Bell & Gossett Introduces New Line of Air Vents


Morton Grove, Illinois - December 11, 2006 - A complete line of new manual and automatic air vents designed to remove troublesome air in a variety of hydronic systems is available from Bell & Gossett.

Ranging from rugged high-capacity air vents for liquid systems to "compacted" air vents for new types of radiators, the new line includes:

107A - a rugged high-capacity air vent that purges free air from liquid systems. Features include:
o Cast iron body and bonnet, non-ferrous internals
o Maximum working pressure of 150 PSI
o Maximun operating temperature of 250 degrees F

98 - a high-capacity automatic air vent that removes air in closed loop systems. Features include:
o Brass body with non-ferrous internals
o Maximum working pressure of 150 PSI
o Maximum operating temperature of 250 degrees F

97 - a float type automatic air vent that vents troublesome air from hydronic heating systems. Features include:
o Brass body with non-ferrous internals
o Maximum working pressure of 150 PSI
o Maximum operating temperature of 240 degrees F

87,67, and 7 - automatic air vents the accumulation of troublesome air wherever it can be trapped. Features include:
o Brass body with non-ferrous internals
o Maximum working pressure of 150 PSI, 35 PSI and 75 PSI respectively
o Maximum operating temperature of 240 degrees F

17 Sr - automatic air valve is a deluxe, hygroscopic air valve with manual shut-off. Features include:
o Stainless steel construction
o Maximum working pressure of 30 PSI
o Maximum operating temperature of 225 degrees F

4V - "coin-operated" air vent designed for the new types of radiators. Features include:
o It projects only slightly, being almost flush with the radiator
o Stainless steel construction
o Maximum working pressure of 150 PSI
o Maximum operating temperature of 250 degrees F

The air vents are available in 1/8", 1/2", and 3/4" connections. For more information, visit www.bellgossett.com.

About Bell & Gossett
Bell & Gossett, a unit of ITT Corporation, is a leading manufacturer of centrifugal pumps, hydronic specialties, heat exchangers, condensate handling equipment, and packaged systems for variable and constant speed pumping, heat transfer and pressure boosting. For more information contact Bell & Gossett: 8200 N. Austin Avenue, Morton Grove, IL 60053; phone 847/966-3700; fax 847/966-9052; or visit www.bellgossett.com.

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