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Manual Plastic Diaphragm Valves

Type-14 True Union Diaphragm Valve (1/2" – 2")





The Type-14 diaphragm valve features improved body to bonnet sealing performance, visual position indication, weir design for excellent throttling capabilities and built in travel stop to prevent over-tightening and eliminate compressive strain. Bubble tight sealing can be achieved even in tough applications containing suspended particles or slurrys.

Asahi's Type-14 diaphragm valve features a layered EPDM/PTFE diaphragm which can accept the addition of a PVDF gas barrier for aggressive chemicals such as Sodium Hypochlorite. These aggressive chemicals produce an off-gas that can permeate the typical laminated PTFE layer and actually become delaminated in this highly corrosive environment leading to a potentially hazardous situation. The Type-14's 3-layer diaphragm which includes the gas barrier layer, prevents this from ever occurring. The Type-14 diaphragm valve body is of 1-piece molded construction and is not fabricated. For maximum corrosion resistance, the Type-14 diaphragm valve's rugged body and bonnet are manufactured of solid thermoplastic materials. The Type-14 diaphragm valve can be pneumatically or electrically actuated.


    Ideal Applications Include:

    Throttling, slurry lines, chemical processing, bleach plants, aquariums, mining, water treatment, landfills, swimming pools, semiconductor manufacturing



    1/2" – 2"

    Body Materials:

    PVC, CPVC, PP and PVDF

    Bonnet Materials:

    PVC, PP, PPG and PVDF

    End Connectors:

    PVC, CPVC: IPS Soc. or Thr'd
    PP, PVDF: IPS & Metric(DIN)
    Socket, Threaded, Butt


    EPDM and 3-Layer EPDM/PVDF/PTFE
    Also available in Nitrile and FKM.




    Bubble tight sealing even in applications such as slurries or suspended particles, bonnet seals to protect internals from corrosive environments, built-in travel stop to prevent over-tightening or compressive strain on diaphragm, position indicator at top of valve, PVDF gas barrier (protects EPDM backing from gas permeation) standard on all valve with PTFE diaphragm.

    • True Union design permits installation or repairs without expanding pipeline
    • Rugged square body and bonnet are of solid thermoplastic for maximum corrosion resistance
    • Uniquely designed body and bonnet together with diaphragms of new sealing designs by the state-of-the-art computer aided analysis for superior sealing
    • Weir design for excellent throttling
    • Full vacuum rated
    • Bubble-tight sealing, even in applications such as slurries or suspended particles
    • Bonnet seals to protect internals from corrosive environments
    • Adjustable travel stop to prevent diaphragm from being over-tightened
    • Bayonet structure to connect compressor and diaphragm for quick maintenance
    • Integrally molded bottom stand for simple yet firm panel mounting
    • Indicator at the top for valve position
    • PVDF gas barrier, which protects EPDM backing cushion from gas permeation, is standard for all valves with PTFE diaphragm
    • Low profile
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