Xylem Announces Bell & Gossett Snap Zone Valve

27.09.2012

Xylem Inc. announces the Bell & Gossett Snap Zone Valve. The Snap Zone Valve is a compact four-wire thermoelectrically operated on/off zone valve designed heating and cooling systems.

Featuring an innovative compact design and an adapter ring that allows for the actuators to be installed in any 360-degree position, the Snap Zone Valve can fit under baseboards or in other tight spaces. A push-button actuator facilitates one-handed installation and permits wiring in any direction. A visual indicator provides quick and easy recognition of which valves are energized and a replaceable plunger assembly allows for internal removal without removing the valve from the system.

Other features of the Snap Zone Valve include:

  • Soft close technology suppresses water hammer
  • Silent actuator operation
  • 360-degree actuator installation
  • One-handed actuator installation
  • Valve in-pipe serviceable
  • Suitable for 50/50 glycol mix and retrofit installations
  • Solar heating application
  • Union connections enhance quick installation

The Snap Zone Valve is made with a forged brass body that allows for high temperature and high-pressure applications.

Operating specifications of the Snap Zone Valve are:

  • Operating temperature range for fluids of 32°F (0°C) – 212°F (100°C)
  • Ambient temperature range of 32°F (0°C) – 122°F (50°C)
  • Maximum operating pressure of 240 PSI
  • Maximum differential close-off of 60 PSI
  • Shutoff speed of 3 min.
  • Opening speed of 3 min.
  • Electrical rating of 24V 60Hz
  • Power consumption of 1.8W

Picture: Snap Zone Valve (Image: Xylem)

Source: Xylem Inc.

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