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easy-Drive Valve Packing Replacement Tutorial

May 14, 2021

Emerson's Fisher easy-Drive Electric Actuator is a No-Bleed Electric Actuator

This actuator is designed for the rigors of both throttling and on/off electric upstream applications. Known for their ease of use, low-power requirements, and solar compatibility, these actuators feature an intuitive user interface that simplifies installation and maintenance. 

We're commonly asked about how to inspect and replace the valve packing, so we put together this quick tutorial to support field troubshooting on these actuators.

Tutorial: easy-Drive Valve Packing Replacement

Tutorial: easy-Drive Valve Packing Replacement

Next Steps

We recommend inspecting the motor washers and calibrating the device before putting the actuator back in service.

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Recommended PPE

  • Disposable Gloves
  • Protective Eyewear
  • Steel-Toe Shoes
Additional PPE may be required depending on the location where maintenance is being performed. Please follow site safety protocols. 

Recommended Tools

  • Flathead Screwdriver
  • 5/32 Allen
  • Crescent Wrench
  • Small Hammer
  • Torque Spit (SIZE)
  • Pick
  • 1 1/8 Wrench
  • Small Punch
  • Metal Hammer
  • Rubber Mallet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Anti-Sieze
  • Drill
  • Towel