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New 12 Page General Catalog Introduced


Asahi/America, Inc., introduces its new 12- page Thermoplastic Valves and Piping Systems Catalog. A valuable resource for engineers, plant managers and distributors, the catalog presents an overview of Asahi-America's thermoplastic fluid handling product lines. This full-color catalog highlights the many advantages of using thermoplastic materials in fluid handling systems, including its corrosion-resistant properties

Newly Designed Series 83 Introduced


Asahi/America Inc., introduces the new Series 83A Electromni actuator for ball valves. The Series 83 has been the actuator of choice for small quarter-turn ball valves since 1983; the new Series 83A Electromni maintains the Series 83's original look while improving on its quality, design and performance.

New Type57LIS Butterfly Valve Introduced


Asahi/America Introduces Type 57LIS ISO-5752 Short Pattern Butterfly Valve makes converting from Metal to Plastic a snap

Introduction of Upgraded model Type-21a Ball Valves


Since their introduction, the Type-21 ball valves have been the thermoplastic valves of choice for many demanding applications. This can be attributed to the quality of the product with regards to both performance and design. In an effort to continuously improve the product and remain a leader in the industries we serve, subtle changes and improvements have necessitated a revised model ball valve, the Type-21a. It is our belief these improvements will provide for a greater degree of confidence in the base Type-21 design, while offering features and benefits geared towards today's installation professionals.

ATEX Certifies Series 92 Electric Actuators


Asahi/America Inc., a leader in thermoplastic valves, pipes and fittings introduces ATEX certified Series 92 electric actuators designed for use in potentially explosive atmospheres Directive 94/9/EC.

Asahi/America Now Offering Expanded Line of 3-Way Diaphragm Valves


Asahi/America, the leader in high purity piping systems, has recently expanded their product offering to include new dimensions of the Type-343 Zero Dead Leg (ZDL) 3-Way Valve for Purad PVDF, PolyPure PP-natural and PP-Pure pigmented PP.

New Foot Valve Screen Introduced


Asahi/America Introduces New Molded Foot Valve Screens

New CPVC Disc for Type-57 Butterfly Valves


Asahi/America, Inc. Introduces CPVC Discs for Type-57 Butterfly Valves New disc offers lasting performance in aggressive chemical applications

New Frank Series Regulators


Asahi/America Now Stocking Frank Series Regulating Products

Introducing PP-Pure Pigmented PP Piping System


New High Purity Polypropylene Piping System Offers Cost Effective Alternative and Large Size Range for Pure Water Systems

New TI Diaphragm Valve Introduced


New TI Diaphragm Valve engineered for use in harsh chlorine and chlorate environments

Custom Thermoplastic Valve Boxes Now Available


Versatile Thermoplastic Plastic Valve Boxes offers superior protection in the Harshest Environments

Free Upgraded to Pool Pro Butterfly Valves


Asahi America Upgrades Pool Pro Butterfly Valve. Plasgear™Plastic Gear-Operator now standard on all 1-1/2" – 10" models

Air Pro Tapping Saddle adds to ease of Installation


Asahi/America, Inc., introduces the new tapping saddle for their Air-Pro Compressed Air Piping Systems. Designed specifically for the Air-Pro system, the new tapping saddle allows for the installation of a the system with no drops! The drops are installed after the system has been hung by simply using the tapping saddle welding it in place with electro-fusion process.

Quarter-Bloc Ball Valves Discontinued


As of May 5th, 2008 Asahi/America has discontinued production of our Quarter-Bloc Ball Valves

New Halar Ball Valve Now Available


Asahi/America, Inc. introduces the new Halar True Union Ball valve. Halar (E-CTFE) is manufactured from copolymerization of ethylene with CTFE (chlorotrifluroethylene). This provides excellent chemical resistance, handling applications that, almost all others cannot. The Halar Ball Valve is manufactured of Halar material for all wetted parts, seals are litharge compound O-rings. The Halar Ball Valve is rated for 150 psi at 73F.

Asahi America Introduces Fast Packs


Fast Pack Valve/Actuation Packages shipped within 24 hours from the time of order

New Locking Handle for Type 21 Ball Valve


Revolutionary New Locking Handle For Type 21 Ball Valve Introduced New handle prevents unauthorized use & serves as position indicator

Asahi America Introduces New M79P Pneumatic Actuator


New Single and Double Acting Pneumatic Actuators provide added output torque for large size valves

Asahi America Introduces New Limit Switch Box


New Limit Switch provides low cost valve position indicator

Gore joins Asahi/America as New District Sales Manager


Mark Gore new District Sales Manager for AR, LA, MS and AL

Asahi America Actuators Comply with RoHS standards


Asahi America Actuators Comply with RoHS standards.

Asahi America Sells Vortex Line to Racine Federated


Asahi/America has reached an agreement to sell all assets associated with their vortex flow meter product line to Racine Federate of Racine WI.

Introducing the SP-110S, the Next Generation in IR Fusion Technology


Asahi/America, together with our manufacturing partner Agru of Austria, continues to lead the advancement of IR welding technology. The latest model, SP-110S, includes numerous upgrades and features a completely automated welding process.

Asahi/America Announces the Launch of Redesigned Website


Enhanced Features and Functionality Offer Beneficial Experience