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Asahi/America, Inc.

655 Andover St., Lawrence, MA, 01843, USA

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Asahi/America, Inc.

fluid & gas flow equipment

Back Pressure Regulators are designed for challenging applications.

February 19, 2016

Made from Advanced PE resin, Chem Proline® Frank Series V86 exhibit resistance to chemicals and stress. Mechanical parts are isolated from media via EPDM diaphragm, and regulator itself is adjustable under working conditions. While offered in respective size ranges of ½–2 in. and ½–1 in., inline and angled configurations are both available with either butt/IR or socket connections. Products are suited for use in water treatment and chemical process applications. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Compression Fittings provide complete seal without tools.

January 29, 2016

Available in PP, PVDF, and PFA, EM-Technik 1+ Compression Fittings feature integrated clamping ring that allows for secure, reusable tube connection without need for loose ferrules. Units are installed by sliding tubing through nut and hand-tightening to create tube connection rated up to 230 psi. Offered in ¼, 3/8, and ½ in. sizes in union, elbow, tee, and threaded configurations, fittings are suited for liquid handling applications in wide range of industries. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Forward Pressure Regulator meets ultrapure water system needs.

January 28, 2016

Available in high-purity PVDF and PP body materials, model T-241 controls upstream pressure fluctuations to critical points of use in ultrapure water systems. Internal parts are optimized for purity and minimal particle shedding, and all wetted parts are cleaned in automated 6-phase cleaning system and assembled and packaged in Class 100 cleanroom. Along with integrated gauge guard, features include pressure gauge with stainless steel housing and regulator adjustable via set screw. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment, material handling & storage

Butterfly Valve Handle Kits enable quick actuation.

January 27, 2016

As kit consisting of Plasgear™ hand wheel and attached grip, Speed Handle™ allows smoother and accelerated, single-handed revolutions of manual butterfly valve hand wheel. Hand wheel comes in red and blue PPG for Type-241 and Type-243 Plasgear gear-operator, and Speed Handle grip is Nylon 6 (black) with stainless steel 400 chromate-treated M10 bolt and stainless steel M10 hex nut. While available with new valves, product supports in-field installation on in-service 1 ½–16 in. butterfly valves. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Double Wall Piping System features unitary construction.

January 26, 2016

Available in black PE and euro grey PP-R, Poly-Flo® co-extruded double containment piping system is suited for installations with space constraints and systems where thermal expansion and contraction are present. Complete system includes full pressure fittings, drainage fittings, and machined fittings. Offered in 1 x 1 ½, 2 x 3, and 4 x 6 in. sizes, SDR-designed system operates up to 150 psi at 68°F. Unitary construction helps prevent failures seen in fabricated systems. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Wafer Check Valve is available in 3 in. size.

December 19, 2014

With body, disc, and stopper assembly machined from solid, chemically resistant PVC plate stock, 3 in. PVC wafer check valve operates at 150 psi max and installs on discharge side of pumps to prevent back-flow flooding. Unit installs by slip-fitting between 2 mating flanges, automatically centers on mating flanges, and conforms to ISO 5752 face-to-face dimensions. Standard versions comes with EPDM seals and no spring, and options include FKM seals and ETFE-coated stainless steel spring.<br /> Read More

portable tools

Pipe Prep Tool removes oxidation before socket welding.

December 31, 2013

With PREP (Peel, Remove, Edge, and Plane) Tool, users can prepare pipe before socket welding by removing natural oxidation that occurs on polyolefin thermoplastics. Outside layer of pipe is removed, edge of pipe is beveled to facilitate insertion into socket fitting, and face of pipe is planed to straighten uneven cuts. Available in 6 sizes from ½&ndash;2 in., maintenance-free tool is in accordance with DVS and ASTM Type B socket standards. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Diaphragm Valves can be electrically or pneumatically actuated.

December 30, 2013

Available in ½&ndash;2 in. sizes with one-piece molded bodies of PVC, CPVC, PP, or PVDF, true union and flanged Type-14 diaphragm valves feature visual position indication and weir design that optimizes throttling capabilities. Built-in travel stop prevents over-tightening and eliminates compressive strain. For maximum corrosion resistance, valve body and bonnet are manufactured of solid thermoplastic materials. Diaphragm materials include EPDM, FKM, or 3-layer EPDM/PVDF/PTFE. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

PE Double Wall Piping System provides safe, long-term service.

January 9, 2013

Made of stress crack-resistant PE resin, Chem Prolok&trade; is certified to NSF/ANSI 61-G as safe for drinking water and will safely convey liquid chemical with pH range from 1&ndash;14. Thermoplastic double wall piping system, available in pipe and fitting sizes from 1 x 3 in. to 12 x 16 in., is UV resistant and suitable for above and in-ground applications. Joined primarily using simultaneous butt fusion, chemical-resistant system helps meet EPA requirements for underground chemical transfer. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

PVC Wafer Check Valve comes in 4, 6, and 8 in. sizes.

