There are many things to consider when selecting a valve for your application. How many pieces does the valve have, how are they joined together, is it manual or automated? The answer to these questions will help you select the right one.
Explosion Proof 3-Piece Ball Valves are often used in applications where there is a possibility of Hazardous dust or gases in the atmosphere. They are a great replacement for old cast iron gate valves and provide a reliable quarter turn operation. These valves can be operated by hand, pneumatic actuator or electric actuator.
Our explosion proof ball valves are made of brass or stainless steel. They can be used in a wide range of applications and come in full port or standard port sizes. They can be flanged or threaded, with either a press to connect or screwed end connection. They can also be designed to have a welded, flanged or tee welded joint. They are available in a number of different trim materials and can be built with a fire safe design and an ISO 5211 direct mount pad for easy automation.
The LFBVVS-3C-SS Series 2-piece, full port, lead free* brass ball valves are ideal for commercial and industrial applications for a full range of liquids and gases. These valves are equipped with Durafl t II (carbon/glass fi lled PTFE) seats, bottom loaded blowout proof stem, and adjustable stem packing gland. This combination allows for high operating pressures and temperature limits, while maintaining a bubble tight shut off. Explosion Proof 3-Piece Ball Valves