Press Release Summary:
Designed for electric remote tank selection in boats with multiple gasoline fuel tanks, 3-port Marine Selector Valve is rated for fuel safety shut-off and features integral solenoids and manual override. Two-way, NC valve offers flow capacity of 180 gph. It includes molded coil enclosure with yoke, 18 in. lead connections, 12 or 24 Vdc voltage, and can operate with a maximum ambient temperature of 176ÂºF and maximum media temperature of 160ÂºF.
Original Press Release:
Parker Fluid Control Division Introduces 3-port Marine Selector Valve
NEW BRITAIN, CT/January 30, 2008 - Parker Fluid Control Division, manufacturers of the Skinner and Gold Ring lines of solenoid valves and the Sinclair Collins line of process control valves, now offers a three-port Marine Selector Valve for electric remote tank selection in boats with multiple gasoline fuel tanks. Unique in design, the Marine Selector Valve permits continuous engine function during tank switching, from the safety and convenience of the boat's control panel. The two-way, normally closed valves, rated for fuel safety shut-off, features integral solenoids and a manual override in a one-piece construction. Applications for this valve include marine engines, generator sets and cross-over piping arrangements, as well as fuel balancing. The valve can be installed in medium-sized yachts, commercial fishing craft, personal fishing boats, and inboard/outboard engine boats. The Marine Selector Valve is manufactured with three ports for fuel return in gasoline tanks and comes with a two-year warranty. Constructed in aluminum, the new valve has a flow capacity of 180 GPH and fuel line connections of ½" Female NPT. Electrical specifications include a molded coil enclosure with yoke, 18" lead connections and 12 or 24 VDC voltage. Additionally, the valve can operate with a maximum ambient temperature of 80ºC or 176ºF and a maximum media temperature of 71ºC or 160ºF. It can also withstand a maximum operating pressure differential of 3 psi when used with a 10 watt class F coil. For more information on the Marine Selector Valve, call (860) 827-2300 or visit www.parker.com/fcd. Parker Fluid Control Division is a division of the Parker Hannifin Corporation, a global leader in the production of solenoid and process control valves with annual sales exceeding $9 billion. Based in New Britain, Connecticut, the division has a facility in Madison, Mississippi as well as a worldwide network of distributors. With its earliest predecessor dating back to 1885, the company currently offers the Skinner(TM), Gold Ring(TM), R Series, Sinclair Collins(TM), and new Angle Body Piston Valve lines. More information on Parker Fluid Control Division's products and applications is available via the Internet at www.parker.com/fcd or by calling (860) 827-2300.