Elkhart Brass RC10 Slow Closing Valve Control
RC10 – SLOW CLOSING VALVE CONTROL
• Remote actuation of any ball valve
• Linear output screw-type actuator compliant with NFPA 1901
(as it pertains to slow-closing valves)
• Actuator and push-rod constructed of extruded aluminum alloys
• Precision needle thrust bearing and hardened thrust washers
• 5” cast alloy hand-wheel with collet-type connection allows for easy compact thru-panel installation (either new or retro-fit)
• Furnished with threaded ball swivel joint at end of drive rod
• Installation diameter: 1.03” (pump panel)
The Elkhart Brass RC10 Slow Closing Valve Control Handle is a valve control device designed for safe and smooth operation of water flow in various applications, such as firefighting, industrial settings, and water distribution systems. This control handle is designed to provide slow closing functionality, reducing the risk of water hammer and other potential damage caused by sudden valve closures.
Key features of the Elkhart RC10 Slow Closing Valve Control Handle include:
- Slow closing mechanism: The slow closing feature allows for a controlled closure of the valve, minimizing the risk of water hammer and reducing stress on pipes and system components.
- Durable construction: The handle is made of high-quality materials, ensuring long-lasting durability and resistance to wear and tear in various environments.
- Easy operation: The ergonomic design of the handle allows for easy, comfortable operation, ensuring precise control over the valve’s opening and closing.
- Versatile compatibility: The Elkhart RC10 is designed to be compatible with a variety of valves and systems, making it a versatile solution for various applications.
- Safety features: The handle is designed with safety in mind, incorporating features that reduce the risk of accidental operation or injury during use.
To install and use the Elkhart RC10 Slow Closing Valve Control Handle, follow these steps:
- Ensure that the valve is compatible with the RC10 control handle. Consult the valve manufacturer’s documentation if necessary.
- Turn off the water supply to the valve and relieve any pressure in the system.
- Remove the existing handle from the valve, if applicable.
- Align the RC10 control handle with the valve stem and attach it securely. You may need to use the provided hardware or additional tools, depending on the valve’s design.
- Slowly open the valve by turning the handle counterclockwise. Observe the system to ensure there are no leaks or issues.
- To close the valve, turn the handle clockwise. The slow closing mechanism will help prevent water hammer and reduce stress on the system.
- Perform regular maintenance on the valve and control handle as recommended by the manufacturers to ensure optimal performance and longevity.