2018

Does It Really Matter If You Use AC Or DC Actuators?

Electric valve actuators can use AC (alternating current) or DC (direct current) motors, and for those buying the equipment for the first time in the company purchasing office, the choice of motors may seem irrelevant. However, the current that the motor receives does affect how well the actuator works and how long it lasts. Setting aside connection requirements for the moment, you have to look at how you're going to use the actuator and how continuously it will run in order to choose the right current. Read More