Technical Articles

ControlAir LLC has published these technical articles:

(Valves)
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When considering regulator "seats" what we are referencing is the supply or exhaust valve seat that interfaces with the pintle (valve plug) when opening and closing the valve during the process of...
(Pressure Regulators)
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Some of the more frequently asked questions to our applications department revolve around air pressure regulator exhaust, bleed, leakage and air consumption...
(Pressure Regulators)
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What is a "first cut" regulator, and what are some of its limitations and applications?...
(Pressure Regulators)
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Engineers who are designing or implementing a valve are aware of its Cv, or otherwise known as Flow Coefficient. This value is a coefficient used to predict flow through a particular valve based on a...
(Pressure Regulators)
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When it comes to the pricing of air pressure regulators there are a few factors that influence the cost. Those factors break down into the regulator's level of accuracy, the complexity of design, the...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Whether you are replacing an existing regulator or starting a new project, having answers to the following questions will help us provide you with the appropriate regulator....
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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how to calibrate your pressure transducer...
(Electrical and Electronic Test Equipment)
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I/P transducers are versatile instruments that use an electrical control signal to proportionally regulate gas pressure. The most common application is in valve actuation, but they can also be used in...
(Sensor Transmitters)
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quick guide on cleaning that orifice in the case that your I/P transducer is giving unexpected performance. If the output of your unit is unstable or unexpectedly low, it may be a good idea to check...
(Pressure Regulators)
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Why this unit does not allow "0" PSI of output...
(Pressure Regulators)
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The Type 100 Precision Air Pressure Regulator is our most accurate offering. The designed-in bleed orifice and measuring capsule allows this unit to remain in a reactive state and make incredibly...
(Pressure Regulators)
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In this article we will be walking through some of the characteristics and advantages of each pressure regulator category....
(Pressure Regulators)
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If it is critical to your process that output pressure remains at the same level, then you'll want to select a unit that has a low amount of droop....
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Quite often we are asked the question "what happens to the output pressure if there is no electrical signal to an I/P transducer"? The answer to that question depends on both the type of I/P as well...
(Pressure Regulators)
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A blog discussing what a back pressure regulator is and how it works...
(Level Sensing)
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he bubble tube liquid level system (BTLLS) works on the basic principle of the pressure a vertical column of fluid creates based on depth....
(Pressure Regulators)
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A volume booster is a pressure regulation device that is controlled by a pilot pressure instead of a spring or adjustment thread as in an air pressure regulator. A volume booster may also be called a...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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what happens if you need to bleed off air quickly when downstream pressure builds past a set point?...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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What is the difference between a relieving and non-relieving regulator?...
(Pressure Regulators)
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ControlAir offers a negative bias option for the Type 600, Type 6100, and Type 6200 volume boosters. We often get questions around the purpose of the negative bias and how it works. This blog post...
(Pressure Regulators)
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All gasses are able to be regulated as long as you are using the proper regulator with the proper materials in the proper situation. Hopefully, this guide will serve as the primer to determining which...
(Pressure Regulators)
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A discussion of "Accuracy" and how it relates to regulator resolution, repeatability and sensitivity. Also, how this may affect your application....