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ACRODYNE BUILT TO ORDER LIMITORQUE ACTUATORS

October 25, 2021

Limitorque MX and QX electric valve actuators mounted to free-issued Ebro Armaturen Pacific butterfly valves, set-up, configured and now ready for dispatch and site installation. ACRODYNE, THE AUSTRALIAN ACTUATOR COMPANY & LIMITORQUE MAKING ACTUATORS SINCE 1929. #watertreatment #wastewatertreatment #waterindustry #water#butterflyvalves #actuators #acrodyne #actuator #limitorque#powergeneration #oilandgasindustry #pumps #pipeline #reservoir#cementindustry #miningindustry

LIMITORQUE MX AND DERWENT GATE VALVE

October 22, 2021

One of two Limitorque MX-10 electric actuators and AcroGears bevel gearbox fitted to Derwent Industries Pty Ltd DN500/PN16 gate valves. The Limitorque actuators have received additional protective coatings applied during the build process, we then mount, set-up and functionally test with the valve and pack ready for dispatch and site installation.

AcroGears MITRE-GEARBOX AND TORQUE LIMITER

October 20, 2021

Our standard Mitre gearbox which provides a 1:1 ratio and 90 degree input to output shaft orientation. This unit is fitted with an Aunspach Controls overtorque protector set to a maximum input torque of 50Nm, housed in a tamper-proof, lockable SS enclosure complete with a static engagement point, generally for portable actuator operation.

A SEA OF LIMITORQUE-BLUE, BUILT TO ORDER IN AUSTRALIA

October 18, 2021

Various Limitorque products, both weatherproof IP68 and IECEX Hazardous area approved actuators in various stages of production, all of which are required on “Quick-Response”.   As well as the planned and scheduled work, we have a considerable amount of actuator builds required on an MRO or breakdown basis and generally with this class of actuator its an integral part to plant operation, who can tolerate deliveries of weeks or even months?

NEW SERIES BATTERY POWERED PORTABLE ACTUATOR

October 15, 2021

Acrodyne are pleased to announce the release of the all new APB120N model portable actuator that is the result of the latest technical innovations.      This new tool is powered by a Hikoki Brushless 1000W motor and includes a double micro reducer gearbox with a maximum torque limiter. 

AUSTRALIAN LIMITORQUE & BRAY BUTTERFLY VALVES

October 1, 2021

More Australian built to order Limitorque MX actuators fitted to Bray Controls Pacific butterfly valves in their final phase of set-up and inspection prior to dispatch. The Limitorque actuators have been produced in our Australian facility, together with mounting to the free-issued valves, in addition we have provided additive protective coatings to withstand the harsh South Australian environment.

Yan Yean Treatment Plant Project

September 29, 2021

The Yan Yean treatment plant was the first privately financed project in Australia’s water sector built in 1994, it was also populated with Limitorque L120 and LY electric actuators and for near on 30 years have provided reliable economical service. The plant has been returned to Melbourne Water and is currently going through some major upgrades.

AcroGears Worm Box and Locking Plate

September 27, 2021

The AcroGears range of gearbox products are stocked at our Automation Centre in Australia. Requests for customised solutions are common, having the ability to design and fabricate these solutions in house is very unique, having this capacity means we control both quality and expected lead-times.

What’s A Reasonable Time To Wait?

September 24, 2021

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that equipment failure may occur at some point. When that piece of equipment is a critical control element in a water treatment plant or in a hazardous area environment, a solution needs to be fast-tracked.

Tilting Weir Application

September 22, 2021

The existing Weir control was via a geared motor arrangement, this provided minimal to no positioning control, complex externally mounted troublesome limit switches, no torque protection and no manual control in absence of power. Our solution consisted of new spindle and adaptor plate, AcroGears bevel gearbox and Limitorque MX electric actuator with Modutronic modulating controller with analog feedback signal, in addition we provided the actuator with C5 protective coatings.

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