Automax is a specialist in valve and damper automation systems offering rack and pinion, heavy-duty scotch yoke and electric actuators along with positioners, limit switches, engineered special control circuits and related accessories.
Automax pneumatic actuators can automate valves with torque values from 25 to 2.2 million in-lbs (2.8 - 248,566Nm). Actuators are available in a wide range of materials suitable for use in the most demanding applications. Automax also offers a comprehensive range of NAMUR Controls and accessories such as lockout modules and gear overrides. To complete the package Automax or Contro Valve can provide engineering design services for AutoBrakit or custom mounting hardware.
SuperNova Rack and Pinion Actuators are designed for butterfly, plug or ball valves, and offer one compact design for double acting and spring return. Precision die-cast pistons with large cylinder bearings increase efficiency and cycle life. The actuators incorporate a precision extruded hard anodized aluminum body and a one-piece nitride-coated pinion gear, factory lubricated for a long trouble-free life. Actuators are designed for 100-degree travel with clockwise and counter clockwise travel adjustment for open and closed positions. Available in torque ranges from 25 to 58,000 in-lbs, for optimum actuator sizing.
The SXL® Series utilizes a 316 Series stainless steel housing and is ideal for use in corrosive environments. It is available in both double acting and spring return and can be supplied with optional stainless steel internals. For sanitary applications the housing can be polished. Available in torque ranges from 78 to 7279 in-lbs.
Heavy-Duty RG Series Scotch Yoke Actuators for On-Off, Muti-Position and Throttling applications. SIL 3, IP67M Ingress Protection, Nuclear Capable NQA-1 and ATEX Certified. Temperature range -55C to +149C. Torques from 950 to 2.2M in-lbs. Scotch Yoke actuators can also be configured with high pressure hydraulic cylinders.