Compressed Air Controls design, supply, install and repair pneumatics
Compressed Air Controls supply these pneumatic products:
- Tube, hose, air piping, and fittings:
- Solenoid valves/ automation controls
- Air filters
- Pressure regulators
- Electric and pneumatic actuators
- PLC controllers
- Air controls
We can use these products, with AirDesign✓, to design, build and install solutions in the form of pneumatic applications.
We supply a full range of MAC solenoid valves/ automation controls*
- 3-way and 4-way and 5-way valves
- PPC Valves
- ISO Valves
- Pulse valves
- Bullet valves
- Intregrated systems
Compressed Air Controls are all about using products that give our customers an advantage. That is why we have distributed MAC Valves through MAC Valves Pacific, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mac Valves Incorporated, conveniently located in Auckland since we started in 1990. We stand behind MAC Valves and have been providing sales and specialist application advice and service on MAC Valves for over 30 years.
The MAC Valves' advantage is that they are designed and built to meet the market requirements of reliability, speed, consistency, repeatability, and ease of maintenance.
What are the benefits of replacing diaphragm technology with MAC Valves?
MAC Valves lower the cost of ownership through reduction in downtime because they are highly reliable.
Diaphragm-based valves have these issues:
Diaphragm-based valves often start to leak within a few weeks of installation and fail open. These failures can go for days without being noticed. This means energy is being wasted and the rest of the performance of the rest of the valves is negatively affected.
Diaphragm valves have a small, fixed orifice that clogs easily, resulting in sticking, burning and inconsistent air pulses. The poor valve performance results in the filters clogging with dust, so there is a need to change filters very regularly, sometimes as often as every 2-3 weeks, making it difficult for maintenance teams to keep up. These issues mean that the valves are typically only rated for approximately 1 million cycles.
What are the benefits of MAC Pulse Valves?
They don't stick
Because of the high forces that are achieved with the valve’s short stroke, the valve doesn’t stick. All MAC valves are perfectly balanced and designed to work with the high forces that they produce to give you excellent results every time. The balanced poppets allow for direct solenoid operation for relatively high flow, and give minimised friction, and fast response times, no matter which MAC valve you use. The non-sticking MAC valves are the solution for high speed, high reliability and arduous environment applications.
They use less energy
These valves open and close quicker creating a more effective pulse of air. This provides an opportunity to reduce the pulse frequency so energy consumption is reduced.
How can MAC 3-ways valves' unique flexibility save you money?
Another advantage of MAC Valves is that their 3-way valves, with the balanced poppet design, can be used for 6 different functions with any port being connected to vacuum or pressure or simply plugged 3-way normally closed, 2-way normally closed, selector, 3-way normally open, 2-way normally open and diverter.
These valves have this unique flexibility which saves you money; to do the same thing with other valves you will need various different valves to do the various functions.
MAC Valves also saves you money because their valves have inbuilt exhausts so you don't need flow controls.
*We do not distribute Mac Valves in Hawke's Bay.
We are the national distributor of Pisco pneumatic equipment
This includes fittings and tube,control valves, vacuum, actuators, plarailchain and robot parts and accessories.
Compressed Air Controls distribute Tolomatic's Pneumatic Linear Actuators and Electric Linear Actuators and Industrial Caliper Brakes and Industrial Cone Clutches
We work closely with Tolomatic's design engineers to find the right products for your application.
They will do all the calculations and recommend the right products for the loading requirements.
We can virtually meet with the Minnesota-based company and discuss with you and them your needs.
They are also recording webinars and can customise live demonstrations of products being used in applications to your interests and needs.
Compressed Air Controls stock a range of ODENZ valves suitable for water, oil, chemical, gases, air and steam flows
ODE Solenoid Valves New Zealand has been selling solenoid valves for the same amount of years that Compressed Air Controls has been in business- 30- while the Italian company that produces the valves has been doing so for over 60 years.
Industries that use ODENZ Valves include agriculture, including dairy for irrigation, and fish, food and beverage, including breweries, wineries, coffee and freezing works, hospitals, laundries, dry cleaning, automotive (car washing), plumbing and water treatment by local bodies. Popular valves include the Angle Seat Valve, combined acting, direct-acting and indirect-acting valves.
Compressed Air Controls stock actuators, solenoid valves and automation equipment from E.MC
Compressed Air Controls have been a stocking distributor of Master Pneumatic's filter, regulator and lubrication products since 1990
Master Pneumatic is a significant part of control systems designed and supplied by Compressed Air Controls.
Compressed Air Controls can also repair, upgrade and overhaul pneumatic applications
Sometimes it is more cost-effective to get a new cylinder manufactured, rather than repairing it. In those cases, we get Finnco Pneumatics and Westec Automation to manufacture them in their machine shops.