Bonomi North America Introduces Automated Thermoplastic Ball Valve Packages With Electric And Pneumatic Actuation

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Bonomi's new two-way and three-way automated valve packages come with factory-installed actuators. They meet NSF 61 standards for potable water and are designed for use in plumbing, mechanical, chemical and other applications.

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Bonomi two-way and three-way plastic valve packages have advanced features that improve operation and enhance reliability.

Listed with NSF to Standard 61 for potable water

Bonomi North America is introducing a new line of automated thermoplastic ball valves for use in plumbing, mechanical, chemical and other applications. Listed with NSF to Standard 61 for potable water, the new valve packages offer a variety of advanced features that improve operation and enhance reliability.

The new plastic packages include the two-way BV2 Series and the three-way BV3 Series. They are operated by factory-installed electric or pneumatic actuators, with two-way full-port valves in sizes ½” to 4” or three-way valves in sizes ½” to 2”.

Pneumatic rack-and-pinion actuators for the new automated packages feature anodized aluminum bodies. They are designed for 80 PSI control air pressure and are operable using air, water, nitrogen or other compatible hydraulic fluids from 40 to 120 PSI. Dual travel stops are standard.

The electric actuators have dual 100VAC – 240VAC or dual 24 AC/DC reversing motors with torque limiters, thermal protection, auxiliary limit switch, NEMA 4X indoor use enclosure, manual override, and position indicator as standard. Options include a 4-20mA positioner, battery backup and 180° rotation. Both technopolymer and powder-coated cast aluminum enclosures are available.

The two-way valve bodies, stems, balls and double-blocking unions are made of either PVC (part number PVC-BV2) or CPVC (part number CPVC-BV2). Three-way models are constructed from PVC only and are available with either a T flow pattern (PVC-BV3T) or L pattern (PVC-BV3L). Both the PVC and CPVC models meet applicable requirements of ASTM D1784 and are rated at 232psi at 73ºF. End connections are either socket style or threaded.

Valve balls and stems are machined smooth to minimize wear on valve seats and seals. O-ring backing cushions on the PTFE seats compensate for wear and prevent seizure of the ball. The stem design features double O-ring seals, as well as a safety shear point above the O-rings. All are 100% tested in both the open and closed position before shipping.

For more information on Bonomi automated thermoplastic ball valves or other Bonomi products, contact Bonomi North America at (704) 412-9031 or visit online at

About Bonomi North America

Bonomi North America has served the U.S. and Canada since 2003 and is part of the Bonomi Group of Brescia, Italy. Bonomi Group brands include Rubinetterie Bresciane Bonomi (RB) brass ball valves and check valves; Valpres carbon and stainless steel ball valves; and Valbia pneumatic and electric industrial actuators. Bonomi North America maintains an extensive distribution network for these products from its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. and a facility in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

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Rick Wentzell
Bonomi North America, Inc.
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