Typical Duplex Strainer.
Duplex ‘Firplex’ Strainer showing Ball Valve Arrangement.
Typical Cast Bi-Simplex strainer. Assembled ready for pressure test.
The ‘Firplex’ strainer is manufactured in a dual configuration with each strainer having two filter chambers. One chamber is on-line and the other on standby allowing continuous operation and no ‘down time’ during routine maintenance. Change-over between on-line and standby is achieved by utilising the integral ball valve system, which is controlled by a single lever.
The ‘FIRPLEX’ Duplex
The FIRPLEX Duplex strainer is our standard cast design which utilises integral interlinked ball valves for the changeover mechanism,
Advantages of the Barton Firtop ‘FIRPLEX’
• Ball valve system provides positive seal.
• Basket cleansing and maintenance whilst on-line.
• Large filtration area.
• Single lever operation for safety and simplicity.
• Competitively priced within it’s field.
(ASME SA216 WCB)
(ASME SA351 CF8M)