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Earth Day: Why it Matters
Automatic ID

Earth Day: Why it Matters

Over the years and across the globe, Earth Day has become one of the most widely celebrated environmental events. The day is about appreciating the uniqueness of our planet and the phenomenal biodiversity it offers to us. This year Earth Day will be celebrated on April 22nd, 2015. On this day people all over the country, and globe, will be participating in events that ensure our globe is kept...

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Pros & Cons: How Current Oil Prices Affect the Industry
Mechanical Power Transmission

Pros & Cons: How Current Oil Prices Affect the Industry

It is increasingly evident the importance actuators have in the oil and gas industry. Actuators play a vital role in virtually every aspect of operations at every refinery. With the recent decline of gas prices in the United States, it is important to understand what this means for the oil and gas industry as well as for other flourishing American industries depending on the oil and gas. First,...

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Material Processing

Powder Coating: a Vital Element of Actuators Manufacturing

Powder coating uses finely ground particles of pigment and resin that are electrostatically charged and sprayed onto electrically grounded parts using a dry finish process. There are two types of powder coating including thermoplastic and thermosetting. Indelac Controls, Inc uses the thermosetting process. We will later learn the unique color Indelac Controls uses. Thermoplastic powders are able...

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Control Valves vs. Regulators in Control Applications
Controls & Controllers

Control Valves vs. Regulators in Control Applications

Understanding the differences between regulators and control valves is crucial in the automation industry. Each of these holds equal importance but have different functions and also operate in a different way. It is important to be knowledgeable about both solutions so that control process designers do not engage in major problems or waste money and resources. Understanding the Difference First,...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Duty Cycle: What Actuator Buyers Need to Know Now

A good analogy for initially understanding duty cycle can start with the idea of riding a bicycle. You peddle (period of energy exertion) and then coast (continue moving from your own forward force, without the addition of any power). As you slow down (due to wind resistance, road friction, or road terrain) you peddle to speed up and then coast again. The 'duty cycle' is the ratio of...

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UPs and DOWNs in the Nuclear Industry and Impact on the Actuator Demand
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

UPs and DOWNs in the Nuclear Industry and Impact on the Actuator Demand

Nuclear power is extremely political. The discussions as well as overcoming obstacles to reach the goal require large amounts of money and consume a lot of time. In terms of cost, energy policy often intersects with politics. Many countries are using nuclear power and have been for many years. A few countries resolutely committed to nuclear power include Russia, the Middle East, and Eastern Asia....

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Technical Selling: The Clear Actuator Solution
Mechanical Power Transmission

Technical Selling: The Clear Actuator Solution

There is a surplus of important roles in the automation industry. Each role plays a vital part in the success of an automation business. Teamwork and knowledge are essential when customer relations are involved. Technical selling is the key. Finally, having a close relationship with your customer base allows you to fully understand their needs and wants. Teamwork for Actuators Why is technical...

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4 Applications for Actuators in Wind Turbines
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

4 Applications for Actuators in Wind Turbines

Nowadays wind turbines play a larger role in the power generation combination for the USA. Every day, more and more turbines are being installed across states and the country. Although valves don't play an important part in the wind energy generation, actuators are a much more significant element in the operation of wind turbines. Many areas in a wind turbine operation use actuation. While...

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Can 3D Printers Change the Face of the Manufacturing Industry
Machinery & Machining Tools

Can 3D Printers Change the Face of the Manufacturing Industry

Not that long ago, the only way a manufacturer could build a prototype was to spend a whole lot of money in RD and then even more into castings or moldings. Now, however, building a prototype can be as inexpensive and simple as hitting the print" icon on your computer. For those of you who have been hiding in a cave for the last decade or if you are not aware of the process, 3D printing, also...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

3 Passive Fire Protections for Actuators

There are many dangers when extracting, transporting and refining oil & gas or any other dangerous materials. Two of the major ones are fires and explosions. It can potentially harm people, destroy installations, as well as create environmental catastrophes. An efficient way to lower the possible damages is to protect the equipments that control the flow of hazardous materials. Appropriate fire...

