Types of actuators
- Remote operation (pneumatic, electrical, electro-hydraulic)
- Direct actuated solenoid actuator is acceptable in case of max. 1” process line, with written permission from client/designer.
- For selection of the valve actuator shall take into consideration the process induced force at the specified shutoff conditions and the force required of the packing friction. The valve manufacturer is responsible for verifying that the actuator is suitable for the operation of the valve at the specified process conditions.