FLORHAM PARK, NEW JERSEY, August 10, 2010 – ASCO, the world’s leading manufacturer of solenoid valves, today introduced its 8262/8263 Series two-way and 8314 Series three-way direct acting solenoid valves with increased AC and DC pressure ratings and real-time online configuration and ordering. The two-way valves are ideal for applications in industrial and agricultural machinery, food products machinery, laundry and dishwashing appliances, and medical and analytical instruments. The three-way valves are ideal for process valve automation, fluid diversion, fluid mixing and piloting applications.
These valves are engineered with higher pressure ratings for AC and DC operation that enable original equipment manufacturers to achieve higher performance from their products. In addition, with the modular product architecture, a Web-based configuration tool, online ordering, and the ASCO Express guaranteed SameDay shipping program, customers can rapidly configure and purchase an 8262/8263 or 8314 Series valve specifically for their application and receive it the next day.
The 8262/8263 Series valves come in brass and stainless steel constructions with 1/8-inch, ¼-inch, and 3/8-inch pipe sizes and are used to control the flow of air, water, light oil, and specialty media such as cryogenic fluids, ammonia, oxygen, and liquid propane. The 8314 Series valves come in brass and stainless steel constructions with 1/8-inch and ¼-inch pipe sizes and are used to control the flow of air, water, and light oil.
The online configuration tool allows a customer to quickly build a valve to meet a set of specific requirements. It then displays the list price, availability, 3D CAD drawings, and specifications for the configured product. The configurator generates an order code for the valve that permits an immediate online purchase, plus greatly simplifies the reorderingprocess. Most of the 8262/8263/8314 Series valves are available through the ASCO Express SameDay shipping program.
About ASCO Numatics ASCO Numatics, a division of Emerson, offers comprehensive fluid automation solutions, including flow control and pneumatics products, for a wide range of industry-focused applications.
The ASCO Numatics product line in North America consists of more than 50,000 valves, an extensive selection of air preparation equipment, and a full line of actuation products. ASCO products include solenoid pilot valvesangle body piston valves, linear indicators, redundant control systems, and pressure sensors. The Numatics line covers valve manifolds, cylinders, grippers, filters, regulators, and lubricators. For more information about ASCO Numatics products, visit www.asco.com.
Emerson (NYSE:EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Emerson’s sales in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion. The company is ranked 94th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies. For more information, visit www.emerson.com.