VPC Series

Hose burst valves

Construction ApplicationsIndustrial ApplicationsAgricultural Applications

Holmbury’s VPC Series hose burst valves allows free flow in both directions under normal working conditions. Flow will immediately cease in the event of a catastrophic hose failure. The burst flow can be set by increasing or decreasing the cartridge setting (dimension ‘S’).
Speciality Coupling TechSpeciality Coupling
Carbon Steel Trivalent Materials

Features

  • Can be retrofitted to existing systems
  • Male thread designed to be screwed into female threaded port
  • Valves need to be manually set to alter the flow at which the valve shuts
  • Cartridges are available for the VPC Series
  • Bidirectional flow


Accessories

Not applicable

Construction

  • Carbon steel with trivalent plating
  • Metal to metal sealing


Applications

  • Lifting equipment


AVAILABLE SEALS AND TEMPERATURE RANGE

All carbon steel products have Nitrile Butadiene Rubber seals fitted as standard. All stainless steel products have Fluoro-elastomer Rubber (Viton®) seals fitted as standard. Special seal materials available on request.

106°C 223°F

Nitrile

120°C 248°F

EPDM

200°C 392°F

Viton®

300°C 572°F

Kalrez®

-20°C -4°F

Viton®

-25°C -13°F

Kalrez®

-40°C -40°F

Nitrile

-50°C -58°F

EPDM

Abbreviation Trade Name Chemical Name Min Temp. Max Temp.
NBR XNBR Chemigum®, Hycar8, Breon®, Butakon®, Butacril®, Buna-N®, Perbunan®, Paracril®, Krynac®, Europrene-N®, Nipol® Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Carboxylated Nitrile Rubber -40°C (-40°F) 106°C (223°F)
FKM (FPM) Dai-el®, Fluorel®, Tecnoflon®, Viton® Fluoro-elastomer Rubber -20°C (-4°F) 200°C (392°F)
EPR EPDM Buna-AP®, Dufral®, Epsyn®, Nordel®, Epcar8, Keltan®, Royalene®, Polysar-EPDM® Ethylene Propylene Copolymer Ethylene Propylene Terpolymer -50°C (-58°F) 120°C (248°F)
FVMQ Silastic 1S®, FSE® Fluorosilicone Rubber -65°C (-85°F) 170°C (338°F)
FFKM Perlast®, Kalrez®, Chemraz®, Kaflon® Perfluoroelastomer -25°C (-13°F) 300°C (572°F)