ABS 1100 Series Valve Available Now

Prochem 1100 series valves are now available in ABS.

We are pleased to announce that the Prochem 1100 series valves are now available in ABS.

Acrylonitrile – Butadiene – Styrene (ABS) is renowned for its high impact strength and durability which combine to give exceptional toughness. ABS is especially useful at sub-zero temperatures, where it retains high levels of impact strength. Joints are made using solvent cement, which requires no special tools. With the benefit of low temperature handling characteristics down to -40°C, ABS is used extensively for applications in conditioning and chilled water piping systems.

Another key benefit is the high impact strength of the material, making ABS ideal where potential damage may occur. It has good chemical resistance to a wide range of chemicals including salt solutions, and most dilute acids and bases. ABS is not resistant to concentrated mineral acids, organic acids and solvents such as esters, ketones and chlorinated and aromatic hydrocarbons.

Sizes and connection options are the same as our PVC, PVDF and Polypropylene materials except for 3/8” BSP screwed. Both loading and pressure relief valve options are as the rest of the 1100 series range and they also meet the same pressure settings for plastic valves. ABS body valves conform to PED 2014/68/EU with ABS as a pressure relief valve to Module B and D of the directive.

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