Valve Actuators

Valve Actuators

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 After finishing this lesson, you will be able to discuss the use, selection, and design of various actuators, from simple manual hand-wheels to relatively complex electrical and hydraulic manipulators.

• Describe the construction and principle of operation for the following types of valve actuators:

– Manual – Electric motor – Pneumatic – Hydraulic – Solenoid

• Identify several types of valve position indicators