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November 24, 2021

Electric valve actuators in the supercritical extraction industry

Botanical extracts are derived from plants. The extract is achieved through supercritical CO2 extraction as well as hydrocarbon extraction processes. Interest in botanical extracts has exponentially increased in...

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July 28, 2021

How do I select an actuator for a valve? Electric vs. Pneumatic

Plant engineers and technicians in the process industry continuously strive to make systems more efficient and productive. They are faced daily with making decisions on what type of equipment to use...

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June 23, 2021

Hanbay provides explosion proof electric actuators to Brazil offshore oil & gas plant

Hanbay explosion proof multi-turn stainless steel actuators were selected for a new oil & gas project off the coast of Brazil. Our actuators were seen as the only suitable product on the market for this specific project...

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May 19, 2021

Choosing the right valve for your application

Valves are available in many different styles, sizes, materials and connections. Choosing the right valve is primarily dependant on the task (control or on/off), the service conditions, the fluid (liquid, gas, combustible, corrosive etc..), and the load characteristics of your application...

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May 12, 2021

How do electric valve actuators work? – A beginner's guide

In simple terms, an electric actuator consists of a motor and a gear train which is commonly powered by a 12-24 VDC power source. Electric actuators are mounted on valves to automate the control of the fluid through the valve....

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February 2021

NEW PRODUCT: G-Stage for gate valves

Hanbay released its new G-Stage module built to pair with the M-Series standard actuator and R-Series explosion-proof actuator. The G-Stage is designed to accommodate rising-stem gate valves with line sizes between 4" and 8"...

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November 2019

NEW PRODUCT: Explosion-proof manual override

Hanbay announced its new manual override feature for explosion-proof actuators with CSA and IECEx rated enclosures. These units offer fully automated and manual control of any valve....

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October 2018

NEW PRODUCT: F-Stage for higher torque valves

Hanbay created the F-Stage add-on which delivers augmented torque (up to 1050 in-lbs). This add-on is specified for high toque ball valves, butterfly valves, globe valves and multi port valves...

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