Flomatic Valves News

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New AIS Compliant Foot Valve

New AIS Compliant Flo-Flex® Foot Valve Model 345

GLENS FALLS, NY (January 28, 2022) – Flomatic Valves is proud to introduce our latest model of American Iron and Steel (AIS) compliant foot valve flapper style swing check valve: the Flo-Flex® Model 345. Ensuring years of quality and reliability, the AIS complaint Flo-Flex® Model 345 is designed to meet the needs of demanding industrial and…

Cast Iron, Ductile Iron, Bronze and Stainless-Steel Valves: What’s the Difference?

Cast Iron, Ductile Iron, Bronze and Stainless Steel Valves: What’s The Difference?

Not all valves are built the same and there’s good reason for that. Knowing a few basic facts about the different materials will ultimately have long-term effects on your application’s capabilities. Cast iron, ductile iron, bronze and stainless steel are all similar metals but what stands each of these apart? We’ll assist you in choosing…

Why You Should Care About NSF/ANSI 61

Why You Should Care About NSF/ANSI 61

Water is life. It’s as simple as that. Water is a key factor on a shortlist of necessary resources required to sustain life on this planet. As important as it is that we intake water, the quality we consume is equally as critical. Contaminated drinking water can result in adverse health effects including gastrointestinal illnesses,…

National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month

Preparing For Tomorrow Starts Today As we embark into the Autumn season, folks nationwide are bracing themselves for winter and preparing for colder months down the road. Yearly, September serves as National Preparedness Month — a time period encouraging Americans to think ahead and plan for disasters or emergencies. Connected to the theme this year,…

water hammer diagram

Nail Down The Facts About Water Hammer

Water hammer is a serious threat to the overall health and function of a pipeline system. The more you understand it, the easier it is to avoid. The clunking, thumping and banging sounds of water hammer in a pipeline system are not only annoying, but can very often be a sound that indicates costly repairs…

air release valve sizing and selection

How To Choose The Right Size Air Release Valve

One size-fits-all is not a good way of thinking when it comes to selecting air and vacuum valves and air release valves. In fact, choosing the wrong size valve can negate the purpose of a release valve completely. Air valves are hydro-mechanical valves designed to automatically release or admit air during the filling or draining…

Roping Issues Solution for Wastewater Systems

Choose The Proper Check Valve To Reduce Maintenance And Roping In Wastewater Pumping Systems

Recent increases in flushed nondegradable items can mean serious problems, but using the right valves will help Choosing the appropriate check valve for wastewater applications isn’t as simple as it used to be, as the amount and type of modern trash going through wastewater pipelines is steadily increasing and changing. Today’s increased use of cleaning…

AIS compliant Model 80DIVFD Check Valve

Flomatic Expands Their AIS Compliant Model 80DIVFD Check Valves With New Size

October 21, 2020 Glens Falls, NY – Flomatic is proud to announce the expansion of their American Iron and Steel (AIS) complaint Model 80DIVFD submersible pump check valve in a new 10” size. Flomatic’s new, special patented submersible pump check valve is now available in an extended size range from 1” thru 10” for use…