Sanitary Rotary Airlock Valve

Prater Sanitary Rotary Airlock Valve

Our Sanitary Rotary Airlock is the perfect rotary valve choice for handling many dry free-flowing ingredients. This stainless steel rotary valve is easy to clean and ideally suited for use in Dairy, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Organic, Spice, Nutraceutical and Pet Food industries.

Prater Sanitary Rotary Airlock Valve Introduction

Prater Industries – Redefining Sanitary.

The Prater Sanitary Rotary Valve contains cutting-edge design features including a split packing gland for easy packing seal changeovers without rotor dismantling and the addition of a proprietary shaft seal Indicator, eliminating seal replacement guesswork. Additionally, the new and easy “Dual Cleaning Zone” design provides access for drive side sanitation.

Fabricated from FDA compliant construction materials, the valve utilizes a direct shaft-mounted drive with your choice of speed and mounting configurations. Constructed from stainless steel, the valves feature easy to clean swept surfaces, assuring sanitary conformance.

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Sanitary Rotary Airlock Valve Features

  • Superior quality 304 or 316 Stainless Steel housing cast in North America
  • No. 4 finish on rotor and internal product contact surfaces of housing optional
  • Dual Cleaning Zone Access
  • High pressure washdown transitions available
  • Round ANSI/DIN flanges that assist with cleaning and product flow
  • (2) Dual heavy duty shaft bearings on each end plate – lubricated for life
  • Multiple drive configurations
  • Largest open seal access area
  • Packing leak detection optional
  • Split packing glands for faster changeovers optional
  • Housing vent ports optional
  • Eight-blade rotors standard (choice of speed)
  • Standard sizes of 6, 8, 10 and 12 inches

Sanitary Rotary Airlock Valve Benefits

  • High quality cast housing eliminates pits and dimples that could harbor contaminants
  • Reduced Downtime and Maintenance costs
  • Easy packing gland access
  • Temperatures up to 500°F
  • Up to +/- 12 PSI pressure differential
  • High performance construction available

Industries that can benefit from Prater’s Sanitary Rotary Airlock Valve

  • Dairy
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Cheese Powder
  • Chemical
  • Condensed Milk Powder
  • Confectionery
  • Fruit Powder
  • Grain Processing
  • Hygienic
  • Meat and Poultry
  • Nutraceutical
  • Organic
  • Pet Food
  • Powder Coatings
  • Protein Powder
  • Spice
  • Whey Powder
  • Baking