Mucon Powder Valves and Components

WELCOME to Mucon USA…The Mucon brand has been associated with bulk solids handling equipment since the late 1940s. Our line includes, Iris Diaphragm Valves, Hygienic Butterfly Valves, Slide Gate Valves, Disc Valves, Discharge Aids and Level Probes.

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Mucon USA BD Series Iris Valve

Mucon BD Series Iris Valve

The Mucon BD Series Iris Valve is ideal for light duty in-line applications where hand operation is required

Overview

The Series BD Iris Valve is a light duty valve specifically designed for infrequent operation, which can be used for both in-line and open discharge operations.

They are suitable for handling materials with bulk densities up to 560 Kg / m³.

In addition, the BD offers a simplified construction when compared to other in-line valves in the Mucon range. This simplified construction consequently offers the customer reduced cost, size and weight.

Construction

  • For valve sizes between 50mm and 200mm, the Iris Valve body parts are manufactured from aluminium with a Gunmetal Control Ring
  • For valve sizes 250mm to 300mm, the valve is manufactured from aluminium and incorporates a zinc aluminium Control Ring
  • 50mm and 80mm valves are fitted with thumbscrew locking, all other sizes have nylon triggers and 316 stainless steel fasteners

Applications

  • For protecting fish in transit and during discharge with use of Polyurethane Coated Nylon Liner
  • As a double flanged outlet valve for Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC)
  • Outlet valve for Dust Collection hoppers
  • For controlling (not shut off) airflow in ventilation ducting

Options

  • For protecting fish in transit and during discharge with use of Polyurethane Coated Nylon Liner
  • As a double flanged outlet valve for Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC)
  • Outlet valve for Dust Collection hoppers
  • For controlling (not shut off) airflow in ventilation ducting

Benefits

  • Low cost
  • Low weight
  • No leakage to atmosphere
  • Ideal for lighter duty materials
  • Slim Design
  • Can be used with a wide range of diaphragms

Features

  • The Mucon BD Iris Valve offers a double diaphragm for in-line applications, thus preventing material leakage to atmosphere
  • The Series BD Iris Valve is suitable for lighter duty materials (550-600 Kg / m³)
  • The Series BD Iris Valve is available as standard with thumbscrew locking for 50mm & 80mm bore dimensions, giving infinite flow control
  • Trigger locking mechanism is offered on other sizes
  • End users can chose from a large range of diaphragms to suit their particular application
  • Bore sizes are available from 50mm to 300mm