Technical Articles

Kelly Pneumatics, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Pressure Regulators)
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Mechanical ventilation systems, also known as respirators, got a lot of press in the early part of 2020. The coronavirus had policymakers and the medical field scrambling to find enough to help fight...
(Flow Sensing)
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When determining the ideal fit for your application, you'll want to pay close attention to a flow meter's specifications. Accuracy and repeatability are two key factors that should be considered when...
(Medical)
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In a variety of settings, nurses are becoming more likely to care for patients on mechanical ventilators. This is because patients on a mechanical ventilator have special needs that nurses must attend...
(Valves)
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Complex motion control problems arise from fluid or gas power applications because no matter the medium, it doesn't respond to control inputs in a linear way. The decision to use closed loop or open...
(Valves)
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In the medical device industry, there is an increasing demand for sleeker, smaller designs and speed to the marketplace with the latest and greatest products. Engineers tasked with designing and...
(Flow Sensing)
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A mass flow meter, or inertial flow meter, measures the mass flow rate of gases or liquids traveling through a tube. The gas passes by a fixed point within the meter and it measures the mass per unit...
(Valves)
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Pressure-control valves are found in practically every pneumatic and hydraulic system. They help in a variety of functions, from keeping system pressures below a desired limit to maintaining a set...
(Process Controllers)
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Pressure regulators are closed-looped devices that maintain a constant, steady pressure within a system. The traditional option, analog, has its perks, as does its counterpart, the digital controller....
(Pressure Regulators)
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Electronic pressure regulators have many advantages over mechanical regulators. A mechanical regulator will maintain pressure downstream, most effectively with constant flow rates. However, downstream...
(Process Controllers)
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In the world of mechanics and engineering, there are many different ways to create motion and do work. Two of the oldest, most popular and basic methods are hydraulics and pneumatics. Both rely on...
(Pressure Regulators)
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Traditional electronic pressure regulators typically employ a dual on/off valve design, with both an inlet and exhaust valve. Changes in pressure are controlled by cycling the on/off valves to open...
(Process Controllers)
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Digital flow meters are high-tech devices with a customizable, touch screen interface. They're used for gauging and displaying qualities like mass flow rate, volumetric flow rate, gas temperature,...
(Flow Sensing)
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Anesthesia is a term that we are all familiar with. It is a general term that is applied to painkillers and being put under for surgery. It is quite a medical breakthrough that helps not only patients...
(Valves)
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The proportional control valves made by Kelly Pneumatics are a vital part of the lifesaving organ transplant process. Our valves in the ventilators keep transplant patients alive during and after...
(Process Controllers)
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From their beginnings in the 1970s, mass flow controllers have come a long way in terms of their efficiency and capabilities. In the 1980s, the semiconductor industry was the biggest consumer of...
(Valves)
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Pneumatic flow control valves circulate air and gases throughout a larger pneumatic system by either allowing or inhibiting the flow of pressurized air. The function of proportional valves falls into...