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'Valve IT - Italy Manufactured' - Plumbing Valve Quality

  • 1.  'Valve IT - Italy Manufactured' - Plumbing Valve Quality

    Posted 06-14-2019 16:03
    Hi ,

    Can any  'ASPE Members' advice me how is performance & quality of ''Plumbing Valves" manufactured by 'Valve IT - Italy' for the 'Water Supply Distribution Network'.

    Appreciate the feedback as requested. 


    Best Regards,

    Pillai A.K

    MEP Manager

    ARCHGROUP CONSULTANTS

    P.O.  Box: 38390, Dubai

    United Arab Emirates

    Tel. : +971-4-334 1449

    Fax : +971-4-335 7449

    Email : a.pillai@archgroupintl.com

    Website : www.archgroupintl.com

     

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  • 2.  RE: 'Valve IT - Italy Manufactured' - Plumbing Valve Quality

    Posted 06-14-2019 17:44
    Sorry but at first I almost answered..... Why would you buy Italian Valves, thinking the project in the United States, was not till I saw your signature did I realize where you were located. In my 40 years in the business I don't think I have ever specified of reviewed submittals on an Italian Valve. Plenty from Germany and Netherlands on machinery for food processing. 

    Here in the US we have to have lead free manufacturing processes

    Most valves for water will meet American Water Works Association (AWWA) standards (Listings and approvals appropriate for service)

    Seats, stems, style appropriate for installation and  appropriate for service

    Could list another 20 items to review on submittals.

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    Jim Tullis CPD
    Monterey County Ca. RMA
    Plans Examiner
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  • 3.  RE: 'Valve IT - Italy Manufactured' - Plumbing Valve Quality

    Posted 06-15-2019 04:48
    Thanks James or the reply.

    We have gone through their credentials and they do have 'WRAS' certificate but i wanted to know whether any one from the 'GROUP' had used and how the feedback.
    As you stated what will be more additional points review in the 'VALVE SUBMITTAL' , if you share , it will be of great help to all.

    Regards,

    Pillai AK
    Archgroup.

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    Ashok Pillai
    Sr. Design Engineer
    Archgroup Consultants
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  • 4.  RE: 'Valve IT - Italy Manufactured' - Plumbing Valve Quality

    Posted 06-17-2019 08:15
    Hello,

    I am not familiar with that manufacturer but I work for an Italian valve manufacturer, Jomar Group. I know the 100 series for Jomar - lead free meets all the requirements for dezincification resistant brass in the ISO 6509 standard as well as NSF 61. Jomar holds more certifications than any valve in the industry so it world be worth checking out for your design requirements. 

    Best,
    Lauren

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    Lauren Berenato
    National Specification Manager
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