Safety valve for machine guarding

The safe operation of machinery is always a priority. The M35 Series safety exhaust (dump) valve is for Category-4, PL e machine guarding applications. The safety function of the valve is to shut off supply of pneumatic energy and to exhaust any pneumatic energy from downstream of the valve. The M35 Series double valve includes

Clippard launches 8-mm subminiature electronic valves

These new direct actuating valves from Clippard Instrument Laboratory offer an extremely fast response time for accurate dosing of minute volumes with the same long life you expect from the original Clippard EV line of electronic valves, now in an 8-mm cartridge package. This valve was designed with a unique patented valving principle using Clippard’s

Humphrey Products introduces new proportional valve driver

Humphrey Products has introduced the latest product within the company’s ProControl family, the PCD proportional valve driver. The PCD produces the appropriate current control, either constant current or PWM, to effectively drive any ProControl proportional valve upon receiving signal from a variety of data acquisition sources (ie PLCs, IoT, closed loop sensors, etc). Suitable for product development, […]

Rotary hand valve has new price and features

Rotary hand valves are simple and economical devices well-suited for manual directional flow control in a wide range of applications. The redesigned VHLA rotary hand valve from IMI…

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Fabco-Air releases new 3-way, lock-out/tag-out valve line

Fabco-Air Inc., Gainesville, Fla., is pleased to announce the launch of the new RLT Series Lock-Out/Tag-Out Valve product line. The 3-way, rotary turn, lock-out/tag-out valve product line is…

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Pneumatic valves continue to inspire unique applications

Pneumatic valves are common in every industry, in applications from medical to chemical and automation to corrugation. Compressed air is readily available, clean and easy to use, so…

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Rugged valves

This valve family will handle the aggressive chemicals and cleaners often used in food and beverage. The iDP Valve family is a series of inert media separation valves, specifically designed for aggressive liquids and gases. The 300 and 350 Series iDP models are 2-port valves constructed of material that will handle chemicals and cleaners, and

Clippard NIV Series PTFE media isolation valves

The Clippard NIV Series Media Isolation Valve is a solenoid-operated device that uses a flexible diaphragm to isolate the actuation mechanism from the fluid path. Media isolation valves are commonly used for a wide variety of applications, including those that require precise, repeatable dispensing of media for analytical instrumentation. All wetted areas of the valve

New line of iDP liquid valves

Humphrey Products is expanding the line of products suitable for use in the medical and analytical markets with the introduction of the iDP Valve family. Humphrey iDP are a series of inert media separation valves, specifically designed for aggressive liquids and gases. The 300 and 350 Series iDP models are efficient 2-port valves constructed of

Solenoid actuated valves

VY Series of solenoid actuated valves from Airwork Pneumatic Equipment combine reliability and versatility of assembly. The valves can be constructed as in-line, on panel, on multiple bases, on…

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Clippard launches NIV series PTFW media isolation valves

The Clippard NIV Series Media Isolation Valve is a solenoid-operated device that uses a flexible diaphragm to isolate the actuation mechanism from the fluid path. Media isolation valves are commonly…

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ASCO introduces integrated automation solutions with ready-to-install pneumatic assemblies

ASCO has introduced ASCO Numatics Integrated Automation Solutions—customized assemblies of best-in-class electrical and pneumatic components designed to meet specific customer needs. “Leveraging ASCO’s 127 years of expertise, our…

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Pneumatic valve reduces compressed air waste

A new pneumatic valve on the market this month proposes to save users up to 30% in compressed air compared to traditional directional control valves. A unique spool…

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Recycle that air to stop compressed air leaks!

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Vicki Gonzalez, CEO of Nexmatix, here in our Cleveland offices, to talk about her company’s newest product. Their innovative line…

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Clippard releases 7mm 2-way normally-closed valves

Clippard is excited to announce the release of a new series of direct actuating valves that offer an extremely fast response time for accurate dosing of minute volumes with the…

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Catching up with Rob Clippard on new products, outlook for 2016

Recently, I spoke with Rob Clippard, VP Sales and Marketing for Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. about the company’s newest products—as well as his outlook for the next year…

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Clippard introduces 7mm, 2-way normally-closed electronic valves

These new direct actuating valves offer extremely fast response time for accurate dosing of minute volumes with the same long life you expect from the original Clippard EV line of…

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Additional compact modular valves added to NITRA line

AutomationDirect’s NITRA line of pneumatic products now includes additional compact modular valves which provide versatility and easy assembly. The 24VDC compact modular valves are designed for performance, flexibility…

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New series of high efficiency mid-range valves also economical

New, mid-range capacity, 7 Series Solenoid Valves are designed with a powerful, but economical coil capable of handling pressures up to 250 PSI his versatile valve series with its overmold coil and construction performs well at high temperatures, is moisture resistant and can be configured in a low-profile option for difficult installations. The high-performance, low-cost

Valve system helps nimble giant put out fires

Edited by: Mike Santora • Associate Editor Frankfurt airport. An engine catches fire during a passenger aircraft landing. The alarm goes off in the fire station. Firefighters spring…

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World’s smallest dry-break quick disconnect

The ultra-miniature Beswick M3 threadeddry-break quick disconnect is manufactured from corrosion resistant stainless steel and is rated to 500 psig when connected. Buna-N is the standard seal material….

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Ross Controls announces BG certification for CM valves

ROSS announces their CrossMirror Series CM Size 0 valves are now BG Certified per the DIN ES ISO 138491 PL e standard. These valves are intended to be…

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Electro-pneumatic pressure regulator for pneumatic valve manifold

The latest enhancement to AVENTICS AV (Advanced Valve) series pneumatic directional control valves is the AV-EP, an electro-pneumatic pressure regulator that can be integrated into the valve manifold….

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Expanded DM valve series

ROSS Controls introduces an expansion to its existing DM Valve Series for Air Dump/Release applications. The ROSS DM1 Series C Valve is a Control Reliable Double Valve with…

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New fieldbus protocols available

The AVENTICS CL03 Clean Line series of pneumatic directional control valves were specifically designed to handle your high pressure wash-down applications. The valve manifolds are available with multi-pin…

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