Solenoid Valves suit chemical and processing industries.

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With operating temperature of 0-176°F, Series 98000 3/2-way Control Valves feature 8 mm orifice and operate without lubrication. Units are type tested to IEC 61508 and are certified to safety integrity level 4. Valves have metal housing for outdoor implementation and are CSA and FM approved. They are available with range of protection class solenoids, such as IP65, EEx me, EEX md, and NEMA 4.

Original Press Release:

Norgren Introduces New 3-Way Process Control Solenoid Valve with Approval According IEC 61508 / SIL 4

Littleton, Colorado, USA - April 2005. Norgren, the motion and fluid control specialist, has introduced a new series of control valves ideally suited for the harsh operating environments of the chemical and process industries. The new 98000 series control valves feature a wide operating temperature range of -40°F to +176°F and the valves are offered with a 8mm orifice that fills a requirement within these industries. Designed to make a real difference the new 3/2 way control valves operate without lubrication which has a beneficial effect on the reliability of operation.

The process industry imposes specific demands with regards to equipment utilized within it. To this end the 98000 series has been type tested to IEC 61508 and is certified to safety integrity level 4. The devices are available with a wide range of protection class solenoids such as IP65, EEx me, EEx md and NEMA 4 and are CSA and FM approved with metal housing for outdoor implementation. The valve's flow rates are fully comparable with those of indirect controlled units. Further information on this series can be found at

Norgren is one of the world leaders in the supply of motion and fluid control technologies for a wide variety of different industry sectors. Norgren is committed to optimising technological performance for its customers' advantage. All of Norgren's systems are engineered for flexibility based on strong product fundamentals. Application specific solutions frequently involve integrated or modular combinations of actuator, control valve and air preparation technologies.

With established manufacturing facilities in USA, Germany, UK, Switzerland, and Spain and with newer facilities in Mexico and the Czech Republic Norgren has the global manufacturing and support capabilities to be able to cope with the most demanding international projects. With support through an established sales and service network in 75 countries Norgren has the global reach and capability to ensure continuity of supply and local support where it is needed for customers involved in export markets or multi site operations. With three global technical centres in USA, Germany and the UK supported by 270 engineers Norgren is a subsidiary of the £1.6bn IMI PLC.

In the US, Norgren has a unique network of almost 100 distribution outlets operated by independent distributors.

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