Food Engineering

Two-way valve

June 5, 2006


Burkert's Type 2000 2/2-way Y-Pattern valve (O.D. tube end/US Tri-Clamp) has achieved 3-A Sanitary Standards certification. The valve serves as an alternative to ball valves and is field proven to at least 5 million cycles, says the company. Incorporating a 316 stainless steel body, the externally piloted valve employs a single- or double-acting piston actuator. Self-adjusting packing glands (PTFE) allow for high stem-sealing integrity. The waterhammer-free valve handles steam up to 150 psi, and neutral gases and liquids up to 230 psi. Fluid temperature range is 14