Valpes VSX Electric Valve Actuators

The Valpes VSX Electric Actuator is a versatile solution designed with an aluminium housing and a polyamide PA6 UL94V0 or optional aluminium cover, featuring a manual override through a hand wheel. Specifically engineered for torques ranging from 100 to 300 Nm, this electric actuator complies with CE-ROHS-REACH Directives. Notably, the VSX series offers various versions, including 90° standard, as well as 180° or 270° upon request. Noteworthy is the marine application version with a high durability coating and an impressive 15-year warranty.

Key Features

Key features and benefits of the Valpes VSX Electric Actuator.
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Key Features

The Valpes VSX Electric Actuator is ATEX certified, making it suitable for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. This compliance ensures that the actuator meets strict safety standards, providing a reliable solution for applications in hazardous environments where the risk of explosive gas or dust is present.
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Key Features

The VSX Electric Actuator offers a wide range of versions, including 90° standard, 180° or 270° upon request, marine application version, and various positional configurations such as BBPR, POSI, and 3-position options. This versatility makes it adaptable to diverse industrial settings, allowing users to choose the configuration that best suits their specific requirements.
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Key Features

Constructed with an aluminium housing and a polyamide PA6 UL94V0 or optional aluminium cover, the VSX Electric Actuator is designed for durability. The high durability coating and an impressive 15-year warranty for the marine application version underscore its robust construction. This feature ensures a reliable and long-lasting performance in challenging industrial environments.

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Powerful Specifications

Function: On/Off, Fail Safe, Battery Backup
Body Material: ATEX Rated, Aluminium Housing
Rotation: 90°, 180°, 270°
Torque Levels: 100 to 300 Nm
Temperatures: -20 °C to +70 °C
Industries: Chemical, Marine, Food/Beverage, Consumer Health, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Water

Actuated Valve Testing & Calibration

All actuated valve assemblies are fully tested and calibrated in house prior to packing and shipping from our expert team of technical engineers. This means that when they arrive at site, you're immediately ready to install and get your production back up and running.

Modbus Compatibility

Modbus compatibility refers to the support for the Modbus communication protocol, a widely used standard for industrial electronic devices. This feature allows Valpes electric actuators to seamlessly integrate into existing industrial networks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Valpes Electric Actuators are advanced motorised devices designed to control and automate the movement and management of various types of valves. Utilised in a wide range of industrial and commercial applications, these actuators offer precision, reliability, and efficiency, making them essential components in sectors such as water treatment, HVAC systems, and oil and gas pipelines.

Valpes Electric Actuators improve operational efficiency by providing precise control over valve operations, enabling automated processes, and reducing the need for manual intervention. Their advanced design ensures accurate positioning, smooth operation, and dependable performance, which, in turn, optimises flow control processes and minimises downtime.

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Valpes Electric Actuators are versatile and can be used to operate a wide range of valves, including ball valves, butterfly valves, plug valves, and gate valves. This versatility makes them suitable for a variety of applications, from simple on-off operations to complex flow regulation and control tasks.

Valpes Electric Actuators are engineered to withstand harsh environmental conditions, making them suitable for outdoor applications. They are often housed in weatherproof and corrosion-resistant enclosures, ensuring reliable performance in environments exposed to moisture, dust, and extreme temperatures.

Selecting the right Valpes Electric Actuator involves considering several factors, including the type and size of the valve, the required torque, the operating environment, and the control functionality needed. It's important to assess these parameters to ensure the actuator matches the application requirements for optimal performance and longevity.

Valpes offers comprehensive warranty and support options for their electric actuators, including technical assistance, spare parts availability, and repair services. Customers should contact their supplier or Valpes directly for detailed information on warranty coverage and support services to ensure continued reliable operation.

Valpes Electric Actuators are designed for low maintenance and high reliability. Regular maintenance typically includes visual inspections, checking electrical connections, and verifying the actuator's operation according to the manufacturer's guidelines. It's also recommended to periodically lubricate moving parts and ensure firmware is updated for optimal performance.

Valpes Electric Actuators contribute to safety in industrial applications by providing precise control over valve operations, reducing the risk of leaks or failures in critical systems. Many models come with built-in safety features such as emergency shutdown capabilities, torque limiters to prevent valve damage, and manual override options in case of power failure, ensuring a safer operational environment.

Yes, Valpes offers customisation options for their electric actuators to meet specific application requirements. This can include modifications for extreme temperatures, special control features, additional feedback options, and custom mounting configurations. Interested customers should discuss their specific needs with Valpes to explore available customisation options.

Valpes Electric Actuators are designed to comply with various environmental and industry-specific standards, ensuring they meet the requirements for water and dust ingress protection (such as IP ratings), corrosion resistance, and safe operation in hazardous areas (ATEX certification for explosive atmospheres). This compliance reinforces their suitability for challenging and regulated environments.

The installation process of Valpes Electric Actuators is generally simpler and more cost-effective compared to pneumatic or hydraulic actuators. Electric actuators require only electrical power and a control signal, eliminating the need for complex air or hydraulic supply lines. This not only simplifies the installation process but also reduces the overall system complexity and maintenance requirements.

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