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.

Quarter Turn Valve

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

Certifications

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

Specifications

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
3" - 144" 2000 Butterfly Valve VM-2000-S
  Traveling Nut Actuator VM-LSA-S

Materials of Construction

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
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
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

Dimensions

Butterfly Valves

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
3" - 24" 2000 Butterfly Valve Construction VM-2004  
30" - 120" 2000 Butterfly Valve Construction VM-2030  

Flanged - 150B & 250B

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
3" - 12" 2000 Butterfly Valve - 150B Flanged with Handlever VMC-2004/L CAD-2004/L
3" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2003/BS CAD-2003/BS
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
42" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2042/BS CAD-2042/BS
54" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Bare Stem VMC-2054/BS CAD-2054/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  
8" 2000 Butterfly Valve - Handwheel Actuator and Position Indicator - 150B Only VM-2008/LS CAD-2008/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

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
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 VMC-2442/LS CAD-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

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
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

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
6" - 16" 2600 Butterfly Valve - Buried Service Actuator VM-2606-BLS  

Wafer / Lug Type

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
4" - 12" 2500 Butterfly Valve - 150B with Handlever VMC-2504-L CAD-2504-L
4" - 12" 2500 Butterfly Valve - 150B with Handwheel Actuator & Position Indicator
* Contact factory for larger sizes
VM-2504-LS  

Traveling Nut Actuator

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
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

Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
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  

Manuals

Valve Size Product Description Drawing Number
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
- Extended Bonnet Assembly EBAI-OM

Technical Data

Product Description Drawing Number CAD Version
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  
Zinc-Rich Coating SS-3737  
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 PDF CAD
Floorstand with Gear Actuated Butterfly Valve Installation PDF CAD
Butterfly Valve with Gear and 2 Inch Nut Installation PDF CAD
Butterfly Valve with Gear and Handwheel Installation PDF CAD