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Slide Gate handles sticky and/or abrasive powders.

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Press Release Summary:

September 19, 2012 - Offered in 4–16 in. diameters, Model HDPV2 is suitable for handling powders, pellets, and granulars. Wide bonnet eliminates dead pocket where material could build up, while long body frame allows inspection and replacement of seals and parts while gate remains in service. Valve also includes replaceable nylon insert on rising clevis, shimming system that compensates for seal wear, and reusable precut gaskets. Cast into frame, air cylinder mount minimizes area where potential leakage could occur.

Salina Vortex Corp.

1725 Vortex Ave., Salina, KS, 67401, USA

Original Press Release

Vortex Introduces the HDPV2 Gate

Press release date: September 17, 2012

SALINA, KAN., USA – Vortex’s patented HDP Slide Gate has been a proven solution for a wide variety of applications for handling sticky and/or abrasive powders in systems with positive pressures up to 75 psig (5 bar). Since its original release in 2006, the HDP has been utilized for handling cullet, glass, sand, cement, borax, gum base, kaolin clay, and a wide variety of problematic dry bulk solids.

Vortex is pleased to announce the release of the HDPV2, which offers significant enhancements over the original HDP design. New features include a wider bonnet that eliminates a dead pocket where material could potentially build-up. Other design changes include a longer body frame to allow easier inspection and replacement of seals and wear parts while the gate remains in service.

New modifications also include a replaceable nylon insert on the rising clevis, which allows for easy and inexpensive maintenance. The HDPV2’s unique ramp system offers a shimming system that compensates for seal wear over time.  The valve’s design incorporates an o-ring seal through the bonnet and utilizes reusable precut gaskets to eliminate material leakage to atmosphere. The air cylinder mount is cast into the frame, which reduces potential areas where leakage could occur.

For more information on Vortex’s new HDPV2, please visit our website at http://vortexvalves.com/hdpv2 or email us at vortex@vortexvalves.com. 

Additional Information:
For more than 30 years, Vortex has provided quality slide gates, diverters, and Iris Valves designed specifically for handling dry bulk solids in gravity, vacuum, dilute, or dense phase applications. Vortex valves are engineered for dependability, durability, easy maintenance, and offer proven solutions to material handling and process efficiency problems. With an in-house team of engineers, Vortex valves can be completely customized for individual applications or special installations.

Vortex Valves North America
Tel: 1-785-825-7177
Email: vortex@vortexvalves.com    
Web: www.vortexvalves.com          

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