200B / 400B Series
Series 200BDouble Check Valve Assemblies
Series 400BReduced Pressure Zone Assemblies
Series 200B - Double Check Valve Assembly shall be installed at each noted location. Provide assembly with integral shutoff valves that conform to ASSE 1015 and AWWA C510. The assembly shall have top entry access points for each check assembly, screw driver slotted test cocks and require the use of no special tools for servicing. All wetted rubber parts shall be manufactured from silicone or chloramine resistant EPDM rubber. All valve seats and seat discs shall be replaceable. Seat discs shall be reversible to extend check valve life. Check valve guiding shall be plastic to plastic. The assembly shall be an Ames Fire & Waterworks Series 200B.
Series 400B - A Reduced Pressure Zone Assembly shall be installed at each potential health hazard location to prevent backflow due to backsiphonage and/or backpressure. The assembly shall consist of a pressure differential relief valve located in a zone between two positive seating check valves. Seats and seat discs shall be replaceable in both check valves and the relief valve without the use of special tools. Service of all internal check valve components shall be through top mounted access covers threaded to the main valve body. The check valve poppet assembly shall be guided via the use of a corrosion resistant plastic guide. The check valve and relief valve seats shall be push-in type. The relief valve cover shall be secured with stainless steel bolts and shall utilize a quarter-turn locking joint to capture the spring load of the relief valve. The relief valve shall have an internal sensing line to sense the inlet water supply. All rubber elastomers shall be of chloramine resistant material. The assembly shall also include two resilient seated isolation valves, four top-mounted resilient seated test cocks and an air gap drain fitting. The assembly shall be an Ames Fire & Waterworks Series 400B.
Series 200B - Designed to protect drinking water supplies from dangerous cross-connections in accordance with national plumbing codes and water authority requirements. This series may be used in only those cross-connections identified by local inspection authorities as non-health hazard applications. Check with the local authority having jurisdiction regarding vertical orientation, frequency of testing or other installation requirements. Series 200B meets the requirements of ASSE Std. 1015 and AWWA Std. C510.
Series 400B - Designed to protect potable water supplies in accordance with national plumbing codes and water authority requirements. This series can be used in a variety of installations, including the prevention of health hazard cross-connections or for containment at the service line entrance. This series features two poppet style check valves, replaceable check seats, with an intermediate relief valve. Its compact modular design facilitates easy maintenance and assembly access. Sizes 3/4" - 1" (20 - 25mm) shutoffs have tee handles.
- Available in sizes 1/2" - 2" (15 - 50mm)
- Separate access, top entry check valve design for ease of maintenance
- Reversible seat disc rubber, extends check valve life
- Chloramine resistant elastomers
- Replaceable push-in check valve seats and seat discs, eliminates threads from the water way
- Compact design
- Check valve poppet assemblies are fully guided by innovative plastic seat guide
- EZ twist relief valve (400B) cover-quarter turn locking joint captures the spring load during repair to facilitate disassembly
- Top mounted test cocks for ease in testing and reduced installation clearances
Series 200B Downloads
Series 400B Downloads
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