SHARPE ® SERIES 13 DIR-ACT ® 3 PIECE BALL VALVESSTANDARD FEATURESADVANTAGESCompact Dependable AutomatedAssembliesActuator Bracket couplings are eliminated resultingin a lower profile and reliable automated assembly.In-Service Adjustable Stem PackingThe large oversized packing nut, “Mc-Nut” is drilledon each flat. This allows the use of a standardallen wrench to make stem packing nut adjustmentswhile the valve is in service and without removalof the actuator , U.S. Patent No. 6,446,935 B1.Live Loaded Multiple Packing StemSeal SystemThe stem seal system uses a combination of an internalthrust washer, an internal stem seal made fromPeek, and Nova, two large Nova upper stem seals,and four Belleville spring washers to insure high cycleleak free service.Heavy Duty Large Diameter StemThe heavy duty stem is larger than comparablevalves, which insures extended service life, less downtime and overall lower cost.Integral ISO Mounting PadsThe cast mounting pad is precision machinedto ISO standards and will allow for actuationvariations depending on application requirements.Steam RatedTFM ® and RTFE seats are designed to handle 150 lb.steam.Vented BallDrilled stem slot insures the ball cavity is vented tothe process stream. This prevents cavity over-pressurizationespecially in steam service.Full Port Design 1000 WOGThe full port design insures full flow and minimal cavitationor pressure drop in critical applications. Thevalve carries a pressure rating of 1000 WOG.Three Piece Body Design 1/4” - 4”The three piece body design provides a stablecompact valve platform, with a variety of endconnection options.Option - ManualRegular lever handle is available, also oval handlethat extends 2-1/4” high.