Valves - tank valves

Divert valves

Overview

ASEPCO Weirless Radial diaphragm™ Divert valve

Designed specifically to meet the stringent requirements of the bioprocessing industry Weirless Radial diaphragm tank valves offer solutions to the most challenging applications. It is easy to weld our valves truly flush to the bottom of your tank with our heavy‑duty, thick weld flange. There are no gaskets, bolts or seams.

Features and benefits

  • Accommodates our contamination-free clamp assembly technology making the valves easy to fit in place, inspect and maintain
  • Designed to allow division and blending of up to three lines in a single valve body
  • Flush mount design
  • Simple clamp assembly
  • Change diaphragms in seconds
  • Minimizes distances between each valve seat (fewer and shorter dead legs)
  • Self-draining with full CIP/SIP capability
  • Available valve sizes: 0.5″, 1.0″, 2.0″, 2.5″, and 3.0″

Technical summary

Mounting typeFlush 
Outlet connectionsButtweld, Sanitary flange 
Max. operating pressure17 bar
Max. operating pressure250 psi
Compatible actuatorsAutoclavable manual, Compact, Normally closed pneumatic, Normally open pneumatic 
Compatible diaphragmsEPDM, EPDM plus, PTFE, Silicone, Silicone plus, Viton 
Surface finish optionsElectropolished, Max 10 micro-inch Ra (0.25 µm Ra), Max 15 micro-inch Ra (0.375 µm Ra), Max 20 micro-inch Ra (0.5 µm Ra) 
CertificationISO 9001 
StandardsASME BPE, CE-PED 

Technical Summary table lists features available within the range. See ‘Technical specifications’ tab for model specific information.

Performance

Performance

Divert valve flow rates
Size Cv at 1 psi (0.07 bar)
inches GPM LPM
0.50 4.3 16.3
1.00 15.8 59.8
1.50 (True) 48 182
1.50 56 212
2.00 72 273
2.50 90 341
3.00 170 643

Specifications

Technical specifications

Divert valves
Mounting typeFlush 
Flow rate16.3 - 643 l/m
Flow rate4.3 - 170 usgpm
Sizes0.5", 1.0", 1.5", 2.0", 2.5", 3.0" 
Outlet connectionsButtweld, Sanitary flange 
Max. operating pressure17 bar
Max. operating pressure250 psi
Operating temperature range-51 - 260 °C
Operating temperature range-60 - 500 °F
Compatible actuatorsAutoclavable manual, Compact, Normally closed pneumatic, Normally open pneumatic 
Compatible diaphragmsEPDM, EPDM plus, PTFE, Silicone, Silicone plus, Viton 
Surface finish optionsElectropolished, Max 10 micro-inch Ra (0.25 µm Ra), Max 15 micro-inch Ra (0.375 µm Ra), Max 20 micro-inch Ra (0.5 µm Ra) 
CertificationISO 9001 
StandardsASME BPE, CE-PED 
Weight0.9 - 17 kg
Weight1.9 - 37.5 lbs

Dimensions

Size A Bm - with Manual Actuator C Bp - with Pneumatic Actuator D1 Weld-End Fitting D2 Clamp-End Fitting E1 Weld-End Fitting E2 Clamp-End Fitting
inches mm in mm in mm in mm in mm in mm in mm in mm in
0.50 39 1.55 105 4.13 124 0.77 20 4.90 50 1.96 53 2.08 75 2.96 78 3.08
1.00 54 2.13 128 5.05 169 1.06 27 6.66 61 2.40 64 2.53 86 3.40 89 3.53
1.50 (True) 80 3.13 142 5.60 188 1.56 40 7.41 68 2.67 71 2.79 93 3.67 96 3.79
1.50 105 4.13 188 7.39 210 2.06 52 8.25 82 3.22 85 3.35 107 4.22 110 4.35
2.00 188 7.40 194 7.64 216 3.70 94 8.50 80 3.13 83 3.25 105 4.13 108 4.25
2.50 163 6.41 230 9.07 290 3.25 83 11.42 91 3.59 94 3.71 117 4.59 120 4.71
3.00 152 6.00 230 9.07 290 3.00 76 11.42 91 3.59 94 3.71 117 4.59 120 4.71

Weights

Size Valve Body Total Weight with Pneumatic Actua-tor Total Weight with Manual Actuator
inches Kg lb Kg lb Kg lb
0.50 0.9 1.9 1.7 3.6 1.6 3.8
1.00 2.3 5.0 4.2 10.0 4.5 9.2
1.50 (True) 4.3 9.5 5.9 14.5 6.6 13.1
1.50 7.9 17.5 10.9 25.9 11.7 24.0
2.00 8.4 18.5 11.3 36.9 16.7 25.0
2.50 17.0 37.5 20.2 61.2 27.7 44.5
3.00 16.8 37 19.9 60.7 27.5 44

Materials of construction

MaterialHastelloy, Polypropylene, Stainless steel 316L, Stainless steel AL-6XN

Literature

Brochures

  1. ASEPCO valves (US).pdf
    PDF - 722.5kb

Datasheet

  1. ASEPCO divert valve datasheet.pdf
    PDF - 833.1kb

Manuals

  1. Tank valve manual (EN).pdf
    PDF - 2.4mb

Actuators

Actuators

The AKS actuator series** for tank valves is a durable, easy to maintain actuator made of a plastic housing and stainless steel diaphragm interface. The resulting actuator is a hygienic design which is GMP-compliant.

Our tank valve actuators are also available in the AJS actuator series an all stainless steel actuator providing all the same performance, but in a heavy-duty package.

Both versions offer manual and pneumatic options, are provided with laser-etched serial numbers for traceability, and carry a market-leading three year warranty. It is straightforward to add automation to the pneumatic versions by mounting switches or controllers from any manufacturer.

Work with all manufacturers linear switches and controllers (i.e. Westlock, Stonel, Burkert, etc.)

**AKS actuator series only available on 0.5-1.5" sizes

Diaphragms

Diaphragms

Multiple materials cope with virtually every temperature, pressure and chemical challenge in the food and biopharm industries.

Materials include:

  • Silicone
  • EPDM
  • Silicone plus
  • EPDM plus
  • Viton A
  • Viton A (steam resistant)
  • Viton GF
  • PTFE

All diaphragms are laser-etched with cure dates and batch numbers, ensuring that they are completely traceable.

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  2. Viton diaphragms

    Viton diaphragms

    Excellent heat and chemical resistance. Not suitable for use with ketones and esters. Steam resistant version available.

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  3. PTFE diaphragms

    PTFE diaphragms

    Long-lasting, quick-change diaphragms. Extremely chemical and steam resistant. Only available for tank valves.

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