The diverter gate offers high operating efficiency and long life. Body, end plates, and gate are rugged castings, fully ribbed to ensure dimensional stability. The body and diverter gate are machined to close tolerances to prevent leakage and ensure smooth operation. Bearings are of the non-lubricating type. Lip-type shaft seals provide gas-tight performance.
Materials of construction
This product is available in either Class 50 cast iron, 319 aluminum. Bearings are Oilite® bronze, and lip seals are nitrile. Other seal materials are available.
Standard gates are suitable for material temperature up to 225°F (107°C). Special seals available as HO & AMO. Special seals accommodate higher operating temperatures.