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AL-BL Rotary valves DMN-Westinghouse

Operation instruction + Maintenance
Safety instructions AL-BL-AML
Standard HT execution up to 250°C HT execution up to 600°C Size : 100-150-175-200-250-300-350-400-450-500 (incl. BL 175/200 BL 200/250 BL 250/300 BL 300/350)

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size: 400-450-500

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For the promotion of the life span and correct functioning of DMN-Westinghouse valves we advise you to respect these operation instructions and to carry out maintenance work accordingly. Should there be any problems, please contact our technical sales department.

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1. Safety instructions Rotary valves 1.1 General safety instructions 1.2 Symbols 1.3 Responsibilities of management and maintenance personnel 1.4 Applying the safety instructions when installing a valve 1.5 Applying the safety instructions when the valve is in operation 1.6 Applying the safety instructions during maintenance and repair 2. Installing the valve in the system 2.1. Drive 2.2. Mounting the valve in the system 3. Operation instructions 3.1 AL-BL Standard execution 3.1.1 General 3.1.2 Technical specifications standard 3.1.3 Construction 3.1.3.1 General assembly and parts list AL-BL 3.1.3.2 Shaft sealing standard 3.1.4 Dismantling, assembling and adjusting instructions 3.1.4.1 Dismantling standard execution 3.1.4.2 Reassembling standard execution 3.1.4.3 Axial/radial adjustment of rotor and blades 3.2 3.3 AL-BL HT execution up to 250°C AL 3.3.1 3.3.2 3.3.3 HT execution up to 600°C General Technical specifications HT Construction 3.3.3.1 General assembly and parts list AL-HT up to 600 C 3.3.3.2 Shaft sealing standard see 3.1.3.2 13 Dismantling, assembling and adjusting instructions 3.3.4.1 Dismantling standard execution 3.3.4.2 Reassembling standard execution 3.3.4.3 Axial/radial adjustment of rotor and blades

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OS-GOS Standard execution 3.4.1 General 3.4.2 Technical specifications 3.4.3 Construction 3.4.3.1 General assembly and parts list OS-GOS 3.4.3.2 Shaft sealing executions see 3.1.3.2 3.4.4 Dismantling, assembling and adjusting instructions Standard execution see 3.1.4

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3.5 GL 3.5.1 3.5.2 3.5.3 Standard execution General Technical specifications Construction 3.5.3.1 General assembly and parts list GL 3.5.3.2 Shaft sealing executions see 3.1.3.2 Dismantling, assembling and adjusting instructions Standard execution see 3.1.4

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Dismantling and assembling standard drive 3.6.1 Chain drive 3.6.2 Direct drive Accessories ( If fitted ) Safety switch Pulsating air execution Pressure regulator Zero speed indication Inlet restrictor / Drop out box / Air vent box

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4. Maintenance 4.1. General 4.2. Maintenance every 3 months or after 2,500 operating hours 4.3. Maintenance every 12 months or after 10,000 operating hours 4.4. Maintenance motor / gearbox 4.5. Cleaners 4.6. Lubricants 5. Malfunctioning 5.1. Probable cause

APPENDIX Declaration by the manufacturer Technical specifications drive SEW

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Maintenance personnel should follow these safety instructions when carrying out installation. Failure to follow these safety instructions. Attention. 1.1 5 02-2001 .DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 1. The safety instructions should be read carefully both by management and maintenance personnel before carrying out the above operations. as described in this document. the valve may not function correctly.B. all available means which are necessary for working according to the safety instructions are present. 1.01. Code: AL-E. Modifications and alterations to the product is not permitted other than by DMN-Westinghouse trained personnel.1 Safety instructions Rotary valves General safety instructions The safety instructions as described below should be followed by the user when: installing the valve. to ensure safe operation. maintaining and repairing the valve. repair and maintenance. Failure to follow these instructions. may result in one or more of the following: the safety of the maintenance personnel could be endangered. may result in damaging or breaking the valve. 1.3 Responsibilities of the management and maintenance personnel The management must take care that: the maintenance personnel maintains the safety instructions. the system which contains the valve may be damaged. the maintenance personnel possess the necessary skills. Personal danger.2 Symbols Remark. Warning.

These are: mechanical protection i.e. electro-mechanical protection i.01. air pressure to shaft seals must be isolated. Code: AL-E. Do not alter.B.4 Applying the safety instructions when installing a valve AL-BL Rotary Valves After removing the packaging material it is possible to reach the inlet and outlet of the valve.1 6 02-2001 .6 Applying the safety instructions during maintenance and repair work When product qualities necessitate supplementary safety instructions and wearing protective clothes. chain guard and end cover plates (104). it is obligatory to follow the local safety instructions.DMN-Westinghouse 1. Before maintenance and repair work is carried out: electrical supply to the valve motor must be isolated. remove or paint the type specification plates of the valve. After the maintenance and repair work has been carried out. safety switches (if fitted). 1. During this operation do not turn the rotor by hand.5 Applying the safety instructions when the valve is in operation Only operate the valve when it is fitted with the protective safety parts supplied by DMNWestinghouse. 1. all safety parts removed during the work should be re-assembled and their operation should be checked. While the valve is in operation no maintenance or repair work must be carried out. drive unit or fitted switches.e.

