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Our AT Series Pneumatic Control Linear Actuators en Route to a Global Copper Giant! 🚀

Exciting times at Cowan Dynamics Inc! Our latest shipment of our Series AT Pneumatic Control Linear Actuators is now on its journey to one of the world's largest copper deposits. These high-performance actuators are designed to play a critical role in level control of the copper flotation cells, ensuring precision, reliability, and efficiency. ⚙️ Discover the Series AT and chat 💬 online with an Application Engineer or call us at 📞 +1-514-341-3415.

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Pneumatic Linear Actuators for Speed Control on Check Valves

Our latest Pneumatic Linear Actuators shipment is all set to revolutionize fluid control. 🌬️ These actuators are en route to be installed on check valves, where they'll serve as speed controls, delicately regulating valve openings to prevent abrupt closures that could lead to water hammer. Designed to excel in applications with high flow fluctuations, our A Series double-acting pneumatic valve actuators promise enhanced efficiency and safety, ensuring seamless operations even in dynamic conditions. #FluidControl #Innovation #IndustrialAutomation #Efficiency #SafetyFirst #ManufacturingExcellence #ValveActuators #miningindustry #mining #oilgas #oilandgas #oilgasindustry

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Electro-Hydraulic Actuator Powers Feedwater Pump Minimum Flow Control Valve

Installation Spotlight: Empowering Feedwater Pump Minimum Flow Control Valve with Cowan's E2H Electro-Hydraulic Valve Actuator! Say “Goodbye” to maintenance downtime and embrace uninterrupted excellence with our remarkable E2H Electro-Hydraulic Actuator. With the E2H, reliability meets redundancy, ensuring seamless operations through an array of cutting-edge features: ✅ 100% Redundant System: Dual Motors, Pumps, and PLCs✅ Hydraulic Manual-Override: Total Control in Your Hands✅ Single Acting Spring Return: Swift Reaction for Failures✅ Visual Indication: Transparency at a Glance At Cowan Dynamics, we're committed to pioneering solutions that drive efficiency and reliability. The E2H Electro-Hydraulic Actuator is a testament to our dedication to delivering unparalleled performance in...

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Unparalleled Support from Cowan Dynamics

Testimonial We have been specifying Cowan pneumatic and electro-hydraulic actuators for over ten years, and throughout this period, Cowan has supported us all the way, from supplying timely quotes, providing quality products, and offering field support. As an example, we used 12 of their electro-hydraulic actuators on a project in the Middle East. The actuators had a complex specification according to the customer's requirements. The actuators have been operational for over 6 years, but Cowan has supported us through the operational process. For example, the user wanted to modify the control system to install a UPS system. Cowan visited the site and made the required modifications to the actuators according to the customer's requirements. All in all, great support from Cowan. ADRIAN...

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Pneumatic Modulating Control Valve Actuator Installed on a 60” Damper Valve

In this Installation Spotlight, Cowan Dynamics' Series AT, Pneumatic Modulating Control Valve Actuator, was installed on a 60” Damper Valve. The Series AT provides precise and accurate control over the damper valve's position with an impressive 30-second stroke time. ✅ Discover the Series AT and chat 💬 online with an Application Engineer or call us at 📞 +1-514-341-3415. #valves #actuators #valveautomation #dampervalve #mining #miningindustry #processcontrol #processautomation #miningnews

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Cowan Dynamics Powers Largest Tsunami Test Rig in The World

Testimonal First of all, please accept my warmest thanks for this great engineering masterpiece! I am extremely happy to report that, once completed, this would be the largest automated tsunami gate in the world! And, what is even more important, respecting the strict technical parameters such as the opening time (below 1 second – 0.75 seconds – WOW! J) colleagues in Universities in Japan, Germany and Netherlands – they were impressed! Encore une fois, GROS merci! Ioan NISTOR, PhD, ing., F.CSCE, F.EICProfesseur / ProfessorGénie Civil | Civil Engineering

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We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Instruvalve Perú

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Instruvalve Perú. Instruvalve Perú is appointed as Cowan Dynamics Inc exclusive distributor servicing Perú. Instruvalve Peru, a national company with 8 years of experience in the market, provides reliable solutions in the area of ​​Automation, Process Control and Fluid Management. We welcome Instruvalve Peru as our Regional Business Partner!  

