This float valve is a tank-mount style with an adjustable arm, and is made of PVC. The valve has a 0.093″ orifice and its estimated rate of flow is 1.3 gallons per minute (gpm) at 40 pounds per square inch (psi) and 1.5 gpm at 60 psi. The valve inlet has 1/2″ NPT male extended threads with a sealing washer and jam nut for mounting through a tank wall, and the valve outlet is free flowing. The valve is made of PVC (polyvinyl chloride), its replaceable seals are made of TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) for durability and chemical resistance. The valve has a 1.5″ in diameter and 4″ long polyethylene float attached to the adjustable shutoff lever arm. This float valve is suitable for use in a variety of applications, such as fountains and livestock water tanks, hydroponics, etc Float valves use a rod and float ball attached to a valve shutoff lever to control flow in or out of a tank. The float ball rises or falls with the level of liquid in the tank, changing the angle of the valve shutoff lever. When the angle of the valve lever changes sufficiently, the valve opens or closes. Float valves are rated according to the volume of liquid that can flow through them at a particular pressure to ensure the tank can be refilled as quickly as it is emptied. The material that a float valve is constructed from must be suitable for the liquid in which it operates, which may be corrosive or at an extreme temperature. Float valves are used to automatically regulate the level of liquid within tanks in a variety of applications, such as fountains, livestock water tanks, cooling towers, and chemical manufacturing plants.

Product Features

  • HIGH QUALITY Corrosion Resistant PVC – Estimated flow rate = 1.5 gpm at 60 psi
  • NO METAL PARTS = NO RUST/LEECHING – better than Kerick Valve
  • 1/2″ NPT male threaded inlet and free-flow outlet
  • 1.5 x 4″ float ball attached to adjustable valve shutoff arm + plastic wingnut for quick water level adjustments – Great for Hydroponics Reservoir
  • Only available from Cz Garden Supply (TM), USPTO and Amazon Brand Registry Protected

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