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All the latest news and developments on manual and actuated valves, actuators, pressure, pneumatics and more.

What is the difference between non-return check valves and resilient hinge check valves?

What exactly is a non-return valve? Why are they sometimes referred to as swing check valves? Where does a Resilient hinge check valve fit in? The terminology surrounding swing check valves can be confusing. With so many different names for essentially...
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ATEX certified I to P converter – intrinsically safe and Explosion proof!

The Type 140 I to P converter by Watson Smith is one of the most flexible and rugged I to P converters available on the market today. The unique features of this I to P converter result in a proportional valve which can be used in the harshest of environments...
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Watson Smith 422 I/P converters deployed on National Grid loading stations

All natural gas in the UK passes through National Grid’s national transmission system on its way to UK consumers. As the sole owner and operator of gas transmission infrastructure in the UK, National Grid ensures that our gas is available where and...
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Looking for completely CLOG FREE & MAINTENANCE FREE costs?

If you are looking for a completely CLOG FREE & potentially MAINTENANCE FREE costs within your wastewater application, MGA Controls have the solution to your problem. Solution – Val-Matic Swing-Flex™ Resilient Hinge Check Valve The Val-Matic...
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Easier and Faster Installation with “CLICK ON” Buschjost Solenoid Valves

Have you ever experienced having the wrong coil for your solenoid valve, to then find out that the correct coil has a different fitting and so you need to order a completely new solenoid valve? MGA Controls have the answer – with their a range of Norgen...
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Val-Matic Swing-Flex™ passes extensive trial in a UK Water Company

The Val-Matic Swing-Flex™ resilient hinge check valve supplied exclusively by MGA Controls, has now passed extensive trials at a UK based major water company. The Swing-Flex™ NRV’s were installed to replace the standard ball check valves supplied...
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WIMES compliant Resilient hinge check valves designed for TOTEX

MGA Controls exhibited at the Pump Centre conference at Telford in May 2014. The PIF team had the opportunity to interview MGA’s Technical Manager, Jason Dean about the innovative Resilient hinge and Recoil Resilient hinge check valves (known as the...
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