Danfoss (www.ic.danfoss.com) has introduced AV210, its new externally operated (or air-operated) angle-seat solenoid valves that have no diaphragm or small orifice. Featuring Kv-values from 1,110 to 17,700 gph and operating temperature from -22 to 356F, these valves are for commercial laundry, sterilizers and autoclaves, injection molding, and water, steam, and non-corrosive media applications.
NASA and Boeing developed a huge, carbon composite cryogenic fuel tank for deep space missions, and started testing it last month. The 18-ft cryotank will enable heavy-lift launch vehicles to send both humans and robots into deep space.
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