- May 15, 2002 at 12:00 am #20336
I would like to know everyone's view on Numatics. I always hear people bad-mouth them, but I've never had a problem with their valves. What do you think?December 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21777
I don’t believe their is a problem with their valves. I believe they make a great product. I think the problem is the customer not understanding the difference between a lapped spool and a packed or sealed spool design.Numatics has been using thDecember 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21778
My past experience as a buyer over the past 8 years dealing with Numatics for 3 years has been horrible. I have had orders unprocessed and due in house before they were processed and confirmed. It’s an on going problem that never gets resolved.December 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21779
Holly, is it possibly the distributor’s fault? I have worked in this industry for a number of years and have not heard anything bad about Numatics’ delivery. Numatics goes to market a little differently than MAC, SMC and even JointAir. NumaticsDecember 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21780
Randy,I am curious what type of information you are looking for.As our long winded colleague, Jeromy, has pointed out, a spool and sleeve design is quite different than a traditional elastomeric seal spool valve.However, probably the most importanDecember 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21781
I gave Randy an objective answer. You call it long-winded, I call it objective. I don’t believe you gave him an answer to his question or added more, you just repeated what I said. I met you about 2 years ago at a trade show. I have gone throuDecember 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21782
The information I was referring to was the quality of the valves, delivery times, competitive pricing, etc. I went to the sec.gov page and found nothing. I know Numatics has been in business for 50+ years, and their financial situation is most lDecember 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21783
First, the difference between a lapped spool and a packed spool. A lapped spool and sleeve design is basically a mated pair of metal components which slide on a cushion” of air. They are forever mated based on very close tolerances. There are n”December 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21784
I received an e-mail today asking why I don’t push the valves I sell on my website. Answer: This is not a place for advertising. People are asking questions about the products they are using (or are looking to use) and are looking for reliableDecember 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm #21785
I have a supply of numatics parts in stock and are willing to sell them. if anyone is interested please call me at 800-697-9311. ask for Doug.
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