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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15 Dec 16
As a leading brand of the Baumer group, Bourdon are expert manufacturers of process instrumentation. As leading Bourdon distributors, MGA Controls looks at all the reasons why you should choose a Bourdon Baumer pressure gauge. Established Bourdon brand Bourdon is an established and prestigious name in pressure and temperature measurement. Following the revival of the Bourdon brand, Baumer are keen..

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14 Dec 16
Bourdon, also known as Bourdon Baumer manufacture all of their products for efficient operation in hazardous environments. Here, MGA Controls discusses the range of ATEX certified pressure gauges, manufactured by Bourdon. Pressure gauge in hazardous area Bourdon’s strategic material selection is specially chosen to enable a pressure gauge to operate efficiently in industrial processes. Bourdon specialise..

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12 Dec 16
As leading Elektrogas suppliers, MGA Controls has a wide gas solenoid valve selection available to purchase from stock. In our latest article we outline the gas solenoid valve function, including the basic operating principle and potential applications. Gas solenoid valve selection Solenoid valves are commonly available in different design variations. Usually, the fluid path will correspond to the..

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12 Dec 16
There are two main types of pressure gauges, the digital pressure gauge and the mechanical pressure gauge. When choosing an instrument, careful consideration should be taken when selecting the best deice for your application. Here, MGA Controls looks at the different types of pressure gauges and common applications of a digital pressure gauge. The uses of a mechanical gauge Mechanical pressure gauges,..

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12 Dec 16
Here at MGA Controls, we recommend carrying out regular Bourdon gauge maintenance, in order to ensure a healthy lifespan of your component. Here, we look at the correct care for your bourdon tube pressure gauge. Oil filled pressure gauge maintenance Oil filled pressure gauge maintenance tends to be required more often than with a dry pressure gauge, as they are subject to higher temperatures and are..

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12 Dec 16
Unsure about what an air pressure regulators is? Read our latest blog where MGA Controls discuss the design and function of an air pressure regulator that make it the perfect tool for air control, reducing costs and maximising safety. What is an air pressure regulator? Air pressure regulators are generally used for reducing pressure levels, which ultimately lowers costs and provides an element of..

Posted in Air Preparation

09 Dec 16
When choosing an ATEX gas solenoid valve, there are important considerations to take into account. We are leading gas solenoid valve suppliers, so in this article we talk you through the process of choosing a gas solenoid from MGA Controls. Gas solenoid requirements Gas solenoid valves for ATEX environments will have different component qualities to those used in general purpose applications. Elektrogas..

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09 Dec 16
Looking for a tool that will offer a complete air treatment solution? In our latest blog, we outline the definition of an FRL boxset, explaining the three main functions of an FRl unit and how an FRL unit works. What is an FRL Boxset? An FRL combined box set is made up of a filter/regulator, a lubricator and the associated fittings and wall mounting brackets. The FRL boxset offers a complete air treatment..

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