Iron and Bronze Valves

Manual Iron Threaded Valve
Basic Iron Grooved Valve
Pressure Reducing Electric Iron Flanged Valve
Quick Relief Angle Bronze Threaded Valve

Iron and Bronze Valves are available in a wide range of sizes and flow rates to cover most applications. The unique design allows a straight flow pattern with low friction loss. A direct sealing diaphragm, the valves only moving part, operates by pipeline or external pressure. Sizes range from 1" to 24" with a variety of control functions and connection options.

Product Advantages

  • Unique design allows a straight flow pattern with lowest friction loss in the industry.
  • Superb hydraulic performance with low operating pressure.
  • Direct sealing diaphragm for positive opening and closing.
  • Simple inline installation with minimal parts provides low maintenance requirements.
  • Iron valves have protective polyester coating for resistance to corrosive elements and UV protection.
  • Bronze valves are designed to resist cavitation where extreme flow velocities exist.

Applications

  • Excellent for high pressure applications
  • For drip and sprinkler irrigation systems
  • Center pivot control
  • Permanent systems

Manual Iron Threaded Valve
Basic Iron Grooved Valve
Pressure Reducing Electric Iron Flanged Valve
Quick Relief Angle Bronze Threaded Valve

Iron and Bronze Valves Technical

Specifications

  • Optional Functions: Manual, Electric, Pressure Reducing, Pressure Sustaining, Hydraulic Remote Control, Quick Relief, Flow Control, Surge Anticipating, Float Control and more
  • Maximum Water Temperature: 176° F
  • Connections:Threaded ANSI NPT FemaleGrooved ANSI/AWWA C-606Flanged ANSI CL-125

Materials

  • Body and Bonnet:Cast Bronze (ASTM B-62)Cast Iron (ASTM A 125 CLB)
  • Spring: Stainless Steel (AISI 302)
  • Nuts, Bolts, Washers:Stainless Steel (BS 5216)
  • Diaphragm: Natural Rubber

Netafim Basic Valve Manual Operation

The basic valve can be operated manually through the use of a 3-way selector. Selector options and their functions include:

(C) CLOSED Upstream pressure or pressure from an external source is applied to the control chamber. Initiated by the spring, the diaphragm is pressed down to close the valve drip-tight.

(O) OPEN Relieving the water or air pressure to the atmosphere from the control chamber causes the valve to open.

(A) AUTOMATIC The automatic port of the 3-way selector is connected to a solenoid, hydraulic relay or pilot, which controls the valve. The common port of the 3-way selector connects the control chamber to either A, O, or C, depending on the direction the selector is pointed.