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Pinch valves with full bore passage

Don Horne   

Festo’sfesto0615 new  VZQA pinch valves with full bore passage are a cost-efficient, energy-efficient and easy to clean and service alternative to diaphragm and ball valves in many process automation applications. They are a clean, highly reliable and technically straightforward solution for controlling and shutting off a wide range of media flows, whether liquid, fibrous, particulate or granular. Full bore passage minimizes flow resistance, preventing the valve from becoming blocked or clogged, so media flows freely. This also provides optimal support for hygienic process sequences and cleaning cycles. They are simple-mounting, compact space-savers and operate via direct air supply.



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