Product Evolution

Author:  Jack Champaigne, Electronics, Inc.
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 37, Issue 4, Fall 2023
Doc ID:  2023031
Year of Publication:  2023
I remember my first and second generation MagnaValve and the companion FC controller from a very long time ago. Now, I look at our new model 600 series MagnaValve with built-in servo and wonder, “How did this all happen?” The answer: Five decades of progress and a great group of engineers working hard. The performance of the new model 600 series valve is outstanding. No longer tethered to the FC controller’s servo feature, there can be an unlimited number of valves connected to the customer’s PLC. The addition of the LCD (liquid crystal display) is like the cherry on top of ice cream. This gives the operator (or maintenance person) a quick view of the set point, the actual flow rate, and the servo output. My how times have changed.

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