American-BFV® Butterfly Valves

The Val-Matic American-BFV® Butterfly Valve is the valve of choice for shut-off service in water systems. The American-BFV® line is designed to provide long life, low headloss and trouble-free performance.


Product Overview

  • Flanged connections sizes 3”-144”
  • Mechanical joint end connections in sizes 4”- 48”
  • Wafer design 4" - 12"
  • 150B and 250B AWWA classes
  • Seat on disc design allows for field adjustment/replacement without the need for special tools or epoxies
  • Flange x MJ available
  • Suitable for Water/Wastewater, Power, Process Industries - Air and Liquid Applications
  • Shut-Off Service, Modulating Service, SCADA Systems, Buried/Plant Service, Pump Control, Flow Control, Isolation
  • Manufactured under a certified ISO 9001 quality system

  • Features

  • Body - Cast Iron/Ductile Iron Construction with ANSI Flanges, Mechanical Joint Ends or ANSI/ISO Wafer
  • Body Seat - 360o Uninterrupted Ring of T316 stainless steel
  • Disc - Ductile Iron to withstand impacts from flow and pressure transients
  • Resilient Seat - Tri-Loc™ Design proven over 30 years. Tri-Loc™ seat on disc, easy field adjustable/replaceable in all sizes
  • Shaft - AWWA C504 Diameters. Through-Shaft for 3”-24” sizes. Available in larger sizes.
  • Tangential Taper Pins - design for greatest strength and rigidity
  • Shaft Seal - V-Type packing for self-adjusting and wear compensating
  • Sleeve Bearings - Self-Lubricated Nylatron/Teflon for low friction and long life
  • Thrust Bearing - Bronze bearings to precisely center the disc

  • Certifications

  • NSF/ANSI 372 Certified Lead-Free
  • NSF/ANSI 61 Certified for Drinking Water
  • Meets AWWA C504 and C516
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    Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
    3" - 144" 2000 Butterfly Valve VM-2000-S
      Traveling Nut Actuator VM-LSA-S

     

    Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
    3" - 24" 2000 Materials of Construction List VM-2004-M
    3" - 24" 2000 Materials of Construction List - Super Valve VM-2004SV-M
    24" - 72" 2000 Materials of Construction List - Rubber Lined VM-2024RL-M
    30" - 72" 2000 Materials of Construction List VM-2030-M
    30" - 72" 2000 Materials of Construction List - Super Valve VM-2030SV-M
    78" - 120" 2000 Materials of Construction List VM-2078-M
    Traveling Nut Actuator
    3" - 24" LSA Traveling Nut Actuator - external stops Materials of Construction List VM-LS1A-M  
    30" - 36" LSA Traveling Nut Actuator - external stops Materials of Construction List VM-LS5A-M  
    42" - 90" LSA Traveling Nut Actuator - external stops Materials of Construction List VM-LS-5.2A-M  

     

    Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
    3" - 24" 2000 Butterfly Valve Construction VM-2004  
    24" - 72" 2000 Butterfly Valve Construction - Rubber Lined VM-2024RL  
    30" - 120" 2000 Butterfly Valve Construction VM-2030  
    Flanged - 150B & 250B
    3" - 12" 2000 Butterfly Valve - 150B Flanged with Handlever VM-2004/L  
    4" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2004/BS CAD-2004/BS
    6" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2006/BS CAD-2006/BS
    8" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2008/BS CAD-2008/BS
    10" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2010/BS CAD-2010/BS
    12" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2012/BS CAD-2012/BS
    14" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2014/BS CAD-2014/BS
    16" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2016/BS CAD-2016/BS
    18" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2018/BS CAD-2018/BS
    20" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2020/BS CAD-2020/BS
    24" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2024/BS CAD-2024/BS
    30" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem< VMC-2030/BS CAD-2030/BS
    36" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2036/BS CAD-2036/BS
    60" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2060/BS CAD-2060/BS
    30" - 108" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VM-2030/BS  
    3" - 24" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem - 250B Only VMC-2203/BS CAD-2203/BS
    3" - 24" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Handwheel Actuator and Position Indicator VM-2003/LS  
    30" - 36" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Handwheel Actuator and Position Indicator VM-2030/LS  
    42" - 90" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Handwheel Actuator and Position Indicator VMC-2042/LS CAD-2042/LS
    3" - 24" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VMC-2003/BLS CAD-2003/BLS
    30" - 36" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2030/BLS  
    42" - 90" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2042/BLS  
    Flanged - 250B/125LB Flange- Ductile Iron
    3" - 24" 2400 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VM-2404/BS  
    30" - 72" 2400 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VM-2430/BS  
    3" - 24" 2400 Butterfly Valve - Handwheel Actuator VM-2403/LS  
    30" - 36" 2400 Butterfly Valve - Handwheel Actuator and Position Indicator VM-2430/LS  
    42" - 84" 2400 Butterfly Valve - Handwheel Actuator and Position Indicator VM-2442/LS  
    4" - 24" 2400 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2404/BLS  
    30" - 36" 2400 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2430/BLS  
    42" - 84" 2400 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2442/BLS  
    Mechanical Joint - 150B & 250B
    4" - 24" 2100 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VM-2104/BS  
    30" - 48" 2100 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VM-2130/BS  
    4" - 24" 2100 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2104/BLS  
    30" - 36" 2100 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2130/BLS  
    42" - 48" 2100 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2142/BLS  
    Flange x Mechanical Joint - 150B
    6" - 16" 2600 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2606-BLS  
    Wafer / Lug Type
    4" - 12" 2500 Butterfly Valve - 150B with Handlever VM-2504-L  
    4" - 12" 2500 Butterfly Valve - 150B with Handwheel Actuator & Position Indicator
    *Contact factory for larger sizes
    VM-2504-LS  
    Traveling Nut Actuator
    3" - 24" LSA Traveling Nut Actuator - external stops VM-LS1A  
    30" - 36" LSA Traveling Nut Actuator - external stops VM-LS-5A  
    42" - 90" LSA Traveling Nut Actuator - external stops VM-LS-5.2A  
    Accessories
    Tee Handle With 2" Socket VM-5TH  
    Wrench For Lever Operated Valves VM-3L  
    Wrench For Chain Lever Operated Valves VM-3CL  
    Chainwheel VM-3CW  
    Extension Stem Kit And Optional Accessories VM-5ESK  
    Adjustable Stem Guide VM-5ASG  
    Floor Box With Cover VM-5FB  
    Floor Box Installation - Direct Nut Valve SS-596  
    Floor Box Installation - Gear Actuated Valve SS-595  
    Extended Bonnet With Gear Actuator SS-601  
    Valve Box Installation - Direct Nut Valve SS-599  
    Valve Box Installation - Gear Actuated Valve SS-600  
    Nut Floorstand Installation - Direct Nut Operated Valve VM-5NFS  
    Handwheel Floorstand Installation-Gear Actuated Valve VM-5HWFS  
    Extension Stem Kit with Ground Level Position Indicator VM-5VPI  
    Motorized Floorstand Installation - Direct Nut Operated Valve VM-5MFSN  
    Motorized Floorstand Installation - Gear Actuated Valve VM-5MFSG  

     

    Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
    3" - 24" 2000 Series Butterfly Valve BFV-OM1
    30" - 108" 2000 Series Butterfly Valve BFV-OM2
    3" - 24" 2000 Series Butterfly Valve - External Stops BFV-OM3
    3" - 24" 2000 Series Butterfly Valve - External Stops - Spanish BFV-OM3-SP
    30" - 120" 2000 Series Butterfly Valve - External Stops BFV-OM4
    30" - 120" 2000 Series Butterfly Valve - External Stops - Spanish BFV-OM4-SP

     

    Product Description Drawing Number
    Head Loss Chart for Class 150B and 250B Butterfly Valves SS-1622
    Flow Characteristics of Series 2000 Butterfly Valves SS-1636
    Application Chart Chart
    Cavitation in Valves White Paper
    Typical Valve Installation SS-1993
    Liquid Epoxy Coating SS-1939
    Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coating SS-1847
    NSF/ANSI Standard 61 Certification for Butterfly Valves SS-1851
    78" - 150B Proof of Design Certificate SS-3106
    78" - 96" - 250B Proof of Design Certificate SS-3122
    LSG-7A & 8A Actuator Test Certificate SS-3645
    Butterfly Valve Installation CAD - PDF
    Floorstand with Gear Actuated Butterfly Valve Installation CAD - PDF
    Butterfly Valve with Gear and 2 Inch Nut Installation CAD - PDF
    Butterfly Valve with Gear and Handwheel Installation CAD - PDF

    American-BFV® Butterfly Brochure