GF Piping Systems’ new metering ball valve Type 523 completes the company’s 5 Series generation of Ball Valves. The new series incorporates a number of features that include improved flow control, easy actuation new scale and display and large material range for application versatility. The 523’s design makes it especially suitable for metering tiny media quantities and sampling.
The Type 523 Valve Series’ new design features a special V-notch ball with 180-degree turn rotation capability. This provides improved flow control characteristics and better resolution than standard ball valves with only 90-degree rotation. The design also includes a circular scale for readability from wide ranges of angles. The enhanced scale comes with a high contrast display.
The 523 Valve Series is available in a wide range of materials to meet the requirements of many different chemical applications. Materials include PVC, polypropylene (PROGEF Standard) and PVDF Standard (CPVC and ABS are available on request) in 3/8-inch and half-inch sizes. The valve can be actuated with GF Piping Systems EA21 Actuator and positioner to fully automate the user’s flow control system.