Aguirre, M.

Cowan Dynamics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Maria Aguirre is the General Sales Manager–Latin America for Cowan Dynamics. She has more than 10 yr of expertise in the selection and design of valve automation solutions. Ms. Aguirre earned a master’s degree in engineering from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and is licensed in Canada as a professional mechanical engineer with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

Air-to-air pneumatic booster fail-safe system for valves

Aguirre, M., Cowan Dynamics

In pneumatic valve automation systems, it is common to hear the following terms for valve positions: “fail open (FO),” “fail close (FC)” and “fail last (FL)”.