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Troubleshooting Common Valve Problems

Posted by Baelz North America | Jun 18, 2020 9:57:05 AM | 0 Comments

Valves are critical to maintaining control of flow, temperature, and pressures in fluid systems. However, achieving this goal necessitates selecting, installing, and maintaining the correct control valve(s). Any operational issues within a valve can lead to problems within the overall system, up to and including system failure. As such, attaining a thorough understanding of the causes and symptoms of valve failure is essential for proper system maintenance.

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Why Should Companies Order Spare Parts?

Posted by Baelz North America | May 27, 2020 4:06:34 PM | 0 Comments

In all manufacturing processes, the key to increasing the efficiency of your production is ensuring that you limit the amount of downtime and maintenance time. For this reason, the experts at Baelz North America highly recommend investing in spare parts inventory. In doing so, companies can eliminate unexpected downtime of production.

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E66 Electric Linear Actuator

Posted by Baelz North America | Jun 17, 2019 8:15:30 PM | 0 Comments

The E66 electric linear actuators utilize a motor to turn the spindle of the actuator up or down in order to push or pull the control to move the valve to a desired position. They are best used in applications where precise control and positioning are required.

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Digital Positioners for Electric Actuators

Posted by Baelz North America | May 23, 2019 8:47:33 AM | 1 Comment

A digital valve positioner uses input and output signals to position a valve in such a way that it meets predetermined required ranges for flow and temperature. It is useful for continuously monitoring input and output signals and comparing them to the actuator's actual physical position.

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Baelz North America ANSI Valves

Posted by Baelz North America | Jan 7, 2019 1:35:54 PM | 0 Comments

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) sets rules and guidelines regarding the most critical technical aspects of various components manufactured for industrial use in North America. All ANSI-compliant Baelz valves are also compliant with ISA specifications. This is due to the International Society of Automation’s (ISA) reaffirmation of existing ISA valve-related standards, which include ANSI valve standards. 

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2-Way vs 3-Way Valves: Which Type is Right for You?

Posted by Baelz North America | Oct 10, 2018 10:48:00 AM | 3 Comments

Valves play a crucial role in almost all industrial processes. These devices regulate, redirect, or control the flow of liquids or gases by opening, closing, or partially blocking flow passages. There are numerous types of valves, each differing in various ways, including operating principle, configuration, power source, and application.

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Linear Valve Actuators: Precision vs. Speed

Posted by Baelz North America | Jul 17, 2018 11:34:00 AM | 0 Comments

Linear valve actuators are connected to a control valve to create motion that will perform the open/close valve operation. This motion can either be pneumatically or electrically generated, depending on the type of actuator in use. Some industrial processes may require electric linear actuators for precision valve control, while other processes employ pneumatic linear actuators which can rapidly execute valve operation.

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DIN vs. ANSI

Posted by Baelz North America | Jun 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM | 0 Comments

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a nongovernment, nonprofit organization that coordinates U.S. industry standards with international standards so that U.S. products can reach the global market. In essence, ANSI serves as an accreditation body for standards developed by other organizations, companies, consumer groups, and government agencies.

The Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN), or the German Institute for Standardization, serves a similar function. However, DIN is a government organization that embodies German concerns within the framework of European and International standards. DIN has a wide reach, and over 30,000 DIN standards provide comprehensive coverage for various products and technologies.

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Choosing the Right Size Control Valve

Posted by Baelz North America | May 17, 2018 12:23:00 PM | 1 Comment

To ensure optimal system performance, safety, and reliability, it’s critical to ensure the right size valve is used. Proper valve sizing allows for reduced costs, less downtime, and fewer labor needs — keeping operations running smoothly and efficiently.

Below are some key points to keep in mind when sizing control valves.

 

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Baelz Launches New ANSI Valves

Posted by Baelz North America | Apr 23, 2018 11:24:49 AM | 2 Comments

The team at Baelz is proud to announce the release of two new ANSI ISA-certified control valves —  the two-way ANSI 365 and the three-way ANSI 367.

To meet clients’ specific application needs, we keep a wide variety of ANSI valve sizes in stock and available for immediate purchase in 150# and 300# pressure classes. Larger valves and some additional sizes are available through special order.

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