Actuators (electrical)

Mechanical interlocking system for electrical Rotork IQ3 quarterturn and multiturn actuators.

Actuator (electrical) interlocks

Interlock description

In order to include electrical actuated valves into valve interlocked operating procedures and sequences, Alcatraz Interlocks has designs that meet these requirements.

The AEL is a mechanical interlocking system for Rotork electrical quarterturn and multiturn actuators. It mechanically blocks (locks) the power switch (supply) and the manual override of the actuator. 

Read our blog about the collaboration between Rotork Gears and Alcatraz Interlocks

Lock features

  • Solid, compact design and construction with a minimum of moving parts.
  • Material: stainless steel AISI 316, electro polished.
    The electropolishing process smooths and streamlines the microscopic surface of a metal object such as 304, 316 and the 400 stainless steel series.
  • Our key will survive a drop of more than 25 meters according to the drop weight impact test, ASTM E208.
  • Easy and smooth operation, also with industrial gloves.
  • Transferable lock portions. 
  • Fire safe in accordance with the API 607 sixth edition test.
    Tested on functioning in low temperatures. 
  • Resistant against sand, dirt, and moisture.
  • Easy to install, even when the valve is in a live process.
  • Maintenance free, no grease necessary.
  • Tamperproof.
  • Automatic closing AISI 316 protection caps on keyholes
    with text plate as standard.
  • Ergonomic key position.
  • As an option the integration of electronic components
    such as limit and proximity switches are available. 
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Additional service

Besides the design and production of interlock systems, we provide a range of worldwide services: 

  • Before the final handover of the interlocking system we provide a full on site training for the client. We will not leave the site unless the operators fully understand the system and feel comfortable using it.
  • On- and offshore measurement and installation on site done by our qualified installation engineers and supervisors.
  • Assistance and advice with the design of the interlocking systems, sequences and special tailor made products.
  • Periodical check up or maintenance of your safety system to keep your system up to date. 
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