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What does a double acting actuator do?

What does a double acting actuator do?

Posted by Ryan Driscoll, Inside Sales Engineer at ValveMan on Feb 22nd 2021

To properly convey the function of a double acting valve actuator, one must first cover some background material on actuators as a general category. Whether as a simple linear piston actuator or an ex … Read More
What is the cracking pressure of a check valve?

What is the cracking pressure of a check valve?

Posted by Ryan Driscoll, Inside Sales Engineer at ValveMan on Jan 11th 2021

Featured image created by fanjianhua - www.freepik.comCheck valves, regardless of the individual design, serve the specific purpose of permitting the flow of the service medium in one direction while … Read More
What Check Valve Should I Use for my Application?

What Check Valve Should I Use for my Application?

Posted by Ryan Driscoll, Inside Sales Engineer at ValveMan on Oct 29th 2020

From industrial gas lines to household appliances, from wastewater treatment to pharmaceutical processing, from fuel pumps to air compressors, the functionality of check valves remains diverse, runnin … Read More

What is the Purpose of a Vented Ball Valve?

Posted by Ryan Driscoll on Oct 13th 2020

Whether closing off flow to a sink’s supply lines in a home plumbing application, isolating a leg of pipe to service a device in a refinery, or directing the flow of clean steam for sterilization in a … Read More