The diversion of material or airflow could be accomplished using a branch and a series of gates or auto gates, the diverter valve is of a much heavier construction — and able to sustain multiple and rapid transitions with heavy material that can cause problems with gates.
When you order a Diverter Valve for your dust collection or other ducting system from US HobNob, you are assured of getting a heavy-duty valve with a tight sealing door that is built to last for years. An inspection door allows you to clean out the valve (helpful for applications involving colored plastics) or to replace the rubber seal on the door.
- 5/16" Steel body
- Available in 4" to 24" diameter (contact for custom sizes).
- Products come with raw ends.
- The wood industry utilizes these valves to directly collect chips that are being blown into one of two trucks. When one is full the valve is shifted and the chip is blown into the other.
- The paper industry uses them to 'pull' between two different locations.