New Compact AKO Pinch Valves Series VMC
Details of a new industrial pinch valve on the market for particular use within food and pharmaceutical industries.
PR9.NET July 29, 2011 - A new and innovative air operated AKO Pinch Valves Series VMC is founded on four basic parts. They include the valve housing, two connecting covers and the critical Pinch Valve elastomer sleeve, located in a centralized position inside the valve casing and secured at each end with connecting covers.
A differential pressure of only 2 to 2.5 bars fed into the valve housing, is all that is required to fold the specialized elastomer Pinch Valve sleeve into a "lip-shaped" seal to shut off the valve passage. The multi-functional modular design of the AKO Pinch Valves Series VMC provides users with the flexible option of two available housings, either aluminum or stainless steel.
The AKO Pinch Valves Series VMC designed as a user-friendly compact system, adds a variety of different ended connection options. Users will benefit from this new and highly versatile modular, air operated valve system with a choice of 12 different qualities of the elastomer Pinch Valve sleeve. This provides them an extremely wide and almost unlimited field of applications, when compared to other varieties of valves.
Priorities in the manufacture of the AKO Pinch Valves Series VMC are an extremely compact and lightweight design. With innovative design and construction techniques, there is a weight reduction of up to 50% when compared to previous series. Add to this is the further advantage of a user-friendly, easy assembly and disassembly procedure. This makes allowance or the user replace elastomer sleeves on-site within minutes, without the need for any specialized tools.
The overall operational cost effectiveness of the AKO Pinch Valves Series VMC includes a vigorous and competitive pricing structure. Adding to this, the new and compact system will provide cost effective solutions for many additional applications in the food and beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Air operated AKO Pinch Valves Series VMC has provisional availability in sizes DN010-DN065. However, by the end of 2012, sizes will be obtainable up to diameter DN150
AKO Armaturen & Separations GmbH is a recognized Manufacturer of Pinch Valves and an industrial leader with over 26 years of experience. It produces the highest quality products and has worldwide representation.
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AKO UK Ltd is a leading provider of industrial Pinch Valves and other related valve and bulk material handling equipment. AKO UK focuses on customers based within the UK whilst our head office in Germany enjoy supplying the reliable AKO Pinch Valve and other products to companies worldwide.
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