Air Release Clean Water 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.

Product Overview

  • Available in sizes 1/2" - 6"
  • Maintains systems flow efficiency
  • Releases unwanted air pockets during system operation
  • Protects system against air related surges
  • Manufactured under a certified ISO 9001 quality system
  • Automated Sizing Program

Certifications

Features

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

Specifications

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
1/2" - 6" Air Release Valve (includes 1/2"-1" Fire Protection Valves) VM-15-38-S

Materials of Construction

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

Dimensions

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 - with Hood VMC-22H CAD-22H
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

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) - Series 38, 45, 50 ARCL-OM1
1" - 6" Air Release Valve (Compound Lever Type) - Series 38, 45, 50 - Spanish ARCL-OM1-SP
1" - 6" Air Release Valve (Compound Lever Type) - Series 61 ARCL-OM2

Technical Data

Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
Air Release Valve Sizing SS-116  
Theory, Application and Sizing of Air Valves White Paper  
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  
Air Release Valve Pipe Installation PDF CAD
Air Release Valve Vault Installation PDF CAD

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