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MINISTRY OF HOUSING

Western Sector Projects


Sitework & Infrastructure
OMRANIA and ASSOCIATES

Project Specification

SECTION 22 05 23
GENERAL-DUTY VALVES FOR PLUMBING PIPING
PART 1:
1.01
A.
1.02

GENERAL

SECTION INCLUDES
Valves and strainers for building plumbing installations.
RELATED SECTIONS

A.

Section 22 05 00

Common Work Results for Plumbing.

B.

Section 22 05 00

Common Motor Requirements for Plumbing Equipment

C.

Section 22 05 53

Identification for Plumbing Piping and Equipment.

D.

Section 22 11 13

Facility Water Distribution Piping.

E.

Section 22 05 29

Hangers and Supports for Plumbing Piping and Equipment.

F.

Section 22 13 19

Sanitary Waste Piping Specialties.

G.

Section 22 07 00

Plumbing Insulation.

1.03

REFERENCES

A.

ANSI Z 21.22

Relief Valves for Hot Water Supply Systems.

B.

ASME B 1.20.1

Pipe Threads, General Purpose.

C.

ASME B 16.1

Cast Iron Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings.

D.

ASTM A 126

Standard Specification for Gray Iron Castings for Valves, Flanges


and Fittings.

E.

ASTM A 182

Standard Specification for Forged or Rolled Alloy and Stainless


Steel Pipe Flanges, Forged Fittings and Valves and Parts for High
Temperature Service.

F.

ASTM B 62

Standard Specification for Composition Bronze or Ounce Metal


Castings.

G.

ASTM B 124

Standard Specification for Copper and Copper Alloy Forging Rod,


Bar and Shapes.

H.

ASSE 1011

American Society of Sanitary Engineering Performance


Requirements for Hose Connection Vacuum Breakers.

I.

ASSE 1020

American Society of Sanitary Engineering Performance


Requirements for Pressure Vacuum Breaker Assembly.

J.

AWWA C 510

American Water Works Association Thickness Design of


Ductile-Iron Pipe.

K.

AWS D 1.1

Structural Welding Code - Steel.

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Western Sector Projects
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Project Specification

L.

MSS SP 67

Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings


Industry - Butterfly Valves.

M.

MSS SP 70

Cast Iron Gate Valves, Flanged and Threaded Ends.

N.

MSS SP 71

Cast Iron Swing Check Valves, Flanged and Threaded Ends.

O.

MSS SP 78

Cast Iron Plug Valves, Flanged and Threaded Ends.

P.

MSS SP 80

Bronze Gate, Globe, Angle and Check Valves.

Q.

MSS SP 85

Cast Iron Globe & Angle Valves, Flanged and Threaded.

R.

MSS SP 110

Ball Valves Threaded, Socket-Welding, Solder Joint, Grooved and


Flared Ends.

1.04

SUBMITTALS

A.

Comply with Section 01 33 00

B.

Drawings: Refer to Section 23 05 13.13.

C.

Manufacturers Data: Submit manufacturers technical data on all valves proposed under
this Section.

D.

Samples: Submit samples as required by the Engineer.

1.05

QUALITY ASSURANCE

A.

Manufacturers: Firms regularly engaged in the manufacture of valves whose products have
been in satisfactory use in similar applications for not less than 10 years.

B.

Installer: Firms regularly engaged and qualified in the installation of valves with at least 5
years successful installation experience on projects of a similar nature.

1.06

OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE DATA

A.

Comply with Sections 01 78 23 and 23 05 13.13.

1.07

DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING

A.

All valves shall be stored within a well lit container on purpose-made compartmented racks
or shelves, constructed in a similar manner to support the entire weight of materials without
noticeable deformation.

B.

The valves shall be separated by means of their type and size and laid out in an orderly
manner for ease of identification.

C.

Valves shall be supplied and stored with purpose made or manufactured plugs to prevent
ingress of dirt.

1.08
A.

WARRANTY
Comply with Section 01 78 36.

PART 2:
2.01

PRODUCTS

ACCEPTABLE MANUFACTURERS

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Not Used.
2.02

GENERAL

A.

Valves, cocks, air vents and pipework specialties shall be provided where shown on the
Drawings and at all positions necessary for the proper working, regulation, control and
maintenance of the installation with the approval for the Engineer.

B.

All valves and cocks shall be suitable for the temperatures, working and test pressures
applicable to each system.

C.

All valves, cocks, vents and specialties shall be fitted in such a manner that they are
accessible for operation and maintenance.

2.03
A.

VALVES
Isolating Valves < 50 mm:
1. Bronze gate valve to MSS SP 80 threaded to ASME B 1.20.1 solid wedge disk, non-rising
stem, screwed-in bonnet, handwheel operated. Rated 17.2 bar.
2. As 1. above, but fitted with lockshield..
3. Bronze bodied end-entry ball valve threaded to ASME B 1.20.1, Quarter-turn, lever
operated. DZR brass ball chrome plated or bronze ball chrome plated virgin PTFE seats,
blow-out proof stem. Rated 41.4 bar.
4. As 3. above, but fitted with lockshield.

