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How Does a Flow Controller System Work?

June 11, 2022

A flow controller system is used to manage the flow of fluids in a variety of applications. The most common type of flow controller is the mass flow controller, which measures and controls the mass flow rate of a fluid. Understanding How the Controller System Works A mass flow controller works by measuring the mass of the fluid passing through it and then controlling the flow rate to remain constant. The mass flow controller is typically installed in a pipe or duct and is connected to a control system that monitors and adjusts the flow rate. The mass flow controller... View Article

What Are Steam Siphons Used For?

May 27, 2022

Steam siphons are devices that use steam pressure to move liquids from one container to another. The steam pressure gauge pigtail is a type of steam siphon used to measure the pressure of steam. It is inserted into the exhaust port of a steam boiler and connected to a pressure gauge. The pigtail allows the operator to safely monitor the steam pressure without opening the boiler’s main valve. A steam pressure gauge siphon consists of a tube that is connected to a steam pressure gauge. The other end of the tube is placed in the liquid to be measured. Steam... View Article

Tips for Specifying Quick Couplings

May 11, 2022

Managing your hydraulic system’s water flow may include choosing various quick couplings for your pipes. These couplings should be carefully selected to ensure that they handle your water needs and don’t cost you excessive cash. Here’s what you need to know about choosing the best type. How To Choose the Correct Hydraulic Quick Coupling When choosing the correct hydraulic quick coupling for your system, it is essential to consider a few different factors. Naturally, these will vary depending on your management type and your budget. However, understanding these unique elements can help you pick the best coupling for your need:... View Article

How To Identify Thread Types

April 28, 2022

Nothing could be as satisfactory as identifying thread types effortlessly. Multiple thread types exist, making it a little challenging to identify the exact type. Standard options include SAE, JIS, NPT, Metric, and BSP. Precise identification ensures that you choose the right thread for your equipment to function optimally. It will also assure you of unmatched compatibility in the long run. The identification process is pretty straightforward. Here are a few insights to keep in mind. Get the Right Tools Various tools and equipment are necessary for this identification process. Yet, you will need two main tools: a caliper and a... View Article

Royal Brass Celebrating 70 Years In Business!

April 25, 2022

Royal Brass Incorporated is a family-owned and operated local hydraulic hose supplier, serving San Jose, and the California area, since 1952. Associates are fully trained on all inventory items and brands, such as Parker Hannifin, Dixon, and others, to ensure that customers that come into contact with the company will be assisted swiftly by experienced and highly knowledgeable staff.  The company proudly offers an impressive selection of: Fittings Valves Regulators Flanges Adapters Gauges Hoses Core Values Over the years, Royal Brass Incorporated has established itself as a leader in the market. Management and staff consistently commit themselves to the core values... View Article

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