DMN-Westinghouse 2 Installing the valve in the system Turning the rotor is prohibited. To fasten the chain guard. Fit the breather cap on the gear box and check that the venting nipple is clean. It should be filled with the correct amount and type of oil according to the instructions (see 4. Electrical specifications for connection must correspond to the information stated on name plate of drive. It should rotate clockwise seen from the drive end (see direction of the arrow). 2. Code: AL-E. The sprockets should be fitted on the rotor shaft as close as possible to the bearing housing. check the oil level in the gear box.01. AL-BL Rotary Valves 2. - Fig. The sprockets on the shafts of the valve and the gear box should always be perfectly aligned. Check the rotating direction of the valve rotor. Danger to fingers and hands.1 - Drive Before starting the valve.1 Rotating direction of rotor.4). three holes have been tapped in the bearing housing of the valve (see drawing for dimensions).B. The sprockets should not be hammered on to the shafts. Follow instructions of drive supplier (connection diagram is in junction box) If delivery excludes drive On one side of the valve holes have been tapped for fitting the motor base plate (see drawing for dimensions).1 7 02-2001 .

B.1 . Remove all packing material and preservatives. the area of the venting pipe should be equal to the total area of both vent connections.01. 2.2 Mounting the valve in the system When installing the valve make sure it is not unevenly loaded by external forces or vibrations. - - If it is a blowing seal. Check for any transport damages. If the valve is fitted with air vents. Installation procedure Please respect safety instructions. 2. Grease chain.DMN-Westinghouse 524 AL-BL Rotary Valves 10mm Fig. If there is some difference between the inner diameters of the blowing channel and the conveying line. - Install the valve stress free 02-2001 8 Code: AL-E. the transition from one diameter to the other should be as smooth as possible. the conveying pipe line to be connected to the blowing seal should ideally have the same diameter as the connections on the seal. Tightening drive chain Tighten chain by adjusting nuts (524) to give 10 mm slack at chain.2 Tighten chain.

DMN-Westinghouse Connect conveying pipes stress free Connect air vent pipework Connect air purge supply and adjust pressure regulator Fasten gland packing (see 3. DMN-Westinghouse valves have been manufactured with great care.01. and especially after conveying ceases. The air supply must always be present when there is product in the valve. avoid damages like scratches and burrs.1 9 02-2001 . lock the switch and/or remove the fuses. The pressure of this purging air should be 0. If necessary. clean all parts thoroughly. disengage the chain to ensure that the rotor does not turn. internal running clearances are kept extremely small during manufacture and assembly of the valve. Code: AL-E. do not use heavy or rough tools. The diameter of the air pipe supply should be equal to or larger than the connection on the valve.1) AL-BL Rotary Valves Shaft sealing with air purge. In case of repair work to the valve.1. When using an air purge gland oil-free dry air must be used. please follow safety instructions of chapter 1.3. - Turn off the electrical supply. To reduce air leakage’s.5 bar higher than the pressure in the valve. 2.B.2) Connect motor Check rotating direction (see fig. The air pressure must be applied before product enters the valve and before conveying pressures are applied.

assembling and adjusting instructions 3.1.1 10 02-2001 .2 3.4.2 Reassembling standard execution 3.1.4 3.1.3.1.1.3 Axial/radial adjustment of rotor and blades 11 11 12 13 15 15 16 17 3.4.1 3.3 Operation instructions AL-BL-AML General Technical specifications Construction 3.2 Shaft sealing standard Dismantling.4.3.1 Dismantling standard execution 3.1 General assembly and parts list AL-BL 3.1.1 3.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3.2 Al-BL HT execution up to 250 C 20 Code: AL-E.4.B.01.1.1.

2 Technical specifications Standard execution: Operating pressure permitted Temperature permitted : -0.4408 Din 1725/2.5 250 300 19 300 350 34 350 400 58 91 135 230 400 450 500 Capacity per revolution at 100% filling Size AL 100 (0.1. The user is responsible for any defects and/or risks or damages resulting from improper use.5 to +2 bar : -10 C to +150 C AL and BL valves explosion proof execution Most of the AL and BL valves are explosion proof up to 10 Bar pressure./Rev.3716 Size 100-350 Size 400-500 Capacity: AL-BL AML Ltr./rev.1 11 02-2001 .) with round flanges PN6 Code: AL-E. 3.5 200 250 10. 150 150 2.1 General AL-BL Rotary Valves The type AL and BL rotary airlocks are designed for the metering and pneumatic transport of products in powder form.01.B.2 should not be exceeded.8 Ltr.7040 Din 17445/1. The limits stated in the technical specification 3.6025 Din 1691/0. Tests are done according to VDI 2263.1. They have been certified by the DMT (DMT-Gesellschaft für Forschung und Prüfung GmbH) after thorough testing pressure shock resistance and flame proofness.37 AISI 316 GG25 GGG40 AISI 316 LM25TF7 Din 1691/0.5 175 200 5.1. Rotor with 9 adjustable blades.DMN-Westinghouse 3. Materials: housing & end covers Cast iron Cast iron Stainless steel Cast aluminium Rotor Steel Stainless steel St.

3.01.3. 3.1.3.1.1 Execution AL-BL (AML).1 12 02-2001 .DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3.1 101 415 102 Construction General assembly and parts list type AL-BL 401 411 223 158 159 201 226 105 104 151 412 413 414 202 221 222 152 155 101 432 102 302 224 225 421 422 431 223 158 159 201 226 105 104 151 433 434 435 103 153 154 155 152 155 202 221 222 423 436 Fig.B.1. 3. Code: AL-E.

