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Kinetrol was established in 1958 and is the inventor of the vane type actuator. Kinetrol manufactures Double-acting and spring-return pneumatic actuators along with a complete line of direct mount switch boxes, positioners and other accessories.

Kinetrol actuators are used on quarter turn valves with torque requirements up to 168,000 pound-inches. The company has mounting kit designs to suit over 2000 different valves and has provided almost every conceivable control arrangement. Kinetrol actuators meet AWWA C540 and C541 standards and the Kinetrol factories have been audited to meet ISO 9001-2008.

For the food processing industry, Kinetrol has introduced their new Blueline Actuator series. Kinetrol Blueline Rotary Vane Actuators are a great alternative to actuate quarter-turn valves in food and beverage applications and are guaranteed for up to 2 million cycles. Our new proprietary coating is FDA compliant, has excellent resistance to caustic wash-down environments and has displayed very good resistance to corrosion in salt laden environments.

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