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MANUAL VALVE OPERATORS

(OP)
Hi Gents,
My company recently purchased a 20" butterfly valve with gear operator when what should've been procured was one that was operated hydraulically.
My question: Is it possibly to change the operator from the gear type to a hydraulic operated one?
Thanks,
d_revolution.

RE: MANUAL VALVE OPERATORS

Hi there.

The short answer is yes.

Construction, or availability as a standard, will be depending on all usual necessary details as needed for a moving mechanical device. Supplier will advice on details. Price depending on solution.

RE: MANUAL VALVE OPERATORS

(OP)
Many thanks for the quick response, gerhardl.

RE: MANUAL VALVE OPERATORS

Have you considered a portable actuator? There are some innovative systems on the market now designed to take the hard-work out of turning valve wheels. Plus they have the added advantage of being completely portable, meaning one actuator can be used on many valves around the site.

I'm not sure if this would solve your issue, but certainly something to think about.

If you need more information, let me know.

totallockout

RE: MANUAL VALVE OPERATORS

(OP)
Hi totallockout,
Hmm... this sounds interesting. Can you furnish me with details?

RE: MANUAL VALVE OPERATORS

Conscious not to breach Forum rules, you'll find a wealth of information here. portablevalveactuator.com

totallockout

RE: MANUAL VALVE OPERATORS

(OP)
Many thanks, man.

RE: MANUAL VALVE OPERATORS

Hi ,
Answer Yes. You can change valves with Gear operated to an actuated valves . Please approach any hydraulic actuator vendor for same

regards

Drk

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