Flomatic Corporation Introduces Model 508S6 Ball Check Valves with Full-Ported Valve Seat

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The Model 508S6 Ball Check Valves are available in 1-1/4 1-1/2, and 2 in. sizes and are rated to 150 PSI. The units are constructed of 316 stainless steel and are designed for vacuum or anti-flooding valve, submersible wastewater lift station applications. The full-ported valve seat allows strong phenolic ball to seat on a Nitrile (Buna-N) seat. They are offered with optional vacuum breaker that is mounted on the access port to reduce hydraulic shocks.


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Flomatic ® Corporation Introduces the Model 508S6 Ball Check Valve - All Stainless Steel Construction

November 20th, 2018 Glens Falls, NY – Flomatic ® Corporation introduces their new Model 508S6 Ball Check Valve; a simple, yet reliable 316 stainless steel check valve. Among others, it features a full-ported valve seat uniquely designed to allow a strong phenolic ball to seat on a Nitrile (Buna-N) seat. For vacuum or anti-flooding valve applications, an optional "floating" rather than "sinking" ball is used. Due to its simple, flow efficient design, the valve is virtually maintenance-free. This valve is commonly used in submersible wastewater lift station applications. The optional vacuum breaker mounted on the access port reduces hydraulic shocks (water hammer).

Bo Andersson, Flomatic’s President is particularly proud with this new valve. “It was our goal to deliver a longer service life ball check valve; the Model 508S6 does just that. This new valve can be installed both vertically and horizontally and the optional Flomatic® Auto-Vac Model 77 vacuum breaker makes this a one of a kind valve. I am very proud of the work the team has done with this new valve”.

Rated at 150 PSI and a MAX 180° F, Model 508S6 is now available for immediate ordering on 1 ¼”, 1 ½”, and 2” sizes.

For more than 85 years, Flomatic® has been changing the industry and leading the market. Manufacturing a full line of check valves for the water and wastewater market, ranging from 1” – 36”. Flomatic’s products have been installed in a wide variety of applications with excellent results. Flomatic is an ISO 9001 and 14001 certified company with comprehensive manufacturing processes with AIS compliant and lead free products.

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