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Model OLS-S/H Optoelectronic level switch

What is a level switch and how does it work?

Level switches, often called level sensors, are an important part of any fluid management and control system, but many operators and businesses do not know how they work. These devices come in many shapes and sizes to suit a range

malema flow meters

How to take a peak flow measurement

What is a peak flow measurement? It is an important part of maintaining and operating any system that involves fluid or gas control. Knowing the peak flow rate through a system allows industries to evaluate their fluid or gas systems,

pressure relief valve

How often should pressure relief valves be tested and replaced?

When it comes to maintaining safety and efficiency within industrial settings, often it seems like a bit of a minefield. Pressure relief valves, however, are the unsung heroes of this. These valves play an important role in safeguarding equipment …

pressure regulator for water

How to install a water pressure regulator

In the busy world of industrial operations, the steady flow of liquid is vital for a range of processes. From manufacturing to energy production, maintaining the right water pressure is important to ensure seamless operations and to prevent any potential

Solenoid Valves

Maxseal Solenoid Valves

About Maxseal Solenoid Valves

Maxseal solenoid valves are a range of top-quality stainless-steel solenoid valves. Acting as an umbrella brand of the popular engineering and manufacturing giants Norgren, Maxseal produces solenoid valves that promote reliability and durability.

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Flow Switches, Flow Meters and Excess Flow Valves

How Does a Flow Switch Work?

Flow switches play a crucial role assisting flow control and measurement in various industries and applications, ensuring the smooth operation and safety of systems that rely on the flow of liquids or gases. From monitoring water flow in plumbing systems

Parker tube fittings

Types Of Tube Fittings

When it comes to Flow systems, Tube fittings play a crucial role in connecting and controlling the flow of fluids. These fittings ensure the integrity and efficiency of the system. All different industrial applications will require different types of fittings

Pipe fittings

How do you remove push-fit pipe fittings?

Push-fit fittings are useful components in many applications, which make assembly and maintenance extremely simple. Ideal for use in potable water, plumbing, water heaters and hydronic heating systems, push-fit fittings can be used in both new residential and commercial construction.

Compressed Air & Pneumatics - Fluid Controls

How a pneumatic system works

Pneumatic systems are commonly used in a wide variety of industries and applications. You can find them in air compressors, power tools, air brakes, and much more. Pneumatic systems are so common that you may not even be aware of

Types of pressure gauges

How Do Oil Pressure Gauges Work?

Oil pressure gauges play an important role in a range of industries. They are designed to measure the pressure of oil and provide valuable feedback to engineers and other staff members on the work floor. Oil pressure gauges are commonly