Sludge Plugs and Valves

Sludge plugs and valves are designed for installation in tanks or small chambers where silt and sludge may collect.
  • Metal to metal sealing faces
  • Robust construction
  • 50 year service life
  • Low maintenance

Sludge plugs and valves are designed for installation in tanks or small chambers where silt and sludge may collect.

  • Plug range nominal diameter 80mm-200mm
  • Valve range nominal diameter 80-450mm
  • The valve is mounted in the floor of the tank or chamber for effective desludging.
  • The sludge plug is handle operated and is the most basic of the two types available.
  • The cone is utilised to guide the metal faced disk onto the body seats; a mild steel lifting handle with cotter supports the valve in the open position from a wall bracket.
  • The sludge valve is screw thread operated as standard and is of more robust construction than the sludge plug.
  • The sludge plug and sludge valve are supplied drilled for connection to flanges in accordance with BS EN 1092-2: PN 16

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