New Super Centurion A-403 Fire Hydrant Allows Easy Seat Replacement or Traffic Repair

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Mueller’s Super Centurion A-403 Fire Hydrant is available with a 5-1/4 in. main valve and a 3-way opening configuration. Unit features two-piece ductile iron upper barrel with nozzle section and fully encapsulated traffic flange, reversible main valve and automatic oil lubrication. The fire hydrant meets UL/FM/AWWA at 350psi operating pressure. New Resilient Wedge gate valve complies with ASME/ANSI Class 250/300 standards. The gate valve is available in 3 to 12 in. sizes and comes with a self-activating wedge seal and 316 stainless steel fasteners.


Original Press Release:

Mueller Launches Super Centurion Fire Hydrant & Expands Resilient Wedge Gate Valves

Atlanta, GA, June 4, 2018 -- Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA), is launching the Super Centurion A-403 Fire Hydrant that is designed to be installed and maintained by one person. In addition, Mueller is expanding its 250/300 Resilient Wedge Gate Valve product line with a new end design. 

Super Centurion A-403 Fire Hydrant

The Super Centurion features a two-piece ductile iron upper barrel with a nozzle section that can be separated from the traffic section by removing two high strength bolts, making seat replacement or traffic repair simple and quick. The A-403 has a traffic flange, 5-1/4” fully encapsulated, reversible main valve, a durable polyurethane top coat, and automatic oil lubrication. In addition, all internal components, nozzles and repair parts are fully interchangeable with the Super Centurion 250 hydrant. 

 Initially, the A-403 is available with a 5-1/4" main valve and a 3-way opening configuration (2 hose nozzles / 1 pumper nozzle). This lightweight dry barrel fire hydrant is certified UL/FM/AWWA at 350psi operating pressure and factory tested to 700psi.

 Class 250/300 Resilient Wedge Gate Valves 

The expansion of Mueller’s 350psi, AWWA/UL/FM rated resilient wedge gate valve (RWGV) product line with new end design conforms to the ASME/ANSI dimensional requirements for Class 250/300 valves. Specifically, the flange and lay length (end-to-end) of the new Class 250/300 RWGV complies with ASME/ANSI B16.1, B16.42, B16.10, and PN25 drilling standards. This ductile iron valve is available in standard sizes from 3 to 12 inches, complies with the requirements of AWWA C509/C515 and NSF 61/372, and retains all competitive features of other 350psi rated RWGVs including integrated lift lugs, a self-activating wedge seal and grade 316 stainless steel fasteners. 

 Typical applications include mechanical rooms of high-rise buildings, pump stations, reservoirs, and water processing facilities that operate at higher pressures. Class 250/300 RWGVs are available in non-rising stem (NRS), post indicating (PI), and outside screw & yoke (OS&Y) configurations, in both Mueller® and U.S. Pipe Valve & Hydrant® brands.

 About Mueller Water Products
Mueller Water Products Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America. Our broad product and service portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, metering products and systems, leak detection and pipe condition assessment. We help municipalities increase operational efficiencies, improve customer service and prioritize capital spending, demonstrating why Mueller Water Products is Where Intelligence Meets Infrastructure®. Visit www.muellerwaterproducts.com.

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