Back Pressure Regulators are designed for challenging applications.

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Made from Advanced PE resin, Chem Proline® Frank Series V86 exhibit resistance to chemicals and stress. Mechanical parts are isolated from media via EPDM diaphragm, and regulator itself is adjustable under working conditions. While offered in respective size ranges of ½–2 in. and ½–1 in., inline and angled configurations are both available with either butt/IR or socket connections. Products are suited for use in water treatment and chemical process applications.

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Asahi/America Introduces Chem Proline® Back Pressure Regulator

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic fluid flow technology, has expanded its Chem Proline® Advanced PE piping system to include Frank Series V86 back pressure regulators.

Made from an Advanced PE resin, Chem Proline® Frank pressure regulators possess the same chemical resistance and stress crack resistance as Asahi/America’s Chem Proline® pipe and molded fittings.

Frank Series regulating products are engineered to meet the toughest demands. The mechanical parts are isolated from the system media by an EPDM diaphragm. The Chem Proline® V86 regulator is adjustable under working conditions and provides highly accurate and stable control in pressurized lines.

The Chem Proline® Frank V86 regulator is available in both inline and angled configurations. Both configurations are available with either butt/IR or socket connections. The Chem Proline® Frank V86 inline regulator is available in sizes 1/2" through 2” and the angled configuration is available in 1/2" through 1”.

Chem Proline® Advanced PE products are ideally suited for use in water treatment and chemical process applications using a variety of chemicals including sodium hydroxide, sodium hypochlorite, caustic soda and low concentration acids.

About Asahi

Asahi/America, Inc. specializes in providing solutions for fluid handling systems individualized to meet virtually any customer’s need. Asahi is a leading manufacturer of corrosion resistant thermoplastic fluid handling products including valves, actuators, pipe and fittings. The company maintains an extensive custom fabrication department and provides on-site consultation, supervision and training where required.

For more information contact Asahi/America, Inc. 655 Andover St. Lawrence, MA 01843. Call toll free 800-343-3618 or 781-321-5409. Fax 800-426-7058. Send an email to or visit Asahi online at

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