Asahi/America, Inc.

Nov. 24, 2004
Swing Check Valve Features Increased Pressure Rating Performance
Asahi/America, Inc. has introduced an upgraded Swing Check Valve that is ideal for use in water and wastewater treatment plants, landfills and power plants. The enhanced valve features a top bonnet O-ring seal design, which allows for improved pressure rating performance when using elastomeric seal materials. This unique top-entry bonnet design also facilitates maintenance.Asahi/America Vice President of Engineering Valves and Actuation, Leo Lester, states, “The upgraded Swing Check Valve enables users to achieve higher pressure ratings, while maintaining a top-entry bonnet design to allow in-line maintenance.” The Swing Check Valve is available in ¾” to 8” sizes and is rated for full vacuum service.