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Actuator 101

  • Categories Actuators
  • Duration 6m 2s
  • Total Enrolled 110
  • Last Update September 15, 2021

About Course

This course provides a basic understanding of the function of the aerosol actuator and insert, including: interaction with valve, effect on spray pattern, button actuators, specialty actuators, spouted actuators, and spray through overcaps.

What Will I Learn?

  • What is an actuator?
  • How does an actuator perform?
  • How does an actuator fit onto a valve?

Course content

1 Lessons6m 2s


Actuator Lesson 1

About the instructors

Jon Werner

4.82 ratings (28 )
Manager, Technical Services
2 Courses
172 students

Student Reviews

I am still relatively new to the aerosol industry so I felt like this was good background for me to understand.

great information


Good presentation.

Well done with good visuals


Great entry level introduction to actuators

Good educational video for those just learning about aerosols



Well presented and covers all the basic types of actuators.

I like this brief overivew of actuadors

Course was very informative.

The course covered a lot of information in a logical progression and was well presented.

Very informative and easily understood

very educational.

very informative

Basic Information, good for someone trying to understand actuators

clear, concise-- information didn't overwhelm.


Material Includes

  • 6 minutes of on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion