Valves - tank valves

Insulate valves

Overview

ASEPCO Weirless Radial diaphragm™ Insulate 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

  • Patented radial diaphragm, eliminates entrapment for easy cleaning
  • Use with freeze tanks or any tank that has a critical temperature control mission
  • Extended body and diaphragm allows for direct welding of vessel jacket
  • Simple Tri-Clamp assembly makes maintenance 80 % faster
  • Valve sizes: 0.5", 1.0", 1.5", 2.0", 2.5", 3.0", 4.0"

Technical summary

Mounting typeFlush 
Outlet connectionsHygienic clamp, Tube end 
Max. operating pressure17 bar
Max. operating pressure250 psi
Compatible actuatorsCompact pneumatic, Fail closed, Fail open, Manual 
Compatible diaphragmsEPDM, EPDM plus, Silicone, Silicone plus 
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 ‘Specifications’ tab for model specific information.

Performance

Insulate valve flow rates
Size Cv at 0.07 bar (1 psi)
inches LPM USGPM
1.50 180 48
2.00 272 72

Specifications

Technical specifications

Insulate valves
Mounting typeFlush 
Flow rate180 - 272 l/m
Flow rate48 - 72 USGPM
Sizes1.5", 2.0", 3.0" 
Outlet connectionsHygienic clamp, Tube end 
Max. operating pressure17 bar
Max. operating pressure250 psi
Operating temperature range -51 °C to 135 °C
Operating temperature range -60 °F to 275 °F
Compatible actuatorsCompact pneumatic, Fail closed, Fail open, Manual 
Compatible diaphragmsEPDM, EPDM plus, Silicone, Silicone plus 
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 
Weight2.1 - 7.2 kg
Weight4.65 - 15.75 lbs
Temperature range depends on diaphragm material.

Insulate valves dimensions

TEXX-100-X: Insulate valve
Size A B C - with Manual Actuator C - with Pneumatic Actuator D
inches mm in mm in mm in mm in mm in
1.50 129.3 5.09 124.7 4.91 206.8 8.14 246.6 9.71 82.6 3.25
2.00 161.5 6.36 158.0 6.22 268.7 10.58 289.6 11.40 119.6 4.71

Weights

Weights
Size Valve Body Total Weight with Manual Actuator Total Weight with Pneumatic Actuator
inches kg lb kg lb kg lb
1.50 2.1 4.65 5.3 11.70 6.1 13.50
2.00 7.2 15.75 10.5 23.10 11.3 24.90

Materials of construction

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

Literature

Brochures

  1. ASEPCO weirless radial diaphragm valves (US).pdf
    PDF - 605.5kb

Datasheet

  1. ASEPCO insulate valve datasheet (EN).pdf
    PDF - 113.2kb

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" to 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 resistent)
  • Viton GF
  • PTFE

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

Order Information

Product codes

Insulate valves product codes

Model Code Part Description
TE17-100-X* Extended Radial valve, 1.5” Flush Tank EN 1.4435 body/EN1.4404 fittings, 1.5” 45̊ clamp-end outlet, Flush diaphragm, Ra surface finish*, electropolished and passivated, includes body/actuator clamp
TE20-100-X* Extended Radial valve, 2” Flush Tank EN 1.4435 body/EN1.4404 fittings, 2” 45̊ clamp-end outlet, Flush diaphragm, Ra surface finish*, electropolished and passivated, includes body/actuator clamp
TE30-100-X* Extended Radial valve, 3” Flush Tank EN 1.4435 body/EN1.4404 fittings, 3” 45̊ clamp-end outlet, Flush diaphragm, Ra surface finish, electropolished and passivated, includes body/actuator clamp
*Note: X represents one of the following options–  1 = 20 micro-inch Ra surface finish 2 = 15 micro-inch Ra surface finish 3 = 10 micro-inch Ra surface finish

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