Wednesday March 15, 2023

Top Tips – ESBE ARA600 Actuators

Matt Bishop, our technical engineer, has compiled some tips to help with the selection and sizing of ESBE HVAC products. These are based on the frequently asked questions he receives.

These 3 tips cover the popular ARA600 range of actuators.

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Firstly, is the application mixing or diverting?

ESBE actuators are available with these control methods:

•    3-Point (usually mixing)
•    2-Point (usually diverting)
•    Proportional (mixing or diverting)

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Is the control voltage 24V or 230V?

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ARA600 actuators are supplied in mid-stroke (or 45 degrees)

It’s important to position the valve shoe in the correct place before fitting or powering the actuator.

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Next,  work out which two ports are being controlled (e.g flow and return pipes of the heating system).

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If you have an actuator question or would like sizing or selection advice, please contact us on 01489 779068 or email us here.

ESBE products are available to purchase from your preferred plumbing merchant.

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