Mucon Hygienic, Compact and Tablet Oyster Butterfly Valve

The flexible leaf is co-moulded in FDA compatible silicone and providing the flexibility required to ensure there is no damage to tablets or capsule when operated. The Mucon Oyster compact series features the patent Clamshell clamp system, acknowledge

Overview
Stainless steel hygienic Butterfly valves which offer an outstanding technological solution to the handling and control of tablets, capsules, powders, granules and liquids. The Mucon range is made to exacting tolerances and finished to the highest, most stringent hygienic requirements.
Mucon stainless steel hygienic Butterfly valves have been designed for use in the Pharmaceutical, Food and Dairy sectors specifically where the highest level of hygiene is required
Allows the end user to quickly and effortlessly strip-down the complete Butterfly valve for total cleaning as its crevice-free, smooth bore and compact in design

Construction
Body of valve – 316L stainless steel Gasket Seals – Silicone, EPDM, FKM (Viton®), PTFE, MFKM and other FDA approved elastomers
Blade is co-moulded FDA silicone rubber on a stainless steel chassis
Other components are produced in AISI 304 and Bakelite Internal High Polish Finish – RA <0.4µm or to customer specifications External Polish Finish – RA <1.2µm or to specific customer requirements

Application
Use The Mucon Oyster Compact Tablet butterfly valve when quick disconnect, quick cleaning is a necessity in a tablet or capsule handling system
Perfect for any high hygiene applications requiring gentle operation and isolation characteristics or when the material to be handled is friable or prone to damage. Can be fitted to tablet coating and packing equipment as well transportation IBCs
Suitable for in-line isolation or open discharge of tablets or capsules

Options
Mucon provides a wide range of standard sizes, but can also work with customers to design and build bespoke products. It is possible to choose materials, dimensions and sealing arrangements to specifically meet our customers requirements
Available in sizes DN150 (6”), DN200 (8”), DN250 (10”) and DN300 (12”) – DN100 (4”) is currently under development Can be fitted with manual hand lever or pneumatic actuator options (also available with position indication switches)
A variety of seal materials are available

Benefits
The patented Oyster clamshell body clamp makes the Oyster compact series the ideal choice when ease of disassembly is a key requirement, when combined with the standard tri-clover valve mounting clamps.
Flexible blade and smooth bore ensures the process material is protected during passage through the valve and during it’s closing cycle.

Features
ATEX certification to II 2GD c IIB T4/T135°C (Ask for other zones)
Suitable for CIP and SIP
A 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