Processing Magazine

Stainless valve/actuator packages for harsh environments

September 19, 2006
A-T Controls offers stainless valve/actuator packages for chemical, corrosive and caustic environments. Available for next-day delivery, the all-stainless packages combine 316 SS ball valves with 316 SS rack-and-pinion actuators. Shipped pre-assembled, ready for installation, the stainless packages make valve ordering and installation fast and painless for maintenance, engineering and purchasing staffs in the pharmaceutical, food, beverage, pulp and paper, and petrochemical industries. The packages are available with TRIAC series 2 and 3 full-port stainless valves with investment cast bodies, blowout proof stems, and threaded, sanitary or flanged ends. TRIAC stainless steel rack and pinion actuators feature 316 SS body, pinion and pistons for painless "fit and forget" service in problem environments. Actuators are available in double acting and spring return versions. The actuators offer NAMUR accessory mounting and ISO5211 mounting dimensions. The actuators come with electropolish finish and permanent lubrication. Every metal component - spring, screw, nut, washer and snap ring - is stainless.