30 Sep 19
MGA Controls is a proud stockist of IMI Maxseal solenoid valves. IMI Maxseal offers high-quality stainless steel solenoid valves designed and manufactured with reliability and integrity in mind. Our range includes the reliable ICO4S Series, used in the offshore and petrochemical industries.  The ICO4S Series is no exception, the valve is an intrinsically safe pilot assisted solenoid operated..
30 Sep 19
Solenoid Valves are used throughout a number of industries, due to the valve’s versatility. Solenoid valves can be used with either fluid or gas applications, making them favourable among a number of manufacturers. Solenoid valves use an electromechanical magnetic field which opens and shuts the valve, making the valve a reliable option for pneumatic and hydraulic systems. What are the advantages..
31 Aug 17
Rodless pneumatic cylinders are designed to provide power and motion while supporting a heavy load. Due to their compact design, they are used for space saving purposes and are most commonly utilised in linear automation systems in order to move position in a horizontal direction. They are exceptionally stress- resistant allowing for a range of possible rodless cylinder uses, including synchronised..

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20 Jul 17
Air preparation equipment is designed to provide a quality air supply to compressed air systems that will promote reliable operation and increased efficiency. This entails the removal of particles or contamination from the air stream, such as water, and the control of pressure to minimise energy wastage. MGA Controls supply an array of air prep accessories that assist the air preparation equipment..

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19 Jul 17
Choosing the right pneumatic filter for your application isn’t always easy, but is extremely important. Contaminated air must be properly filtered before use, otherwise, it can lead to premature wear in valves and cylinders, cause leakages in seals, result in corrosion in piping, and is generally the root cause of faster breakdowns, resulting in higher maintenance and operating costs. As official Norgren..

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21 Jun 17
Are you looking for a solution for preparing compressed air to control a pneumatic system? At MGA Controls, we have combined FRL boxsets that are the most economical way to control air within a pneumatic compression system. In this blog, we outline the benefits and uses of a FRL unit. FRL Unit Working principle A Combination FRL Boxset does everything that is necessary when preparing compressed air..

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16 Jun 17
Are you looking for a diaphragm valve that has a compact flow design and can have various media types? Here at MGA, we have a wide range of diaphragm valves, from specific application valves to general purpose valves. In this blog, we explain the advantages, features and uses of a diaphragm valve. What is a diaphragm solenoid valve? Diaphragm solenoid valves are available in a range of materials to..

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14 Jun 17
A solenoid valve is an electromechanically controlled valve, featuring an electrical coil with a ferromagnetic core at its centre. There are a variety of solenoid valves, the main ones being direct operated solenoids and indirect acting solenoid valves. Each valve is designed to operate in a way that will suit their specific industry requirements. Here, MGA Controls looks at direct vs indirect solenoid..

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20 Apr 17
MGA Controls are leading suppliers of components for the process and water industries. We have a wide range of stock, including fast closing NRV’s, suitable for use in a wide range of water industries. There are multiple benefits of choosing us as your check valve suppliers, so we’ve outlined the main reasons below. Where to buy a check valve 1. Leading manufacturers At MGA Controls we supply fast..

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28 Dec 16
Pneumatic cylinders are classified as either single or double acting, depending on how the working fluid acts on the piston. In this article, MGA Controls explains more about the working principles, applications and advantages of single & double acting pneumatic cylinders. What is a single acting pneumatic cylinder? Single acting pneumatic cylinders only work on one end of the piston. These types..

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