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Constant pressure pump control valve reduces rapid pump cycling

January 30, 2019  By Ground Water Canada

Flomatic Corporation’s new constant pressure pump control valve, Cycle Gard model C153SS, has an added pressure setting of 70 pounds per square inch (PSI).

The corrosion-resistant, stainless steel valve body has national pipe thread (NPT) connections and heavy construction. It requires non-field adjustments.

The valve is designed to reduce rapid pump cycling. It maintains a preset system operating pressure of 40, 60 or 70 PSI independent from low or high conditions, which results in a longer service life. The model C153SS non-closing and self-cleaning valve seat design supports heavy hanging loads of up to 3,400 pounds and fits in a four-inch well casing.


It is available in two different sizes: one-inch F by one-and-a-quarter-inch M and one-and-a-quarter-inch F. The one-inch F by one-and-a-quarter-inch M has a flow range of one to 20 gallons per minute (dual-purpose threaded connection) and the one-and-a-quarter-inch F has a capacity flow range of two to 50 gallons per minute.

Additional specifications include a pressure maximum of 400 PSI and max pressure differential of 150 PSI.

The Cycle Gard model C153SS is NSF/ANSI 372 certified and covered by a three-year warranty.

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