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Company News

Indelac Controls Receives Awards For Growth & Best In Manufacturing

21 September 2018 For Immediate Release Florence, KY - In June 2018, Indelac Controls Inc., an All-American Made Electric Actuator Manufacturer located in Florence, Kentucky, was recognized as a “Best in Tri-State” Manufacturing Company and was presented with an award for New Job Creation. The “Manny Award”, presented by Cincy Magazine, is a Cincinnati based award highlighting...

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Earth Day: Why it Matters
Automatic ID

Earth Day: Why it Matters

Over the years and across the globe, Earth Day has become one of the most widely celebrated environmental events. The day is about appreciating the uniqueness of our planet and the phenomenal biodiversity it offers to us. This year Earth Day will be celebrated on April 22nd, 2015. On this day people all over the country, and globe, will be participating in events that ensure our globe is kept...

Read More »
Pros & Cons: How Current Oil Prices Affect the Industry
Mechanical Power Transmission

Pros & Cons: How Current Oil Prices Affect the Industry

It is increasingly evident the importance actuators have in the oil and gas industry. Actuators play a vital role in virtually every aspect of operations at every refinery. With the recent decline of gas prices in the United States, it is important to understand what this means for the oil and gas industry as well as for other flourishing American industries depending on the oil and gas. First,...

Read More »
Material Processing

Powder Coating: a Vital Element of Actuators Manufacturing

Powder coating uses finely ground particles of pigment and resin that are electrostatically charged and sprayed onto electrically grounded parts using a dry finish process. There are two types of powder coating including thermoplastic and thermosetting. Indelac Controls, Inc uses the thermosetting process. We will later learn the unique color Indelac Controls uses. Thermoplastic powders are able...

Read More »
Control Valves vs. Regulators in Control Applications
Controls & Controllers

Control Valves vs. Regulators in Control Applications

Understanding the differences between regulators and control valves is crucial in the automation industry. Each of these holds equal importance but have different functions and also operate in a different way. It is important to be knowledgeable about both solutions so that control process designers do not engage in major problems or waste money and resources. Understanding the Difference First,...

Read More »
Mechanical Power Transmission

Duty Cycle: What Actuator Buyers Need to Know Now

A good analogy for initially understanding duty cycle can start with the idea of riding a bicycle. You peddle (period of energy exertion) and then coast (continue moving from your own forward force, without the addition of any power). As you slow down (due to wind resistance, road friction, or road terrain) you peddle to speed up and then coast again. The 'duty cycle' is the ratio of...

Read More »
UPs and DOWNs in the Nuclear Industry and Impact on the Actuator Demand
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

UPs and DOWNs in the Nuclear Industry and Impact on the Actuator Demand

Nuclear power is extremely political. The discussions as well as overcoming obstacles to reach the goal require large amounts of money and consume a lot of time. In terms of cost, energy policy often intersects with politics. Many countries are using nuclear power and have been for many years. A few countries resolutely committed to nuclear power include Russia, the Middle East, and Eastern Asia....

Read More »
Technical Selling: The Clear Actuator Solution
Mechanical Power Transmission

Technical Selling: The Clear Actuator Solution

There is a surplus of important roles in the automation industry. Each role plays a vital part in the success of an automation business. Teamwork and knowledge are essential when customer relations are involved. Technical selling is the key. Finally, having a close relationship with your customer base allows you to fully understand their needs and wants. Teamwork for Actuators Why is technical...

Read More »
4 Applications for Actuators in Wind Turbines
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

4 Applications for Actuators in Wind Turbines

Nowadays wind turbines play a larger role in the power generation combination for the USA. Every day, more and more turbines are being installed across states and the country. Although valves don't play an important part in the wind energy generation, actuators are a much more significant element in the operation of wind turbines. Many areas in a wind turbine operation use actuation. While...

Read More »
Company News

Running a Second Shift: Challenges for Manufacturers

Anyone working for a growing manufacturer has heard that before. Sounds easy and simple: hire a few more workers, no need for costly overtime anymore, and increase production to meet customer needs Really?! Back to teenage life? But who wants to work during night time and sleep all day? Who wants to be separated from the rest of the workforce (and the world at the same time)? Expect if the person...

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