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Divert Valve (DIV)

Divert Valve

Features Include

  • Compact / Low profile design
  • Multi-port
  • 3 way & 4 way designs available
  • Turn-key systems available
  • Rugged design provides safe and easy operation
  • All parts manufactured to ISO-9002 standards
  • Leak-free operation to 10,000 psi
  • Electric or jacketed heating

Benefits

  • Quickly diverts melt stream when required
  • Allows for quick and easy change over
  • Processing temperatures to 650° F
  • Can process highly corrosive and high pressure applications
  • Compact design allows easier access and less interference for the operator
  • Low maintenance
  • Quick delivery time

PSI manufactures Divert Valves to aid in redirecting the flow of the melt stream. Divert Valves perform a variety of functions for the polymer, food, hot melt, and chemical industries. PSI provides standard design units suitable for many applications. Special designed units can be manufactured for specific applications. Special designs can include highly corrosive materials and high pressure processes. The Divert Valve can be jacketed or electrically heated. Multi-port configurations for co-extrusion (3 way/4 way) and turnkey systems are also available.

Applications

  • Sheet
  • Pipe and profile
  • Co-extrusion
  • Compounding
  • Wire and cable
  • Tubing
  • Quick color change
  • Pelletizing
  • Lab lines
  • Textiles (fibers and nonwovens)
  • EVA, hot melt adhesive and PSA
  • Pelletizing (strands and underwater)
  • High pressure
  • Blown film and cast film
  • Degradable materials
Technical Data For Our Divert Valve
Model Extruder Output Weight
DIV (lbs/hr) | (kg/hr) (lbs) | (kg)
10 10-1,250 | 4.5-567 75 | 34
15 1,250-2,500 | 567-1,134 285 | 129
20 2,500-5,500 | 1,134-2,495 375 | 170
30 4,000-8,000 | 1,814-3,629 580 | 263
40 8,000-15,000 | 3,629-6,804 1,430 | 649

For larger sizes and special applications contact our PSI sales office

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