DMN-Westinghouse 101 102 103 104 105 151 152 153 154 155 156 Body End cover Flange Cover Ball-bearing Bolt Bolt Nut Bolt Washer Plug 158 Name plate 159 Arrow 201 202 221 222 223 224 225 226 Rotor Spacer ring Safety ring Locknut "O"-ring Headscrew Washer Key 302 303 304 305 401 411 412 413 414 415 Rotor blade Scraper blade Plastic rotor blade Clamp plate Gland follower Gland packing Stud Nut Washer Plug AL-BL Rotary Valves 421 422 423 431 432 433 434 435 436 Gland follower Lantern ring Extension piece Gland packing Coupling Stud Nut Washer Cylinder bolt 3.1.2. Gland seals In case of gland seals by means of gland packing it is necessary before starting the system to fasten the gland in order to set the gland packing in such a way that it seals and the rotor will be able to run. The necessity of good gland maintain is very important to prevent contamination and also unnecessary wear.01. 3. If normal adjustment is insufficient to prevent leakage or overheating.1.2 Rotor shaft sealing Standard executions are : shaft sealing with gland packing.1 Gland sealing.1 Shaft sealing with gland packing 415 401 411 412 413 414 415 Gland follower Gland packing Stud Nut Washer Plug 401 412 413 414 411 Fig. air purge with lipseal.1 13 02-2001 . Replace the gland packing as follows: Code: AL-E.B.3. The gland follower should be tightened up evenly and only to prevent leakage. Adjustment of the gland packing seals should be made with the unit in stationary condition.3.3. the gland packing should be completely renewed.1. air purge with glandpacking. 3.2.

(3. When carrying out a complete overhaul the air purge gland must be cleaned and checked for damage and if necessary replaced. - Carefully fit the new packing and re-assemble the gland follower (401) which must be pulled up evenly by means of the gland nuts (413) but not beyond finger tightness at this stage.1. Examine shaft journal for wear.2.1. For adjustment and replacement follow the instructions for shaft sealing with gland packing.1.1.3 Shaft sealing with air purge and lipseal 432 421 422 431 432 433 434 435 Gland follower Lantern ring Lipseal Coupling Stud Nut Washer 421 433 434 435 422 431 Fig.3.2 Shaft sealing with air purge and gland packing 432 421 422 423 431 432 433 434 435 436 Gland follower Lantern ring Extension piece Gland packing Coupling Stud Nut Washer Cylinder bolt 421 433 434 435 423 436 422 431 Fig. 3. Insert packing rings one at the time with joints staggered 60 apart.2.3. 3.2 Air purge glands.3.DMN-Westinghouse - AL-BL Rotary Valves Withdraw gland follower (401) and pull these against the ball-bearing place.1.1) 3.2. This seal cannot be adjusted.01.3.B. Remove the old gland packing using a suitable packing extractor tool.3 Air purge glands.2. All parts to Code: AL-E. 3. Excessive wear or scoring in this area will reduce the effective life of the packing.2.3.1 14 02-2001 .

please follow safety instructions of chapter 1.4.1.B. internal running clearances are kept extremely small during manufacture and assembly of the valve.4 Dismantling. avoid damages like scratches and burrs. do not use heavy or rough tools. Drive side Dismantle the drive parts. AL-BL Rotary Valves 3.1. lock the switch and/or remove the fuses. To reduce air leakage’s. - Turn off the electrical supply. Code: AL-E.1 Dismantling standard execution. If necessary. assembly and adjustment instructions for the valve DMN-Westinghouse valves have been manufactured with great care. 3. Loosen the locking nut (222) remove the safety ring (221) and spacer ring (202).1 Dismantling standard execution Non-drive side Remove the bolts (151) from the bearing cover (104) and remove cover. Remove the end cover fixing bolts (152) fit two of these bolts in the tapped jacking holes provided in the end cover (102) and remove.1 15 02-2001 . 3. disengage the chain to ensure that the rotor does not turn. clean all parts thoroughly. 155 152 105 223 104 151 202 221 222 Fig. also remove the "O" ring (223) and retain. Loosen the locking nut (222) remove the safety ring (221) and spacer ring (202).4. In case of repair work to the valve.DMN-Westinghouse be lightly greased prior to assembling the seals.1.01.

Before assembly the jack screws (152) have to be removed. also remove the "O" ring (223) and retain. 3. If necessary. Fit the "O"-ring (223) on the rotor shaft when the shaft is through the sealing area and then push the rotor further until the shaft end is positioned inside the ballbearing. Air purge glands: reassemble the complete air purge gland in both end covers and secure by means of nuts (434). Place the rotor on a wooden surface to prevent the rotor blades from being damaged.01.2 Re-assembly standard execution After thoroughly cleaning. Assemble the end cover to the non-drive side of the body and secure it using bolts (152). Clean the spigot edges of both end covers (102) carefully. Fit the rotor (the adjustable blade not yet adjusted) in the body and gently push the rotor shaft through the sealing area at the non drive side end cover. The rotor is removed by pulling it axially from the body. to ensure that the bearing is seated properly. Support the rotor to keep it in line with the bore otherwise damage may be caused to the rotor blades and/or bore of the body. To ensure the rotor position is concentric with the valve bore the endcover spigots are a light interference fit in the body.B.1. Fit the drive side endcover and make sure that the "O"-ring is fitted on the rotor shaft. Gland packing: reassemble the gland follower (401) to the end covers without packing cord. Assemble rotor blades finger tight to rotor with screws and washers.1 16 02-2001 . retainer ring (221) and the locknut (222) at both ends of the rotor shaft. fit two of these bolts in the tapped jacking holes in the end cover (102) and remove. - Code: AL-E.DMN-Westinghouse - AL-BL Rotary Valves Remove the endcover fixing bolts (152). - Remove the air purge glands (431) and gland packing (411). Fit the spacer ring (202). checking and renewing necessary parts the valve should be re-assembled as follows: Check that the ball-bearings (105) are pressed in tight to the end cover (102). tap lightly on the outer bearing ring using a copper rod.4.

