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Double Poppet Foot Valves

The Model 22 Double Poppet Foot Valves provide double protection against the loss of pump prime.

Double Poppet Foot Valve
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Double Poppet Foot Valve

Application

Foot valves are installed at the bottom of fuel oil tanks to prevent oil flowing by gravity to drain out of suction lines and cause pumps to lose prime.

Features

  • Provides Double Protection Against The Loss Of Pump Prime
  • Bronze Body And Poppet
  • 20 Mesh Monel Screen Included

Overview

The Model 22 Double Poppet Foot Valve provides double protection against the loss of pump prime.  The valves have long wearing metal to metal seating with flat poppets that close on sharp, raised seats.  The poppets and seats are lapped-in for tight closure. The poppets are stem guided for positive alignment.  To allow servicing of foot valves, refer to the 233-FV Foot Valve Extractor Fitting.

All Double Poppet Foot Valves have bronze body and poppet to provide long dependable service with light oils through #4 fuel oil. Each foot valve includes 20 mesh monel screen and rated for 34' maximum hydrostatic head pressure.

Specification

Provide and install at the bottom of the tank suction a double poppet foot valve of bronze construction, with lapped-in seats, flat poppets and 20 mesh monel screen. The valve shall be a Preferred Utilities Mfg. Corp., Danbury, CT, Model 22 (add -2 for 2" size) Double Poppet Foot Valves.