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Limitorque SMC Actuator SWOP Outfall

February 24, 2021

This unit was installed in 1987 at the McGaurans Beach ocean outfall site known as SWOP (Saline Water Outfall Pipeline). The Limitorque SMC is fitted to a regulator valve and operated via a VSD (variable speed drive), I remember during commissioning the harmonics produced by lack of filtering by early VSD’s, fortunately VSD’s have progressed significantly since those days.

LIMITORQUE FAIL-SAFE ACTUATORS KNIFE GATES

February 22, 2021

Start of another valve and actuator package for Bray Controls Pacific, Limitorque actuators, mounting and testing is all done in house at our Melbourne facility.  This package also includes our failsafe option incorporating the proven PowerShield UPS system, these two products work together flawlessly providing a very secure method of failsafe operation, the system can be routinely tested and incudes a full monitoring and alarm system which constantly monitors the health state of the UPS, all adding to the integrity of a true failsafe system.

Limitorque MX Actuators And DN800 BFV’s Ready To Go Back To Bray Controls Pacific

February 19, 2021

After the actuators have been completed they are fully tested on our End-Of-Line test-bench which cycles the actuator subjecting it to full electrical function test, full mechanical function test and complete torque test, each actuator is provided with a test certificate.

QUICK RESPONSE STEM NUT SCREW CUTTING

February 17, 2021

In order to build and ship Limitorque actuators from our quick response center in Australia, also means that we need to provide machined products to complete the quick response process. Frank Busse is screw cutting a Limitorque MX stem nut while the actuator is being built, the 2 come together to ensure quick response delivery is maintained.

***Stop Press IP68 As Standard***

February 15, 2021

ALL NEW AcroGears SPUR GEARBOX We are nearing the release of our all new AcroGears Spur Gearbox. This unit is unique in that it is a torque-only gearbox which will suit the majority of applications especially RESILIENT SEATED GATE VALVES where thrust is not a requirement for the gearbox, therefore providing considerable cost saving.

ACROMATIC PNEUMATIC ACTUATORS AND ACROGEARS DECLUCTH GEARBOX

February 12, 2021

Another valve package assembly nearly ready to ship, these assemblies consist of– Free Issued Customer Ball Valves AcroMatic Pneumatic Actuators AcroGears Declutch Gearbox Acrodyne Mounting Kits The AcroGears declutch units have a great feature, it utilizes a combination push button lever assembly, in addition the push button is padlockable to prevent unauthorized local manual operation.

READY FOR THE PILBARA

February 10, 2021

Limitorque MX85 soaking up the Melbourne sun before heading over to the Pilbara in Western Australia for countless years of operation in one of the harshest environments. #oil #actuators #mining #water #oilandgas #australianmade #actuator#actuator #powergeneration #australian #waterindustry #acrodyne#oilandgasindustry #limitorque #wastewatertreatment #steelindustry#watertreatment #valves #miningindustry #power

LIMITORQUE MX ACTUATORS READY TO BE BUILT TO YOUR SPECIFICATION…….TODAY!

February 8, 2021

We have good supply of components in stock ready to be turned into actuators for a multitude of custom built applications. ACRODYNE, THE AUSTRALIAN ACTUATOR COMPANY. #oil #oilandgas #mining #oilandgasindustry #actuators #australianmade#actuator #powergeneration #australian #waterindustry #acrodyne #water#limitorque #wastewatertreatment #steelindustry #watertreatment #valves#miningindustry #gas #energy #power Flowserve Corporation

Some problems are nice to have

February 5, 2021

Looks a bit of a mess we know, its the cross-over from receiving stock to build Limitorque actuators and at the same time making sure built actuators are going to be shipped out on time, its not a bad problem to have.

Castlemaine Pump Station

February 3, 2021

Acrodyne’s Chris Hoare visited Castlemaine a few weeks ago and thought the Flowserve Corporation Pump people may be interested in seeing some pictures of the Castlemaine works located in Victoria Australia.   As can be seen from the plaques, the site dates back to 1875 with Flowserve having ownership for the last 17 years.   Pump Industry magazine have done an article on the sites history https://lnkd.in/gHybJ6F

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