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Date Posted: 30 June 2021

Drain Separators in Steam Lines
We all know that the quick and efficient removal of condensate from any steam system is, if nothing else, a critical safety issue. The build up of condensate and the transm

Date Posted: 4 February 2015

How to Install a Solenoid Valve
Once you have selected the correct solenoid valve for your application you are ready to install it. To ensure correct operation and avoid damage it is best to follow the be

Date Posted: 2 February 2015

What to look for in a good Thread
There are many unqualified threads found in industry now days especially since the spread of ecommerce. Its important that the threads you use are qualified by industry sta

Date Posted: 28 January 2014

Identifying the size of a thread
There are many different thread standards used in the engineering industry but by far the most common in Australia and any former Commonwealth Country is BSP (British Stand

Date Posted: 5 July 2013

How to Wire a DIN Plug Correctly
We often find that faults with solenoid valves in the field is due to incorrectly wired or installed DIN plugs. All our DIN plugs carry an IP65 weatherproof rating but this

Date Posted: 12 June 2013

Solenoid Valve for Tank Drain
When it comes to choosing a solenoid valve for tank drain it seems the options can be overwhelming. The first thing to look for is a

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Knife Gate Valve for Cement Hoppers
A very common application we sell knife gate valves for is on the bottom of cement hoppers (dry powder). There are a few recommendations we make, some more critical than ot