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Valves, Gates, & Airlocks

  • Rotary Airlock

    February 3, 2009

    The heavy-duty drop-thru rotary airlock is suitable for use on both gravity and pneumatic conveying applications up to 20 psi. The airlocks are available with both round and square flanges and are of heavy-duty design with outboard bearings and gland type shaft seals. Numerous rotor options are...

  • Valves, Gates, and Airlocks Spotlight - February 09

    February 3, 2009

    Iris Diaphragm Valve Available with either a pneumatic or electricmotor, the Mucon ADP series iris diaphragm valve is fitted with open, closed, and trickle feed switches. The quick and quiet operation is capable of opening and closing in less than 1 second. It is sealed to be dust-tight and hose-...

  • Rotary Airlock Valve

    January 6, 2009

    The CI series rotary airlock valve is available in 10 sizes. Features include: heavy-duty rugged construction; precision machining of components; unique shaft seal design; pressure differentials up to 15 psig; square flanges; high-temperature options up to 750ºF; available in cast iron, 304 SS...

  • Gemco Valve Launches a Rebuild/Recycle Program

    December 15, 2008

    Gemco Valve Co., Middlesex, New Jersey, offers a program to rebuild or recycle used valves. Companies send their valves to Gemco for evaluation. Following an inspection, options are discussed with the customer. Typical options include: replacing soft parts (gaskets, O-rings, seats, etc.); replacing...

  • Vortex Valves Wins Exporter Award

    November 25, 2008

    Vortex Valves has been awarded the 2008 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award by Kansas Governor, Kathleen Sebelius. The award is presented annually to a single Kansas company that has demonstrated excellence in export sales and international marketing. The award recognizes Vortex as a...

  • Quick-Clean Rotary Valve

    November 4, 2008

    The QC Aerolock rotary valve is designed for contamination-sensitive applications where frequent disassembly and cleaning is required. It is also excellent for use with abrasive materials. Without disengaging the airlock from the system, it can be easily disassembled and cleaned by one person using...

  • Valves, Gates, Airlocks Spotlight - November 08

    October 27, 2008

    Electric Control-Valve Actuators Electric, nonintrusive CVA control-valve actuators provide a technological advance in precise operation, HMI capabilities, and fail-to-position protection, as well as energy savings. They are available in linear and...

  • Pneumatic Slide Gates

    October 7, 2008

    These pneumatic slide gates are used to control air flow and conserve energy. Operating by using a compressed air cylinder, they deliver a positive shut-off to service machinery or to divert air. Innovative safety guards reduce the risk of injury. Standard slide gates are constructed from heavy-...

  • Parallel Bore Rotary Airlock

    September 2, 2008

    The MSRP Series parallel bore rotary airlock is designed so that the maximum number of blades remain in contact with the body at one time without affecting throughput. A substantial throat opening at valve entry allows high pocket-filling efficiency. The unit features minimum clearance at the rotor...

  • Slide Gates

    July 8, 2008

    Isolate source material from bins, hoppers, and silos for periodic maintenance or for emergency shutoff with manual maintenance slide gates. They deliver a convenient positive-material shutoff for downstream equipment servicing or repair, such as rotary valve replacement, without requiring that the...