AGM Container Controls, Inc.

Controls & Controllers

For Sensitive Internal Components, Moisture Is the Enemy

Moisture control technology, critical to the defense, aerospace, electro-optical and many other industries, moves from inside containers to inside the equipment From missiles and munitions to engines, transmissions, cameras, imaging systems and optical guidance systems, moisture has long been the enemy of high-tech equipment during storage, transportation and field usage. Sensitive...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Nitrogen Purging

Manufacturers Eliminate Disruptive Moisture from Optoelectronic Systems to Prevent Fogging and Corrosion Any residual moisture within the internal cavity or enclosure of an optoelectronic system put into field service can serve as a ticking time bomb of sorts, providing the potential for disruptive condensation that can fog mirrors and lenses, effectively "blinding" the equipment in potentially...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Purge System provides gas drying and corrosion inhibition.

Offering single connection purging with automatic operation, portable, self-contained NEPS 1000 Advantage delivers efficient use of nitrogen, with minimized consumption, by measuring dryness of purge gas as it leaves system being dried. Suitable for pipeline and continuous dryers, as well as containers and enclosures, user-programmable unit features choice of 3 pressure cycles. Pressure readout...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Breather Valves include enviromentally sealed model.

Using corrosion-resistant materials throughout, tamper-proof 2-way pressure and vacuum relief breather valves protect encased equipment from effects of moisture and pressure/vacuum differentials due to temperature and/or altitude changes. Model TA333-R is weather-shielded for long-term shipping or storage containers, and TA238 has perforated metal cover suitable for transit cases. Both are suited...

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Tank Vent Dryers prevent moisture condensation damage.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Tank Vent Dryers prevent moisture condensation damage.

Brownell tank vent dryers and adsorbents keep fluids from becoming contaminated by harmful moisture condensation and prevent release of toxic vapors from tank into atmosphere. Sight window allows users to view color change indicator, which signals when adsorbent is saturated and requires replacement or reactivation. Products, used for storage tanks with capacities up to 500,000 L, install with...

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Transformer Breathers protect oil in conservator tank.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Transformer Breathers protect oil in conservator tank.

Transformer Breathers eliminate oil thickening and deteriorating when air space above it expands and contracts with climatic variations. Units are filled with self-indicating, environmentally friendly Envirogel adsorbent that changes color when it reaches saturation level. Exhausted cartridge can be changed in minutes and contents can be recharged many times. Held in place by 4 fasteners,...

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Purge System maximizes purge gas drying efficiency.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Purge System maximizes purge gas drying efficiency.

Bench-mounted, microprocessor-controlled Nitrogen Enhanced Purge System (NEPS) has all controls and indicators positioned on top panel. Features include tube connections for inlet, outlet, and exhaust ports; digital dew-point indicator; pressure gauge; and 3 pressure settings. Relief valve protection is included to prevent system or equipment over-pressurization. System minimizes purge gas usage...

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Dessicator relieves pressure from sealed enclosures.
Material Processing

Dessicator relieves pressure from sealed enclosures.

Brownell breathing desiccator maintains controlled humidity environments to eliminate excessive differential pressures. It allows passage of air or gasses, but adsorbs moisture molecules. Integral humidity indicator (available on some units) can signal when moisture adsorbing desiccant is saturated and requires replacement. Breathing dessicator is available in various sizes to protect enclosures...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

AGM Acquires Advanced Hard Coatings Company Duralar

TUCSON, AZ – August 8, 2019 – AGM Container Controls, Inc. (AGM), a long-time leader in container control products, has announced its acquisition of Duralar Technologies, maker of advanced ultra-hard metal coatings and coating systems. Duralar will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGM. The announcement was made jointly by AGM President/CEO, Howard Stewart, and Duralar CEO, Andrew Tudhope....

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Mergers & Acquisitions

AGM Acquires Advanced Hard Coatings Company Duralar

TUCSON, AZ – August 8, 2019 – AGM Container Controls, Inc. (AGM), a long-time leader in container control products, has announced its acquisition of Duralar Technologies, maker of advanced ultra-hard metal coatings and coating systems. Duralar will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGM. The announcement was made jointly by AGM President/CEO, Howard Stewart, and Duralar CEO, Andrew Tudhope....

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Company News

Inside More than 40 Years of Business Success

Tucson, AZ (08/08/11) - This September, AGM Container Controls (AGM) will celebrate 41 years in business - no small feat for a small business. One key to the family-run company's success seems to be the manufacturer's conscientious investment in employee development and engagement, which has resulted in higher-than-average retention rates, and a cross-trained management team that has grown right...

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Company News

AGM Gives High School Students an Employment Edge

Tucson, AZ (08/22/11) - AGM Container Controls, an award-winning Tucson manufacturer, is partnering with a local high school to help students achieve education and workforce success. AGM has added four San Miguel Cristo Rey High School students to their workforce, including 14-year-old high school freshman Aurora Cupis, as part of a Corporate Internship Program. Aurora and the three other...

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Company News

AGM Offers Award-Winning Manufacturing Services, Stability

Tucson, AZ (07/13/11) - Four decades of success and continued growth are impressive hallmarks for any company, but they mean even more in today's sluggish economy. AGM Container Controls, Inc., an Arizona manufacturer of products that protect and extend the life of critical equipment, continues to grow its product line and workforce, demonstrating flexibility, innovation, strength of leadership...

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Controls & Controllers

For Sensitive Internal Components, Moisture Is the Enemy

Moisture control technology, critical to the defense, aerospace, electro-optical and many other industries, moves from inside containers to inside the equipment From missiles and munitions to engines, transmissions, cameras, imaging systems and optical guidance systems, moisture has long been the enemy of high-tech equipment during storage, transportation and field usage. Sensitive...

Read More »
Packaging Products & Equipment

Nitrogen Purging

Manufacturers Eliminate Disruptive Moisture from Optoelectronic Systems to Prevent Fogging and Corrosion Any residual moisture within the internal cavity or enclosure of an optoelectronic system put into field service can serve as a ticking time bomb of sorts, providing the potential for disruptive condensation that can fog mirrors and lenses, effectively "blinding" the equipment in potentially...

Read More »
Packaging Products & Equipment

Purge System provides gas drying and corrosion inhibition.

Offering single connection purging with automatic operation, portable, self-contained NEPS 1000 Advantage delivers efficient use of nitrogen, with minimized consumption, by measuring dryness of purge gas as it leaves system being dried. Suitable for pipeline and continuous dryers, as well as containers and enclosures, user-programmable unit features choice of 3 pressure cycles. Pressure readout...

Read More »
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Breather Valves include enviromentally sealed model.

Using corrosion-resistant materials throughout, tamper-proof 2-way pressure and vacuum relief breather valves protect encased equipment from effects of moisture and pressure/vacuum differentials due to temperature and/or altitude changes. Model TA333-R is weather-shielded for long-term shipping or storage containers, and TA238 has perforated metal cover suitable for transit cases. Both are suited...

Read More »
Tank Vent Dryers prevent moisture condensation damage.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Tank Vent Dryers prevent moisture condensation damage.

Brownell tank vent dryers and adsorbents keep fluids from becoming contaminated by harmful moisture condensation and prevent release of toxic vapors from tank into atmosphere. Sight window allows users to view color change indicator, which signals when adsorbent is saturated and requires replacement or reactivation. Products, used for storage tanks with capacities up to 500,000 L, install with...

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