worm gear valve actuator / manual / quarter-turn / with handwheel



  • Type:


  • Movement:


  • Technology:

    worm gear

  • Other characteristics:

    with handwheel

  • Torque:

    2,000 Nm (1,475 ft.lb)


The 242 range has been designed to optimise robustness and durability, whilst minimising non-structural mass and reducing the overall gearbox envelope by using the latest lean engineering principles and analytical design tools. The 242 series is based on the design and quality of the FB series which was designed to meet strict specifications. The 242’s simple, rugged construction makes it the gearbox of choice for low torque manual applications. Suitable for ball, plug and butterfly valves.

Torque range up to 2,000 Nm (1,475 lbf.ft).
5 sizes
Ratios 40:1 and 50:1
Worm gear
Manual drive
Designed using the latest analytical design tools
PTFE thrust washers
Cast iron housing
Stainless steel indicator

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