Rotor with fixed blades Ax. The rotor must be adjusted in axial direction (at both sides) with a tolerance between Code: AL-E.1 up to 0.1.2 mm Mild Steel Stainless steel Stainless steel Stainless steel 150 up to 350 150 up to 350 150 up to 250 300 up to 350 Body end covers material Cast iron Cast iron Stainless steel Rotor material Size valve Clearance axial and radial 0.1 Adjustment for axial clearance.15 mm 0.15 mm 0.15 up to 0.B.15 up to 0.4.DMN-Westinghouse 3.2 up to 0.01.25 mm Mild Steel Stainless steel Stainless steel 400 up to 500 400 up to 500 400 up to 500 Special clearances are to be set with product temperatures of 50 C and higher. depending on size and material of the valve.15 up to 0.2 mm 0.3 Rotor adjustment for standard execution AL-BL Rotary Valves The standard executions have the following axial and radial clearances. Ax.4.15 mm 0. Product characteristics may influence the clearance.1. Rad. In case of any doubts please contact sales department. according to special instructions. 3.2 mm 0. 223 105 104 201 226 151 202 221 222 Fig.1 up to 0.1 17 02-2001 . Body end covers material Cast iron Cast iron Stainless steel Stainless steel Rotor material Size valve Clearance axial and radial 0.1 up to 0.3.

Measure the total end clearance. Secure drive end locknut and check that both end clearances are equal.1 18 02-2001 .1-0. Equalise this clearance by placing a feeler gauge between the vane and the non-drive end cover. - AL-BL Rotary Valves Push the rotor hard against the inside face of the end cover at the nondrive end. Axial/radial adjustment of the rotor blades: The tolerances for the axial adjustment of the rotor blades are the same as stated for the rotor.01. 223 105 104 201 226 151 202 221 222 Fig. Adjust axial/radial clearance and rotor blade using feeler gauges or copper shims of the correct thickness.e. Tighten locknut until the gauge is just nipped in position.1-0. 3.4.3.2 Adjustment for axial and radial clearance rotor blades. 0. Ax. Rad.12 mm).B. adjacent to the inlet opening and as close to the end covers as possible). The radial clearance should normally be between 0. Rotor with adjustable blades Adjustment of axial rotor as described under rotor with fixed blades. Code: AL-E. Feeler gauges or copper shims of the correct thickness should be used for adjusting clearances.e. Above described adjustment has to be executed with all blades.DMN-Westinghouse the machined surfaces of the rotor. (i.15 mm but it is preferable to try and achieve a smallest possible clearance (i. Now tighten the locknut at the drive end until the feeler gauge can be removed. Secure the locknut. They are placed between the loose rotor blades and the cylindrical wall of the body. 304 305 224 Ax.1.

3. Adjustment of scraper blades: The axial clearance must be adjusted to a slightly closer tolerance (0. blade R is set on the right side with the correct clearance.4.05-0.08 mm).3. Fasten clamp plate simultaneously.2). After assembly test run the valve.1 19 02-2001 .3 Adjustment scraper blades.05 0. Rotor with adjustable synthetic or flexible blades Average the axial clearance of the rotor blades. Code: AL-E. Mount drive parts (3.DMN-Westinghouse 0. Adjust radially with zero clearance.01. If steel blades are used the rotor should turn noiselessly. Check the final adjustment by turning the rotor by hand. Use again feeler gauges or copper shims of the correct thickness. The two scraper blades are set with the correct clearance at one side.6). Assemble cover.3. Never let them remain in the valve.05 L R Fig. Assemble gland (3.1. Blade L on the left side. If larger valves of 300 and 350 size have flexible blades it may be necessary to rotate by lever action.05 AL-BL Rotary Valves 0.1.B. After adjustment of the blade feeler gauges or copper shims must be removed.

B.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3.2 Al-BL HT execution up to 250 C General assembly and parts list type Al-BL HT execution up to 250°C. 3.2.1 AL-BL HT execution up to 250°C.01. 101 415 102 158 170 159 201 226 105 171 172 104 151 201 401 411 412 413 414 202 221 222 152 155 101 432 102 158 170 159 201 226 201 302 303 224 225 423 436 421 422 431 105 171 172 104 151 433 434 435 202 221 222 152 155 Fig.1 20 02-2001 . 101 102 104 105 Body End cover Cover Spherical roller bearing 151 Bolt 152 Bolt 155 Washer 156 Plug 158 Name plate 159 Arrow 170 Grease nipple 171 Nilos ring 172 Nilos ring 201 202 221 222 224 225 226 Rotor Spacer ring Safety ring Locknut Headscrew Washer Key 302 Rotor blade 303 Scraper blade 401 411 412 413 414 415 Gland Gland packing Stud Nut Washer Plug 421 Seal follower 422 Lantern ring 431 Gland packing 432 Coupling 433 Stud 434 Nut 435 Washer Code: AL-E.

Lubrication data The interval between overhauls will vary with the product being handled and should be based on total operating time.1. Check bearing monthly and grease if necessary. Apply a few shots of Klüber HM 83-402 to the bearing grease nipple’s (170) using a gun before starting the valve and at any future opportunity when the valves are 'cool'. Code: AL-E.1 21 02-2001 . See enclosed table of clearances for the right adjustment of the rotor. For instructions to adjust the rotor and blades see chapter 3. Bearing of the rotor shaft (for product temperature up to max.B. Drive chain and sprockets Lubricate with ROCOL FOLIAC L621 monthly. Do not apply to valves when hot as the carrier in the lubricant will 'FLASH OFF'.01. reduction gear lubrication and adjustment and lubrication of the motor drive chain and chain sprockets. bearings.3 of the AL/BL/AMLinstruction manual. Maintenance apart from planned overhaul should be adequately covered by regular and frequent attention to the rotor shaft glands.4.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves Clearance depends of size valve and product temperature and valve material. 250 C) The bearings fitted in the rotary valve are roller bearings (105). To a large degree the rate of wear for a particular application would be assembled by practical experience. To achieve rotor end clearance stated above a gasket is fitted between the body and end cover non-drive end.

