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Vortex Pivoting Chute and Seal Tite Diverters Assist with Urea Prills Production

Vortex Pivoting Chute and Seal Tite Diverters Assist with Urea Prills Production
22 Aug 2023  |
Looking to revamp their agricultural production game, this fertilizer manufacturer had big plans for their facility!

But they hit a snag when it came to some old, leaky equipment. So, they decided to kill two birds with one stone by incorporating new vortex equipment during their piping re-work. Our team at Vortex was up to the task, providing accommodation for custom electric actuators and other top-notch engineering solutions to fit the bill. The result? A happy customer with all their needs met!

Client:

Urea Prills Production – CANADA

Quantity:

Pivoting Chute Diverter – PC400-2SS-SL-55-V178228 – Qty. 1

Seal Tite Diverter – Z10-2SS-SL-45-KS-V178228A – Qty. 1

Equipment Specifications and Install Pictures:

2-WAY STRAIGHT LEG PIVOTING CHUTE DIVERTER

Vortex Model No. PC400-2SS-SL-55-V178228

  • 16″ (400mm) 2-way Pivoting Chute Diverter.
  • Valve body (non-wetted) is constructed of 304 stainless steel.
  • Inlet chute and internal pivoting chute (both replaceable parts) constructed of 304 stainless steel.
  • Outlet chutes and the bottom portion of the diverter (material contact areas) are constructed from 304 stainless steel.
  • The interior juncture of the outlet legs includes a wear-resistant, replaceable bar constructed from 304 stainless steel.
  • Removable access cover is provided to inspect or maintain diverter without removing it from service.
    Diverter is rated for continuous temperatures up to 400°F (204°C).
  • Double acting air cylinder actuator.
  • Square inlet and outlets have a drilled flat flange for bolt through connection.
  • (SL) – Straight through flow design, with one offset leg.
  • Outlet legs offset 55° from vertical.
  • ENGINEERED OPTIONS (V178228) – PIVOTING CHUTE WITH 304 STAINLESS STEEL CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIAL CONTACT. THE DIVERTER DOES NOT CONTAIN LINERS. DIVERTER DESIGNED TO BE INSTALLED AT A 35° ANGLE WITH THE OFFSET LEG STRAIGHT DOWN. OFFSET LEG DESIGN AT 55° FROM STRAIGHT LEG. DIVERTER CHUTE REMOVAL ASSISTANCE DEVICE WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN DESIGN. ACTUATOR ARM INCLUDES A POSITION INDICATION ARROW. USING CUSTOMER PROVIDED FISHER 481 YOKELESS PISTON ACTUATOR AND DVC6215-DA-HCGTX POSITIONAL SENSOR. VALVE TO HAVE LIFTING LUGS PER CUSTOMER MARK UPS AND TO BE WELDED BY ASME CERTIFIED WELDER.
PC400-2SS-SL-55-V178228

2-WAY STRAIGHT LEG SEAL TITE DIVERTER:

Vortex Model No. Z10-2SS-SL-45-KS-V178228A

  • 10″ 2-Way Seal Tite Gravity Diverter
  • Valve body and blade are 304 stainless steel.
  • Removable access cover is provided to service or clean interior while valve remains in service.
  • Material contact is 304 stainless steel, polymer, and rubber.
  • Double acting air cylinder actuator
  • (SL) – Straight through flow design, with one offset leg
  • Outlet leg(s) offset 45° from vertical
  • Square inlet and outlets have a drilled flat flange for bolt through connection.
  • (KS) – Valve is rated for 180˚F(82˚C) maximum continuous service.
  • Valve has polyurethane blade seal and PET blade shaft seal backed with live loaded silicone sponge rubber.
  • Enhanced shaft seal and pivot spacer is PET.
  • External shaft seal is silicone rubber.
  • ENGINEERED OPTIONS (V178228A) – ACTUATOR ARM INCLUDES A POSITION INDICATION ARROW. USING CUSTOMER PROVIDED FISHER 481 YOKELESS PISTON ACTUATOR AND DVC6215-DA-HCGTX POSITIONAL SENSOR. VALVE TO HAVE LIFTING LUGS AND TO BE WELDED BY ASME CERTIFIED WELDER. MATCHING CUSTOMER PATTERN WITH 11/16” HOLES.

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