Flexi-Drive Remote Valve OperatorFlexi-Drive Remote Valve Operator
April 11, 2011
Smith Flow Control's Flexi-Drive valveactuator allows the remote operation of valves located in hard to reach ordangerous areas. Flexi-Drive attaches to the host valve with no modificationsrequired. A flexible linear drive cable connects the valve to a hand wheel upto 200 ft away, accommodating 540 degrees of bends in the cable run. The systemcan be passed around and through walls, bulkheads and floors. It is completelysealed and permanently lubricated for maintenance-free operation.
Flexi-Drive iscompletely submersible, operating in water up to 50 ft. It is constructed fromcorrosion-resistant 316 stainless steel, and designed to withstand temperaturesfrom -65 to +400F. The Flexi-Drive's clutching system replaces the sheer pinsused by similar products, ensuring operation throughout its 20,000 valve cycleservice life.
Flexi-Drive is foruse in the power industry and chemical, petrochemical and oil processingindustries.
Flexi-Drive Remote Valve Operator
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