4.3.2 3.3.3.1 3.3.3.3.01.3 Axial/radial adjustment of rotor and blades 23 23 24 25 26 27 28 3.3.1 Dismantling standard execution 3.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3.B. assembling and adjusting instructions 3.1 General assembly and parts list AL-HT execution up to 600 C 3.3 3.3.2 13 Dismantling.1 22 02-2001 .3.3.3.2 Shaft sealing standard see 3.1.4.2 Reassembling standard execution 3.3.3 Operation instructions AL-HT execution up to 600 C General Technical specifications HT Construction 3.4.4 Code: AL-E.

1 23 02-2001 .3.3.3 3.5 250 300 19 300 350 34 350 400 58 91 135 230 400 450 500 Capacity per revolution at 100% filling Code: AL-E.6025 Din 17445/1.5 175 200 5.5 200 250 10.37 AISI 316 Din 1691/0. Rotor with 9 adjustable blades.01.4408 Capacity: AL-BL AML Ltr.1 Operation instructions Al HT execution up to 600 C General The type AL-HT rotary airlocks are designed for the metering of products in powder form for temperature up to 600 C.St 316/ St. The user is responsible for any defects and/or risks or damages resulting from improper use. 150 150 2. The limits stated in the technical specification 3./Rev. 3.5 to +2 Bar No pressure difference over rotor Temperature permitted : Cast iron GG 25/ Mild steel St.B.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3.St 316 250 C to +400 C 250 C to +600 C Materials: housing & end covers Cast iron Stainless steel Rotor Steel Stainless steel GG25 AISI 316 St.2 should not be exceeded.3.2 Technical specifications AL-HT execution: Operating pressure permitted : -0.

3.B. 3.1 AL HT execution up to 600°C.3.01.1 .DMN-Westinghouse 3.3.3.1 Construction AL-BL Rotary Valves General assembly and parts list type AL HT execution up to 600 C 201 101 415 102 158 159 201 226 401 411 227 104 202 203 221 222 151 156 105 106 108 160 412 413 414 152 155 201 101 432 102 158 159 201 226 302 303 224 225 421 422 431 151 163 227 104 202 221 222 170 171 105 423 436 106 108 160 433 434 435 152 155 Fig.3 3. 101 102 104 105 108 127 151 152 155 156 158 159 160 Body End cover Cover Ball-bearing HT Bearing house Shaft protection Bolt Bolt Washer Washer Name plate Arrow Countersunksrew 201 202 203 221 222 224 226 227 301 Rotor Spacer ring Shim Safety ring Locknut Headsrew Key Retaining ring Rotor blade 401 411 412 413 414 415 421 422 431 432 433 434 435 436 Gland follower Gland packing Stud Nut Washer Plug Gland follower Lantern ring Gland Coupling Stud Nut Washer Cylinder bolt 02-2001 24 Code: AL-E.3.

air purge with glandpacking.DMN-Westinghouse 3.B. AL-BL Rotary Valves For adjustment and replacement follow the instructions for shaft sealing with gland packing. lock the switch and/or remove the fuses.3.1.3. assembly and adjustment instructions for the valve DMN-Westinghouse valves have been manufactured with great care. internal running clearances are kept extremely small during manufacture and assembly of the valve. clean all parts thoroughly.3. If necessary. Code: AL-E. please follow safety instructions of chapter 1.2 Page 13. (3. In case of repair work to the valve.4 Dismantling. - Turn off the electrical supply. disengage the chain to ensure that the rotor does not turn.3.2 Rotor shaft sealing Standard executions are : shaft sealing with gland packing.1 25 02-2001 . do not use heavy or rough tools.) 3. avoid damages like scratches and burrs.01. To reduce air leakage’s.

3.4. Loosen the locking nut (222) remove the safety ring (221) and spacer ring (202).01.1 26 02-2001 . 3. Remove the end cover fixing bolts (152) fit two of these bolts in the tapped jacking holes provided in the end cover (102) and remove. Remove retaining circlip (227) and press out bearing (105) from bearing housing.2 Dismantling drive side. shim (203) and retain.3. Remove inner spacer. Non-drive side Remove shaft guards. Dismantle the drive parts. 3.3.1.1 Dismantling standard execution 401 411 AL-BL Rotary Valves 227 104 202 203 221 222 151 156 105 Fig.1. Code: AL-E. Remove the bearing housing assembly fixing bolts (160) fit two of these bolts in the tapped jacking holes provided in the bearing housing (108) and remove. 101 415 102 158 159 201 226 106 108 160 203 152 155 Fig.4.B.1 Dismantling non drive side. Remove the bolts (151) from the bearing cover (104) and remove cover. Loosen the locking nut (222) remove the safety ring (221) and spacer ring (202). Remove the bearing housing assembly fixing bolts (160) fit two of these bolts in the tapped jacking holes provided in the bearing housing (108) and remove.DMN-Westinghouse 3. Drive side Remove shaft guards.4.

