Worm Gear Actuator

Val-Matic's worm gear actuators provide precise quarter turn actuation in accordance with AWWA Standards. They are standard on Plug Valves and available on Ball and Butterfly Valves.


Product Overview

  • Quarter turn manual Actuators per AWWA Standards C504, C507 and C517 requirements
  • Available for above ground, buried service and submerged applications
  • Available in valve output torques up to 180,000 ft-lbs
  • Manufactured under a certified ISO 9001 quality system

  • Features

  • Totally enclosed and sealed
  • Externally adjustable mechanical stops rated to 300 ft-lbs
  • Self-locking mechanisim to maintain valve position
  • Position indicator clearly indicates valve position for above ground service
  • Sealed and grease packed for buried or submerged service
  • Corrosion resistant input shaft for buried and submerged service
  • Easily adapts to Handwheel, Chainwheel or 2" Nut operation
  • Spur gear available for ease of operation
  • Mounting holes for field mounting and multiple 90° orientations, utilizing multiple keyways for precise positioning
  • Exclusive bearing package for smooth operation and extended life includes bronze radial bearings and roller thrust bearings

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    Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
    4" - 84" LS Worm Gear Actuator VM-WG-S

     

    Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
    Above Ground - Butterfly Valve
    4" - 16" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3A08-M
    18" - 20" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3G24-M
    18" - 36" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3H24-M
    36" - 48" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3L24-M
    54" - 84" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3P24-M
    Buried Service - Butterfly Valve
    4" - 20" Buried Service Worm Gear for BFV VM-4A02-M
    24" - 36" Buried Service Worm Gear for BFV VM-4F02-M
    36" - 66" Buried Service Worm Gear for BFV VM-4H02-M
    72" - 84" Buried Service Worm Gear for BFV VM-4M02-M
    Above Ground - Plug Valve
    4" - 12" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7A08-M
    14" - 18" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7E18-M
    14" - 18" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7G12-M
    20" - 24" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7M18-M
    24" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7N30-M
    30" - 36" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7R24-M
    Buried Service - Plug Valve
    4" - 12" Buried Service Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-8A02-M
    14" - 16" Buried Service Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-8E02-M
    18" - 24" Buried Service Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-8J02.5-M
    30" - 36" Buried Service Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-8R02-M
    Spur Gear - Plug Valve
    20" - 24" Spur Gear for Plug Valve VM-SG3-M

     

    Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
    Above Ground - Butterfly Valve
    4" - 16" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3A08
    18" - 20" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3G24
    18" - 36" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3H24
    36" - 48" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3L24
    54" - 84" Above Ground Worm Gear for BFV VM-3P24
    Buried Service - Butterfly Valve
    4" - 20" Buried Service Worm Gear for BFV VM-4A02
    24" - 36" Buried Service Worm Gear for BFV VM-4F02
    36" - 66" Buried Service Worm Gear for BFV VM-4H02
    72" - 84" Buried Service Worm Gear for BFV VM-4M02
    Above Ground - Plug Valve
    4" - 12" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7A08
    14" - 18" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7E18
    14" - 18" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7G12
    20" - 24" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7M18
    24" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7N30
    30" - 36" Above Ground Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-7R24
    Buried Service - Plug Valve
    4" - 12" Buried Service Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-8A02
    14" - 16" Buried Service Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-8E02
    18" - 24" Buried Service Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-8J02.5
    30" - 36" Buried Service Worm Gear for Plug Valve VM-8R02
    Spur Gear - Plug Valve
    20" - 24" Spur Gear for Plug Valve VM-SG3

     

    Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
    3" - 24"

    Butterfly Valve

    BFV-OM1
    30" - 108" Butterfly Valve BFV-OM2
    3" - 48" Plug Valve CCPV-OM2

     

    Product Description Drawing Number
    Worm Gear Actuator Mounting Positions VM-2000-WGA
    Manual Actuators White Paper