MAC Valves Blog

MAC Valves Presents: The Bullet Valve®

Posted by Kristin Sweeney on Wed, Dec 05, 2012 @ 14:11 PM

The patented Bullet Valve® represents Mac Valves' latest leap in technology.  Check out the above video highlighting this evolutionary product!

The Bullet Valve® features include:

  • a long life lifting solenoid

  • high shifting forces

  • a patented one piece poppet/armature

  • patented poppet cushioning

  • very few parts

  • balanced design

Benefits include:

  • long life

  • fast response times

  • repeatability

  • flexible mounting

  • high flow in a small package

For more information on the Bullet Valve® please contact your local MDN distributor!

Click Here to Download the Bullet Valve® Catalog!

Topics: MAC Valves, Bullet Valve, life, repeatability, shifting forces, balance, response time

Control Air Valves - They're Everywhere!

Posted by Kristin Sweeney on Wed, Aug 10, 2011 @ 08:55 AM

Control air valves - they're everywhere!  The funny thing about them (valves) is that many people take them for granted (thinking "a valve's-a valve's-a valve....") until they take time to compare.

Don't take for granted that you need to change/repair your control air valve every 6-12-24 months, because when you have a valve made or modified to your specific needs, there can be several advantages to give you maximum performance for your machine. control air valves

These advantages can include longer life, more repeatability, speed, or that part of the performance that is most important to your machine and your customer.  Not all machines are the same, therefore not all air valves are the same either.  Control air valve modifications geared toward your needs are key in maximizing your machine or application's performance, and the possibilities are endless.

To help brainstorm and configure the best solution for your machine so that you can get the most out of your control air valve performance, contact a MAC Sales Engineer or contact your local MDN distributor for assistance!

Topics: air valve, control air valves, life, repeatability, speed