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The valve received the highest cycle rating after completing the test at three times the required test pressure.
ITT Corporation’s Pure-Flo EnviZion hygienic diaphragm valve passed the ASME BPE 2014 Edition Appendix J testing, according to an April 13, 2016 press announcement from ITT. The EnviZion is a hygienic diaphragm valve developed for biopharmaceutical production processes.
The ASME BPE Standard was established in 1997 and cGMPs for the design of equipment for the production of biopharmaceuticals. SG Sealing Components subcommittee of ASME published Appendix J as a set of standard process test conditions for seal performance including diaphragm valve diaphragms, ITT said in a press announcement.
According to ITT Corporation, the ASME BPE 2014 Edition Appendix J test provided validation of the integrity and liability of EnviZion valve’s live thermal cycle compensation system. The valve received maximum cycle rating from ASME, after it completed the test at three times the required test pressure, ITT said.
Source: ITT Corporation