Needle valves are sometimes referred to as plunger valves, are regulating valves and enable engineers to finely control and regulate water flow and pressure.
In order to ensure safe operation of needle valves, Alcatraz Interlocks provides multi turn locks, with both single and double keys in two sizes to fit correctly on all common gate valve sizes.
Alcatraz integral multi turn (type DML/SML) valve interlocks fit on all types of handwheel operated valves, such as gate, globe and all gear operated valves. The interlocks are easy to install, even when the valve is in a live process.
They are mounted on multi turn valves to interlock the locked open and/or locked closed position of the valve. The key movement is only possible in fully open / closed position thus providing an extra confirmation that the valve is in the exact desired position as compared to car seals etc.
Alcatraz’ Interlocks for needle valves can be used to control valve flow, ensure safe valve operation, pressure safety valve systems and pig trap systems.
Needle operated valves are commonly used in applications like:
Needle valves utilize a handwheel to operate. To lock these valves we have designed different kinds of interlocks depending on your sequence (linear or nonlinear), our engineering department will design it.
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An Electrical Key Cabinet consists of integrated electromechanical components preventing key removal.
The spare keys are intended to briefly replace a lost key until a replacement has been purchased.