Pneumatics & hydraulics

Solenoid valves for micro-dispensing

13 June, 2007 | Supplied by: Aviaquip Pty Ltd

The Lee VHS series micro-dispense valve is a high-speed (1200 Hz), two-way solenoid valve designed for applications that require micro- to nano-litre dispense volumes.

Emerson opens technology centres in China

07 June, 2007

Emerson Process Management, an Emerson business, has opened two technology centres in Tianjin, China, to help meet the rising demand for control-valve and valve-automation products for the growing process manufacturing industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

Adjustable gate valve lockout

15 May, 2007 | Supplied by: Brady Australia Pty Ltd

Brady Australia has released an Adjustable Gate Valve Lockout. This device eliminates the need to buy three or more gate valve lockout devices as it is capable of adjusting to fit multiple size gates. The design ensures that the gate valve is completely enclosed, for greater worker safety and tamper prevention.

New name for Eastern Pneumatics

15 May, 2007

Eastern Pneumatics has changed its name to Eastern Pneumatics & Hydraulics, effective from 1 May this year.

Synchronised lifting system

15 May, 2007 | Supplied by: Larzep Australia Pty Ltd

The Larzep synchronised lifting system has been designed to operate up to 32 hydraulic actuators or cylinders from one pump.

Swing check valve

15 May, 2007 | Supplied by: Air & Hydraulic Systems Pty Ltd

Praher Valves' K4 Swing Check Valve in PVC, PP, PPGF (polypropylene glass filled) and PVDF is suitable for applications involving water and most chemicals, up to 10 bar pressure.

Losing pressure

15 May, 2007 by Darla Jean Thompson

In a positive displacement pump, flow is directly related to rpm and pressure by the restriction of the flow in the discharge line. Once the system pressure is set, any change in flow will result in a change in pressure.

Piston pumps

15 May, 2007 | Supplied by: Tidal Fluid Power Pty Ltd

The TPV Piston Pumps are available in displacements: 18, 28, 45, 71, 100 and 140.

Recycling water at car wash

13 April, 2007 | Supplied by: All Pumps Sales & Service

A commercial car wash in Queensland has implemented a water filtration loop to maximise this resource in a region classified as a Level 4 water restriction zone

Lead screws with TFE coating

12 April, 2007 | Supplied by: Motion Technologies Pty Ltd

Kerk Motion Products' lead screw, linear rail, spline shaft and ScrewRail actuator assemblies are available with Kerkote TFE coating. The coating reduces friction and extends the life of Kerk's assemblies, which are suitable for motion control applications in a variety of industries.

Gentle pump

12 April, 2007 | Supplied by: A&D Australasia Pty Ltd

The G/V series pumps have a rotation speed from 190 up to 900 rpm in order to guarantee extremely gentle pumping. They are particularly suitable for handling wine, oil, vinegar and beer. They are suitable for pumping liquids with solids in suspension, such as grapes and other viscous liquids.

Diaphragm control valve

20 March, 2007 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

The pneumatically operated plastic body type 2730 diaphragm valve comprises hermetical separation of fluids from the operating mechanism by the diaphragm, and is rated for use with potable water and for sterile to aggressive applications.

Tax concession for hydraulics R&D

14 March, 2007 by Wendy Cramer, Journalist

A government concession has helped Parkes Hydraulics Services to grow from two to 10 staff members and contribute to its local economy

High flow valves

14 March, 2007 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The series VQ5000, 5-port solenoid valve is designed to drive large bore actuators in applications requiring rapid movement of heavy loads. A significant feature of the series is the simplicity of valve replacement.

Angle seated valve

14 March, 2007 | Supplied by: Eastern Pneumatics & Hydraulics Pty Ltd

The Tanair range of angle seated valves and actuators is constructed of 316 stainless steel and are spring return as standard.

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