OVEM vacuum generators are available with four venturi nozzle sizes for a wide performance spectrum and offer metric and inch connection types for added convenience to users.
NOSHOK’s 100 Series Gauges provide reliable service on applications not corrosive to brass. Available in vacuum and compound ranges through 15,000 psi, they feature all brass or brass with Delrin internals, and a dry ABS case.
ControlAir has introduced the Type-90 Miniature Precision Air Pressure Regulator. This unit is designed to provide the highest level of regulation accuracy and repeatability available to valves and other automatic control equipment in a lightweight, compact housing.