Archive | October, 2015

Ask The Experts: What is a valve actuator?

What is a valve actuator? An actuator is a device that assists or semi-automatically opens a valve. An actuator that is hand-operated assists a user in opening and closing a valve is meant to make it easier to turn a handle or lever in order to open a valve. A semi-automatic actuator opens a valve when a button […]

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Ask The Experts: Bolt Patterns

Why do my parts have mismatched bolt holes? We’ve had a lot of questions lately about bolt patterns and why bolt holes don’t always match up, so here’s a brief overview of bolt layout. Bolts holes are set up so that a bolt can pass through 2 parts and secure them together. The goal is for […]

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