B.

Isolating Valves > 65 mm:


1. Cast iron gate valve to MSS SP 70 flanged ASME B 16.1 Class 125 flat face. Wedge disk,
non-rising stem, inside screw. Bronze seat rings and disk facings. Rated 13.8 bar.
2. Cast iron butterfly valve to MSS SP 67 wafer pattern to fit ASME B 16.1 Class 125/150
flanges. EPDM liner, Aluminum Bronze Disc. 65 mm to 150 mm lever operated. 200 mm
(8 in) and above gearbox operated. Rated 16 bar.

C.

Non Return Valves < 50 mm: Bronze non-return valve swing type to MSS SP 80 threaded to
ASME B 1.20.1. Renewable nitrile rubber disc, free to rotate and hinge pin mounted.
Screwed-in cap with integral seat. Rated 20.7 bar but limited to 100 oC maximum
temperature.

D.

Non Return Valves > 65 mm:


1. Cast iron non-return valve swing type to MSS SP 71 flanged to ASME B 16.1 Class 125
flat face. Bronze faced disk, free to rotate, hinge pin mounted. Bolted cap. Body seat ring
bronze. Rated 13.8 bar.
2. Cast iron wafer body non-return valve swing type to suit mounting to fit ASME B 16.1
Class 125/150 flanges. Bronze or bronze trim, disk free to rotate, hinge pin mounted.
Body seat facing bronze. Rated 13.8 bar.

E.

Strainers <50 mm: Bronze Y type strainer. Ends threaded to ASME B 1.20.1. Fitted with
perforated stainless steel screens with 0.75 mm holes. Machined seats body and cap ends.
Screwed-in cap with captive washer. Rated 27.5 bar.

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F.

Strainers >65 mm: Cast Iron Y type strainer. Ends flanged to ASME B 16.1 Class 125 flat
face. Fitted with perforated stainless steel screens with 0.75 mm holes. Machined seats, body
and cap ends. Bolted cap with captive washer. Rated 13.8 bar.

G.

Draining Taps < 50 mm:


1. Bronze angle pattern screw-down drainage tap, lockshield type. Male inlet threaded to
ASME B 1.20.1, outlet ribbed to provide integral hose connection. Washer EP rubber. 10
bar.
2. Bronze bodied end-entry ball valve threaded to ASME B 1.20.1, quarter-turn, lever
operated. DZR brass ball chrome plated 12 mm 50 mm (1/2 - 2) or bronze ball chrome
plated 63 mm 76 mm (2.1/2 & 3). Virgin PTFE seats, blow-out proof stem.

H.

Draw-off Cocks <50 mm: Bronze bodied draw-off ball valve male threaded to ASME B
1.20.1 Quarter turn, level operated. DZR brass ball chrome plated, virgin PTFE seats,
blow-out proof stem. Fitted with hose union. Rated 41.4 bar.

I.

Flow Regulating Valves <50 mm: Bronze Y pattern globe valve giving modified equal
percentage performance with characterized throttling disk and authority sufficient to
regulate flow in circuits incorporating flow measurement devices. Ends threaded to ASME
B 1.20.1. Double regulating feature set by Allen key and valve operation by microset
handwheel having two holes to facilitate fitting of wire security seals. Disk with PTFE
insert on sizes 25 mm and above. Rated 20.7 bar.

J.

Flow Regulating Valves >65 mm: Cast iron Y pattern globe valve with characterized
throttling disk and authority sufficient to regulate flow in circuits incorporating flow
measurement devices. Ends flanged to ASME B 16.1 Class 125 flat face. Double regulating
feature set by means of Allen key and valve operation by varnier type handwheel which has
integral lugs to facilitate fitting of wire security seals. Disk with PTFE insert. Rated 13.8
bar.

K.

Circular Balancing Single Unit <50 mm: Bronze single unit fixed orifice double regulating
valve incorporating integral orifice with corner tappings terminating in Crane P 84 insertion
test points. Ends threaded to ASME B 1.20.1. Double regulating feature to be Y pattern
globe type with characterized throttling disk set by Allen key and valve operation by
microset handwheel having two holes to facilitate fitting of wire security seals. Disk with
PTFE insert on sizes 25 mm and above. The whole providing a measurement accuracy of +
5 %. Rated 20.7 bar.

L.

Circular Balancing Unit >65 mm: DM 900 Stainless steel measurement device to fit flanges
to ASME B 16.1 Class 125/150. Integral square edged orifice with corner tappings
terminating in stainless steel extension tubes mounted with Crane P 84 pressure test points.
Rated 13.8 bar. Supplied with DA 920 cast iron (ASTM A 126 Class B) Y Pattern Globe
Valve with characterized throttling disk and authority sufficient to regulate flow in circuits
incorporating flow measurement devices. Ends flanged to ASME B 16.1 Class 125.
Double regulating features set by means of Allen key and valve operation by varnier type
handwheel which has integral lugs to facilitate fitting of wire security seals. Disk with
PTFE insert. The whole providing a measurement accuracy of + 5%. Rated 13.8 bar.

