Press Release Summary:
Available in straight, 90Â°, and oblique angle configurations, F10 series features non-rotating, hardened needle that provides positive shutoff. Located above packing, cold rolled stem threads provide smooth operation and are protected by shroud from system media such as dust and dirt. Other features include choice of PTFE or graphite packing materials, and stainless steel handle with square drive stem and lockout.
Original Press Release:
Swagelok. Forged-Body Needle Valves Deliver Working Pressures to 10,000 psig (690 bar)
SOLON, Ohio (May 24, 2004)-New Swagelok. F10 series forged-body needle valves feature working pressures up to 10 000 psig (690 bar). Choose from straight, 90°, and oblique angle configurations. A non-rotating hardened needle provides positive shutoff. Additional highlights of the F10 series needle valves include:
o Cold rolled stem threads to provide high strength and smooth operation
o Stem threads located above the packing and protected from system media; a shroud protects the stem threads from dust and dirt
o Stainless steel handle with a square drive stem and lockout
o Choice of PTFE or graphite packing materials
Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, U.S.A., Swagelok Company is a major developer and manufacturer of fluid system component technologies for the research, analytical instrumentation, process instrumentation, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, petrochemical, and semiconductor industries. Swagelok products are delivered through one of the world's largest manufacturing and industrial distribution networks. More than 25 Swagelok manufacturing, research, technical support, and distribution facilities support a global network of more than 200 independent, local sales and service centers on 6 continents. For more information about Swagelok, visit the company's Web site at www.swagelok.com.