Tag Archives: Troubleshooting Actuators

What’s Wrong With Your Actuator? 5 Things to Check

About a year ago, we published a blog post called 40 Reasons Your Actuator Isn’t Working. Since then, the article has generated thousands of views, and it continues to get hundreds more every month. While there may be 40 reasons … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Valves

Depending on their service and application, and the local jurisdictional requirements, all valves need to be replaced sooner or later. However, if you find that “sooner” happens more often than “later,” you may not be getting as much life out … Continue reading

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How to Troubleshoot a Gas-Over-Hydraulic Actuator

In systems where other supply lines are unavailable, gas-over-hydraulic actuators (also called gas-over-oil actuators) use gas to power the hydraulic actuator that operates the valve. They can be paired with linear or rotary valves, are available for both high- and … Continue reading

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40 Reasons Your Actuator Isn’t Working

One of the top questions we get from customers is why an actuator isn’t working. Actuator troubleshooting is complex: depending on the type of actuator, the system, and other factors, there are many reasons actuators don’t perform properly. To help … Continue reading

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