Kerick Valve MA052 PVC Mini Float Valve, Tank Mount, Adjustable Arm, 1.5 gpm at 60 psi, 1/2″ NPT Male
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 1.5 x 1.4 inches ; 1.6 ounces
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces
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- Item model number: MA052
This Kerick MA052 float valve is a tank-mount style with an adjustable arm,and is made of PVC with 18-8 stainless steel hardware. The valve has a 0.093″orifice and its estimated rate of flow is 1.3 gallons per minute (gpm) at 40pounds per square inch (psi) and 1.5 gpm at 60 psi. The valve inlet has 1/2″NPT male extended threads with a sealing washer and jam nut for mountingthrough a tank wall, and the valve outlet is free flowing. The valve is madeof National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) approved PVC (polyvinyl chloride), itsreplaceable seals are made of TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) for durability andchemical resistance, and its hardware is made of 18-8 stainless steel forcorrosion resistance. The valve has a 1.5″ in diameter and 4″ longpolyethylene float attached to the adjustable shutoff lever arm. This floatvalve is suitable for use in a variety of applications, such as fountains andlivestock water tanks.Float valves use a rod and float ball attached to avalve shutoff lever to control flow in or out of a tank. The float ball risesor falls with the level of liquid in the tank, changing the angle of the valveshutoff lever. When the angle of the valve lever changes sufficiently, thevalve opens or closes. Float valves are rated according to the volume ofliquid that can flow through them at a particular pressure to ensure the tankcan be refilled as quickly as it is emptied. The material that a float valveis constructed from must be suitable for the liquid in which it operates,which may be corrosive or at an extreme temperature. Float valves are used toautomatically regulate the level of liquid within tanks in a variety ofapplications, such as fountains, livestock water tanks, cooling towers, andchemical manufacturing plants.Kerick Valve manufactures fluid level controlvalves for industrial applications. The company, founded in 1994, isheadquartered in Jacksonville, FL.What’s in the Box?MA052 valvePF154 floatball