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Asahi/America Diaphragm Valves Now Made in the USA
Company News Thursday, January 8, 2015: Asahi/America
Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, is now manufacturing its true union and flanged Type-14 diaphragm valves in the United States. Assembly, pressure testing and final packaging all take place in Asahi’s Malden, MA headquarters.
Asahi Type-14 diaphragm valves being made in the US are available in sizes 1/2" through 2” with one-piece molded bodies of PVC, CPVC, PP or PVDF. Available diaphragm materials include EPDM, FKM or three-layer EPDM/PVDF/PTFE.
In addition to assembly, Asahi also machines two integral parts of their Type-14 diaphragm valves in-house: the valve stem and sleeve. Three different stems and two sleeves are needed to complete the 1/2” through 2” range of valve assemblies.
Asahi's Type-14 diaphragm valve features visual position indication, weir design for excellent throttling capabilities, and built-in travel stop to prevent over-tightening and eliminate compressive strain. For maximum corrosion resistance, the Type-14 diaphragm valve's rugged body and bonnet are manufactured of solid thermoplastic materials. Asahi Type-14 diaphragm valves can be electrically or pneumatically actuated.
Asahi/America, Inc. specializes in providing solutions for fluid handling systems, individualized to meet virtually any customer’s need. Asahi is a leading manufacturer of corrosion resistant thermoplastic fluid handling products, including valves, actuators, pipe and fittings. The company maintains an extensive custom fabrication department, and provides on-site consultation, supervision and training where required. For more information contact: Asahi/America, Inc., 35 Green Street, Malden, MA 02148. Call toll free 800-343-3618 or 781-321-5409. Fax 800-426-7058. Send an email to email@example.com or visit Asahi on the Internet at http://www.asahi-america.com.