23 Dec 16
MGA Controls has been supplying ASCO solenoid valves since 1986. As such, we can provide a complete fluid control solution for any given application. In this blog, we give you a snapshot of our ASCO solenoid valve catalogue of innovative products and explain ASCO solenoid valve types. ASCO solenoid valve types ASCO Solenoid valve types can either be Direct Operated Solenoid Valves or Pilot Operated..

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22 Dec 16
As experienced stockists of pneumatic cylinders, our latest article explains everything to need to know about pneumatic cylinders, including what pneumatic cylinders are used for and how pneumatic cylinders’ work. How pneumatic cylinders work Similar to how an engine works in a car, a pneumatic cylinder works by forcing gas or air into a cylinder, which will move a piston after a certain amount of..

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22 Dec 16
Watson Smith are known in the industry as leading I/P Converter manufacturers. Their robust, high performing components offer class leading reliability and MGA Controls are proud to supply a range of their products. Here, we discuss our range of current to pressure transducers. Leading I/P Converter manufacturers As leading I/P Converter manufacturers, Watson Smith pride themselves on their ability..
22 Dec 16
ASCO are leading manufacturers of solenoid valves. In our latest article, MGA Controls discusses the ASCO solenoid valve function. Solenoid valve operation principle A solenoid valve comprises of two main parts, the solenoid and the valve body. In a Normally Closed valve, the core of the energised solenoid directly opens the orifice, while the orifice in a Normally Open valve closes when the solenoid..

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21 Dec 16
What does every end-user want from their pneumatic equipment? We think, cost & energy savings, reduced downtime and easy installation, are just a few. In this article, MGA Controls take a look at Norgren’s IVAC Pneumatic Cylinder and its design features. Pneumatic Cylinder Manufacturers Norgren claim their IVAC Pneumatic Cylinder has achieved these benefits, after working closely with the end-user. This..

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20 Dec 16
MGA Controls stocks a complete selection of Norgren’s market leading range of ISO pneumatic cylinders. In this article, we discuss how a pneumatic cylinder works, the design of a pneumatic cylinder, how to select a pneumatic cylinder and where to buy pneumatic cylinder. Norgren’s range of ISO pneumatic cylinders are perfectly suited for lower force, lighter duty applications. Available in either..

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20 Dec 16
An I/P Converter offers a reliable and accurate way of converting electric signals into pneumatic pressure. Here, MGA Controls outlines the purpose of a “current to pressure” transducer and the I/P converter functions. What is an I/P Converter So, what is an I/P converter? Working on the same operating principle as a proportional valve, I/P Converters are complex circuits which allow adjustable..

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18 Dec 16
Proportional valves can be used in various applications, depending on the specific industry requirements and product features. Here, MGA Controls discusses the appropriate I/P converter uses, depending on the component characteristics. I/P Converter applications Current to pressure converters are suitable for a wide range of applications, as they boast high stability, low maintenance and a wide range..

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16 Dec 16
As experienced stockists of gas solenoid valves, our latest article answers the question, what is a gas solenoid valve? Outlining the types of gas valves, their function and applications, MGA Controls offers need to know information about this popular fluid control component. What is a gas solenoid valve used for? Gas solenoid valves are used to control the flow of a gas through a machine or in a boiler..

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16 Dec 16
Bourdon are leading pressure gauge manufacturers. Here, MGA Controls looks at the Bourdon pressure gauge range, focusing on the features of their most popular products. Types of bourdon pressure gauges Bourdon, otherwise known as Bourdon Baumer, have a wide range of gauges available for effective pressure measurement. Comprising of pressure, differential pressure and absolute pressure gauges, their..

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