Mucon Diaphragm Iris Valve Hand Operated Hygiene Applications | Series K

All moulded hygienic diaphragm in a quick release or traditional flange mounting body designs

Overview
Specifically designed for applications demanding the highest level of hygiene normally associated with the food and pharmaceutical markets; The Series K Iris Valve can be stripped down and cleaned in moments without needing any tools.

Construction
All body parts are made from 316 stainless steel as standard. All fixings and fastenings are also manufactured in 316 Stainless steel
The150mm and 200mm Iris valves have a white acetal Control Ring and Trigger for reduced wear
The 250mm Iris valves have white acetal Clamp Rings, Handle and Trigger
The white moulded diaphragms of Natural Rubber, EPDM and Silicone are all made from FDA approved materials

Applications
For any application where a high degree of cleanliness is required and where a regular strip down for cleaning is necessary. E.g. Food & Pharmaceutical Industries For handling Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules. The soft diaphragm and gentle action of the valve prevents damage to the product therefore significantly reducing any waste product These valves can be used on the walls of Cleanrooms for glanding around Cables, Tubes or Service pipes
Manually operated K Valves can be certified for ATEX Zone 21D The Power operated K Valve is certified for ATEX 1D/2D Categories

Options
Quick Release and Bolt mounted versions Mounting flanges with quick release clamps allow the Series K to be welded to the client’s equipment
Available with Tri-Clover compatible connection flanges, ideal for wall mounting in a cleanroom

Benefits
Only the diaphragm comes into contact with the product
Iris valve cannot jam
Easy to control the flow of powder and tablets
This valve is able to handle material densities up to 1600 Kg / m³ Unique fasteners for rapid disassembly – No need for any tools
Very easy to clean and maintain

Features
This valve has a moulded diaphragm that extends fully from inlet to outlet, therefore doubles as the valve’s gasket
Quick release or bolt mounting options to suit requirements
To ensures ease of operation and reduced maintenance plastic moving parts are used
Enables quick dismantling of body parts without the need for tools (hand operated units only)
Bore sizes – 150mm, 200mm and 250mm