Innovative Mobile Apps for calculating flow and sizing actuators
Continuing with our focus on Mobile App’s for the Process Industry, we would like to introduce two handy mobile app’s developed by world leaders in fluid automation, flow control, and pneumatic solutions – ASCO Numatics.
ASCO Numatics’ free-to-use, easily downloadable, mobile apps for calculating flow and sizing actuators are described below.
What is the ASCO Flow Calculator?
The ASCO Flow Calculator allows engineers to quickly and accurately calculate the flow or determine the Cv for your valve. The mobile app is very easy to use; simply select a media, enter your data, and let the calculator do the rest.
In addition, the Fluid Guide provides reference information on the types of valves available for most common corrosive and non-corrosive gases and liquids.
Additional features of the mobile app include the Where to Buy Distributor locator which allows customers to quickly locate domestic and international ASCO distributors (both Authorized Valve Distributors and Combustion Product Distributors). Customers can search by zip or city/state or search by GPS location (when Location Services are enabled). Results provide the distributor's phone, fax, email, and website information (when applicable).
The ASCO mobile app also features an interactive Conversion tool that quickly converts between metric and imperial values. It includes nine conversion calculators for Area, Energy, Flow, Length, Pressure, Temperature, Velocity, Volume and Weight.
Summary: Why should you download the mobile app?
- It is free!
- It is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch & Android phones.
- It can be easily downloaded in the Apple App or Google Play store.
- It allows you to quickly calculate flow or determine Cv for your valve.
- It provides useful information on different types of valves for corrosive and non-corrosive gases and liquids.
- It provides you with an interactive conversion tool – quickly convert Area, Energy, Flow, Length, Pressure, Temperature, Velocity, Volume and Weight.
- It allows to you quickly locate your nearest ASCO Authorized Valve Distributor
What is the Numatics Actuator Sizing Tool?
The Numatics Actuator Sizing tool is a mobile app which enables customers to accurately calculate the optimum actuator for their application. The mobile app quickly and accurately sizes Double Acting single rod cylinders, Double Acting double rod cylinders and Rodless cylinders.
The innovative mobile app is based on Numatics Numasizing ® technology, making it the most accurate actuator sizing programme available.
What is Numasizing ® technology?
Numasizing ® is a technique developed by Numatics, which enables compressed air to be used more efficiently by sizing all the pneumatic components of an air system as well as selecting pressures to optimize its usage. Numasizing negates the need to speculate on the stroke time of an actuator even when subjected to two different loads under two distinct pressures. Numasizing technology is based on actual results of over 250,000 test firings of cylinders.
Other features of the Actuator Sizing mobile app
Like the ASCO Flow Calculator, the Actuator sizing tool includes handy conversion tables that quickly converts between metric and imperial values and includes nine conversion calculators for Area, Energy, Flow, Length, Pressure, Temperature, Velocity, Volume and Weight.
The actuator app also includes a handy Distributor Locator which allows customers to quickly and easily access the contact details for their nearest approved Numatics distributor.
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