M.

Automatic Air Vents: Bronze automatic air vent, vertical inlet with bronze union threaded
to ASME B 1.20.1 Horizontal side outlet ends threaded to ASME B 1.20.1 with compression
nut and sleeve to suit copper tube. Borosilicate glass inspection tube, integral check valve
on outlet, EPDM disk, 316 stainless steel lever and clip.

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MINISTRY OF HOUSING
Western Sector Projects
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Project Specification

N.

Hose Bibs: Hose bibs shall be bronze ASTM B 62 or red brass ASTM B 124, with coupling
union elbow replaceable hexagonal disc, hose thread spout, vacuum breaker, chrome plated
where exposed.

O.

Pressure Reducing Valves:


1. Water pressure reducing valves shall deliver flow rates based on initial and final
pressures as indicated. Valves shall be suitable for 17.25 bar operating pressure on the
inlet side with outlet pressure range 0.35 to 6.82 bar.
2. Valves shall have easily adjustable low-pressure setting and shall be designed to resist
water shock pressures.
3. Valves 50 mm and smaller shall have bronze body and trim with screwed ends.
4. Valves 65 mm and larger shall have iron body ASTM A 126 bronze trim and flanged
ends.
5. Valves shall have stainless steel stem ASTM A 182, disc and diaphragm shall be
synthetic rubber, and seats shall be bronze.
6. Valves shall be self-contained, single seated direct operated, diaphragm, spring-loaded
type with balanced operation suitable for continuous or dead-end service.

P.

Double Check Valve Assemblies: Bronze backed in line double check valves to AWWA C
510 with intervening test plug and screwed ends.

Q.

Hose Bib Vacuum Breaker: Brass body in-line vacuum breaker to ASSE 1011, brass finish
or chromium plated to match hose bib tap.

R.

Water Heater Vacuum Breaker: Bronze body pressure type with heat resistant disk opening
to atmosphere at less then 12 mm mercury vacuum to ASSE 1020.

S.

Automatic Relief Valves:


1. Pressure Relief Valves: Bronze body, stainless steel spring and trim with pipe type
manual actuation lever. The unit shall be preset and sealed at the factory.
2. Pressure and Temperature Relief Valves: Bronze body, stainless steel spring and trim on
ceramic coated temperature sensing element and pipe type manual actuation lever. Unit
shall be rated for relieving the maximum heat input to the water heater and pre-set and
factory sealed. Unit shall be labeled with manufacturers name, serial number, maximum
working pressure and temperature, set pressure and temperature and relieving capacity in
watts.

T.

Blending valves: All bronze hot water extended tempering valve with threaded connections
and adjustable thermostat units shall be pre-set to 40 oC.

U.

Trap primer: Bronze body trap primer, flow through pattern with built in air gap and
screwed ends.

V.

Pressure Rating: All valves shall be rated for a minimum of 690 kPa working pressure at
120 oC unless otherwise stated.

PART 3:

EXECUTION

GENERAL-DUTY VALVES FOR PLUMBING PIPING

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MINISTRY OF HOUSING
Western Sector Projects
Sitework & Infrastructure
OMRANIA and ASSOCIATES

3.01

Project Specification

GENERAL

A.

Valves with screwed ends shall have a union installed adjacent to the valve for ease of
dismantling.

B.

Where possible, valves shall be installed with the stem in the vertically upright position.
However, all valves shall be installed in a manner such that they are readily accessible for
ease of operation.

C.

Sufficient clearance shall be allowed for the application of thermal insulation, valve boxes,
etc. to ensure that full travel of the valve stem can be achieved.

3.02
A.

3.03

ISOLATING VALVES
Separate isolating valves shall be provided on all pipework services to each item of plant or
equipment and on each main and submain, except where flow measuring or regulating
valves are required and these valves can be used for isolating purposes without affecting
their measuring or regulating functions.
DRAIN VALVES

A.

Drain valves shall be installed at all system low points on the dead side of isolating valves
and on all items of plant to facilitate emptying down and removal.

B.

Line sized drain valves shall be installed at the end of each pipework run and at the base of
each pipework riser to enable the system to be adequately flushed.

3.04

AIR VENTING DEVICES

A.

Air venting devices shall be installed at all system high points.

B.

Automatic air eliminators shall be complete with copper relief pipework, taken to within
1.5 m of the floor level and extended to a position where any discharge will not damage
building fabrics, decorations or the like.

C.

Air bottles shall be made from 50 mm size tube. Each shall be a minimum of 150 mm long,
fitted with a cap and 8 mm size air cock. Where an air bottle is fixed out of reach, a 15 mm
extension tube shall be run from the cap to within 1.5 m of the floor level and terminating
with a needle valve and hose union.

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