|Ron Hancock||05/07/2017 11:29:44|
526 forum posts
hi can anyone suggest a good steam Globe Valve. I have bought several from different suppliers but seem to seal for a very short time. I need a 3 1/6 pipe fitting to supply my Injector had new one fitted only two weeks ago it's already seeping
|426 forum posts|
Have you tried the PM Research globe valve? 1/4" x 40 thread available from Forrest Classics
or if you fancy machining your own from castings, have a look at PMR
They are easy to make up.
17073 forum posts
Ron, most globe valves have a right and wrong way round. You need to get them in the right. see here right way round for steam
Edited By JasonB on 05/07/2017 12:23:11
|Henry Artist||06/07/2017 09:12:51|
68 forum posts
I have found the valves supplied by GLR Kennions to be very good quality. **LINK**
Sometimes, after a lot of use there can be a tiny leak at the valve stem but it is a simple matter to replace the graphite string packing. You may also like to experiment with O rings.
Alternatively, you may want to try the valves sold by Bengs Modellbau. **LINK**
They are made by Winfried Niggel and are rated to 6 bar.
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