Processing Magazine

Pivot Disc Action Extends Valve Life

April 24, 2012

When space and price are the major factors in valve selection, Val-Matic’s Dual Disc Check Valve, with its compact wafer design and low cost is a popular choice. The Dual Disc Check Valve features non-slam spring-assisted closing, a pressure sensitive vulcanized seat that provides tight closure at both low and high pressures, and a lift and pivot disc action to reduce seat wear and extend seat life. The Dual Disc Check Valve is available in sizes 2”–60” for pressure ranges up to 500 PSI. They are available in Wafer (ANSI 125, ISO PN10, ISO PN16), Lug and Grooved End connections. The Dual Disc Check Valve is UL approved for Fire Protection in sizes 2½”–12” and FM approved in sizes 2½”–16”. The Dual Disc Check Valve complies with AWWA C518 and is WQA Certified Lead-Free.