DCM-2 (Digital Control Module)

The DCM-2 is Beck’s second generation Digital Control Module. As with the original DCM, it provides onboard, precision, modulating control of Beck drives. It is completely interchangeable with the original, but is based on a faster, more powerful microprocessor. As such, the DCM-2 maint

Ethanol Blending Optimization

The ethanol blending process is a critical part of petrol terminal operation and has a significant impact on product quality, meeting environmental regulations and profitability. Optimising the processis very important, but does present some control challenges. For example,thermal expansion o

Group 75 Compact Rotary Actuators

Beck’s new compact rotary actuator is an evolutionary design that combines the performance, reliability and control advantages of Beck actuators with an extremely efficient and flexible form factor. The design is smaller and lighter than the Group 11 and more robust than the Group 31. I

Beck Enters Nuclear Industry Alliance With AZZ

Harold Beck and Sons Inc is pleased to announce its alliance with AZZ | NLI. This agreement makes Beck electric actuators available to all areas of nuclear power plants. AZZ | NLI is the largest third party, nuclear industry supplier of safety-related equipment in the world. AZZ | NLI’s

Drop-in Replacement for 3-Phase Actuators

Group 11 control valve actuators and damper drives are now offered with an integral transformer for 208, 380, 415, 480, or 575 VAC power. Beck drives are designed for high efficiency and only require a single phase 120 VAC operating voltage. Although many control and power consumption benefit

Beck Actuators Qualify for the ARRA

All Beck Electric actuators and damper drives for industrial process control valves and dampers qualify for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) “Buy American” mandate. To meet the highest standards in the industry, Beck manufactures all its valve actuators and damper

Beck Receives Supplier Award from B&W

The B&W Power Generation Group has again presented Harold Beck and Sons, Incorporated with its Supplier Award, this one for the year 2013. The award, presented by B&W for the fifth consecutive year, is based on how well the supplier company performs with respect to quality, delivery a

Foundation Fieldbus

Beck is pleased to announce the successful completion of Foundation Fieldbus Interoperability testing of the Digital Control Module (DCM). As a result, Beck’s line of electric actuators is now available with a Foundation Fieldbus interface further expanding the existing HART and RS-232

Profibus PA

Beck is pleased to announce the certification of its Profibus PA Digital Control Module (DCM), and associated EDD and GSD files. The most popular fieldbus in the world according to Profibus International statistics is now available as a Beck actuator interface option. In addition to new actua

Power Insider Magazine

Actuator Performance Significantly Impacts Boiler Control & Plant Performance. Actuator Performance Significantly Impacts Boiler Control & Plant Performance. Harold Beck & Sons, Incorporated has been manufacturing electric actuators since 1936. The unique design of Beck actuators