Valve World Magazine October 2021 - Sample - Page 72

INNOVATIONS & SOLUTIONS

Franklin introduces Duragate expanding gate valve
After nearly two decades manufacturing double block & bleed plug valves , Franklin introduces an innovative technology into the market with the Duragate™ symmetrical expanding gate valve ( SEG ). The patented design solves several inherent issues with current industry offerings , the company claims . Franklin now proudly offers the first truly bidirectional flow SEG for extended service in demanding sectors . The Duragate™ is API Spec 6D certified and API Spec 6FA fire safe . Duragate symmetrical expanding gate valve specifications : size range 12- 36 , pressure rating 150-300 , elastomer seals Viton GF , Viton GFLT , Viton ETP , Kalrez , body materials 516-70 / A350LF2 ENP , stem material 17-4 PH , temperature rating -20F to 400F ( Standard Temp ) -50F to 400F ( for Low Temp ), certification API 6D , API 6FA , operation manual and electric .
InterApp launches double eccentric butterfly valve
InterApp has introduced a double eccentric butterfly valve . The new double eccentric butterfly valve Elara in DN 50 to DN 600 is convincing in heavy duty applications as well as in applications with high and low temperature and pressure conditions , the company states . “ Its advantages are numerous : a robust and durable construction , a bi-directional sealing design , low torque and low friction , easy maintenance on site , top flange according to ISO 5211 allows connection to various types of actuators ( electric , pneumatic , hydraulic , etc .) and a shut-off and control function .” All Elara butterfly valves are ATEX-certified in the standard version . Typical applications are steam , low-pressure steam , hightemperature , hot water , heat transfer fluid , aggressive liquids , oils or hot gases in industries such as power plant construction , chemical industry , life science , marine , oil and gas , as well as district heating and industrial cooling .