Background The Canada-France-Hawaii (CFH) observatory hosts a world-class, 3.6-meter optical/infrared telescope. The observatory is located at the summit of Mauna Kea, a 4200-meter, dormant volcano located on the island of Hawaii. The CFH Telescope became operational in 1979. The mission of CFHT is to provide its user community with a versatile and state-of-the-art astronomical observing … Continued

March Newsletter: Food Processing & Packaging

March brings us preparation for planting in the northern hemisphere, but the food process world is busy all year long. We’ve featured pipeline pigging for all those facilities moving product around via pipe systems. You’ll also see information about our QBX proportional electro-pneumatic pressure regulator. And in case you missed it, we’re going blue with … Continued

We’ve got the blues – and it’s a good thing

If you’ve been around for a while, you may recognize our regulators and flow controllers by their colors, like our black QBX and QPV products, green QB3 and QB4 high flow devices, and the copper GX high pressure unit. While these colors have a lot of history, blue has always been the heart of our … Continued

February Newsletter: Saturated Steam

February is a cold month in our part of the world, and while we know controlling the temperature of saturated steam applies all year long, we’re bringing this “steamy” topic to you now. Find out how you can use pressure to control temperature and learn more about our Burling Valve brand BS1, a simple direct-acting … Continued

It’s January, and we want to know: What’s your resolution? Ours is a maximum of ±0.005%. Maybe we’re not talking about the same thing, but they’re both timely topics. Our monthly newsletter has returned, and this month, the subject is resolution. Our high resolution products like the QPV, MPV and QL3 use a proportional valve … Continued

Meet Capstone Team 16: Acoustic Position Sensor

As we mentioned in our last post, we love working with universities to introduce students to proportional electro-pneumatic principles and provide hands-on experiences that they can’t get anywhere else. We’re sponsoring two capstone teams at Purdue Polytechnic this year. Read on for details on Team 16, and if you missed Team 15’s story, you can … Continued

Meet Capstone Team 15: Burling Valve Improvement

Working with universities is one of the most rewarding activities we take part in. Our educational programs introduce students to proportional electro-pneumatic principles and provide hands-on experiences that they can’t get anywhere else. For the 2023-2024 school year, we’re sponsoring two capstone teams at Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute. These groups of college seniors spend two … Continued

Our Newsletter is Back!

Our monthly newsletter has returned, and this month, we’re talking tires – specifically how to shave time off your start-up process when using saturated steam during tire curing. Read on here.  If you would like to weigh in on what topics we should cover, tell us in this survey. Ready to subscribe? 

Building New Connections at Georgia Tech

Just in time for the start of classes at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, members of our team visited the university to offer engineering students and faculty an opportunity to work with our Proportional Electro-Pneumatic Starter Kit. The kits are designed to help students understand proportional electro-pneumatic control. Hearing about the kit spurred … Continued

Electrical Engineer, in the hot seat with Application Specialist Hammond Willey. Join them at 11:30 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, June 27, as they address some of the most common questions about pneumatic control. REGISTER Synopsis: Compressed air and other gases are ubiquitous in factories and labs, but what do you need to know to manage … Continued