Press Release Summary:
Integrated test valve assembly enables users to visually observe condensate removal and monitor steam trap performance wherever steam heating systems and steam traps are used. Product consists of 2 stainless steel Swagelok 63 series general-purpose ball valves for isolation and testing and CF3M Swagelok 2-bolt universal mount. Valves feature oval quarter-turn handles available in locking, non-locking, and latch-locking models.
Original Press Release:
Swagelok® Integrated Test Valve Assembly Offers Fast Visual Monitoring of Steam Trap Performance
SOLON, Ohio (February 16, 2004) - With the Swagelok integrated test valve assembly, you can visually observe condensate removal and monitor steam trap performance wherever steam heating systems and steam traps are used. Monitoring steam trap performance can help reduce costs related to steam and energy loss, reduced heating capacity, and equipment damage.
The integrated test valve assembly consists of two stainless steel Swagelok 63 series general purpose ball valves for isolation and testing and a sturdy CF3M Swagelok two-bolt universal mount that offers easy installation of a steam trap. Valves feature oval quarter-turn handles available in locking, non-locking, and latch-locking models and a wide variety of end connections, including Swagelok tube fitting, female NPT, and female ISO-7/1. Choose from three test valve vent locations: facing towards the steam trap, away from the steam trap, or downward.
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.