Hydraulic Actuators News

  • Rotork electro-hydraulic actuators provide increased safety at Mauritius International Airport

    Replacing obsolete electric actuators from another manufacturer, the Profibus-enabled, ATEX-rated failsafe Rotork actuators have been installed in critical valve areas to prevent potential spillages by automatically closing-off the flow of fuel on receipt of an overfill alarm signal. Skilmatic self-contained actuators have been specifically designed as the reliable solution for this type of vital ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Electro-hydraulic actuators deliver improved safety at India’s tank farms

    Following an accidental fire at the IOCL Jaipur Terminal, an extensive review of safety measures recommended by the MB Lal Committee has resulted in the introduction of failsafe actuators for critical tank farm applications. These valves, known as ROSOV (Remote Operated Shut-off Valves), now provide tank overfill protection at the majority of storage facilities owned by the Indian oil industry. ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Dave Littlejohns appointed Divisional Managing Director of Rotork Fluid Systems

    Rotork Fluid Systems is the second largest division of the Rotork Group and specialises in the production of pneumatic and hydraulic actuators and control systems. It has manufacturing facilities in the UK, USA, Italy, Germany and Sweden, and the products are supported with Centres of Excellence that are strategically located around the world. Dave joined Rotork’s engineering design ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Orders in the pipeline support Colombia’s increased flow of oil

    The Colombian Bicentennial Pipeline will improve the country’s crude oil transportation infrastructure and keep pace with burgeoning production. The three-stage project will run for nearly 1000 kilometres from the Llanos region of the country to the port of Coveñas on the Pacific coast. The pipeline will encompass 42 and 36 inch pipe diameters and have a capacity of up to 600,000 ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Sanitary bulk bag conditioner

    BETHLEHEM, PA — Flexicon Corporation has introduced a new Sanitary Bulk Bag Conditioner for loosening of bulk solid material that has solidified during storage and shipment, allowing bulk bag unloaders to discharge it through bag spouts. The stainless steel conditioner features ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

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