For several years now, Bijl & de Jong is the distributor for Tecofi in the Netherlands. Tecofi is a French manufacturer of butterfly valves, knife gate valves, gate valves, filters and ball check valves. Since this year they also supply the bidirectional knife gate valve.
The cast iron bidirectional valve has a stainless steel knife that seals on both sides of the knife and can be supplied from DN50 to DN400. The valves are mounted between PN10 flanges and can withstand a maximum working pressure of 10 to 4 bars, depending on the diameter. Temperature ranges ut to +180° Celsius. The valves can be equipped with a handwheel with non-rising stem, as well as with an electric or pneumatic actuator.
Knife gate valves are widely used in water treatment, sewage and waste water plants, pulp production, chemical industry, pneumatic transport of granules, powders, crystallizing and sludge products.