The new Alfa Laval ThinkTop revolutionizes valve sensing and control units
The new Alfa Laval ThinkTop revolutionizes valve sensing and control units, reengineered to meet customer needs
By: INS Trade Media Services
"We have listened carefully to what customers want from a valve sensing and control unit," says René Stietz, Product Management Valves & Automation, Hygienic Fluid Handling, Alfa Laval. "The changes we've made to the ThinkTop are highly responsive to customer needs and therefore highly relevant – for instance, faster and more intuitive setup without compromising durability and reliability."
Reengineered to meet customer needs
For the first time, the rethought Alfa Laval ThinkTop offers customers fast and intuitive setup and commissioning;
Fast and intuitive
The new auto setup feature offers manufacturers quick, easy commissioning – up to 90% faster than the previous generation. Plus, the live setup feature coupled with true valve recognition ensures the perfect match during any-and-all setups.
Adaptable and smart
The new ThinkTop fits on any Alfa Laval valve, making it perfect for all retrofits. What's more, it is smart. It features 24/7 self-diagnostics, checking and remedying operations when required, and an enhanced 360° LED visual status indication so that operators can clearly see the valve status no matter where they are on the production floor.
Durable and reliable
The new ThinkTop is as long-lasting and dependable as the first generation. However, repositioning the Gore Vent makes the ThinkTop more durable and more reliable than before, equalizing the enclosure pressure in the unit while eliminating the risk of water ingress.
Highly practical, the new minimalist industrial exterior with its strict lines, no cover screws and uncompromising geometry is 30% more compact than the previous version yet has the same height, making the new ThinkTop suitable for tight installations. Inside one sensor target control board packed with functionality handles all valve functions and communication;
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