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Overview

The Mucon® range of stainless steel hygienic dosing valves offers an outstanding technological solution to the handling and control of powders, granules and liquids. The Mucon® range is made to exact tolerances and finished to the highest, most stringent hygienic requirements. Specifically designed for use in the pharmaceutical, food and dairy sectors, where the highest level of hygiene is necessary. The six lobed leaf rotor reciprocates back and forth to control the rate at which material will flow through the valve similar to a traditional rotary valve. The end user can quickly and effortlessly strip-down the complete dosing valve for total cleaning due to Its crevice-free, smooth bore and compact design

Construction

  • The body of the Valve – 316L stainless steel
  • Gasket seals – silicone, EPDM, FKM (Viton®), PTFE, MFKM and other FDA approved elastomers
  • Internal high polish finish – RA <0.4µm or to customer requirements
  • External polish finish – RA <1.2µm or to specific customer requirements
  • Other components are produced in AISI 304

Application

  • The Mucon® Oyster Compact Dosing valve for use when quick disconnect, quick cleaning is necessary
  • Perfect for any high hygiene applications including pharmaceutical, food, dairy or fine chemical
  • Suitable for the flow control of most powders, granules and pellets

Options
Mucon® not only provides a wide range of standard sizes, but will also collaborate with customers to design and build bespoke products. Customers are able to choose materials, dimensions and sealing arrangements to specifically meet their exacting requirements.

  • Available in sizes DN150 (6”), DN200 (8”), DN250 (10”) and DN300 (12”) – DN100 (4”) is currently under development
  • The valves is powered by a spring return or air/air pneumatic actuator
  • A variety of seal materials is available to suit your application

Benefits

When ease of disassembly is a key requirement, combine the standard tri-clover valve mounting clamps, with the patented oyster clamshell body clamp making the oyster compact series the perfect choice.

Features

  • ATEX certification to II 2GD c IIB T4/T135°C (ask for other zones)
  • Wide variety of connections available including: TC BS 4825-3, TC ASME BPE, TC DIN32676, TC ISO285, TC OSAME A, Weld End, mounting collar, compact series suitable for CIP and SIP

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