Pneumatics & Hydraulics


SMC’s energy efficient regulators deliver savings

March 2016 Pneumatics & Hydraulics

SMC has launched two regulators, the basic IR#200-A and precision IR#000-A that feature a new internal bleeding structure, which almost doubles the flow rate and eliminates the fix throttle.

The result is a number of savings for those in manufacturing utilising pneumatic applications, such as accurate balance pressure setting, contact pressure control and residual pressure relief.

SMC said: “We are always seeking ways to enhance our existing product range so that our customers can be as efficient as possible in terms of costs, environment and performance. These two new regulators certainly deliver on all levels and we are confident they will be a successful addition to our existing range.”

The IR#000-A offers exceptional precision by achieving repeatability within 0,5% of full span and low air consumption of just one l/min or less. Although not as accurate, with repeatability within 1% of full span, the IR#200-A features a bleed air ‘0’, generating less noise by reducing the frequency of the compressor start-up. Their intelligent design also avoids the need for purchasing additional components, such as a mist separator, delivering cost and space savings.

Flexibility is key when it comes to both series, as they are available in three sizes with a trio of set pressure ranges. Together with a knob direction that can be moved upwards or downwards, they also feature a digital pressure switch as standard.

Lighter in weight, these regulators are easy to handle and mounting is interchangeable with the existing IR Series, making it simple for customers to adapt to the new models.

For more information contact SMC Pneumatics South Africa, +27 (0)11 568 2407, sales@smcpneumatics.co.za, www.smcpneumatics.co.za



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