Compact and straightforward, LKAP seat valves are reliable air-operated shut-off valves widely used for small flow rates and for dosing applications in the dairy, food and beverage industries.
Proven shut-off valve
The Alfa Laval LKAP seat valve is a quality pneumatic shut-off valve that is based on reliable, proven technology. It is ideal to handle small flow rates of up to 9 m3/h and purpose-built for specialty applications, such as a CIP supply valve to Unique mixproof valves or dosing valves in mixing applications.
Like all other hygienic Alfa Laval valves, the LKAP features a simple, straightforward design with the fewest possible components and minimal moving parts. Smooth surfaces and sanitary finishes contribute to good hygiene and cleanability.
Shut-off valve range
The standard Alfa Laval LKAP valve is a normally closed (NC) valve with a two- or three-port valve body (LKAP-V and LKAP-T, respectively). Upon request, the LKAP valve is also available as a normally open (NO) valve.
For more information, please refer to Documentation.
Compliance with most hygienic standards
Alfa Laval LKAP valves meet most standards requested in the dairy, food and beverage, and personal care industries. Please refer to Documentation for more information.
- Quality pneumatic shut-off valve
- Clean simplicity
- Simple, straightforward design
How it works
The LKAP valve consists of an actuator, double lip seal for stem, stem, EPDM sealing and valve body with welding connections. Visual indication of the valve position is provided.
For remote indication of the valve position, an optional reed switch position transmitter is available.
The Alfa Laval LKAP seat valve is a normally closed (NC) valve with a spring return that is controlled from a remote location by means of compressed air.
- Fittings according to required standards
- Bracket with standard M12 sensors for indication of open and closed positions
- Product wetted seals of FPM or NBR
LKAP seat valve
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Part of a broad valve range
Alfa Laval offers a comprehensive range of valves intended for hygienic applications in various industries including dairy, food, beverage,home care, personal care, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals:
- Alfa Laval LKAP
- Alfa Laval SB Mini Flow Valve
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV Aseptic
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV ATEX
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV DN125 and DN150
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV Long Stroke
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV Manual
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV Reverse Acting
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV Tangential
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV Tank Outlet
- Alfa Laval Unique Two step
- Alfa Laval Unique SSV Y-body
For a broader valve range, explorer the different Alfa Laval valves: ball valves, butterfly valves, control/check valves, diaphragm valves, double seal valves, double seat valves, regulating valves, safety valves, sample valves and shutter valves.
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Alfa Laval's hygienic equipment combines high performance with gentle handling to preserve sensitive ingredients. Keeping up with the food industry trends and addressing four key challenges; supplying food products to consumers at a competitive price, getting the most from raw materials, reducing waste and emissions, and delivering safe and hygienic food products.
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