Ask the Airsweep Guy from Control Concepts: Preventative Maintenance of Solenoid Valves

Control Concepts, Inc. is pleased to introduce the second installment in their video web series, “Ask The Airsweep Guy”. Episode two, “Preventative Maintenance (Part 1): Solenoid Valves”, is available for viewing now and focuses on the importance of PM for components within a pneumatic flow aid system such as Airsweep® Material Flow System. This new segment provides step-by-step instructions for servicing two common sizes of solenoid-operated, pulse-type diaphragm valves

“Ask The Airsweep Guy” is produced and hosted by Paul Rose, Airsweep Sales Manager for Control Concepts, Inc. Paul has been working with Airsweep systems since 1997, first with Myrlen, Inc. and now for Control Concepts. Along with his father, Len, they were awarded a U.S. Patent in 2001 for “High Pressure Aerator Valve”, more commonly known as the Myrlen Airsweep. In 2009 Myrlen was purchased by Control Concepts and Paul continues with his efforts to help companies throughout the world solve their bulk material flow problems with this unique pneumatic flow aid.

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For more than 60 years, Control Concepts, Inc. has been manufacturing products to serve global markets including the automotive, construction, chemical, pulp/paper, petroleum, waste, asphalt, cement, mining, material handling, electrical, wire/cable, power generation, environmental, medical, transit, food/beverage and agriculture industries. Manufacturing facilities are located in Putnam, Connecticut and Weare, New Hampshire, USA. Visit their new website,, to get a free system quote for your specific application and learn more about the unique features and benefits of all of their Material Flow Systems product lines.


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One thought on “Ask the Airsweep Guy from Control Concepts: Preventative Maintenance of Solenoid Valves”

  1. Having flow aid ensure that things do not get clogged easily. The vibration, air cannons or chemicals keeps things moving at all times. If I ran a plant I would use flow aids to protect to stop clogging.

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