Flomatic Introduces High Performance, Low Friction Loss Deep Well® Check Valve Model 80MDW-VFD

August 14th, 2019 Glens Falls, NY – Flomatic is pleased to announce the release of their Heavy Duty Deep Well® Check Valve Model 80MDW-VFD for use with variable-frequency drive (VFD) controlled submersible pumps or other conventional pumps.

This Flomatic Deep Well® Check Valve is designed for well water use to support the weight of up to 3,300 feet of pipe and the well pump. The small OD valve body is constructed from very strong Carbon Steel, similar in strength to API J55 tubing. Featuring a male inlet x female outlet body with 8 round EU (External-Upset) Tubing threads 2 3/8” thru 4 ½”, or 8 round male short casing threads x female long casing threads 4 ½” thru 9 5/8”. In addition, a corrosion resistant, stainless steel spring and stem, combined with, Fusion bonded epoxy coating inside and out allow for a longer service life. Model 80MDW-VFD comes standard with a ¾” break-off plug for easy servicing.

Model 80MDW-VFD features Flomatic’s spring loaded metal to metal valve seat, which is uniquely designed to provide low friction losses, prevent backflow, and minimize hydraulic shocks in the system; providing years of trouble-free operation without maintenance (when installed properly). Immediately available in stock in twelve different sizes (2 3/8” thru 9 5/8″); Flomatic’s model 80MDW-VFD is the perfect choice for deep set pump applications and heavy hanging loads. Some sizes for model 80MDW-VFD are also available in an all-316 stainless steel assembly.

Additional technical specifications include a Max Temperature of 180°F (82°C) and Max Pressure of 4,400 PSI. Certified NSF/ANSI 372 and covered with a 1-year warranty. Every Flomatic 80MDW-VFD model is manufactured at Flomatic’s Manufacturing Plant in Glens Falls, New York, under a certified ISO 9001 and 14001 quality management system. In addition, each valve is hydro tested to insure drip tight seal at 4,500 PSI.

For more than 85 years, Flomatic has been changing the valve industry and leading the market. Manufacturing a full line of valve products for the water and wastewater market, ranging from ¼” – 36”. Flomatic’s products have been installed in a wide variety of applications with excellent results. Flomatic is an ISO 9001 and 14001 certified company with comprehensive manufacturing processes, and AIS compliant available products.