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Explosion Protection

AMS have achieved in house accreditation for our quality systems and products to meet the ATEX requirements for manufacturing products suitable for use in a potentially explosive area.

Tank overfill protection

Protecting UK fuel distribution depots from spillages during the filling process.  AMS have provided our solenoid operated servo control valves with high level switches and alarm panels to ensure operator safety and environmental protection in a hazardous area.

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Solenoid Operated

Preventing over filling of tanks, our solenoid operated servo valves provide a controlled closure from a high level alarm without sudden shock that could affect a pump’s operation.

Pressure Regulating

Regulate the pressure of a pipe line without the need for power.  We manufacture mechanical pressure regulators to fit to our servo valves for controlling conditions in a line for protection and efficiency. 

Check Valves

Check valves are used to prevent the reverse flow of liquids and gases. Designed for military applications, high quality sealing materials with a double sealing system ensures reliable leak protection.

Flow Regulating

The flow regulating pilot uses the servo valve to maintain flow/pressure.  It offers switched flow control between two set points and has been successfully installed in fuel and chilled water by-pass.

Understanding Basic Magnetic Reed Switch Operations for Float Switches

Magnetic Reed Switches and Float SwitchesFloat switches are fundamentally a basic level control product often containing a reed switch to perform the required level control action.  The most confusing part in selecting a float switch is determining the magnetic reed...

Types of Float Switches

Different Types of Float Switch and Their PricesThere are a number of different types of float switches, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.  Most designs can be made to different specifications to suit the ruggedness requirements of an application....

Train level measurement, gauges and indicators

To solve a specific problem with access and the lack of height between a fuel tank and the trains body, AMS have modified the head of our approved level sensors to allow fitting in confined spaces. This development also removed the need for the transmitter to be located in a separate box on the side of the tank and allowed the sensor to be wired directly to the indicators, saving significant additional costs in materials and wiring time.

Train level measurement and control

Advances in the way instrumentation can be powered due to processing capabilities at reduced power levels, combined with the ever-continuing miniaturisation of electronics capability, has created the opportunity for rail companies to consider more modern electronic/digital technology as an alternative to the traditional methods for level measurement.

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Refuelling Control Valve and Dry Break Coupling

The Refuelling Control Valve is a float operated servo valve, designed to limit the amount of liquid fed into a tank to a specific level.The coupling prevents fuel leakage when fuelling a locomotive and automatically closes when the fuelling hose coupling is removed. 

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