PPOYAM, AMPO’s valve division, received an order to manufacture a special 4-way valve for the coker unit in a refinery. This type of valve needs an electronic controller in order to position itself at the different outlet channels. The client specifications included an LCD screen to display valve status information. The system needed to be certified for explosive environments and resist ambient temperatures as low as -40ºC.
The product to be controlled: http://www.ampo.es/es/products-services/valves-special-non-lubricated.php
Based on client specifications, the following tasks were performed: