ASCO Gas Shut Off Valves

ASCO’s 8214 Series valves are internal pilot operated shutoff valves providing on-off control of fuel gas. Features include:

• Unique double disc design with overtravel provides redundant sealing for leak tight shutoff

• Visual indication of open and shut position (Suffix “VI” & “C”)asco 8214

• Proof of closure switch 1 amp (Suffix “C”)

• Silicon free construction (Suffix “SF”) available

• Zero differential piloted diaphragm

• For on-off control of fuel gas in commercial and industrial gas burners

• Valves provided with 1/8″ NPT upstream and downstream pipe taps with plugs for routine testing

• Optional flange adapters for ease of installation and service

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The Belimo Energy Valve Video Training Class

The Belimo Energy Valve, in addition to winning the 2012 ControlTrends Awards Commercial product of The Year, is a unique product that measures, controls, and improves performance of HVAC equipment. This means energy savings and happier tenants. In this free video training class learn what the Belimo Energy valve can do and how to apply the Belimo Energy Valve to your applications.

Mr. Jones Control Tech Tip: How A Maxitrol Gas Pressure Regulator Works

Stromquist & Company’s Bill Jones shares some more of his control knowledge. In this video, Mr. Jones breaks down the Maxitrol gas pressure regulator design and shows you everything you need to know to install and troubleshoot the Maxitrol straight-through gas pressure regulators.

How to Install a Natural Gas Pressure Regulator

Stromquist and Company handles just about every brand of gas pressure regulator. We stock Maxitrol, Pietro Fiorentini, Itron (Actaris), Sensus, and American Meter. It does not matter what brand gas regulator you are using or if you have a natural gas regulator or a LP Gas pressure regulator they all have one thing in common. If you don’t install the gas regulator correctly it will not work properly.

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Cv and What It Means to HVAC Contractors

There has been a lot of buzz on Control Trends lately on Cv so I thought I would do my best to explain what Cv is and how does it relate to HVAC systems.

NOTE : I am not attempting to be exact on definitions only practical in field use of the Cv information.

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How to Use Honeywell Wireless Transmitters for Industrial Applications

This post is for our Industrial Viewers. If you are tasked with monitoring information at a large industrial facility, you know there are important data points that go unchecked and unmonitored because they are either to far away or too hard to get to. This is changing. Due to safety requirements, the need for more and better data, and new wireless technologies like the Honeywell One Wireless Solution industrial plants are able to better manage their facilities.

If you are not sure which wireless solution best suits your application check out this white paper on Wireless solutions or contact one of the control pros at Stromquist & Company. You also might want to check out the Honeywell Industrial Controls Training Series on ControlTrends.
If you are using Industrial wireless transmitters we want to hear from you. Tell us about your experiences in comments.