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Plug and Play for Easy Control
PurgeGate, a unique one way valve with an easy push fit connection are suitable for all types of Inflatable Pipe Weld Purging Systems. These simple to use valves can be swopped from system to system making them highly affordable.
Easily Moved from System to System
The PurgeGate® System is designed to fit onto systems by HFT®, such as PurgElite® and PurgExtra™ Inflatable Pipe Purging Systems, as well as any other similar devices to prevent the dams bursting due to over inflation.
Inflatable Tube, Pipe and Pipeline Weld Purging Systems are at risk of overinflating during the weld purging process due to unwanted manipulation of gas pressure and flow settings.
PurgeGate® Valves will prevent unwanted and undesirable changes from causing weld failure due to lost purge as a result of dam burst.
These fit all system sizes and can be moved from system to system as the weld size is changed.
The PurgeGate® is fitted as standard onto the range of QuickPurge® and HotPurge™ Pipe Purging Systems and can be purchased as an accessory for PurgElite® and PurgExtra™ Tube and Pipe Weld Purging Systems.
Prevent Bursting of All Inflatable Systems
PurgeGate® regulates the gas flow during purging to prevent the Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems from over inflating.
Fitted as standard to QuickPurge® and HotPurge® (PurgeGate® II).
An accessory to be purchased separately for PurgElite® and PurgExtra™ as well as for anybody else’s Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems.
They can be purchased individually.
Easy push fit connection.
Simply plug and play.
PurgeGate® fit all system sizes (1” to 96”).
Can be moved from system to system easily, so very affordable.
Note: Not suitable for Inflatable Stoppers.Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
1.0 What is the purpose of the PurgeGate® Valve?
PurgeGate® delivers gas at constant pressure of 0.5 bar and a flow of 7.5 litres/min. Inflatable Tube and Pipe Weld Purging Systems are at risk of overinflating during the weld purging process due to unwanted or incorrect manipulation of gas pressure and flow setting.
By using PurgeGate® Valves your inflatable purging systems will be safe from bursting due to overpressurisation.
2.0 Does PurgeGate® come as standard on any of the Pipe Purging Products?
PurgeGate® is fitted as standard to our QuickPurge® and HotPurge® Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems. PurgeGate® can be purchased as an accessory to other Inflatable Purging Systems, such as PurgElite® and PurgExtra®.
3.0 Can PurgeGate® be used with other manufactures Purging Products?
The PurgeGate® Valve is designed to fit onto HFT®’s PurgElite® and PurgExtra® Inflatable Tube and Pipe Weld Purging Systems. In addition, PurgeGate® does fit onto other versions of Inflatable Pipe Purging Systems manufactured elsewhere.
4.0 What size Weld Purging Systems can PurgeGate be used for?
The Valve System can fit all system sizes (1 to 88”) and can be moved from one model to another model as required.
5.0 Are PurgeGate® Valves reusable?
Yes! These simple plug and play valves can be used time and time again and easily moved from system to system.
6.0 Which way do I connect my PurgeGate® Valve?
It is important to connect the PurgeGate® in the correct direction with the arrow shown, pointing in the direction of the purge gas flow.
7.0 Where can I purchase a PurgeGate® Valve?
Please contact your nearest HFT Exclusive Distributor if you are interested in purchasing PurgeGate.
Shipping Information, Weights and Dimensions
European Customs Tariff: 4016 9500
International Customs Tariff: 4016 999 090
United States Customs Tariff: 8515 90 2000
Canada Customs Tariff: 8515 90 2000
Product Codes and Sizes:
Part of the Argweld® Family Product Range.
Argweld® PurgeGate® Valves are available for immediate delivery and large quantities kept in stock at all times.
Model Part Number APGV001
Argweld® PurgeGate® Valves are supplied complete with fittings for easy fit to all systems manufactured by Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®, PurgElite® and PurgExtra®.
PurgeGate® is automatically fitted and included with QuickPurge® and HotPurge™.
Remember that these PurgeGate® Valves can also be fitted to all similar type of purge bladder systems.
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