Mucon Diaphragm Iris Valve Hand Operated | Series AD

Mucon Diaphragm Iris Valve Hand Operated | Series AD

Overview
The Series AD valve is the most popular of Mucon’s hand operated valve range. It is a double diaphragm Iris Valve and is perfect for in-line applications with no leakage to the atmosphere.

Construction
All Series AD valve body parts are made from aluminium. The Control Ring (handle) is for all sizes up to and including 200mm diameter are manufactured from Gunmetal. Valve sizes greater than 200mm diameter are produced in Aluminium / Zinc. 316 stainless steel screws and nylon triggers are used to resist corrosion. Sizes 380mm and 450mm come with hand wheel operation as standard

Application
Outlet valve for Silos, Bins, Hoppers and Chutes
This valve can be used for in-line applications Discharge from Sifters, Double Cone Blender as well as Ribbon Mixers outlets
Use the Series AD valve for manual bagging of material where frequent operation is involved
Can be used to control discharge from containers into weigh hoppers
Also for closing the ‘necks’ of Big Bags where a valve smaller than the Series JS12 is needed

Options
All valve parts can be produced in 316 stainless steel (Except for the AD3) Flurene or other coatings available for valves in corrosive environments
Stainless steel clamp rings
To enhance flow control mufti-notching of the valve is available
Hand wheel operation available for valve sizes 150mm to 300mm

Benefits
The Iris Valve is non jamming
It as a Full bore diaphragm opening (meaning no restriction to product flow)
There will be no mechanical wear of the valve from any abrasive products
Diaphragms and liners are inexpensive and easy to replace Valve operation and maintenance is easy
Safe, gentle and strong. Making this valve an ideal solution for many diverse applications

Features
The double diaphragm means it is perfect for in-line applications with no leakage of material Robust construction for medium /heavy duties, handling materials up to 1600 Kg / m³ Reduce maintenance time with the In-situ Iris diaphragm adjustment Its proven design is suitable for frequent operation Bore sizes from 80mm to 450mm
Our large range of diaphragms suit a large range of applications