ACTUATION NEWS ARCHIVE


AUMA Foundation Fieldbus actuators support the world’s

24 March 2017

EDF’s new-generation combined-cycle power plant (CCPP) in Bouchain, France, deploys electric actuators from AUMA for its challenging valve automation tasks. The plant uses a single GE 9HA gas turbine and has a generating capacity of 605 MW. Weiter...

Industry 4.0 for pneumatics

24 March 2017

Emerson has announced the introduction of an IO-Link® communication option, expanding the ASCO Numatics 580 Series fieldbus electronics platform. For use with the ASCO Numatics 500 Series valve islands, the new IO-Link module will allow machine automation designers a convenient, cost-effective and reliable solution for solenoid valve control through direct digital data communication with the machine controller. Weiter...

Flowserve release Performance!Nxt

23 March 2017

Flowserve has announced the latest release of Performance!Nxt, the industry's foremost control valve sizing, selection and project management software. Following are the details about the new products, features, enhancements implemented and issues resolved in this release. Weiter...

Piezo actuators for cryogenic environments

22 March 2017

Cryogenic environments below −150 °C have tough requirements on materials and equipment in general working under those conditions. Piezo actuators are no exception here. Some metals get brittle if temperatures decline and the risk of fractures increases and therefore the life expectancy of the actuator decreases. Weiter...

Yves Leduc appointed as new CEO of Velan Inc

20 March 2017

Velan Inc. has announced the appointment of Yves Leduc as CEO and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Leduc, who was hired in January 2015 as President, has become the first non-Velan family member to lead this global industrial valve manufacturing company based in Montreal. Weiter...

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