DeZURIK Announces New Metal Cutting Knife Gate Valve
A new Knife Gate Valve with an innovative metal cutting design has been announced by DeZURIK, Inc. Based on the company’s highly successful KGC series knife gate valves, the new KGC-MC Metal Cutting Cast Stainless Steel Knife Gate Valves are designed to provide long service life in applications requiring shearing capabilities like those found in Pulp and Paper Recycle and Rejects Cyclone applications. Wires, staples, glass or plastic are cleanly cut, crushed and cleared from the seating area.
The KGC-MC valve cuts through the media flow with no jamming problems. To withstand the high loads necessary to shear wires, staples or glass, the valves have a replaceable, serrated seat constructed of 410 Stainless Steel. The seat ring’s teeth and teeth arrangement are designed to prevent bunching or clogging while cutting through heavy trash. Oversized gate guides provide support for the moving gate through the full stroke, minimizing any chance of deflection.
The KGC-MC Knife Gate Valves are available in 3-24" (80-600mm) sizes with one-piece cast stainless steel bodies. The Metal Cutting Valve features the exclusive high-performance packing system with wire scraper rings that extends service life. Numerous features combine to provide a longer service life, less downtime and less maintenance than other valves currently used for these tough applications.