With the addition of a new valve, flow solutions provider GF Piping Systems (Schaffhausen) announces that it has completed its portfolio of the lightweight and corrosion-free Butterfly Valve 565. The Butterfly Valve has an inner disc made of glass fiber-reinforced polyamide, and an outer disk composed of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF). Its lug-style design enables additional use cases in water applications in industries such as water treatment, marine, and cooling applications.
The Wafer-Style Butterfly Valve 565 was first introduced in 2021 and was developed as an alternative to metal valves. Due to its lightweight design, identical installation lengths, as well as high pressure and temperature resistance, the 565 is reported to be more cost-effective and longer lasting. In order to offer the full product range, GF Piping Systems has now introduced the Butterfly Valve 565 Lug-Style.
The 565 Lug-Style can be used as an end valve which enables piping systems to be disassembled one-sided. This facilitates the maintenance and operation of filters, tanks , and other installations. As standard, the 565 Lug-Style features plug-in inserts that can be configured to fulfill the needs of a wide variety of applications. The removable inserts have been designed to increase flexibility and customization during operation and improve material separation at the end of the valve’s service life. The 565 Lug-Style also features a patented housing with open sides which reduces the material use and offers easier access to the threaded plug-in inserts.
The new valve also adopts the same general specifications as the rest of the lineup. It is made from nonmetallic materials that protect it against corrosion and abrasion while reducing the overall weight compared to metal.
Courtesy of GF Piping Systems.