Engineers Week 2022

A look back at Engineers Week 2022 We like to take Engineers Week to offer a more personal look at our engineering team. They’re always working hard behind the scenes, developing, testing and improving our electro-pneumatic control devices. And without a doubt, they are an interesting group with a lot of different experiences. In past … Continued

New Domestic Distribution Partners

Automation Werks and Vector Process Solutions now offering Proportion-Air family of brands Proportion-Air has added two new distributors to market our family of brands – Proportion-Air, Burling Valve and Protect-Air USA – on their line cards. Automation Werks is a new family-owned automation company offering industry solutions. The company’s headquarters is in Ringwood, Illinois, near … Continued

NEW PRODUCTS: Hazardous Location Line Expands

FM-Approved devices for Class I, II, III, Div 1 and Class I, II, Div 2 environments Four new products are joining the Proportion-Air hazardous location series. These new Factory Mutual-Approved devices meet the precision pneumatic pressure control needs of professionals working in environments where flammable gases, combustible dust or fibers/flyings and filings may be present. … Continued

Interested in learning more about we have to offer? Applications manager Ron Hibbler and business development manager Jeff Johnston shared a few of Proportion-Air’s products and common applications during the virtual Fluid Power Technology Conference in October. This session provides an overview of our capabilities, including information on the Burling Valve and Protect-Air brands. Watch the … Continued

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued a “stay-at-home” order for the state of Indiana, where Proportion-Air, Inc. is headquartered, beginning at midnight on Wednesday, March 25. Proportion-Air is an essential business, as our products are integral components serving critical industries like food, medical equipment and transportation. We will remain open to serve the needs of our … Continued

Improving Industrial Automation Curricula

It’s as common as the cold – students attend an academic program for two or four years, learning all the theories about the subject they’re studying. They take tests, write reports and graduate with an immense amount of knowledge. But not much practical experience. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis’ Elaine Cooney is an educator committed to … Continued

Newsletter | November 2018

Whether you’re controlling, generating or breaking vacuum, understanding the nuances in each method is imperative to success. Let us know if precision vacuum applications are part of your business. Read the newsletter Subscribe for monthly updates

Newsletter | September 2018

We’re dispensing science about the science of dispensing this month. High resolution dispensing applications require high resolution pressure control. And we brought our newest employees up-to-date with an internal school. Read the newsletter Subscribe for monthly updates

Robert Hooke – Elasticity’s Champion

While several of our process control regulators rely on a dome filled with compressed air or a gas to control pressure, others operate with the help of a spring. Born on July 28, 1635, in England, Robert Hooke and his research are responsible for helping us understand why a spring can accomplish the task. Hooke’s … Continued

Newsletter | August 2018

Our monthly newsletter is back! This month we look at the many uses of pressure in the world of testing, highlight a friend’s recent new product and introduce our Manufacturing Disruption blog series. Read the newsletter Subscribe for monthly updates