Mucon Disc Valve Hand Operated
A range of pivoting Swing Gate Valves for difficult products in arduous environments, fitted with a hand lever for local operation
The Mucon Disc Valve is a radially pivoting isolation Swing Gate Valve appropriate for applications involving temperature and pressure.
Unlike many Slide Gate Valves, the Disc Valve does not jam or leak, due to its unique angled seat and floating disc arrangement. There are five bore sizes available with three main construction materials; aluminium, cast iron and stainless steel. Pneumatic versions are also available.
Customers have told us of Disc Valves completing many thousands of operations before any attention is required. Valve specification which encompasses all the advantages found in slide and butterfly valves, but with none of the disadvantages.
A radially pivoted arm supports a free floating disc. The arm allows the disc to swing in an arc towards an angled seating face. The angled face ensures the disc only makes contact at the last moment causing a mild wedging action.
Constructed from three materials including aluminium alloy, cast iron and stainless steel (stainless steel not available in 300mm bore)
Flanges drilled to BS4504 PN10- PCD & No. of holes only, not hole size
Applications for Swing Gate Valves include;
Silo Discharge valves for Heavy duty products such as Cement Powder, Limestone powder and Sand Isolation valves between silos and screw conveyors Valves for feeding reactor vessels (Two products react together)
Valves can be used in pairs for volumetric dosing into processes
Charging dense phase conveying blow pots Hot ash collection hopper
Swing Gate Valves offer great versatility, they can be enhanced with the use of the following;
A variety of seal materials to suit the most arduous process or clean down regimes
A variety of shaft bearing materials Various coatings are also available for extreme applications
Lever locking mechanism
Open and closed position indication switches Can be upgraded for ATEX Zone 21/22 Dust
The benefits of the Mucon Swing Gate Valve include;
Non jamming action
Full Bore discharge
Ability to cut through a static column of product
100% product shut-off
Easy replacement of Disc seal
Dust tight Long life, low maintenance
The Swing Gate Valve has no slide guides to jam or collect product
The shaft only passes through the body casting and is easily sealed using a proprietary seal assembly A dovetail groove in the seating face locates another proprietary seal guaranteeing a dust tight closure
The Swing Gate Valve offers a range of bore sizes from 100mm to 300mm. The outlet of the Swing Gate valve is always larger than the inlet, guaranteeing there are no internal product hang-up points.
In-situ seal wear adjustment
Three Purge Points are built into the valve body for easy cleaning