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Standard actuators


Standard quarter-turn actuator cams setting


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Necessary equipment:

• Valpes cam setting key (reference SJAJ593000)

Steps summary:

Step 1: Closed position setting (0 degree) - 2nd and 4th cams starting from the bottom
• Actuator positioned at 0 degree
• Closing detection cam (2nd) clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch
• Feedback detection cam (4th) clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch +10°

Step 2: Open position setting (90 degrees) - 1st and 3rd cams starting from the bottom
• Actuator positioned at 90 degrees
• Opening detection cam (1st) counter-clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch
• Feedback detection cam (3rd) counter-clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch +10°


Power supply card replacement on an ER actuator


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Necessary equipment:

• Cutting pliers
• Flat pliers
• Phillips screwdriver
• Torx T10 screwdriver

Steps summary:

Step 1: Defective power supply card disassembly
• Rotate manually the actuator into open position
• Upper support unscrewing and disassembly
• Switches card disassembly
• A wire unplug from the power supply card and locate
• C wire unplug from the power supply card
• Disconnection of power supply terminals (1/2/3)
• Unscrewing the 4 T10 torx of the power supply card
• Power supply card disassembly

Step 2: Mounting of the new power supply card
• Place the new power supply card
• Screwing the new power supply card with the 4 T10 torx
• Connection of power supply terminals (3/1/2): 3=black / 1=red / 2=white
• Place the switches card (be careful with the switches levers)
• Replace the upper support and screw both parts
• Reconnection of A wire (located) and C, on the new power supply card.


Actuators with FAILSAFE security system


ER FAILSAFE modification from normally closed to normally open


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Necessary equipment:

• Phillips screwdriver
• Flat screwdriver
• Pliers with thin nose

Steps summary:

Small ER models:
• FAILSAFE card unscrewing and disassembly
• 17 & 18 wires unplug
• A & C wires inversion
• FAILSAFE card replacement and screwing
• 17 & 18 wires plug

Big ER models
• A & C wires inversion


Mounting of EBS.24 FAILSAFE unit in a VS actuator


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Necessary equipment:

• Flat nose pliers
• Phillips screwdriver
• Insulation stripping pliers

Kit EBS.24:

• Battery pack + PCB
• Two wires set
• 4 screws

Steps summary:

• Mounting of the EBS.24 unit with the 4 screws
• Strip the insulation of the 2 wires
• Connect the wires to the FAILSAFE card - Watch polarities (red: E+ / black: E-)
• Connect the set of two wires to the terminal 17/18 of the main card (red: 18 / black: 17)
• Connect the FAILSAFE card (red: 18 / black: 17)


Actuators with positioning system


Mounting of a P5 unit in a VRA/VSA actuator


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Necessary equipment:

• Valpes setting key (reference SJAJ593000)
• Circlip pliers
• Cutting pliers
• Flat screwdriver
• Phillips screwdriver

Kit P5:

• Isolated spacer for upper support
• P5 board
• 2.2x16 screws
• Z28 M0.5 gear
• Z64 M0.5 gear
• 13mm internal diameter circlips
• 17/18 two wires kit

Steps summary:

Step 1: Switches board modification

• Cable tie cutting
• Disconnect A and B from the switches card
• Disconnect A and C from power supply card
• Unscrewing upper support
• Disassembly of the upper support and the switches card
• Unsold the A and C wires from the switches card
• Sold a 19mm long on C (switches card)
• Mounting of the modified switches card
• Mounting of the upper support
• Fastening of the switches card and the upper support
• Connect motor wire to B (switches card): VRA25= black / VRA45= black / VRA75=red / VSA100= red / VSA150= black / VSA300= black

Step 2: Mounting of the P5 unit

• Shaft positioned at 0° (closed position)
• Spacer mounting
• P5 Positioning PCB mounting
• Fastening of the P5 PCB with the 2 screws 2.2x16
• Z28 gear mounting
• Z64 gear mounting
• Circlip mounting
• Shaft rotation clockwise up to mechanical end stop
• Rotation clockwise of the Z64 gear up to potentiometer mechanical end stop
• 5° anticlockwise rotation

Step 3: Connections

• Connect 17/18 (card) to 17/18 (power supply card)
• Connect the second motor wire on A (P5 PCB)
• Connect C (sold wire on switches card) to C (P5 PCB)

For the P5 unit setting, see the video GP6 (ER+) and GP5 (VR/VS) positioning card setup in this section


GP6 (ER+) and GP5 (VR/VS) positioning card setup


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Steps summary:

1. Setpoint signal selection (1)

1.1. Analog setpoint signal (4 to 20mA)
• Switch off the actuator
• K1, K2 and K3 jumpers setting (configuration: 4-20mA setpoint signal and 4-20mA feedback signal)
• Press MEM and CLOSE buttons and put the power on while kipping these buttons pressed, the red LED blinks 3 times
• Release MEM and CLOSE buttons
• Disconnect the card

1. Setpoint signal selection (2)

1.2. Voltage input signal (0 to 10V)
• Switch off the actuator
• K1, K2 and K3 jumpers setting (configuration: 0-10V setpoint signal and 0-10V feedback signal)
• Press MEM button and put the power on while kipping this button pressed, the red LED blinks 3 times
• Release MEM button
• Disconnect the card

2. Learning mode (OPEN and CLOSED position saving)

• Switch off the actuator
• Press OPEN and CLOSE buttons and put the power on while kipping these buttons pressed, the both LEDs light up
• Release OPEN and CLOSE buttons, the both LEDs go off. The learning mode is selected
• Push CLOSE button to drive the valve to closed position, the red LED lights up
• Store the closed position by pushing both MEM and CLOSE buttons at the same time, the red light blinks two times
• Push OPEN button to drive the valve to opened position, the green LED lights up
• Store the open position by pushing both MEM and OPEN buttons at the same time, the green light blinks two times
• The both positions are recorded, disconnect the card