November 26, 2012

Operating at max pressure of 150 psi, PVC wafer check valves install on discharge side of pumps in applications such as aquariums, water attractions, water treatment, and municipalities to prevent back-flow flooding that could damage pump systems. Body, disc, and stopper assembly are machined from solid, chemical-resistant PVC plate stock, which conforms to ASTM D1784 Cell Classification 12454A. Valves install by slip-fitting between 2 mating flanges. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment, mechanical power transmission

Self-Powered Valve Actuator operates in remote locations.

September 27, 2012

Comprising Series 94 quarter-turn electric actuator with self-powered battery and open/close timer mounted to ball or butterfly valve, Quarter Master Remote Cycle&trade; is intended for remote areas where power sources are limited or unavailable. System features NEMA 4X engineered resin enclosure with stainless steel trim, on/off switch, adjustable open and interval times via dip switches, and manual override. Once fully charged, 12 Vdc rechargeable battery can cycle 1,100 times. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Polyethylene Piping System handles harsh liquid chemicals.

October 3, 2011

Made from PE100-RC resin, Chem Proline® pipe and fittings resist slow crack growth and offer alternative to metal, fiberglass reinforced plastic, and lined steel pipe. System features pH capability from 1-14 with pressures to 150 psi and temperatures to 140°F. Available in pipe sizes up to 4 in. and in single- or double-wall configurations, Chem Proline® PE100-RC has design life expectancy up to 50 years, uses no glues, is UV-resistant, and features minimal threaded connections. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Butterfly Valve integrates lugs into body.

August 9, 2011

Available in 3-8 in. lever-style and 10-12 in. gear operator-style, Type 57IL Isolator Lug Butterfly Valve can be electrically or pneumatically actuated. Unit's 316 stainless steel lugs are inserted into PVC valve body during injection molding process, permanently combining lugs and body into one unit. Molded flange stopper acts as body-stop, limiting compression of valve's full seat design liner, while absorption channel acts as stress relief. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Thermoplastic Ball Valve offers corrosion-resistance.

April 1, 2011

Intended for gas, sewer, and water pipeline applications, PE100 features corrosion-resistant internal and external parts. Sizes range from 1-6 in., and each employs 2-step planetary gear system that ensures smooth opening and closing of valve and eliminates water hammer. Suitable for below-ground service, valves come in both metric and IPS pipe sizes with NBR seals for air/gas and EPDM seals for fluids. Valves larger than 2 in. are available with integrated gear box. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Pressure Reducing Valve requires minimal maintenance.

August 9, 2010

Regardless of fluctuations of inlet pressure or changes in flow demand, V82 adjusts itself to set working pressure and maintains it on downstream side. All parts in contact with liquids are of chemical resistant plastics, and counter mechanism is isolated from process fluid. Able to be installed in almost any position, regulator incorporates diaphragm protected pressure gauge for reading of output pressure. Valve may be set, even during operation. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Polypropylene Piping System features high-purity design.

August 6, 2010

Constructed of pigmented polypropylene, PP-Pure(TM) comes in sizes from ½-12 in. with wide selection of pipe, standard fittings, sanitary and specialty fittings, and valves to meet high-purity processing requirements. System features pressure rating of 150 psi and can be welded using IR/Contact Butt fusion. PP-Pure(TM) is compatible with Purad(TM) UHP PVDF and PolyPure(TM) PP-natural piping systems. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Thermoplastic Butterfly Valve features non-wetted shaft.

August 6, 2010

Offering direct replacement for ISO-5752 short pattern metal butterfly valves, without any modification to existing piping system, Type 57LIS comes in 3-8 in. sizes with PVC body and PP disk for chemical resistance. Made of 316 stainless steel, shaft has full engagement over entire length of disk and is totally isolated from media. Applications include chemical processing, water and wastewater, landfills, irrigation, food processing, and mining. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Compact Actuator is designed for ball valves.

April 19, 2010

Housed in Nema 4X enclosure, Series 83A Electromni actuator features flanged cover and baseplate design with full gasket Nitrile seal to keep water out of actuator enclosure. Four captivated 304 stainless steel hex-head slotted cap-screws fasten unit's cover and base halves together, and 4 Nitrile cap-plugs cover motor mounting bolts. Molded 304 stainless steel inserts form ISO F03, F04, or F05 valve mounting pattern, and 3/8 in. NPT threads ½ in., 90° conduit provide sealing integrity. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Miniature Modular Technology optimizes fluid flow in tight areas.

March 11, 2010

Maximizing fluid flow processing in compact spaces, EM-TECHNIK Series 9M Miniature Modular Technology (MMT) is comprised of diaphragm valves, ball/check valves, flow meters, and regulators molded and machined from PVDF. Components can be combined and bolted down to base plate to create replaceable or configured manifolds that enable flexible layout suited for laboratory systems as well as semiconductor and pharmaceutical applications. Max cross-section is 3 mm for all manifold modules. Read More

thermal & heating equipment

Submersible Electric Heaters withstand aggressive chemical baths.

February 17, 2010

Able to withstand aggressive chemicals over extended period of time, Polytetra electric heaters feature stainless steel electrical conductor and electrical cord sheathed in PFA. Connections from conductor to cord are housed within water-tight, machined PTFE block for corrosion resistance. Available in standard models from 120-600 V and 350-4,000 W of continuous power, heaters are offered in standard lengths from 3-15 ft and can be factory bent in any custom shape. Read More

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