retainer ring (221) and the locknut (222) at both ends of the rotor shaft.4. Fit the rotor in the body and gently push the rotor shaft through the sealing area at the non drive side end cover.DMN-Westinghouse - AL-BL Rotary Valves Remove inner spacer. checking and renewing necessary parts the valve should be re-assembled as follows: It has been stressed by 'SKF' that no grease is to be used in the assembly or operation of the bearings. Remove the shaft seal. Fit the inner spacer ring (202) to rotor shaft. Support the rotor to keep it in line with the bore otherwise damage may be caused to the rotor blades and/or bore of the body.1 27 02-2001 . shim (203) and retain. - Assemble the end cover to the non-drive side of the body and secure it using bolts (152). Place the rotor on a wooden surface to prevent the rotor blades from being damaged.B. Before assembly the jack screws (152) have to be removed. Remove retaining circlip (227) and press out bearing (105) from bearing housing. The rotor is removed by pulling it axially from the body.2 Re-assembly standard execution After thoroughly cleaning. To ensure the rotor position is concentric with the valve bore the endcover spigots are a light interference fit in the body. - - Gland packing: re-assemble the lantern ring (422) and the gland follower (421) to the end covers without packing cord. fit two of these bolts in the tapped jacking holes in the end cover (102) and remove. Fit the drive side endcover. Code: AL-E. 3. press in bearing house assembly to end cover and secure. Loosely fit outer spacer ring (202).3. re-fit circlip (227) Clean the spigot edges of both end covers (102) carefully. Bearing house assembly: Press the high temperature bearing into the housing and ensure it is tight to housing shoulder. Remove the endcover fixing bolts (152).01.

The special bearings will locate themselves centrally in their recesses when this has been achieved check the clearances between inner spacer and the rotor shaft shoulder at both ends of the rotor. should it be necessary to readjust the axial position of the rotor. Product characteristics may influence the clearance. retainer ring (221) and the locknut (222).DMN-Westinghouse 3.3. Check that both end clearances are equal. according to special instructions. Fit spacer ring. - Code: AL-E. In case of any doubts please contact sales department.1 28 02-2001 . Nevertheless. Prior to the delivery the axial position of the rotor is set at the right clearance. Remove inner spacer ring. proceed as follows: Shim thickness clarification Rotate rotor freely in the valve bore. This means that differences in clearance between the rotor and the end cover on both drive side and non-drive side have been equated as far as possible.4.01.4. 3.3. place required shim onto the rotor shaft followed by the inner spacer ring. Remove the bearing housing assembly fixing bolts (160) fit two of these bolts in the tapped jacking holes provided in the bearing housing (108) and remove. tighten locknut and secure. Press bearing housing assembly and secure.3. FEELER GAUGE SHIM Fig. Loosen the locking nut (222) remove the safety ring (221) and spacer ring (202).1 Shim thickness clarification.3 Rotor adjustment for standard execution AL-BL Rotary Valves Special clearances are to be set with high product temperatures.B.

Rad. If steel blades are used the rotor should turn noiselessly.4. 201 302 303 224 225 Ax.B. Mount drive parts (3.01. Assemble gland (3.DMN-Westinghouse Rotor with adjustable blades AL-BL Rotary Valves Axial/radial adjustment of the rotor blades: The tolerances for the adjustment of the rotor blades depends on the product temperature.3.3. Above described adjustment has to be executed with all blades. Ax. After adjustment of the blade feeler gauges or copper shims must be removed. 3.2).6). The special settings for the valve you will find on the datasheet. Check the final adjustment by turning the rotor by hand. Code: AL-E. 151 163 201 226 104 202 221 222 170 171 106 108 160 Fig.1 29 02-2001 .1. Assemble shaft guard. Adjust axial/radial clearance and rotor blade using feeler gauges or copper shims of the correct thickness.2 Adjustment for axial and radial clearance rotor blades.3. In case of any doubt please contact sales department. After assembly test run the valve. Never let them remain in the valve. Assemble bearing cover.

DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3.1 30 02-2001 .2 3.1 General assembly and parts list OS-GOS 3.4.4.1.4.4.3.4 3.4 Code: AL-E.3.1 3.2 Shaft sealing executions see 3.01.4.1.3.2 Dismantling.4 31 31 32 13 33 15 3.3 Operation instructions OS-GOS General Technical specifications Construction 3. assembling and adjusting instructions Standard execution see 3.B.4.

4.5 to +1.5 bar : -10 C to +150 C Capacity: Rotor with 8 adjustable blades.4.2 should not be exceeded.1 31 02-2001 ./rev. 3.B.37 AISI 316 GGG40 AISI 316 Din 1691/0.01.4408 : -0.7040 Din 17445/1.4. The user is responsible for any defects and/or risks or damages resulting from improper use.1 General AL-BL Rotary Valves The type OS and GOS rotary airlocks are designed for the metering and pneumatic transport of products in powder form. The limits stated in the technical specification 3. Sizes Ltr.DMN-Westinghouse 3.2 Technical specifications Standard execution: Operating pressure permitted Temperature permitted Materials: housing & end covers Cast iron Stainless steel Rotor Steel Stainless steel St. 400 91 450 135 500 230 Capacity per revolution at 100% filling Code: AL-E.

4.1 32 .01.3.4. 101 Body 158 Name plate 301 Rotor blade 02-2001 Code: AL-E.1 General assembly and parts list type OS-GOS 101 301 224 225 AL-BL Rotary Valves 105 151 154 102 415 401 411 158 159 226 201 104 152 155 202 221 222 106 153 156 412 413 414 101 301 302 224 225 105 151 154 102 415 401 411 158 159 201 226 156 162 163 103 155 157 107 156 160 153 156 104 152 155 202 221 222 106 412 413 414 Fig.1 OS-GOS standard execution.DMN-Westinghouse 3.B.3.4. 3.3 Construction 3.

