Acrodyne News

Acrodyne Portable Actuator with AcroGear Bevels and OverTorque Protectors

August 4, 2021

Almost completed portable actuator package for one of Melbourne Watersites operating AWMA Water Control Solutions existing Penstocks. The complete kit includes– *Petrol powered portable actuator *AcroGear bevel gearboxes *OverTorque protectors *Static plates *Shrouded OverTorque protector housings *Extension shafts *Adaption kits Once installed, the fatigue associated with manual operation of valves is eliminated while at the same time providing a portable actuator package that protects the integrity of the assets and safe automation of valves for the operator.

GRAND OLD LIMITORQUE STILL IN OPERATION

August 2, 2021

Pictured is a Limitorque model SMA close coupled to a worm gearbox fitted to a Butterfly valve at the Greenvale reservoir inlet works. Greenvale Reservoir is an off-stream water storage dam in northern Melbourne and has a capacity of 27,000 megalitres.

TOTAL SOLUTION, ACTUATOR/VALVE/LEVEL XMITTER/CONTROLLER

July 30, 2021

Our team in Western Australia are providing a complete package for control of wastewater level in a tank application. Our scope includes– *Limitorque QX Electric Valve Actuator *AVK S764 DN80 Plug Valve *Siemens LR100 Radar Level Transmitter *ABB ControlMaster Process Controller In addition to supply, we are also providing installation, configuration and commissioning.

Another From The Vault

July 28, 2021

Its not often you get to see infrastructure projects as they occur as well as the history and people behind them, I recently came across these pictures in our collection and thought I would share. Most Melburnians would have driven past the Melbourne Water reservoirs located at High Street Reservoir, these pictures were taken during construction, products pictured — Vertical Discharge Regulating Valve and if I am correct manufactured by Boving, the Electric Actuators are Limitorque SMB series modulating with Lamonic Thyristor modulating control units, which were built in Melbourne, the gentleman pictured is George Pryde Patterson.

BRAND NEW GREEN POWER LINE PORTABLE VALVE ACTUATORS FROM ACRODYNE

July 26, 2021

After the huge worldwide success of the previous versions, Acrodyne Pty Ltdis proud to present the BRAND-NEW series of its APB Portable Valve Actuators – for easy handling of manual valves, penstocks and sluice gates – equipped with a Li-ion battery motor.

LIMITORQUE HAZARDOUS AREA ACTUATORS

July 23, 2021

Built-to-Order In AUSTRALIA Limitorque IECEX Approved MX-Multiturn and QX-Quarter turn Electric actuators now built in Australia by Acrodyne. #iecex #refinery Viva Energy Australia ExxonMobil bpAmpol Australia United Petroleum Pty Ltd #oilandgas #drilling #iecex #hazardousareas #valves Acrodyne Pty Ltd#limitorque #energy #oil #gas #offshore #mining #oilandgasindustry #petroleum #acrodyne #lng #tanks #pipelines #oilgas #australia Flowserve Corporation #BestAds

“RED IS FASTER”

July 14, 2021

Limitorque IECEX Flameproof MX20 built in our Melbourne works complete with DN350 Gate valve fresh out of our paint shop. The assembly is for use on a Dock which is a bulk liquid common user berth used by oil companies which import and export refined petroleum products.

PNEUMATIC VALVE ACTUATORS, EX-STOCK

July 12, 2021

In addition to our Electric actuator range, we also stock an enormous amount of pneumatic actuators which can be provided with– *Valves of your choice and selection *Switch Box *Positioners *Solenoid Valves *Manual Override *Hazardous area to IECEX requirements. As can be seen, we hold good stock levels, additionally we can mount valves, provide protective coatings and configure positioners etc.

FRANK GIVING ANOTHER MX HIS TICK OF APPROVAL

July 9, 2021

When Frank is not in the field assisting in all things actuators he is creating, making and fabricating in our Limitorque QRC. Pictured with Frank is a IECEX approved Limitorque MX85 mounted to a 16 inch Neway Valve gate valve, the assembly includes rising visual indicator and additional protective coatings for the coastal environment of the refinery.

LIMITORQUE IN THE ALPINE REGION

July 7, 2021

Australian built-to-order Limitorque MX actuator sitting on top of a KDV – Kim Diaphragm Valves 100mm SS Weir Type diaphragm control valve. The Limitorque will reside on top of Mount Buller and spend part of its time covered in snow. The Mt Buller Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) services the Mt Buller Village and surrounding catchments, and is operated by the Mt Buller Mt Stirling Resort Management Board (RMB).

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