Dust Proof Options

Posted by Bob Zerella on Jul 22, 2020 8:30:00 AM

When Versa began back in 1949, air quality was a major issue. That is why we developed fully ported, high flow valves adapted to handle all the dust, dirt, and grime that may flow through the valve. While air quality has improved, our valves remain more useful than ever in dirty environments and in situations where dust, dirt, and grime come from outside the pneumatic circuit. However, even with Versa valves, it is vitally important to use dust exclusion technology in particularly harsh environments.

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Pneumatic Lock Out Valves Can Prevent Serious Injury or Death

Posted by Gregory Samman on Jul 8, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Pneumatic systems perform tasks that require energy in the form of pressure, which is stored in a compressor tank, accumulators, or pressure lines.  When maintaining, repairing, or replacing components, that portion of the system must be safely depressurized.

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Topics: High-Reliability Valves

The Versa NAMUR ReBreather

Posted by Michael Perretta on May 27, 2020 8:45:00 AM

The rack and pinion actuator, controlled by a simple NAMUR valve, is popular and widely used to actuate quarter-turn ball and butterfly valves across a multitude of industrial and process control applications. Valve automation specialists apply this solution in food and beverage processing, pulp and paper, steel production, and oil and gas, just to name just a few applications.

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Topics: Valve Automation

Easily Sort, Compare, and Buy Online with VersaSelect Product Configurator

Posted by John A. Hatcher on May 1, 2020 3:14:23 PM

VersaSelect is now available as an online tool to help you identify the right Versa products based on your specifications, compare similar products, access product documentation, and buy online. This tool is designed to help you easily specify, vet, and select valves and accessories to get you up and running quickly.

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Topics: Insider, Oil and Gas, Valve Automation, Solenoid, High-Reliability Valves

COVID-19 Response Update: Versa Remains Open

Posted by Jan Larsson on Mar 26, 2020 1:07:53 PM

Once again, we want to reassure you that we are committed to maintaining our exemplary customer service and delivery performance as we navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Topics: News

Product Highlight: NAMUR 1/2” Aluminum – C9 Series

Posted by Christina Busanic on Feb 19, 2020 1:53:43 PM

The C9 NAMUR  valve is a ½” NPT ported NAMUR-configured valve designed to provide higher flow to larger rack and pinion actuators. This solenoid pilot operated valve is available as single or double solenoid 2-position or 3-position valve. A complete selection of electrical connections, area classifications, and power requirements makes the most exacting and demanding specifications easy to satisfy.

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Topics: Solenoid

Versa Valves, 70 Years and Counting: A Reason to Celebrate

Posted by Jan Larsson on Jan 29, 2020 8:15:00 AM

How did Versa avoid the fate of many entrepreneurial companies that began in 1949 and failed after 1, 3, 5, or 10 years? Dreams and grit, coupled with a little luck in the early years, set the stage for the decades to follow.

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Topics: Insider

8 Considerations for Selecting a Directional Control Valve

Posted by Michael Perretta on Jan 23, 2020 1:30:17 PM

Directional control valve reliability is critical in any heavy industrial application. Selecting the right valve may be the most critical decision you’ll make regarding whether or not you will experience failure, downtime, or breakdowns. Proper valve selection can help avoid possible business interruptions, environmental catastrophes, or even loss of life.

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Topics: High-Reliability Valves

The Key to Proper Valve Selection

Posted by Pete Shannon on Jan 15, 2020 9:53:44 AM

In the world of valve applications, asking the right questions is critical to determining which valve is the best fit for your application. The applications Versa valves are used in range from medical equipment to off-road vehicles to offshore platforms. All of these applications have one important thing in common – when called on to work, they must operate without fail. Product selection in these applications has a tremendous impact on cost, productivity, and safety.

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Topics: High-Reliability Valves

Valve Reliability Options For Dirty and Wet Environments

Posted by Christina Busanic on Dec 19, 2019 1:46:31 PM

Many solenoid valve installations for process valve automation are in environments that require some kind of solenoid and body exhaust protection. Most installations use a form of sintered metal muffler or filter, however these options tend to clog and become less efficient at protecting the valve. Any restrictions in exhaust flow have potential to affect the ability of the valve to switch position.

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Topics: Valve Automation

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