Asahi/America, Inc., introduces Plasgear, the industry's first thermoplastic gear operator. Constructed of composite plastic with black urethane coating, the Plasgear will not corrode or rust as a result of exposure to harsh chemicals. Available in sizes from 1-1/2" - 14", the new plastic gear box is ideally suited for use in a broad range of applications such as severe chemicals and sea water.
The Plasgear is submersible. It features a visible PP position indicator, NAMUR mounting dimension that allows for mounting of accessories, plastic PPG reinforced hand wheel, integral grip design that allows for easy operation and adjustable travel stop for both open and close position.
Asahi/America offers numerous options for the Plasgear operator including, 4-Nuts insert for top accessories, chain operators, locking device, 2 inch square nut operator, and a special square coupling.
Plasgear is standard on all Asahi/America 1-1/2" - 14" Type 57 Butterfly Valves or can be supplied without the valve. The gear incorporates the latest industry standards including NAMUR top works for accessories and the globally recognized ISO 5211 standards (F07 &, F10, and F14) for interchangeability to most industrial valves. Plasgear can be factory mounted or mounted in the field on existing installations.