In the nuclear industry K Controls products
are predominately used to accurately monitor or control the position of
Sectors of the industry where the products
are used include the chemical processing of uranium to provide fuel for
power stations and spent fuel reprocessing.
007 Switchboxes have a long history of reliability,
proven performance, and a reputation for exceptional quality in this
If valves are to be located outdoors and in
coastal locations enclosures are supplied in stainless steel with an
Clear visual indication of valve position
from a distance is often important and this is achieved using the
When switch redundancy is requested this is
satisfied by supplying 4 , 6 or 8 switches on a single valve actuator .
The use of different switch types and or switches from different
manufacturers reduces the probability of a common failure caused by a
faulty batch. Where more than 4 switches are required K Controls can
supply tandem or triple mounted 007 switchboxes.
Non interchangeable electrical connectors
are occasionally requested with the
sockets clearly marked with Traffolyte labels.
A reference list of K Controls nuclear
industry clients is available on request.