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actuate

[′ak·chə·wāt]
(mechanical engineering)
To put into motion or mechanical action, as by an actuator.
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a process control manufacturers' representative, replace original actuators that did not meet the service demands of this rigorous application.
Alfa Laval introduces a new stainless steel actuator designed specifically for the Alfa Laval Unique DV-ST diaphragm valves.
This new device with an embedded spring return fail-safe is a testament to Hanbay's engineering team and its ability to design custom actuators for any unique valve application.
Electromechanical actuators have emerged as an environmentally friendly alternative to hydraulic actuation.
GEMU has designed this new actuator as a response to increasing requirements in the area of motorized valves, while recognising the current trend in the area of process automation.
Actuators fall into two categories with respect to how they mount in the tool: in-plate and bolt-on.
Bolt-on actuators allow the hot runner to be supplied to the mold maker as a preassembled and tested drop-in system, complete with hydraulic disconnects, so that no plumbing is necessary during installation.
In the past, spring diaphragm actuators powered by the produced gas have been used, but now the Environmental Protection Agency mandates the lowering of fugitive emissions caused by bleed gas.
This market research report emphasizes on the growing popularity of electric actuators.
Bellow actuators (BA), produced by Festo, refer to one-way push-type pneumatic membranate elements (Fig.
These actuators offer a reliable method to remotely operate internal valves on storage tanks, bobtail route trucks, and bulk transports.
ClickPress, Mon Mar 31 2014] Global Actuators Market by Application (Industry, Health care, Automobile, Aerospace & Defense, Marine and Mining), & by Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America, the Middle East, and Rest of the world) - Forecast Analysis (2014-2019)