In case of repair work to the valve.B. For adjustment and replacement follow the instructions for shaft sealing .4.3. disengage the chain to ensure that the rotor does not turn. avoid damages like scratches and burrs. Standard execution For further instructions use operation instructions Chapter 3.4 Dismantling. clean all parts thoroughly.1.1 33 02-2001 .1.) 3.3 Code: AL-E. please follow safety instructions of chapter 1. - Turn off the electrical supply.01.2 Rotor shaft sealing Standard executions are : shaft sealing with gland packing. lock the switch and/or remove the fuses.4. air purge with glandpacking.2 Page 13. To reduce air leakage’s.3. do not use heavy or rough tools.1. assembly and adjustment instructions for the valve DMN-Westinghouse valves have been manufactured with great care.1. internal running clearances are kept extremely small during manufacture and assembly of the valve.1 – 3.4.4. If necessary. (3.4. air purge with lipseal.DMN-Westinghouse 102 103 104 105 106 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 End cover Flange Cover Vent/inpection plate Ball-bearing Bolt Bolt Bolt Washer Washer Washer Bolt 159 160 162 163 201 202 221 222 223 224 225 226 Arrow Cylinder bolt Bolt Nut Rotor Spacer ring Safety ring Locknut "O"-ring Bolt Washer Key AL-BL Rotary Valves 401 411 412 413 414 415 Gland follower Gland packing Stud Nut Washer Plug 3.2 – 3.

5 3.4 Code: AL-E.3.1 3. assembling and adjusting instructions Standard execution see 3.2 Shaft sealing executions see 3.3.01.B.3.1 General assembly and parts list GL 3.5.1.3 Operation instructions GL General Technical specifications Construction 3.1 34 02-2001 .5.5.4 35 35 36 13 37 15 3.1.5.2 Dismantling.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3.5.2 3.5.

/rev.B.5 bar : -10 C to +150 C Capacity: Sizes Ltr.1 35 02-2001 . The configuration of the body and rotor has been developed specifically to minimise degradation whilst retaining the best possible pocket filling efficiency.5.2 Technical specifications Standard execution: Operating pressure permitted Temperature permitted Materials: housing & end covers Stainless steel Cast aluminium Rotor Stainless steel AISI 316 AISI 316 LM25TF7 Din 17445/1.1 General DMN-Westinghouse GL valves are specially designed for gravity feeding and pneumatically conveying granular products. The limits stated in the technical specification 3.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3. 3.5 300 32 350 79 Capacity per revolution at 100% filling Code: AL-E.3716 : -0.4408 Din 1725/2.5.5 to +1.5.01. End-disc rotor with 10 blades.2 should not be exceeded. The user is responsible for any defects and/or risks or damages resulting from improper use. 150 5 200 10 250 17.

1 GL standard execution. 101 102 104 105 130 131 132 151 152 153 154 155 Body End cover Cover Ball-bearing Vent adapter Gasket Vent plate Bolt Bolt Bolt Washer Washer 156 158 159 201 202 221 222 223 226 Plug Name plate Arrow Rotor Spacer ring Safety ring Locknut "O"-ring Key 401 411 412 413 414 415 Gland follower Gland packing Stud Nut Washer Plug Code: AL-E.5.01. 3.1 General assembly and parts list type GL 201 415 102 401 411 223 158 159 105 104 151 226 412 413 414 202 221 222 152 155 156 130 131 131 132 153 154 153 154 Fig.3.5.3.3 101 AL-BL Rotary Valves Construction 3.DMN-Westinghouse 3.5.1 36 02-2001 .B.

To reduce air leakage’s. internal running clearances are kept extremely small during manufacture and assembly of the valve. - Turn off the electrical supply.3.1. (3.4. avoid damages like scratches and burrs.1.3 Code: AL-E. disengage the chain to ensure that the rotor does not turn.B. clean all parts thoroughly.1 37 02-2001 .01. If necessary.3. please follow safety instructions of chapter 1.4 Dismantling.4. assembly and adjustment instructions for the valve DMN-Westinghouse valves have been manufactured with great care. Standard execution For further instructions use operation instructions Chapter 3.1.2 Rotor shaft sealing Standard executions are : shaft sealing with gland packing.5. In case of repair work to the valve.DMN-Westinghouse 3.1 – 3.5. do not use heavy or rough tools.2 Page 13.1. AL-BL Rotary Valves For adjustment and replacement follow the instructions for shaft sealing .) 3.4.2 – 3. lock the switch and/or remove the fuses.

DMN-Westinghouse 3.6 3.6. Drive Type B6 501 502 503 504 505 Drive Support plate Plate Chain guard Chain wheel 506 Chain wheel 507 Chain 520 Chain joint 521 Half a link 522 523 524 525 526 Adjusting screw Stud Nut Bolt Washer 527 528 529 530 Bolt Washer Bolt Washer Dismantling Remove chain guard Dismantle chain Remove chain of chain wheel Loosen adjusting screw of chain wheel Remove chain wheels Assembly Fit chain wheels on shaft Align chain wheels and secure Mount chain Tighten chain (see fig.2) Refit chain guard 3. 3.1 Chain drive.1 38 02-2001 .B.1 Dismantling and assembly standard drive Chain drive 504 AL-BL Rotary Valves 527 530 505 522 507 520 521 528 529 502 503 523 524 525 526 506 522 501 Fig.6.2 Direct drive Code: AL-E. 2.01.6.

DMN-Westinghouse 505 507 502 506 508 AL-BL Rotary Valves 501 504 509 Fig.2.2.1 39 02-2001 . 3. 501 502 521 Drive Connecting piece Cylinder bolt 522 524 Cylinder bolt Washer Code: AL-E.01.1 Direct drive. Drive type B5 501 502 504 505 Drive Connecting piece Coupling Bolt 506 507 508 509 Cylinder bolt Washer Washer Cap Dismantling Dismantle drive Remove connecting piece Remove coupling Assembly Mount and secure coupling parts Mount connecting piece on end cover Mount drive on connecting piece 522 524 501 502 521 Fig. 3.2 Direct drive.6.B.6.

