Shut-Off Valve provides diesel engine safety.
November 4, 2009 -
Suited for underground mining or similar applications calling for Group 1 certification, Chalwyn SVX electronically operated air intake shutdown valve has non-sparking zinc alloy body and solenoid cover. Failsafe valve helps to prevent potential explosions from diesel engine ignition wherever there is combustible gas, vapor, or dust hazard. Designed for air intake diameters from 1Ĺ-8 in., butterfly valve can be flange or hose mounted.
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AMOT Controls Corp.
8824 Fallbrook Dr.
Houston, TX, 77064
Flameproof Diesel Engine Air Shutoff for Group 1 Hazardous Areas
A new flameproof Chalwyn SVX electrically operated air intake shutdown valve has been introduced by AMOT to provide failsafe diesel engine safety in underground mining or similar applications calling for Group 1 certification. This energised-to-run unit has a non-sparking zinc alloy body and solenoid cover that has passed the required safety tests.
This failsafe valve helps to prevent potential explosions from diesel engine ignition on any type of mine or plant wherever there is a combustible gas, vapour or dust hazard.
Chalwyn SVX butterfly valves are offered in a wide range of models and can be flange or hose mounted with a combination of body sizes and hose adaptors to suit engine air intake diameters from 38 to 203mm (1Ĺ-8in).
Note for Editor: Chalwyn is a leading manufacturer of safety products for diesel engines which are required to operate in hazardous areas where combustible gas, vapours or dust may exit, or in situations demanding special safety precautions.
The company has sales and support offices worldwide. Chalwyn is part of AMOT. www.dieselsafety.com
AMOT is a global control solutions company, offering specialised mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electric and electronic control components for a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, power generation, transportation and marine.
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