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Iso5599i w60 series ds valves Base Mounted
ISO 5599/I Series
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95 5 2 double solenoid Inline Mounted Valves
95 Series
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Dale series cp cx 2w sc valve Inline Mounted Valves
Dale CX Series
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15 series lox classic new Energy Isolation - Lockout
15 Series
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15 series stainless steel lox Energy Isolation - Lockout
Stainless Steel 15 Series
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Packaging Industry Application Solutions - Poppet Valves

ROSS poppet valves pop open and closed almost instantly.  Surface areas of the piston poppet, the exhaust poppet and the inlet poppet are carefully calculated to produce strong shifting and sealing forces in each direction. This results in a design, which ensures high speed, repeatability and high shifting forces.

Poppet valves

ROSS poppet valves have positive sealing with no sliding action to prevent damage and wear. They are also self-cleaning and dirt tolerant thanks to the smallest flow-through area across the poppet’s seal and seat which produces a high-enough velocity to blow out all dirt and foreign matter. Plus, the valve is self-compensating for wear by automatically changing stroke length due to height changes in the valve seal from burnishing. These valves are designed for repeatability, high-temperature service, high speed, and high-shift consistency over the life of the valve.

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ROSS Packaging Applications

Vacuum Packaging

Vacuum packaging is a process where a product is placed in a bag or sandwiched in-between two sheets of plastic, a vacuum is applied to remove atmospheric air and then the product is sealed. In an effort to increase machine speed, valve port sizes generally range from 1” to 2-1/2”. In this application, most OEMs will actuate a single 3-way to pull a vacuum on the product and then de-actuate to vent the vacuum. Although this may be a practical method for systems using valves ported less than 1”, it can cause problems in systems using larger valves. When a standard 3-way poppet valve is in the process of shifting, there is an open center condition, which allows the vacuum pump to be open to the atmosphere. Not only does this condition increase energy cost, it also decreases cycle time. Using a two station 2-way CP manifold eliminates this problem.


Thermoforming is a process where a thin sheet of plastic enters the machine mold and forms thin-walled products by vacuum being pulled on the mold.  These machines produce high volume, low margin, products and machine speed is the difference between profit and loss.

Blow Molding

There are multiple types of blow molding used in the production of plastic bottles including extrusion blow molding, injection blow molding, stretch blow molding, and reheat and blow molding. 

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ROSS Controls - White Papers

Making safety first is everyone’s goal, and you can take advantage of additional free resources to make that happen. ROSS is proud to provide downloadable white papers for you to use to increase the safety in your Assembly & Test applications and stay up to date on industry standards. You can find all the latest white papers by clicking the link below.

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ROSS/FLEX – Tailoring Standard Products to Your Specific Applications


Using the customer’s expertise and intrinsic knowledge of the smelter application, together with ROSS engineering’s capability to quickly design/manufacture a solution using ROSS' proven Poppet internals, opens the door to painless continuous improvement (cost reduction, improved performance, increased uptime, improved safety, etc.).

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ROSS is a trusted source for systems and panels for existing or new designs.  ROSS will build and test systems and panels to your exact specifications using superior materials and proven expertise and can offer on-site testing and installation assistance. 

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ROSS Controls – Safety Specialists

ROSS employs a team of Global Industry Specialists with vast experience in fluid power applications with special emphasis on Safety. The ROSS Safety Team participates on industry standards committees that set policy and best practices for machine guarding in order to improve worker Safety, reduce the likelihood of equipment damage, and increase productivity. 

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ROSS Controls - Trade Shows

You can find ROSS at tradeshows around the world there to help you with your fluid power safety and product needs. Join us at the tradeshows listed below:

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FABTECH Mexico 2017
BOOTH #3034
Rockwell otm
Rockwell Automation On The Move
Denver CO, USA
Rockwell otm
Rockwell Automation On The Move
Green Bay, WI USA
Moscow, RUSSIA
Rockwell otm
Rockwell Automation On The Move
Meadowlands, NJ USA
Pulp & Paper Safety
Charleston, SC USA
Pack expo
PACK EXPO International
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV USA
Motek International Trade Fair
Stuttgart, GERMANY
Glasstec Germany
Dusseldorf, GERMANY
Chicago IL USA
Rockwell automation
Automation Fair
Houston, TX USA

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Our team of Packaging Industry Specialists, would be happy to assist in finding the right solution based on your individual requirements. Please feel free to reach out to our team to get the conversation started to see how ROSS can help you!

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