Product News: Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies
Valve Retrofit Linkage offers installation without any downtime.
Press Release Summary:
June 19, 2014 - Designed to accelerate and facilitate installation, Flanged Globe Valve Linkage (FGVL) lets users retrofit existing 2.5–6 in. globe valves. Retrofit linkages utilize EV, RV, and AVK series actuators with forces up to 1,011 lbf to provide close offs needed for large globe valves. Installation is facilitated by steel and aluminum clamp design with selectable fail-safe position switch on actuators, and design adjusts to fit flanged globe valves regardless of make/model.
Original Press Release
New Valve Retrofit Linkage Offers Easy Installation with No Downtime
Press release date: June 9, 2014
Danbury, CT – Belimo Americas is pleased to announce the release of a larger universal retrofit linkage solution offering quick and easy installation without interruption in service. The new Flanged Globe Valve Linkage (FGVL) will allow users to retrofit their existing 2.5” to 6” globe valves and restore their systems quickly. The retrofit linkages utilizes the EV, RV and AVK series actuators with forces (up to 1011 lbf) which provides the close offs needed for large globe valves. The linkage boasts a rugged steel and aluminum clamp design with selectable fail-safe position switch on the actuators making installation easy. The FGVL retrofit linkage can adjusts to fit most flanged globe valves regardless of make and model increasing its flexibility with reduced inventory.
“With the success of FGVL’s little bother the UGVL (Universal Globe Valve Linkage) which fits a broad range of ½” to 2” globe valves this seemed to be the next logical step, says Joseph Carcare Product Manager of Belimo’s Retrofit Solutions. This will pave the way to let people Retrofit globe valves ranging from ½” to 6” with just two linkages choices.”