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Air Release Valves

Air Release Valves, sometimes referred to as "small orifice valves," are often fitted at the highest point on a pipeline to continually release unwanted air during system operation to protect against unwanted surges and maintain system efficiency.
Specifications Materials of Construction Dimension Drawings Instruction Manuals Technical Data

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    Product Overview

  • NSF/ANSI 372 Certified Lead-Free
  • Certified to NSF/ANSI 61
  • Meets AWWA C512 requirements
  • UL/FM Approved for fire pump service
  • Manufactured under a certified ISO 9001 quality system
  • Available in sizes 1/2" - 6"
  • Maintains systems flow efficiency
  • Releases unwanted air pockets during system operation
  • Protects system against air related surges
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    Features

  • Unconditionally guaranteed T316 stainless steel floats
  • Stainless steel 316 internal trim
  • Resilient seating for positive shutoff
  • Performance proven for over 40 years

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Specifications
Valve Size Product Description

Drawing Number

1/2" - 6" Air Release Valve (includes 1/2"-1" Fire Protection Valves) VM-15-38-S


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Standard Materials of Construction
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Valve Size Product Description

Drawing Number

1/2" - 1"

15A Air Release Valve

VM-15A-M
1/2" - 1"

15A Air Release Valve - SuperValve

VM-15ASV-M
1/2" - 1" 22 Air Release Valve VM-22-M
1/2" - 1" 22 Air Release Valve - SuperValve VM-22SV-M
3/4" - 1" 25 Air Release Valve VM-25-M
3/4" - 1" 25 Air Release Valve - SuperValve VM-25SV-M
1" - 2" 38 Air Release Valve VM-38-M
1" - 2" 38 Air Release Valve - SuperValve VM-38SV-M
2" - 3" 45 Air Release Valve VM-45-M
2" - 3" 45 Air Release Valve - SuperValve VM-45SV-M
2" 50 Air Release Valve VM-50-M
6" 61 Air Release Valve VM-61-M

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Dimension Drawings
Valve Size Product Description

Drawing Number

CAD Version

1/2" - 1"

15A Air Release Valve

VMC-15A CAD-15A
1/2" - 1" 15A Air Release Valve - SuperValve VMC-15ASV CAD-15ASV
1/2" - 1" 15A Air Release Valve - Vacuum Check VMC-15AVC CAD-15AVC
1/2" - 1"

22 Air Release Valve

VMC-22 CAD-22
1/2" - 1"

22 Air Release Valve - SuperValve

VMC-22SV CAD-22SV
1/2" - 1"

22 Air Release Valve - Vacuum Check

VMC-22VC CAD-22VC
3/4" - 1" 25 Air Release Valve VMC-25 CAD-25
3/4" - 1"

25 Air Release Valve - Vacuum Check

VMC-25VC CAD-25VC
1" - 2" 38 Air Release Valve VMC-38 CAD-38
1" - 2"

38 Air Release Valve - Vacuum Check

VMC-38VC CAD-38VC
2" - 3" 45 Air Release Valve VMC-45 CAD-45
2" - 3"

45 Air Release Valve - Vacuum Check

VMC-45VC CAD-45VC
2" 50 Air Release Valve VMC-50 CAD-50
2"

50 Air Release Valve - Vacuum Check

VMC-50VC CAD-50VC
6"

61 Air Release Valve

VMC-61 CAD-61

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Instruction Manuals
Valve Size Product Description

Drawing Number

1/2" - 1"

Air Release Valve (Simple Lever Type)

ARSL-OM1
1/2" - 1"

Air Release Valve (Simple Lever Type) - Spanish

ARSL-OM1-SP
1" - 6" Air Release Valve (Compound Lever Type) ARCL-OM1
1" - 6" Air Release Valve (Compound Lever Type) - Spanish ARCL-OM1-SP

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Technical Data
Description Drawing Number
Air Release Valve Sizing

SS-116

Theory, Application and Sizing of Air Valves

White Paper

Air Valve Application Chart Chart
Venting Capacity for Air Release Valve Orifice Sizes SS-461
Why an Air Release Valve Opens - Series 15A, 22, 25 (Simple Lever Type)

SS-1514

Why an Air Release Valve Opens - Series 38, 45, 50, 61 (Compound Lever Type)

SS-1513

NSF/ANSI Certification

SS-2231

UL Certification

SS-2478

FM Certification

SS-2476

Air Release Valve Pipe Installation

CAD - PDF

Air Release Valve Vault Installation

CAD - PDF

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