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We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with company ASTROTECH EQUIPMENTS PRIVATE LIMITED

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with company ASTROTECH EQUIPMENTS PRIVATE LIMITED. ASTROTECH is appointed as Cowan Dynamics Inc exclusive distributor servicing the territories of India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal & Bhutan. With a strong passion in control valves, ASTROTECH Equipments has honed its skills in marketing and servicing all types of control valves, we are confident that our partnership will provide our customers with an outstanding quality and exceptional customer service. Welcome ASTROTECH as our Regional Business Partner!  

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No application is too large or too small!

No application is too large or too small. We engineer our valve actuators to meet our customer's specifications. This small Series AS Compact model has a 10" bore with a 2.75" stroke. Compare this to our large Series AS tandem 32" bore with a 12" stroke. Learn more about our spring-return pneumatic #actuators:

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Duke T. Tran PEng MBA visiting at Velan Inc.

This Month we had the visit of Duc (Duke) T. Tran PEng MBA at Velan Inc.During an inspection of our latest E2H90 Electro-hydraulic units for rotary valves, he had the opportunity to see the latest addition to our Electro-hydraulic family, the E2H-ESD. The E2H-ESD is designed for emergency shutdown #valves and successfully finished a 26,000 cycle performance test. Thank you for the visit, Duke!! Learn more about the E2H-ESD:

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Rush order of valve actuator for critical plant shut down at an oil and gas facility

Going the extra mile for our customers is always our priority. Rush order for a critical plant shut down at an oil and gas facility in Western Canada. The transducer supplier severely delayed the shipping however our excellent engineering team found a solution within our series AT, Pneumatic Modulating Control Valve Actuator, and redesigned the already made actuator and built it in one day!

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E2H90 Valve Actuator Shipment for Emergency Shutdown Trunnion Ball Valves

Look at the latest shipment of our Electro-Hydraulic actuators for on/off rotary valves, E2H90. These units are getting ready to be installed in emergency shut down trunnion ball valves. These actuators have a rated torque of 1.3 million lbs-in, 8 to 60 secs adjustable fail time, position feedback via 4-20ma HART, Explosion-proof rated, and a safety integrity level of 2.

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Emergency Shutoff Valve Automation with Cowan’s E2H-ESD Actuator

Montreal, Quebec May 3, 2022 Cowan Dynamics, a leading industrial valve actuator manufacturer, continues to advance valve automation with the release of the E2H-ESD. The E2H-ESD actuator is the newest addition to their electro-hydraulic actuator lineup and is designed specifically for Emergency Shutoff Valve (ESD) automation. “In 2021 we released the ZE-ESD – a Zero Emission, ESD valve fail-safe system used in remote areas where power is not available. This product was successfully implemented and praised by remote pipeline operators.” Says Maria Aguirre, Director of Business Development. “Refineries and pipeline operators required more advanced valve automation for their ESD valves. We are pleased to announce the release of the E2H-ESD.  The system provides ESD valve automation with...

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Patrick Berry – New Manufacturing Operations Director

We are really excited to welcome Patrick Berry to the team as our new Manufacturing Operations Director. Patrick brings over 25 years of experience in the design and manufacturing of fluid-powered systems. Patrick will be responsible for all engineering, manufacturing, and purchasing operations, we are sure he will accomplish great things. Welcome to the team Patrick!

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After 25 Years at Cowan Dynamics – Happy Retirement Frank!

After 25 years with Cowan Dynamics, Frank is moving on to his next stage in life: a well-deserved retirement. Frank has started his career with us as a CNC lathe operator and all-around great machinist. He moved into the position of programmer, where his in-depth knowledge of machining processes really came to shine.His general helpfulness and willingness to go beyond the call of duty earned him the respect of management and his coworkers alike. Frank is now working on his golf game and hopefully will be equally successful at this new endeavor. From all of us: Happy retirement and see you on the links! Your friends at Cowan Dynamics.

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