1 Safety switch.01.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves 3. 510 511 540 Safety switch Fastening plate Countersunkscrew 541 542 543 Cylinder bolt Bolt Nut Technical information standard safety switch Type : Schmersal Type AZ15VR Rated insulation voltage : 500 VAC 26-60 Hz Rated operation current : 2A (220 VAC) Protection : IP 67 * Also available explosion proof Schmersal Type EexAZ16ZV Code: AL-E. 3.B.7 - Accessories Safety switch 511 542 510 541 540 543 Fig.1 40 02-2001 .7.

3.B.01.2 Pulsating air injection.7. Adjusting screw Technical data Valve mechanical Connection Operating pressure Operating temperature Air consumption : Norgren type S/666 : 1/4” Tube Ø8mm : 2 up to 10 Bar : -5°C up to +80°C : 15-20 m3/H at 6 Bar Code: AL-E. 700 701 710 711 712 713 714 Cam disc Shim Solenoid Coupling 1/8” Coupling 1/4” T-coupling Plug 1/8” 715 716 717` 718 719 720` 721` Tube Ø8 Bolt Washer Nut Bolt Washer Cyl.1 41 02-2001 .DMN-Westinghouse Pulsating air execution 713 AL-BL Rotary Valves 715 701 700 721 711 2 3 710 714 716 717 718 719 720 1 3 1 2 712 Fig.

1 42 02-2001 . 3.7.DMN-Westinghouse Pressure regulator 4 1 AL-BL Rotary Valves 5 2 1 0 3 4 5 6 6 2 3 Fig.3 Pressure regulator.B.01. 1 2 3 Air filter / Pressure regulator Pressure gauge 2/2 valve 4 5 6` Solenoid Ball valve G 1/4” T-coupling Ø10mm Code: AL-E.

600 601 610 611 Impulssender Fastening ring Proximity switch Fastening clip 612 613 614` 615 Bolt Bolt Nut Cylinderscrew 620 621 Bolt Nut Code: AL-E. 3.B. 601 610 Fig. 3.01.7. 3.7 Direct drive.7.DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves - Zero speed indication 613 614 202 221 222 610 611 600 610 600 611 612 Fig.7. 3.7. 610 620 621 Fig.6 Non drive side.1 43 02-2001 .5 Drive side option 2.4 Drive side option 1. 202 221 222 600 615 Fig.

DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves .5 x particle size. 3. Clearance must be 1.01.8 Inlet restrictor Drop out box Air vent box Installation procedure Please respect safety instructions.1 44 02-2001 . Code: AL-E. - Check rotating direction.7. Check Air flow direction drop out box. Check clearance between rotor and inletrictor/vent box.B.Inlet restrictor Ventury adaptor Air vent box X Fig.

Code: AL-E. Check chain. make sure that solvent can not reach bearing and sealing.01.5 Cleaners Do not use cleaner with solvent.3 General maintenance every 12 months or after 10. Check chain.1 Maintenance General AL-BL Rotary Valves The interval between overhauls will vary with the product being handled and should be based on total operating time.500 operating hours Check if valve turns smoothly. Connect air coupling and adjust . tighten and grease (see 2.000 operating hours Remove valve from system and clean it completely. Check rotor blades for wear or damages.1). Check drive shaft for wear or damages. if necessary re-adjust. 4. tighten and grease. Maintenance apart from planned overhaul should be adequately covered by regular and frequent attention to the rotor shaft glands. 4. Repair if possible.4 Maintenance drive Please study operation instructions supplied. 4.2 - Maintenance every 3 months or after 2. It is recommended that the complete rotary valve is dismantled for cleaning.1 45 02-2001 . Assemble the valve and adjust rotor/rotor blades. If using a cleaner with solvent is necessary. - 4.B. inspection and overhaul as necessary at regular intervals. 4.DMN-Westinghouse 4. To a large degree the rate of wear for a particular application would be ascertained by practical experience. otherwise replace. reduction gear lubrication and adjustment and lubrication of the motor drive chain and chain sprockets. Check adjustment and functioning purge air. Check packing/lipseal for damages. Please read safety instructions (chapter 1) before carrying out routine overhauls on valves. Dismantle valve .

Too much air leakage Solution .Adjust rotor .Shaft sealing is leaking Code: AL-E.Gland packing worn-out . These bearings are lubricated for life and does not require further maintenance.Speed too low .Replace chain . Shell Nederland Shell Nederland Application General Food General The bearings fitted in the rotary valve are dust-proof ball-bearings.Replace lipseal .Check drive .1 Malfunction Probable cause Common disturbances and possible solutions are stated below.Improve venting Check blades (adjust/replace) .Tighten gland follower .B.Broken chain . If you are not able to solve the problem.Lipseal damaged .DMN-Westinghouse AL-BL Rotary Valves In case of high-pressure cleaning.6 Lubricants Lubricant Bolt Chain Type Copaslip Cassida Alvania R Supplier Molyslip Atlantic Ltd. 5.01.Rotor jammed . please contact our service department. Problem .Increase speed .Insufficient product supply . 4. pay attention to the ballbearing.Rotor is not turning . Damaging the sealing of the ball-bearing may cause disfunctioning of the bearing.Malfunction drive .Dismantle valve .1 46 02-2001 .Low capacity Cause .Working temperature too high . 5.Check supply .

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