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Vent valves

General characteristics
Triple offset butterfly valve
The opening and closing path of the triple offset disk
type minimizes contact with the seal ring, thereby
reduce seal wear, friction and seating torque
requirements.
Shutoff class
These valves seal shall be Class VI per ANSI/FCI 70-2
and IEC 60534-4.
Fail last position
With this safety position there are no false trips
because in case of electrical or air failure the valve
remains in the last position.
Air buffer tank for two strokes
In case of lack of air this buffer tank will assure at
least two complete strokes of the valve.
4 ways solenoid valve
The solenoid valve shall be 4 ways type with position IA Buffer Tank with capacity for
latched and 2 coils. for 2 complete valve stroke

Maximum travel time


These valves shall have a maximum travel time of 5 AT M.
seconds to open, therefore air tubing shall be in 1/2
and if necessary a quick exhaust shall be included. IA Supply
1/2" 1/2"
SIL certification
All the shutoff valve components like solenoid,
actuator, valve body and position switches shall be
SIL certified when connected to a Safety
Instrumented System.
Vent valves
Reason to use this type of valves
The seal material construction can be metal or soft seal, the shutoff class as per ANSI/FCI 70-2 and IEC 60534-4
can be Class VI or better.
Metal seals can support process agressive conditions like high temperature, metallic dust , higher velocities,
etc.
The opening and closing path of the triple offset disk type minimizes contact with the seal ring, thereby reduce
seal wear, friction and seating torque requirements increasing the lifetime of the seal.
The leading manufacturers have at least one triple offset butterfly model in their catalogs (Fisher, Metso,
Samson, Flowserve, Bray, Tyco, etc).

Warnings
The CV values in triple offset valves are smaller than the double offset valves, this shall be forseen for the
dimensioning of the venting pipeline.

Examples of CV values for triple and double offset butterfly valves

Neles (Metso) ASME 150 (CV) Bray ASME 150 (CV) Flowserve ASME 150 (CV)
Valve size Series 815 L6 Tritork Valdisk BX Valdisk TX3
(inches) Double offset Triple offset Double offset Triple offset Double offset Triple offset
4 400 189 375 124 294 228
6 1050 546 1350 485 966 800
8 2200 1080 2800 1127 1672 1411
10 3300 2150 4300 2605 3500 2630
12 5100 3650 6650 3515 4860 3808
Blocking valves (main pipelines)
General characteristics
Double offset butterfly valve
The size shall be the same of the line to minimize
pressure drop through body. The installation shall be
in such manner that once the valve is closed the high
pressure side helps to the disk to keep in close
position.
Shutoff class
These valves seal shall be Class VI per ANSI/FCI 70-2
and IEC 60534-4.
Fail last position
With this safety position there are no false trips
because in case of electrical or air failure the valve
remains in the last position.
Air buffer tank for two strokes
In case of lack of air this buffer tank will assure at
least two complete strokes of the valve.
4 ways solenoid valve
The solenoid valve shall be 4 ways type with position
latched and 2 coils.
IA Buffer Tank with capacity for
Maximum travel time for 2 complete valve stroke
These valves shall have a maximum travel time of 8
seconds to close, therefore air tubing shall be in 1/2
and if necessary a quick exhaust shall be included. AT M.

SIL certification IA Supply


All the shutoff valve components like solenoid, 1/2" 1/2"

actuator, valve body and position switches shall be


SIL certified when connected to a Safety
Instrumented System.
Blocking valves (main pipelines)
Reason to use this type of valves
This type of valves are used in main pipelines of the reduction circuit, in high production plants these valves
can be up to 42 size, this kind of valve is affrodable in cost for larger sizes than other valves.
The seal material construction can be metal or soft seal, the shutoff class as per ANSI/FCI 70-2 and IEC 60534-4
can be Class VI or better.
Metal seals can support process agressive conditions like high temperature, metallic dust , higher velocities,
etc.
The contact between the disk and seal is minimum.