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Installation and Maintenance of Electric Pressure Regulators

by Ali Haider

The accurate installation and proper maintenance of regulators are necessary to have the required pressure from it. When you are working in the manufacturing industry then you will see wide use of regulators there. They are used to provide the required pressure, temperature, and flow rate of the fluid to produce various types of products.  


The correct installation of an electric pressure regulator is very important to prevent the leakage. The installer should have the proper knowledge of the installation process. Further, if the operator or anyone on the field does not have that knowledge, then it’s good to get the assistance of a professional. It is necessary for the installer to follow the documentation of the design, requirements, quality assurance, and recommendations provided by the manufacturer. 

Follow the below-listed tips to install the control pressure regulator accurately:

  • First of all, make sure that the surface of the pipe does not have any rust on it where the regulator has to be installed.
  • Match the flow direction as indicated on the regulator.
  • Ensure that the material of the gasket is suitable for the passing fluid.
  • Careful tight the bolts of the flanges to eliminate undesirable mechanical stress.
  • While choosing the place for the installation of the electric pressure regulator takes care of the temperature limit and keeps it away from the places where temperatures go up than the bearing limit of the regulator.
  • Installed the electro pneumatic regulator in the accurate direction. 

Inspection and Maintenance:

A regular checkup of the electronic evaporator pressure regulator is necessary to catch the leakage or any kind of other problems timely. Catching the problem, in the beginning, saves you from potential losses and costs you a little amount.

Go through the following tips to keep your electronic pressure regulator maintained:

  • Regularly check the bonnets and flanges to find the leakage of the fluid. If they are wet then it means there is something wrong and the fluid is getting out of the regulator.
  • Check all the joints, if any of them are loose then tight them immediately.
  • See the output of the regulator and check if there is any sign of the damaged valve.
  • Ensure the smoothness of the operation and check the accuracy of the electric pressure regulator for the flow of the fluid.
  • Hear all the noises coming out from the pipes and regulator.
  • Check the output of the device, if it’s not reaching the desired output or facing any kind of blockages then open the regulator, clean it, and reinstall to get the expected output. 

Final Words:

The installation and maintenance of an electric pressure regulator look like a difficult task but with the assistance of the above-listed tips, anyone can easily install a regulator accurately. Further, the above-listed tips are enough for the maintenance and inspection of a regulator. With their help of them, one can increase the life span of the regulator as well as the life of the system in which it is installed to deliver the required pressure.