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1400014000 “BALVAC” Series

Self-Sealing Breakaway Fuel Valves (couplings) for Crash-Resistant Fuel Systems

Valve balls with spring bias, are held in open position by hemisphere protrusion on ball web sealed in socket of opposing ball web (or housing web in single breakaway valve). Specified structural crash loads separate valve halves by fracture of frangible elements at breakaway plane. Captive trigger release upon separation. Valve balls rotate 90 degrees against stops to the fully closed position. Ball surface secure against reopening by crash debris.