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Piezo Ignition

ITT Controls gives optimal care to clients with the widest possible range of products and brands. ITT Controls wants to meet the demand for different components and alternatives in the oil and gas industry.

Piezo ignition is a type of ignition that is used in portable camping stoves, gas grills and some lighters and guns. It consists of a small, spring loaded hammer which, when a key is pressed, a single crystal of PZT or quartz crystal touches. Piezoelectric quartz, which means that a voltage is produced when deformed. This sudden strong deformation produces a high voltage and subsequent electrical discharge which ignites the gas.

No external electrical connection is required but sometimes wires are used to generate sparks. Piezo ignition systems can be operated by a lever or pushbutton or integrated regulator. An electric spark is generated by rotating the knob or pressing the button.

Lighters with piezo-electric ignition do not usually work at great heights or have difficulty in igniting as the percussion is misaligned. They are not suitable for mountaineering and other high altitude applications. At high altitudes the chance that a lighter will work with a piezoelectric ignition is very small.

ITT Controls offers heat pumps, groundwater pumps, gas meters, gas regulators, pressure gauges, pressure regulators, control valves, globe valves, open-close ball valves, butterfly valves, valves with rotary actuators, pressure independent ball valves, manual valves and filters, pressure switches, combination controls, electronic flame detection and control , Pilot burners and burners, further inflammation and control devices, thermoelectric safety, heating controllers, comfort controls and measuring and testing equipment and virtually any product that is found in the oil and gas industry.

Look for other products in the petrochemical and process industries also to the rest of our website or email to info@ittcontrols.com.

McDonnell & Miller

ITT Controls also supplies products and components made by McDonnell & Miller. McDonnell and Miller are now part of ITT. The range of McDonnell & Miller includes several products for the petrochemical and process industries. McDonnell & Miller specializes particularly in Boiler Controls and power switches.

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ITT Fluid Handling

ITT Controls also supplies products and components of ITT Fluid Controls for fluid handling in the petrochemical and process industries.

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DGC Controls

ITT Controls also supplies products and components from DGC Controls. In the petrochemical and process industry these products are widely used and indispensable for every / HVAC maintenance. The brand itself no longer exists but many products and parts are still available. ITT Controls can help if you need anything.

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Sperryn

ITT Controls also supplies products and components of Sperryn for the petrochemical and process industries. Besides the production of gas controls, regulators and ball valves with the highest quality Sperryn also makes components for meter installations. Sperryn Gas Controls has over 100 years experience in the international gas industry.

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