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Types of manifold valves

Types of manifold valves

At Fluid Controls we supply a vast range of manifold valves. Ranging from 2-way to 5-way and monoflange manifolds, all our valves offer superior efficiency and dependability. We can also provide a variety of manifold accessories, such as connectors and adaptors, to complete your manifold package. In this article, we showcase the types of manifold valves available at Fluid Controls and discussed manifold valve function.

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Needle valve specifications

How does a needle valve work?

Needle valves are extremely important to applications where precise adjustments of flow are necessary. They can protect delicate instrumentation from sudden surges of media by controlling flow and are perfect for processes where a small flow rate is desired. In this article, we will be answering the question ‘what does a needle valve do’ and discussing the various high-quality needle valves available from Fluid Controls.

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Thompson Valve products

Why choose Thompson valves?

At Fluid Controls we are proud distributors of Maxseal Thompson Valves Ltd. As part of the Norgren brand, Thompson Valves are a cut above the rest offering a comprehensive range of products. Ranging from spring-loaded regulators to dome-loaded back pressure valves, Thompson Valve products meet internationally recognised standards and deliver the highest standards of service. In this article, we will be discussing why you should choose Thompson Valves and running through their range of products available at Fluid Controls.

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Check Valve Types

Check valve working principle

Check valves are important to many different processes and applications, including gas and fluid systems. But how does a check valve work? In this article, we will be discussing the check valves working principle, as well as check valve types and applications.

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Parker 2-way solenoid valve

Types of solenoid valve

A solenoid valve is an automatically operated valve that removes the need for an engineer to operate a valve manually. They operate by using an electromagnetic solenoid coil to change the state of a valve from open to closed, or vice-versa. At Fluid Controls, we have a wide range of Parker Lucifer solenoid valves available. In this article, we will be discussing the different types of solenoid valves we have on offer and typical applications of solenoid valves

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F9 high purity check valve

Check Valves vs Diaphragm Valves

At Fluid Controls, we understand how important high purity valves are to many applications and processes. To guide you through the selection process, we have created this check valve vs diaphragm valve blog to give you some insight into which high purity valve would be best for your application. Read on to discover how each valve works and the different types available at Fluid Controls.

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Types of pressure gauges

How to Choose the Right Pressure Gauge

Pressure gauges measure the pressure in either a compressed gas or liquid and are imperative to many applications and processes. They are utilised across a wide range of industrial and general industries. For example, pressure gauges can be used to check tyre pressure but are also highly effective in more specialised fields, such as monitoring gas cylinders in a plant. With such a vast array of pressure gauges available, not to mention the huge amount of applications that require their services, you might be left wondering how to choose the right pressure gauge. In this article, we will be discussing different types of pressure gauges and the function of pressure a gauge.

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High purity fittings and tubing

Fluid Controls Range of High Purity Fittings

At Fluid Controls, we supply a vast range of high purity fittings and tubing, ranging from welded fittings to ultra-high purity tubing. High purity fittings are extremely important to the architecture of a plant and are used in an array of industries, including pharmaceutical, food and beverage and chemical. In this article, we will be outlining fluid controls’ range of high purity fittings and letting you know where to buy high purity fittings.

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What is the difference between a pressure regulator and pressure relief valve

The difference between a pressure regulator and pressure relief valve

What is the difference between a pressure regulator and a pressure relief valve? In this blog, Fluid Controls outlines the purpose of each valve to help you decide whether you need a pressure regulator or pressure relief valve for your application.

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Stainless steel filter regulator

Why choose Fluid Controls as your filter regulator suppliers

At Fluid Controls, we supply a range of filter regulator units from brands such as Norgren and Parker. Filter regulators are extremely important to an application’s operation and longevity. Contaminants from pneumatic systems can cause damage to equipment if not properly filtered, therefore causing a longer downtime and inevitably higher application running costs. Here at Fluid Controls, we are proud Norgren and Parker filter regulator lubricator suppliers and are therefore fully trained on all aspects of the product. But why should you choose Fluid Controls as your filter regulator suppliers?

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