Electronic Valve Actuators

Project Goals

Sunrise was asked to take design ownership of a valve actuator product line, so our client can focus on marketing and manufacturing.

Sunrise Solution

  • Consolidated 18 control boards into a single board
  • Introduced sophisticated microprocessor technology
  • Wrote a design specification for the architecture
  • Developed an innovative push-button set-up procedure through collaboration with the client's marketing and management team

Results

  • Innovative set-up mechanism significantly reduced the field set-up time from 60 minutes to 1 minute, making this product the "industry gold standard"
  • Achieved significant cost reductions on existing products
  • Improved customer satisfaction
  • Microprocessor based design allows flexibility to quickly respond to future customer requirements