Midwest Valves & Controls Industrial Valves for the Mining Industry
Based in Gulgong, New South Wales, Midwest Valves & Controls provides a range of industrial products specialising in industrial valve procurement throughout Australia. When delivery time is important, the company can supply equipment directly from its suppliers to you, for items it does not keep in stock.
Butterfly and wafer check valves
Midwest Valves & Controls offers Arita butterfly valves to meet the needs of many applications.
The cast iron bodied wafer butterfly valves are available with lever handles or gear operators in sizes 2in to 8in with ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM), nitrile NBR or Teflon seats. The 10in and 12in valves come standard with gear operators for EPDM and NBR seats, and a 10in gear operated valve is available for the cast iron body / Teflon seat.
Arita’s cast iron lugged butterfly valves come as standard with gear operators from 10in to 24in (250mm – 600mm).
Midwest Valves & Controls also supplies Arita stainless steel butterfly valves with Teflon seats, wafer PN10 from 2in to 12in with lever handles and lugged butterfly valves PN10 for 2in, 2½in and 3in.
Double-acting and spring return actuators to suit are stocked too.
Midwest Valves & Controls supply Arita cast iron wafer check valves in 2in to 16in with stainless steel discs and EPDM seats.
Air preparation equipment for the mining industry
When you are sourcing air preparation equipment, Midwest Valves & Controls provides equipment through Norgren’s range involving mining and metallurgy technologies. Norgren has air cylinders for loading stations, pneumatic control products for mining vehicles, ventilation and blast doors, haulage and conveying equipment, and equipment for the coking process and other heavy-duty operations.
Norgren has provided fluid power and fluid control solutions to the mining and metallurgy sector for more than 30 years.
Knife gate valves
Midwest Valves & Controls provides knifegate valves through HMA Valveco’s range, for example Valveco heavy duty general purpose lugged style knifegate valves.
These have a 10bar pressure rating. They have a specifically formulated PTFE impregnated packing material for increased service life and lower friction. Specialised packing for chemical resistant or abrasive applications are available on request.
These are available with a variety of actuators, including handwheel, chain wheel, quick acting lever, geared, electric or hydraulic cylinder actuator.
Slurry Tamer Valve
Originally developed for the coal preparation industry to handle dense media (magnetite) throttling applications. Subsequently further developed and applied in other aggressive or arduous slurries in numerous industry applications.
To satisfy such slurry control requirements a valve must be hard wearing with a long service life, and be easily and reliably automated. Also, should the need arise, it must be readily serviceable and repairable.
Midwest Valves & Controls offers a valve to meet these criteria and more, Slurry Tamer the Wear Resistant Throttling Valve.
Design and construction
The Slurry Tamer Valve features a corrosion resistant 316 stainless steel body, distinctively finished with bright orange enamel paint for ready differentiation from standard knife gate valves. The stem, packing gland, actuator superstructure and all fasteners are stainless steel for corrosion resistance.
Internal wearing parts of the valve are renewable at a fraction of the cost of a new valve. These parts include a tool steel inlet cone, a tool steel gate and a unique design tool steel U-vee port. The 316 stainless steel body component in contact with the media is ceramic lining protected.
Many actuator options are available for use with the Slurry Tamer Valve, ranging from handwheels, chainwheels or levers, to pneumatic cylinders and electric motors.
Other than the superior service life and abrasion resistance that the Slurry Tamer Valve offers, there are many other benefits over other supposed slurry resistant valve types.
The key benefit that the Slurry Tamer Valve offers is that it centralises rather than deflects the media flow, thus reducing downstream wear commonly experienced with other valve types.
Externally the throttling slurry valve merely looks like a high-quality knife gate valve, but it’s what’s inside that counts.
Contact Midwest Valves & Controls for an informed response to your industrial valve needs. We can also manage your instrumentation requirements.
Products and Services
As a leading international supplier of products and services for the pumping and treatment of liquids, we are committed to the principle of made-to-order pumping equipment.
High-Performance Slurry Valves for Mining Operations
The SLV fully flanged SLF, the high pressure SLH and extreme high-pressure SLX, are all suitable for the most abrasive and demanding slurry, where operational reliability and low life-cycle cost are emphasised. The proven and unique shut-off technique along with the excellent flow characteristics, make them long-lasting and popular among the users worldwide.
Knife Gate Valve SLV Brochure from Midwest Valves & Controls
Stafsjö's knife gate valve SLV is a full bore valve with a unique seat design that gives excellent flow characteristics and makes it particularly suitable for the most demanding services with slurry and other abrasive media. The SLV gives a tight shut-off independent of pressure direction.
Specialists in Slurry and Tailings Valves
Ever wanted to see what is going on inside a valve? Well technology and some clever innovations are coming to your rescue. Upwey Valves & Engineering (UVE) is introducing a Borescope Inspection Port on most of its Australian manufactured valves.
Bray Controls Product Brochure
At Bray Controls, our business is helping our customers with their flow control requirements. Our modular product line of butterfly, actuators and accessories offers the best compatibility, economy and quality performance in the flow control industry.
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