3. Selection of the valve direction (1)

3.1. Normal direction (clockwise closing): closed = 4mA or 0V and open = 20mA or 10V:
• Switch off the actuator
• Press OPEN button and put the power on while kipping this button pressed, the green LED lights up
• Release OPEN button
• Disconnect the card

3. Selection of the valve direction (2)

3.1. Reversed direction (clockwise opening): closed = 20mA or 10V and open = 4mA or 0V):
• Switch off the actuator
• Press CLOSE button and put the power on while kipping this button pressed, the red LED lights up
• Release CLOSE button
• Disconnect the card


Dismantling of a P6 unit


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Necessary equipment:

• Phillips screwdriver
• Cutting pliers
• Circlip pliers

Steps summary:

• Unplug wires 17/18 from the power supply card
• Unplug wires 17/18 from the P6 card
• Cut the clamping ring
• Unplug the C wire from the P6 card
• Unplug the A wire from the P6 card
• Circlip disassembly
• Z64 gear disassembly
• Remove the screws
• P6 card disassembly
• Cut the second clamping ring
• Plug wire A (contact card) to A (power supply card)
• Plug motor wire to the C (power supply card)


3-position actuators


3-position actuator cams setting


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Necessary equipment:

• Valpes cam setting key (reference SJAJ593000)

Steps summary:

Step 1: first position setup (0 degree), 2nd and 6th cams (starting from the bottom)
• Actuator positioned at 0 degree
• Closing detection cam (2nd) clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch
• Feedback detection cam (6th) clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch +10°

Step 2: second position setup (180 degrees), 1st and 5th cams (starting from the bottom)

• Actuator positioned at 180 degrees
• Opening detection cam (1st) counter-clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch
• Feedback detection cam (5th) counter-clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch +10°

Step 3: intermediate position setup (90 degrees), 3rd, 4th and 7th cams (starting from the bottom)

• Actuator positioned at 87 degrees
• First intermediate position detection cam (3rd) counter-clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch
• Actuator positioned at 93 degrees
• Second intermediate position detection cam (4th) clockwise rotation until activation of the microswitch
• Actuator positioned at 80 degrees
• Intermediate position feedback cam (7th) clockwise rotation until deactivation of the microswitch


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Mounting of a EPT.C unit in a ER actuator


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Necessary equipment:

• Phillips screwdriver
• Circlip pliers
• Valpes setting key (reference SJAJ593000)

Kit EPT.C:

• EPT.C board
• 2 screws
• Z28 gear
• Z64 gear
• Circlip

Steps summary:

• Shaft positioned at 0° (closed position)
• EPT.C board mounting
• Screwing (2 screws)
• Z28 gear mounting
• Z64 gear mounting
• Circlip mounting
• Shaft rotation clockwise up to mechanical end stop
• Rotation clockwise of the Z64 gear up to potentiometer mechanical end stop
• 5° reverse rotation


Dismantling of a EPT.C unit from an ER actuator


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Necessary equipment:

• Phillips screwdriver
• Circlip pliers

Steps summary:

• Circlip disassembly
• Z64 gear disassembly
• Z28 gear disassembly
• Unscrewing
• EPT.C card disassembly


EPT.C card setup


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Steps summary:

Step 1: Initialization

• Disconnect the card
• Press MEM, CLOSE and OPEN buttons and put the power on while kipping these buttons pressed, both LEDs light up
• Release the buttons and wait for both LEDs go off
• Disconnect the card

Step 2: Feedback signal selection

Jumpers setting:
  ◊ for 4-20mA: 1=ON / 3=ON / 4=OFF
  ◊ for 0-20mA: 1=OFF / 3=ON / 4=OFF
  ◊ for 0-10V: 1=OFF / 3=OFF / 4=ON

For 4-20mA:
  ◊ Press MEM and CLOSE buttons and put the power on while kipping these buttons pressed, the red LED blinks 3 times
  ◊ Release the buttons and disconnect the card

For 0-20mA:
  ◊ Press MEM and OPEN buttons and put the power on while kipping these buttons pressed, the red LED blinks 3 times
  ◊ Release the buttons and disconnect the card

For 0-10V:
  ◊ Press MEM button and put the power on while kipping this button pressed, the red LED blinks 3 times
  ◊ Release the button and disconnect the card

Step 3: Learning mode

• Disconnect the card
• Press OPEN and CLOSE buttons and put the power on while kipping these buttons pressed, both LEDs light up
• Release the buttons, both LED go off, the learning mode is selected
• Operate electrically the actuator to its closed position
• Store the closed position by pressing both MEM and CLOSE buttons, the red LED blinks 2 times
• Operate electrically the actuator to its open position
• Store the open position by pressing both MEM and OPEN buttons, the green LED blinks 2 times
• Both positions are recorded, disconnect the card.


Mounting of a EPR.B unit in a ER actuator


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Necessary equipment:

• Phillips screwdriver
• Hexagonal screwdriver or key (BTR) - size 2
• Circlip pliers
• Valpes setting key (reference SJAJ593000)

Kit EPR.B:

• EPR.B board
• 4 screws
• Z14 gear
• Z32 gear
• Circlip

Steps summary:

• Shaft rotation clockwise up to mechanical end stop
• EPR.B board mounting and screwing (4 screws)
• Z14 gear mounting and screwing (2 screws)
• Z32 gear mounting
• Circlip mounting
• Rotation clockwise of the Z32 gear up to potentiometer mechanical end stop
• 5° reverse rotation





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