Asahi/America Releases the Type-57AT Butterfly Valve for Plumbing and HVAC Applications

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Asahi/America’s Type-57AT Butterfly Valve is designed to meet the pressure and temperature guidelines in ASTM F2389 up to 12”. The product features a polypropylene body and disc that are injected molded, a non-wetted 316 stainless steel stern, o-ring seals fitted seat and disc bushings. The valve is available in sizes 1 ½ to 8 inches with a green lever and  1 ½ to 14 inches with a Plasgear operator.


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Asahi/America Introduces the Type-57AT Butterfly Valve for Commercial Applications

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, introduces the Type-57AT butterfly valve for commercial applications. The Type-57AT meets the pressure and temperature guidelines in ASTM F2389 for up to 12” and integrates seamlessly into Asahi/America’s Asahitec™ PP-RCT piping systems for plumbing and HVAC applications.

The Type-57AT’s polypropylene body and disc are injection molded for durability, and the 316 stainless steel stem is non-wetted. For high cycle life and smooth torque, the seat and disc bushings have been fitted with dual O-ring seals. It is available in both wafer and lugged styles.

Asahi/America’s Type-57AT butterfly valve is available in sizes 1-1/2” through 8” with a green lever, and in 1-1/2” through 14” with our Plasgear™ operator. The Type-57AT top flange features an ISO 5211 F07 – F14 bolt circle, and all sizes can be electrically or pneumatically actuated.

Asahitec™ includes both molded socket fusion fittings (20mm – 125mm) and molded butt fusion fittings (160mm – 315mm), and molded large diameter fittings up to 630mm. Asahitec™ is NSF 14-pw certified for potable water applications, and features lead-free brass adapter fittings.

Asahitec™ is complemented by Asahi/America’s extensive welding equipment fleet and valve product line. Ideal Asahitec™ applications include potable water, HVAC, food and beverage grade water, and water distribution.

Asahi/America’s Type-57AT is assembled to customer specification and tested in our Lawrence, MA facility.

About Asahi

Asahi/America is the premier provider of thermoplastic fluid flow solutions for industrial, commercial and environmental applications. Our piping systems, valves and actuators have been installed with confidence for over 40 in a variety of industries and are supported by our team of designers, engineers, fabricators and trainers in our Massachusetts headquarters.

For more information about Asahi/America products and services, please contact us: 655 Andover Street, Lawrence, MA 01843; 800-343-3618; asahi@asahi-america.com; www.asahi-america.com.

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