Piston Air Operators can be controlled 3 ways.

Press Release Summary:

Hippo Piston Air Operators, available in NO and NC configurations, provide remote automatic on/off operation of valves with max operating pressure of 60,000 psi. Controlled via air regulator, electric solenoid, or manual low-pressure valve, both configurations have 1/8 in. NPT air inlet. Spring to open/air to close service requires air pressure from 30-100 psi, while air to open/spring to close service requires air pressure from 35-120 psi.

Original Press Release:

High Pressure Equipment Expands Line of Piston Air Operators

Erie, PA - March 1, 2004 - High Pressure Equipment Company has expanded its line of Hippo Piston Air Operators, which are available in normally open and normally closed configurations, to include a medium and heavy duty valve series. HiP piston air operators provide remote automatic on/off operation of valves with a maximum operating pressure of 60,000 psi and can be controlled by means of an air regulator, an electric solenoid, or a manual low pressure valve in the user's air supply line.

The normally open (spring to open/air to close) service requires air pressure from 30 psi to 100 psi, the normally closed (air to open/spring to close) service requires air pressure from 35 psi to 120 psi, while the air inlet for each is 1/8" NPT. There is an optional extended stuffing box to accommodate temperatures from -423°F to 1,200°F (medium and high pressure connections only).

High Pressure Equipment Company maintains an inventory of Hippo Piston Air operators for use with many standard valve styles.

High Pressure Equipment Company designs, manufactures, and markets products used in the chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas, waterjet cutting and blasting, industrial research and development, general industrial, university and pharmaceutical industries. These products include high-pressure valves, fittings and tubing, reactors, pressure vessels, intensifiers, gauges, pumping systems, gas booster systems and pressure generators.

High Pressure Equipment Company, PO Box 8248, 1222 Linden Avenue, Erie, PA, 16505. Phone: 814-838-2028. Fax: 814-838-6075.
E-mail: sales@highpressure.com. Web site: www.highpressure.com.


Sue Horton, Altman-Hall Associates, 235 West Seventh Street, Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814 454-0158. Email: sue@altman-hall.com. Website: www.altman-hall.com

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