Introducing the QuadroSphere® trunnion mounted ball valve from Val-Matic. The QuadroSphere® is not a typical ball design, the non-essential sealing faces of the ball have been recessed in all 4 quadrants, creating additional flow paths. The recessed surfaces provide lipped edges that wipe the seat surfaces clean during opening and closing, to avoid particulate build-up.
The valve is a full bore,..
When considering non-slam valves for severe and demanding applications, nozzle check valves should be your first port of call. The high-performance characteristics of this nozzle type check valve can assure optimal flow control in even the toughest environments. In this article, MGA Controls explains how nozzle check valves work and the benefits they offer users.
What is a nozzle check valve?
There are several different types of solenoid valve body materials that make some solenoid valves chemically resistant. At MGA Controls, we supply a range of chemical resistant solenoid valves for an array of applications and processes.
Chemical resistant solenoid valves are imperative to industries that utilise aggressive media and are located in harsh and corrosive environments. In this article,..
Did you know that check valves are among the most commonly used valves across all industrial processes? With a simplistic design and straightforward function, check valves can be found in most applications and systems. In this informative article, MGA Controls provides readers with an understanding of how check valves work and their most common operations.
How does a check valve work?
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In this article, MGA discusses the key factors to consider with regards to pneumatic cylinder selection. Covering basic knowledge like the working principle of pneumatic cylinders to more advanced theories like as pneumatic cylinder calculation formula, this guide will provide key insight for your decision-making process.
The working principle of pneumatic cylinders
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At MGA Controls, we can provide you with an array of pneumatic accessories for every occasion. No matter what your application, we have a range of pneumatic accessories that suit every plant and process. In this article, we will outline the variety of pneumatic fittings we offer, including Norgren pneumatic cylinder accessories, tubing and fittings.
Norgren pneumatic cylinder accessories
At MGA Controls, we are proud Maxseal solenoid valve distributors and have a comprehensive knowledge of their whole range of products. Maxseal are an associate brand of the reputable IMI Norgren Group. Coming from Norgren, a well-established and dependable company, products from Maxseal naturally adopt the same high level of quality associated with IMI Norgren. In this article, we will be discussing..
Poppet valves are often associated with pressure control equipment and applications. They are directional control valves and are typically characterised as being high flow, fast acting valves. This is due to the large flow paths through the main body of the valve. Typically, poppet valves can be opened quickly, making them perfect for use in engines. In this article, MGA Controls will be discussing..
At MGA Controls, we supply a wide range of air preparation equipment from brands such as IMI Norgren, Aventics and Bifold. Air preparation units are extremely important to the smooth running of a process. They provide clean air to compressed air systems, promoting the reliable operation and increased efficiency of an application. In this article, we answer your air preparation commonly asked questions.
Quick exhaust valves are exceptionally handy fittings that can be used in many different sectors of the industry to increase the cycle speed of a pneumatic cylinder. They do this by allowing the air that is coming out of the pneumatic cylinder to be directed into the atmosphere instead of flowing back through the valve and slowing the process down. In this article, MGA Controls will be discussing how..