SIPOS Set to Announce Major Actuator Advancement

A new design for SIPOS Aktorik’s electric actuators will be launched in December 2014. The development, which is the most significant announcement for the company since the launch of the SIPOS 5 in 1999, features a number of advancements that will benefit valve control applications.

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SIPOS, which is renowned for its pioneering actuation innovations including variable speed technology to address water hammer, reveals that three years of R&D and intensive tests have been invested in the evolution in electric actuation.

Leading experts in the field of actuation have contributed to the advancement including Matthias Rebhan, whose track record includes work as an R&D engineer with Siemens and who gained a doctorate in Electrical Engineering in 1987. Giving an insight into the announcement, Dr. Rebhan, General Manager of SIPOS Aktorik said:

“We have used the brightest brains in the actuation industry, talked to our customers around the world and listened to our suppliers to evolve our devices. Full details will be revealed in December, but we can assure all parties involved in valve actuation, including operators and end-users; contractors and valve companies plus designers and specifiers that this marks a new era in actuation.”

For full details, contact SIPOS Aktorik to join the company’s mailing list or visit Hall 3 stand D36 at the Valve World Expo.        

Dr. Matthias Rebhan – General Manager SIPOS Aktorik

Dr. Rebhan achieved a diploma (Dipl.-Ing) in Electrical Engineering at Erlangen-Nuremberg University, Germany. He started his professional career in 1987 as an R&D engineer with Siemens. He initially worked in the field of digital

real-time simulation and gained a doctorate (Dr.–Ing.) in Electrical Engineering at Braunschweig Technical University based on this work. Subsequently he worked in software / electronics development for frequency converters. At SIPOS Aktorik, Dr. Rebhan has been influential in achieving variable-speed capabilities in electric actuators: since 2001, he has been at the helm of the company.

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