The Type 375 True Union Ball Valve offers with an increased breadth of corrosion-resistant materials and sizes. The valve offers a number of design, safety and performance features that make it an extremely attractive choice from both a cost and user perspective. Ergonomically designed, the grooved handle and notched union nut make for easy gripping during installation and everyday use. Its floating ball design is said to provide leak-proof closure and the full cross section means minimal pressure loss. Exhibiting excellent chemical and corrosion resistant capabilities, the new valve is pressure rated up to 225 psi at 68°F, and has a 10,000 cycle life. Thealve in PVC and CPVC material is available in sizes 3/8– 6 inches and comes equipped with threaded and socket end connectors (1/2– 2 inches). In PP-n, the valve is available from 20mm to 90 mm (metric socket) and ½-2 inches (NPT). EPDM and FPM seal kits are now also available for all sizes and replacement socket and threaded end connectors are available for PVC and CPVC. In PVC, the valve meets 12454-B per ASTM D 1784 standards. In CPVC, the valve meets 23447B per ASTM D 1784.
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