Butterfly Valve Discs withstand aggressive chemicals.

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Available for 3, 4, 6, and 8 in. Type 57 Butterfly Valves, CPVC (Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride) Discs optimize safety and performance in aggressive chemical environments. Completely non-wetted or dry stem design isolates valve body from pipeline fluid, so media only contacts disc and full seat liner material. Valves range from 1½-24 in., and liners are available in EPDM, KFM, and Nitrile.

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Asahi/America Introduces CPVC Discs for Type 57 Butterfly Valves

Lasting performance in aggressive chemical applications

Asahi/America, Inc., a leader in thermoplastic valve technology, announces Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) discs for their Type 57 Butterfly Valve line. Offered for 3", 4", 6" and 8" models, the new CPVC disc provides enhanced safety and performance in aggressive chemical environments, compared with standard PVC discs.

Based on a reliable design, the Type 57 allows for broad versatility. A completely non-wetted or "dry" stem design isolates the valve body from the pipeline fluid. Therefore, the media only contacts the disc and the full seat liner material. This design provides the opportunity to take a standard PVC valve body and install an optional CPVC disc to meet the requirements of a broader range of aggressive chemical applications. Since the all-plastic CPVC disc and rubber seat are the only wetted parts, the total cost of the valve is reduced by using the standard PVC body. The new CPVC disc option should be specified wherever corrosive liquids are being handled and an extra margin of safety is required.

The chemical resistance properties of CPVC and its advantages are very similar to those of PVC; however, it possesses superior mechanical strength, stiffness and dimensional stability.

A proven performer in aggressive chemical applications, the Type 57 Butterfly Valve is also available with PVC, PP, and PVDF discs. Type 57 Butterfly Valves are manufactured from 1-1/2" - 24". Liners for Type 57 valves are available in EPDM, FKM and Nitrile.

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., 35 Green Street, Malden, MA 02148. Call toll free 877-24-ASAHI or 781-321-5409. Fax 800-426-7058. Send an email to asahi@asahi-america.com or visit Asahi on the Internet at www.asahi-america.com.

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